Category Archives: General Government

H.R.1004 – Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 H.R.1004 – Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017 Brief – The bill report explains that “H.R. 1004, the Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017, seeks to provide transparency of the proposed rule process by requiring federal agencies to post in a central location all public comments the agency makes about […]

H.R.1009 – OIRA Insight, Reform, and Accountability Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 H.R.1009 – OIRA Insight, Reform, and Accountability Act Brief – The bill states its intent “To amend title 44, United States Code, to require the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs to review regulations, and for other purposes.” To that end the Administrator of the […]

H.R.998 – SCRUB Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 H.R.998 – SCRUB Act Brief – A new Commission is created in this bill- The bill report explains “There is established a commission, to be known as the “Retrospective Regulatory Review Commission”, that shall review rules and sets of rules in accordance with specified criteria to determine if […]

Trump Ex Orders – two for one Regulation Ban

  Presidential Executive Order on Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – REDUCING REGULATION AND CONTROLLING REGULATORY COSTS By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921, as […]

Trump Ex Orders – Ethics – Lobby Ban

  Executive Order: ETHICS COMMITMENTS BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPOINTEES EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – ETHICS COMMITMENTS BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPOINTEES By the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United […]

Trump Ex Orders Federal Hiring Freeze

Memorandum: Immediate Actions and Initial Guidance for Federal Civilian Hiring Freeze M-17-17 MEMORANDUM FOR HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES FROM: MARK SANDY, ACTING DIRECTOR SUBJECT: Immediate Actions and Initial Guidance for Federal Civilian Hiring Freeze On January 23, 2017, the President issued a Memorandum (PM} entitled “Hiring Freeze” directing agencies to implement an across-the-board […]

Trump Ex Orders Manufacturing Regulations

Presidential Memorandum Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing January 24, 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby […]

H.R.5 – Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 13, 2017 H.R.5 – Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 Brief – The bill states its purpose “To reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents, to clarify the nature of judicial review of agency interpretations, to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on […]

H.R.274 – To provide for reimbursement for the use of modern travel services by Federal employees traveling on official Government business, and for other purposes.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 13, 2017 H.R.274 – To provide for reimbursement for the use of modern travel services by Federal employees traveling on official Government business, and for other purposes. Brief – The bill aims to provide for reimbursement for the use of modern travel services by Federal employees traveling on official Government […]