Summary and Text of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 3010 - Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011

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Cohen (TN)

#8

SUBSTITUTE WITHDRAWN Would codify in substance Executive Order 13563, which outlines the Obama Administration’s cost-benefit analysis and other rule making requirements. It specifies a series of rule making guidelines that apply to all agencies, with the exception of independent agencies.

Connolly (VA)

#6

Would clarify that regulations to protect public health and safety would not be blocked or repealed by H.R. 3010.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#2

Would strike a section of the Act, which would allow any member of the public to petition for a hearing to determine whether the proposed rule fails to comply with the Information Quality Act, if the sole purpose of the petition is to unduly delay the implementation of a rule.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#3

Would clarify that the agency would retain the discretion to determine whether to provide advanced notice, not later than 90 days, of a proposed rule prior it being published in the Federal Register.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#4

WITHDRAWN Would require a GAO study to determine how the Act and the amendments made by the Act would impact the ability of an agency to respond to emergencies.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#10

SUBSTITUTE WITHDRAWN Would codify Executive Order 13563 issued by President Obama on January 18, 2011, would include certain findings, and would specify a series of rule making guidelines that apply to all agencies, with the exception of independent agencies.

Jackson Lee (TX)

#11

LATE Would exempt all rules promulgated by the Department of Homeland Security.

Johnson, Hank (GA)

#7

Would create an exemption for any rule or guidance that would result in net job creation.

Moore, Gwen (WI)

#5

Would clarify that an agency shall take into account whether a problem disproportionately impacts certain vulnerable subpopulations (including veterans, low-income individuals and families, and the elderly), and whether such an impact would be mitigated by new agency action.

Nadler (NY)

#9

Would exempt from the Act actions by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission under the Atomic Energy Act.

Olson (TX)

#1

REVISED Would clarify that cumulative costs and benefits and estimated impacts on jobs shall include an estimate of the net gain or loss in domestic jobs.