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Bill would require federal agencies to evaluate regs

February 6, 2013

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Washington – A newly introduced Senate bill would require government agencies to assess the effects of both existing and proposed regulations on the economy and job creation.

Introduced Jan. 31 by Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS), the Regulatory Responsibility for our Economy Act (S. 191) would require agencies such as OSHA to consider input from business leaders, industry and other groups, and then streamline or repeal requirements considered “burdensome.”

Similar Republican-backed bills have been introduced in previous Congresses, but never moved through the Democrat-controlled Senate. ​

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