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H.R. 185 - Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 185 PDF XML

    Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015 (as introduced)

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Monday, January 12, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 27: 
Agreed to by record vote of 242-180, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 242-181, on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. 

MANAGERS: Sessions/Polis

1. Closed rule for H.R. 37.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Provides one motion to recommit.

7. Structured rule for H.R. 185.

8. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

9. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

10. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

11. Makes in order only those amendments printed in part A of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

12. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part A of the report.

13. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

14. Structured rule for H.R. 240.

15. Provides two hours of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations.

16. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

17. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

18. Makes in order only those amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

19. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.

20. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

21. Section 4 provides that the chair of the Committee on Appropriations may insert in the Congressional Record not later than January 14, 2015, such material as he may deem explanatory of H.R. 240.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
7Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratExempts from the Act rules or guidance that will result in reduced incidence of cancer, premature mortality, asthma attacks, or respiratory disease in children or seniors, or a consent decree or settlement agreement pertaining to such a rule. Submitted
12Version 1Cicilline (RI)DemocratLate Exempts rules and guidance proposed, issued, or made by the Food and Drug Administration relating to consumer safety, including those made under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, from the requirements imposed by the Regulatory Accountability Act. Submitted
9Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratLate Exempts any rule or guidance pertaining to public health or safety. Made In Order
6Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratExempts all rules promulgated by the Department of Homeland Security.Made In Order
3Version 1Johnson, Hank (GA)DemocratExempts from H.R. 185 all rules or guidance that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget determines would result in net job creation.Made In Order
10Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanLate Ensures that the Agencies, when developing regulations, take into consideration and account for low-income populations. Furthermore, the Amendment provides that no particular class or race is excluded when it comes to looking at costs and benefits of the regulation. Made In Order
11Version 1McKinley (WV)RepublicanLate Reduces the threshold for Major Rule and Guidance from $100 Million annually, to $50 Million annually.Submitted
5Version 1Nadler (NY)DemocratExempts from the bill any rules or guidance issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act. Submitted
8Version 1Pocan (WI)DemocratExempts from the requirements of the bill any rule or guidance that restricts predatory lending to servicemembers. Submitted
13Version 1Rush (IL)DemocratLate Allows that the provisions of this Act shall not apply in the case of a rule intended to protect vulnerable populations or promote environmental justice, including rules to address disproportionate exposures to or impacts of environmental and health hazards in low income communities and communities of color.Submitted
1Version 1Scott, Bobby (VA)DemocratExempts any regulations which have been recommended in writing by the Inspector General of a federal agency, including but not limited to those which would improve protections for taxpayers, students, public and workplace safety and health, or otherwise increase the effectiveness or efficiency of agency activities. Submitted
2Version 1Scott, Bobby (VA)DemocratExempts regulations or guidance proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to prevent health care workers from contracting infectious diseases such as Ebola, pandemic influenza, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).Submitted
4Version 1Waters (CA)DemocratProvides that no cost benefit analyses required by the law shall be subject to judicial review.Submitted