Regulatory Reform Package Clears Senate Committee

Law360, New York (May 17, 2017, 6:47 PM EDT) -- The Senate Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday sent five regulatory reform bills to the full body for a vote, all of which are designed to make it harder for executive agencies to promulgate rules.

The bills are the culmination of years of efforts by congressional Republicans to impose stricter limits on how regulatory agencies perform their duties, and passed the committee largely along party lines.

The Regulatory Accountability Act would require federal agencies to consider, before even proposing a rule, a host of factors, including whether...
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