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S. 981, the Regulatory Improvement Act of 1998

Hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, ... on S. 981 ... February 24, 1998 (S. hrg)
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Sions of the Regulatory Improvement Act of (S. ), and compares the proposed legislation to the legislation already passed.

Part HI reaches two conclusions. First, additional legislation is not necessary because ex-isting law already imposes essentially the same requirements as S. ( th): Regulatory Improvement Act of React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support.

Ap S. Regulatory Improvement Act of As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs on Ma SUMMARY S. would amend Chapter 6 of Title 5, U.S. Code, to require federal agencies to complete specific studies as part of the regulatory analysis performed before major rules are issued.

S. (th) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the th Congress, which met from Jan 7, to Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

Regulatory Reform: Comments on S. The Regulatory Improvement Act of (Paperback) - Common [Created by United States Government Accountability] on *FREE* Author: Created by United States Government Accountability. Regulatory Improvement Act of - Provides for the analysis of major rules by Federal agencies.

Defines a "major rule" as one that is likely to: (1) have an annual effect on the economy of $ million or more in quantifiable costs; or (2) affect the economy or a sector of the economy adversely.the Regulatory Improvement Act of hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, on S.

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Summary. Regulatory Reform: Comments on S. —The Regulatory Improvement Act of Finally, the OIRA Administrator said that “an interested individual” could identify changes made to a draft rule by comparing drafts of the rule.

This position seems to change the focus of responsibility in Executive Order The Regulatory Improvement Act of report of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, together with additional and minority views to accompany S.

Cohen, D. "S, the Regulatory Improvement Act of the most recent attempts to develop a solution in search of a problem" in American Law Review 50 (): Coppel, J.

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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO addressed issues in regulatory management as part of consideration of S. the proposed Regulatory Improvement Act of GAO noted that: (1) S. represents a continuation of efforts that have been made by both the legislative and executive branches to improve the rulemaking process and, as a result, produce better regulations; (2) during the.

The major food safety groups, including Center for Science in the Public Interest, S.T.O.P. (Safe Tables Our Priority) and Consumers Union wrote senators that “Now we are confronted with another threat to strong food safety protections: S. the so-called ‘Regulatory Improvement Act of ’ S.

would essentially build a food safety regulatory system based on an ‘acceptable’ level of food-borne illness. For example, the judicial review portion of The Regulatory Improvement Act (S.

), the th Congress's major legislative initiative, was criticized simultaneously as meaningless (for allegedly offering too few opportunities for petitioners to challenge poorly reasoned agency rules) and dangerous (as supposedly enabling petitioners to Cited by: 9.

Rept. - THE REGULATORY IMPROVEMENT ACT OF th Congress (). The revised version of regulatory “reform” legislation (S. ) released earlier this month provides far too many opportunities for the regulated community to delay new public protections and divert resources from enforcement of existing ones, and will hinder and delay governmental decisions on health, safety, and the environment, an Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) attorney told a Senate.

Regulatory Improvement Act (S. ), the th Congress’s major legislative initiative, was criticized simultaneously as meaningless (for allegedly offering too few opportunities for petitioners to challenge poorly reasoned agency rules) and dangerous (as supposedly enabling petitioners to paralyze even well-reasoned agency rules) Thus, a.

the Regulatory Improvement Act of hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first. For example, the judicial review portion of The Regulatory Improvement Act (S.

), the th Congress's major legislative initiative, was criticized simultaneously as meaningless (for allegedly offering too few opportunities for petitioners to challenge poorly reasoned agency rules) and dangerous (as supposedly enabling petitioners to.

The Regulatory Improvement Act of (S. ) is a compromise between Senators Levin and Thompson and the White House that is fundamentally flawed and will not lead to real regulatory improvement. Regulatory ‘Reform:’ Choking the Life Out of OSHA UE News, March For four years now, enemies of labor have been unsuccessful in killing off OSHA by direct frontal assaults.

So now they’re trying a sneak attack on OSHA (as well the Environmental Protection Agency) called the "Regulatory Improvement Act of " (S. Bill - the Regulatory Improvement Act of ; and WHEREAS this legislation would ensure that Federal agencies make rational and transparent regulatory decisions, mindful of the burdens faced by State and local governments; and WHEREAS the Regulatory Improvement Act promotes the public’s right to know how and.

Metalcasters' Position - Metalcasters urge members of the Senate to cosponsor and work to enact the Regulatory Improvement Act of S. offers a reasonable, rational foundation to improve regulatory rulemaking in our federal agencies.

3 See, for example, S.the Comprehensive Regulatory Reform Act ofin the th Congress; S. the Regulatory Improvement Act ofin the th Congress; and S. the Regulatory Improvement Act ofin the Congress. The Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs reported S.

the Regulatory Improvement Act ofamended, onbut the bill received no floor action. The Majority Leader introduced a. (45) S.th Cong.

();see S. REP. (), reprinted in WL ( ). The bill was not carried over at the end of the Regular Session of Congress. (46) See also Croley, supra note 7, at (noting that Rulemaking "contains no specific prescriptions for nuts-and-bolts changes to existing rulemaking.

reauthorize the Safe Drinking Water Act, both as passed by the Senate in the rd Congress; * S. as reported by the Committee on the Judiciary, in the th Congress; * Divisions C and D of H.R.

9, as passed by the House, in the th Congress; • S.as reported by the Committee on GovernmentalAuthor: Linda-Jo Schierow. Regulatory Improvement Act of Testimony for presentation to the Committee on Governmental Affairs U.S.

Senate, Septem by Paul R. Portney, Senior Fellow and President, Resources for the Future Senators Thompson and Levin, and other distinguished members of the Committee on Government Affairs. tory impact analysis for regulations impacting small businesses); Regulatory Improvement Act, Sth Cong, 1st Sess, in Cong Rec S (J ); The Dole-Johnston Comprehensive Regulatory Reform Act ofSth Cong, 1st Sess, in Cong Rec S (Feb 2, ).

The passage of the Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of and the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of required reassessment of such basic premises as the relationship of depository institutions to their local markets and the geographic limits on the market for financial services.Laws acquire popular names as they make their way through Congress.

Sometimes these names say something about the substance of the law (as with the ' Winter Olympic Commemorative Coin Act'). Sometimes they are a way of recognizing or honoring the sponsor or creator of a particular law (as with the 'Taft-Hartley Act').The trick will be to avoid amendments that weaken the bill's reforms and jeopardize the cohesion of the coalition that backs it.

Two more bills with wide-ranging ramifications for consumers loom on the horizon in this Congress. The first is an outgrowth of Gingrich's Contract on America: S, the Regulatory "Improvement" Act.