HR 10

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 10

To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted into law.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 20, 2011

Mr. DAVIS of Kentucky (for himself, Mr. SMITH of Texas, Mr. AKIN, Mr. BACHUS, Mr. BARTLETT, Mr. BARTON of Texas, Mr. BERG, Mr. BISHOP of Utah, Mrs. BLACKBURN, Mr. BONNER, Mr. BOUSTANY, Mr. BRADY of Texas, Mr. BUCSHON, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. CALVERT, Mr. CAMP, Mr. CHAFFETZ, Mr. COBLE, Mr. CRAWFORD, Mr. FARENTHOLD, Mr. FLORES, Mr. FORTENBERRY, Ms. FOXX, Mr. FRANKS of Arizona, Mr. GALLEGLY, Mr. GARDNER, Mr. GARRETT, Mr. GERLACH, Mr. GIBBS, Mr. GIBSON, Mr. GOHMERT, Mr. GOWDY, Mr. GUTHRIE, Ms. HAYWORTH, Mr. HELLER, Mr. HERGER, Mr. HUNTER, Mr. ISSA, Ms. JENKINS, Mr. JONES, Mr. KING of Iowa, Mr. KINGSTON, Mr. KINZINGER of Illinois, Mr. KLINE, Mr. LAMBORN, Mr. LATTA, Mr. LEE of New York, Mrs. LUMMIS, Mr. MANZULLO, Mr. MCCARTHY of California, Mr. MCCLINTOCK, Mr. MCHENRY, Mr. MCKEON, Mr. MCKINLEY, Mrs. MCMORRIS RODGERS, Mr. MILLER of Florida, Mr. MULVANEY, Mr. MURPHY of Pennsylvania, Mr. NEUGEBAUER, Mr. NUNES, Mr. NUNNELEE, Mr. PAUL, Mr. PEARCE, Mr. POMPEO, Mr. POSEY, Mr. PRICE of Georgia, Mr. QUAYLE, Mr. REICHERT, Mr. ROE of Tennessee, Mr. ROGERS of Kentucky, Mr. ROKITA, Mr. ROSKAM, Mrs. SCHMIDT, Mr. SCHOCK, Mr. AUSTIN SCOTT of Georgia, Mr. SCOTT of South Carolina, Mr. SESSIONS, Mr. SIMPSON, Mr. SMITH of Nebraska, Mr. STUTZMAN, Mr. TERRY, Mr. TIPTON, Mr. UPTON, Mr. WALDEN, Mr. WEST, Mr. WILSON of South Carolina, and Mr. WITTMAN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted into law.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PURPOSE.

SEC. 3. CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW OF AGENCY RULEMAKING.

`CHAPTER 8--CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW OF AGENCY RULEMAKING

`Sec. 801. Congressional review

`Sec. 802. Congressional approval procedure for major rules

`Sec. 803. Congressional disapproval procedure for nonmajor rules

`Sec. 804. Definitions

`Sec. 805. Judicial review

`Sec. 806. Exemption for monetary policy

`Sec. 807. Effective date of certain rules

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