Category Archives: General Government

H.R.1293 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to require that the Office of Personnel Management submit an annual report to Congress relating to the use of official time by Federal employees

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 26, 2017 H.R.1293 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to require that the Office of Personnel Management submit an annual report to Congress relating to the use of official time by Federal employees Brief – H.R. 1293 amends title 5, United States Code, to require the Office of […]

H.R.624 – Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 26, 2017 H.R.624 – Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 Brief – The bill aims to restrict the inclusion of social security account numbers on documents sent by mail by the Federal Government. To that end ‘no department or agency of the Federal Government may include the social security […]

H.R.195 – Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 19, 2017 H.R.195 – Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 Brief – The bill aims “To amend title 44, United States Code, to restrict the distribution of free printed copies of the Federal Register to Members of Congress and other officers and employees of the United States, and for […]

H.R.194 – Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 19, 2017 H.R.194 – Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 194 makes a technical correction to the Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014 (P.L. 113-187). This technical correction will clarify that the General Services Administration (GSA) is responsible for the regulation and oversight of […]

H.R.657 – Follow the Rules Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 5, 2017 H.R.657 – Follow the Rules Act Brief – “H.R. 657, the Follow the Rules Act, clarifies that the prohibition against certain personnel actions includes personnel actions taken against any employee or applicant for employment for refusing to obey an order that would violate a rule or regulation.” “H.R. […]

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 […]