HR 527

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 527

To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 8, 2011

Mr. SMITH of Texas (for himself, Mr. GRAVES of Missouri, and Mr. COBLE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Small Business, 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 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. CLARIFICATION AND EXPANSION OF RULES COVERED BY THE REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ACT.

SEC. 3. REQUIREMENTS PROVIDING FOR MORE DETAILED ANALYSES.

`Sec. 607. Quantification requirements

SEC. 4. REPEAL OF WAIVER AND DELAY AUTHORITY; ADDITIONAL POWERS OF THE CHIEF COUNSEL FOR ADVOCACY.

`Sec. 608. Additional powers of Chief Counsel for Advocacy

SEC. 5. PROCEDURES FOR GATHERING COMMENTS.

SEC. 6. PERIODIC REVIEW OF RULES.

`Sec. 610. Periodic review of rules

SEC. 7. JUDICIAL REVIEW OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ACT AVAILABLE AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE FINAL RULE.

SEC. 8. JURISDICTION OF COURT OF APPEALS OVER RULES IMPLEMENTING THE REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ACT.

SEC. 9. CLERICAL AMENDMENTS.

`Sec. 605. Incorporations by reference and certifications'.

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