HR 373

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 373

To amend the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 to ensure that actions taken by regulatory agencies are subject to that Act, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 20, 2011

Ms. FOXX (for herself, Mr. CUELLAR, and Mr. KISSELL) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, the Budget, and the Judiciary, 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 the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 to ensure that actions taken by regulatory agencies are subject to that Act, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. PURPOSE.

SEC. 4. APPLICATION OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TO POLICIES INVOLVING CHANGES IN CONDITIONS OF GRANT AID.

SEC. 5. EXPANDING THE SCOPE OF LEGISLATIVE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TO INCLUDE INDIRECT COSTS.

SEC. 6. EXPANDING THE SCOPE OF REGULATORY REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TO INCLUDE INDIRECT COSTS.

SEC. 7. APPLICATION OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS TO INCLUDE REGULATIONS IMPOSED BY INDEPENDENT REGULATORY AGENCIES.

SEC. 8. CLARIFICATION TO ENSURE REGULATORY AGENCY REPORTING REQUIREMENTS APPLIES TO ALL RESPECTIVE REGULATORY ACTIONS.

SEC. 9. CLOSE LEGAL LOOPHOLE ALLOWING FOR DISREGARDING OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY REGULATORY AGENCIES.

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