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The Power of the Congressional Review Act to Repeal Federal Agency Rules

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Paul R. Elliot, Scott Janoe and Cory Sweers published the article, “The Power of the Congressional Review Act to Repeal Federal Agency Rules,” in Bloomberg BNA’s Daily Report for Executives on May 4, 2017. This article reviews the relevant provisions of the Congressional Review Act (CRA), explains the types of federal agency actions that fall within the CRA’s scope, and offers examples of significant agency rules and pronouncements that are currently and potentially subject to repeal under the CRA. While the actions taken by Congress under the CRA have not been tested yet in the courts, the CRA appears to be a powerful (if controversial) tool for repealing significant environmental and other agency rules.

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The Power of the Congressional Review Act to Repeal Federal Agency Rules

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