Report: Agencies skirt rule reporting requirements

From: The Hill

By Lydia Wheeler

Federal agencies are skirting their legal reporting requirements, according to a new report from the conservative American Action Forum (AAF), which found that 955 rules weren’t sent to the Government Accountability Office in 2014 and roughly 1,069 weren’t reported in 2015.

Under the Congressional Review Act, federal agencies are required to submit a report to Congress and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) with a copy of the rule, a statement about whether the rule carries an economic impact of $100 million or more and the rule’s effective date.

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