Farmers and Meat Processors Clash Over Frozen Federal Regulation

March 24, 2017 -- Obama-era rules that make it easier for chicken farmers to sue large processing companies over unfair business practices already has feathers flying in court, but the Trump administration’s review of regulations could close the window for future legal actions.

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H.R. 1628 (115th) - American Health Care Act of 2017

Health

The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar.

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017.

4.8 times as much $
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S.J.Res. 34 (115th) - A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission Relating to "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services".

Science, technology, communications

The bill was voted on in the Senate on March 23, 2017

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services".

Senate Vote: On Passage PASSED on March 23, 2017 voted YES: 50voted NO: 48
>1,000 times as much $
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H.R. 1004 (115th) - Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017

Government operations and politics

The bill was voted on in the House on March 2, 2017

To amend chapter 3 of title 5, United States Code, to require the publication of information relating to pending agency regulatory actions, and for other purposes.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on March 2, 2017 voted YES: 246voted NO: 176
3.7 times as much $
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H.J.Res. 69 (115th) - Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Final Rule of the Department of the Interior Relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska".

Public lands and natural resources

The bill passed both the House and Senate and is being presented to the President.

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska".

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on February 16, 2017 voted YES: 225voted NO: 193
14% more $
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H.J.Res. 44 (115th) - Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of the Interior Relating to Bureau of Land Management Regulations That Establish the Procedures Used to Prepare, Revise, or Amend Land Use Plans Pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.

Public lands and natural resources

The bill passed both the House and Senate and is being presented to the President.

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.

Senate Vote: On Passage PASSED on March 7, 2017 voted YES: 51voted NO: 48
44% more $
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S. 537 (115th) - Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017

Law

The bill has been referred to committee.

A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration.

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H.J.Res. 43 (115th) - Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Final Rule Submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services Relating to Compliance with Title X Requirements by Project Recipients in Selecting Subrecipients.

Health

The bill was voted on in the House on February 16, 2017

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on February 16, 2017 voted YES: 230voted NO: 188
5.0 times as much $
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H.R. 387 (115th) - Email Privacy Act

Crime and law enforcement

The bill was voted on in the House on February 5, 2017

To amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on February 6, 2017 voted YES: 433voted NO: 0
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