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Federal - HR 21

Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017

Introduced

January 3, 2017

Description

A bill to amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for "midnight rules", and for other purposes (official title to be confirmed).

Our Position

Oppose

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 14

Latest Actions See More/Less

  • Jan. 20, 2017Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.8, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E73

  • Jan. 20, 2017Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.7, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E73

  • Jan. 12, 2017Becerra, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.7, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E59

  • Jan. 12, 2017Becerra, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.8, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E59

  • Jan. 11, 2017C. Collins, R-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.8, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E50

  • Jan. 11, 2017C. Collins, R-N.Y., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.7, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E50

  • Jan. 5, 2017 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Congressional Record p. S110-S111

  • Jan. 4, 2017House Vote 8 Regulation Disapproval — Passage
    Passage of the bill that would permit a new Congress to use the procedures under the Congressional Review Act to disapprove, en bloc, multiple regulations issued during the final year of a president's term. Passed 238-184. Note: Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., had not yet been sworn in and thus was ineligible to vote. Congressional Record p. H87

  • Jan. 4, 2017House Vote 7 Regulation Disapproval — Recommit
    Castor, D-Fla., motion to recommit the bill to the House Judiciary Committee with instructions to report back immediately with an amendment that would add an exemption to the bill for rules that prohibit health insurance companies from discriminating against individuals based on gender or preexisting conditions. The amendment also would exempt from the measure rules that prohibit higher premiums or out-of-pocket costs for seniors for medication under the Medicare Part D prescription drug program. Motion rejected 183-236. Note: Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., had not yet been sworn in and thus was ineligible to vote. Congressional Record p. H84-H86

  • Jan. 4, 2017 — Considered by the House. Congressional Record p. H74-H87

  • Jan. 4, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Gaetz, (R-Fla.)
  • Jan. 3, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 13

    Collins, D. (R-Ga.)Hartzler, (R-Mo.)Ratcliffe, (R-Texas)
    Goodlatte, R. (R-Va.)Jenkins, E. (R-W.Va.)Sessions, P. (R-Texas)
    Gowdy, (R-S.C.)Jordan, (R-Ohio)Smith, Lamar (R-Texas)
    Griffith, (R-Va.)Marino, (R-Pa.)
    Harris, A. (R-Md.)Peterson, C. (D-Minn.)
  • Jan. 3, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Judiciary, House Rules.Congressional Record p. H37