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House passes proposed Congressional Review Act amendments authorizing en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for “midnight rules”

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We have previously written about the Congressional Review Act (“CRA”), a law enacted in 1996 that establishes a procedure by which Congress can nullify a covered rule adopted by a federal agency.  According to a Congressional Research Service (“CRS”) memorandum dated January 3, 2017, the CRA “was largely intended to assert control over agency rulemaking by… More >