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Midnight Rulemaking [electronic resource] : Considerations for Congress and a New Administration.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2008.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (17 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Executive-legislative relations.
Administrative agencies.
Summary:
Discusses increased rulemaking activity by Federal agencies at the end of recent Presidential administrations involving a change in the party controlling the White House, known as "midnight rulemaking." Covers midnight rulemaking at end of Bush Administration; addresses options for upcoming Obama Administration; considers possible Congressional approaches for disapproving Bush Administration final rules; and outlines H.R. 7296, the Midnight Rule Act, to limit immediate effect of rules adopted at end of a Presidential term.
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Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Midnight Rulemaking
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Restricted for use by site license.