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H.R.4607 Midnight Rule Relief Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 01, 2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 361.

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Focused on Jobs: House Will Vote to Curb Excessive Red Tape ... - July 24, 2012 by http://speaker.house.gov/rss.xml - Midnight Rule Relief Act (H.R. 4607) by Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI): stops controversial “midnight regulations” from being imposed during a “lame duck” period after an election. Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements ...

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      As noted by http://speaker.house.gov/rss.xml on July 24, 2012, "Midnight Rule Relief Act (H.R. 4607) by Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI): stops controversial “midnight regulations” from being imposed during a “lame duck” period after an election. Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements ..." (/url?q=http://www.speaker.gov/general/focused-jobs-house-will-vote-curb-excessive-red-tape-hurting-small-businesses&sa=U&ei=GzUVUP6sFIrJ0QH154GICg&ved=0CCwQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNG2GiKEgHFzsePUdw2gwtFxmrPcaQ)
    • POPVOX's “Write Congress” Tool Implemented by House Committee ... - July 15, 2012 by legalinformatics - According to the post, the Committee is implementing the “Write Congress” widget on the following bills: H.R. 2146, H.R. 459, H.R. 4607, H.R. 4155, and H.R. 4078. For more information, please see the complete post.

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      As noted by legalinformatics on July 15, 2012, "According to the post, the Committee is implementing the “Write Congress” widget on the following bills: H.R. 2146, H.R. 459, H.R. 4607, H.R. 4155, and H.R. 4078. For more information, please see the complete post." (/url?q=http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com/2012/07/14/popvoxs-write-congress-tool-implemented-by-house-committee-on-oversight-and-government-reform/&sa=U&ei=nkYJUPuAIMPc2gX8xbTfBw&ved=0CDkQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNFfxarZrqoS6BwtaJ1KFC8hl7QnCg)
    • POPVOX's “Write Congress” Tool Implemented by House Committee ... - July 15, 2012 by legalinformatics - According to the post, the Committee is implementing the “Write Congress” widget on the following bills: H.R. 2146, H.R. 459, H.R. 4607, H.R. 4155, and H.R. 4078. For more information, please see the complete post.

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      As noted by legalinformatics on July 15, 2012, "According to the post, the Committee is implementing the “Write Congress” widget on the following bills: H.R. 2146, H.R. 459, H.R. 4607, H.R. 4155, and H.R. 4078. For more information, please see the complete post." (/url?q=http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com/2012/07/14/popvoxs-write-congress-tool-implemented-by-house-committee-on-oversight-and-government-reform/&sa=U&ei=AuwHUN_vIYPW2gXwosG5BA&ved=0CDUQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNEa7PVBvICf5u_I2M8RahqWCqg-1Q)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Appalled at comparison to the Long Walk - June 14, 2012 by Navajo Times - Shelly and Naize must end their advocacy of S.B. 2109 and H.R. 4607 and protect our nation's water rights and not give them away to corporate interests and outside entities who do not care if we, as a the people, live or die. It is time for them and the ..

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      As noted by Navajo Times on June 14, 2012, "Shelly and Naize must end their advocacy of S.B. 2109 and H.R. 4607 and protect our nation's water rights and not give them away to corporate interests and outside entities who do not care if we, as a the people, live or die. It is time for them and the .." (http://www.navajotimes.com/opinions/2012/0612/061412letters.php)
    • U.S. Rep. Ribble: Ribble bill ready for floor action - April 26, 2012 by WisPolitics.com - Washington, D.C. – Representative Reid Ribble’s (WI-08) Midnight Rule Relief Act, H.R. 4607, passed out of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee today allowing it to proceed to the House Floor for a vote. Congressman Ribble’s bill would stop

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      As noted by WisPolitics.com on April 26, 2012, "Washington, D.C. – Representative Reid Ribble’s (WI-08) Midnight Rule Relief Act, H.R. 4607, passed out of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee today allowing it to proceed to the House Floor for a vote. Congressman Ribble’s bill would stop " (http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=268287)
    • Transparency: GOP Introduces 'Midnight Regulations' Ban in Congress - April 25, 2012 by Town Hall - The Midnight Rule Relief Act, H.R. 4607, follows an April letter from House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) that urged President Obama not to pass any "midnight regulations." "We believe that ...

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      As noted by Town Hall on April 25, 2012, "The Midnight Rule Relief Act, H.R. 4607, follows an April letter from House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) that urged President Obama not to pass any "midnight regulations." "We believe that ..." (http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katehicks/2012/04/25/transparency_gop_introduces_midnight_regulations_ban_in_congress)
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