PublicationsInsights on Current Policy Issues

  • December 17, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Leah H. Kim, and Rebecca L. Konst

    This memorandum provides an update of federal action on cryptocurrencies, including enforcement and guidance. It also provides a summary of Congressional activity relating to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

     

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  • August 13, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • January 11, 2018

    By Frank Vlossak

    Since taking office, President Trump and his Administration have worked toward regulatory reform that includes the review, revision, and repeal of existing regulations, with a focus on rules promulgated by the Obama Administration. Congress has played a key role in this effort, through the use of the Congressional Review Act to repeal rules finalized in the waning months of the prior Administration, as well as one rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in 2017.

    President Trump signed a series of executive orders in the early months of his presidency that are propelling the deregulatory efforts of federal agencies. These executive orders: set a cap limiting regulations in Fiscal Year 2017 to zero net cost; provide agencies with a framework for limiting new regulations and identifying existing rules to repeal or revise; direct review and revision or repeal of the “Waters of the United States” rule issued by the Obama Administration; and require review and reform of energy and climate-related regulations.

     

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The House will complete Consideration of H.R. 1 - For the People Act of 2019.

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

  • SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS
    • H. Res. 183 - Condemning anti-Semitism as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values and aspirations that define the people of the United States and condemning anti-Muslim discrimination and bigotry against minorities as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contrary to the values and aspirations of the United States
      • - ON THE MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS
        • - PASSED 407 - 23 - 1, ROLL CALL 108
    • Amendments to H.R. 1 -
      • Raskin (D-MD) – Amendment No. 3 - Prevents corporate expenditures for campaign purposes unless the corporation has established a process for determining the political will of its shareholders.
        • - ADOPTED 219 - 215, ROLL CALL 109
      • Cole (R-OK), Norman (R-SC) – Amendment No. 5 - Restores a provision currently in law that bars government contractors from disclosing campaign contributions as part of the bidding process.
        • - REJECTED 199 - 235, ROLL CALL 110
      • Lofgren En Bloc 1 - amendment Nos. 35, 36, 40, 41, 42, 44, 46, 50, 51, 52, 53, 55, 59, 60, 65, 66, and 67 printed in Part B of House Report 116-16.
      • ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Hice (R-GA) – Amendment No. 23 - Removes the granting of subpoena authority to the Director of the Office of Government Ethics.
          • - REJECTED BY VOICE
        • Pressley (D-MA), Meng (D-NY), Schakowsky (D-IL) – Amendment No. 24 - Lowers the mandatory minimum voting age to age 16 in federal elections.
          • - REJECTED 126 - 305 - 2, ROLL CALL 111
        • Green, Mark (R-TN) – Amendment No. 25 - Expresses a sense of Congress that free speech should be protected.
          • - REJECTED 200 - 233, ROLL CALL 112
        • Green, Al (D-TX) – Amendment No. 26 - Directs the Election Assistance Commission to carry out a pilot program under which the Commission shall provide funds during the one-year period beginning after the date of enactment, to local educational agencies for initiatives to provide voter registration information to secondary school students in the 12th grade.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Grijalva, Raúl (D-AZ) – Amendment No. 27 - Provides that States shall permit an individual who receives a vote by mail ballot to cast the ballot on the date of the election by delivering the ballot to a polling place.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Davis (R-IL) [on behalf of Yoho (R-FL)] – Amendment No. 28 - Requires the Judicial Conference of the United States to implement a judicial code that is at least as stringent as the requirements placed on Members of Congress.
          • - REJECTED BY VOICE
        • Moore (D-WI) – Amendment No. 29 - Requires voting registration materials to be sent with notification of restoration of rights.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Moore (D-WI) – Amendment No. 30 - Calls for a GAO report on the challenges and progress made in making elections accessible for those with disabilities, including an assessment of the impact of changes included in H.R. 1.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Davidson (R-OH) – Amendment No. 31 - Ensures that states that have taken appropriate measures to increase voter turnout are not subject to additional federal voter registration mandates.
          • - REJECTED BY VOICE
        • Davidson (R-OH) – Amendment No. 32 - Strikes Title IV, subtitle F, which would allow the SEC to require disclosure of political contributions made by public corporations.
          • - REJECTED 194 - 238, ROLL CALL 113
        • Davidson (R-OH) – Amendment No. 33 - Protects the ability of 501(c)4s to advocate for causes by striking a provision intended to allow for additional IRS regulation of 501(c)4s.
          • - REJECTED 195 - 237, ROLL CALL 114
        • Lujan (D-NM) – Amendment No. 34 - Revises Title III, Part 3, Election Infrastructure Innovation Grant Program, to include an emphasis on increasing voter participation, engage the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and increase funding for the competitive grants.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Pocan (D-WI) – Amendment No. 37 - Ends the practice of prison gerrymandering whereby incarcerated persons are counted in Census population counts as residents of correctional facilities and not their most recent residence prior to imprisonment.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Pocan (D-WI) – Amendment No. 38 - Requires states to seek to ensure that any voting machine used for the purposes of a federal election, by 2022, is manufactured in the United States.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Frankel (D-FL) – Amendment No. 39 - Clarifies that election administration improvement grants may be used to implement and model best practices for ballot design, ballot instructions, and the testing of ballots.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Beyer (D-VA), Butterfield (D-NC) – Amendment No. 43 - Provides grants to states to encourage involvement of minors in election activities.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Brown (D-MD), Crist (D-FL) – Amendment No. 45 - Ensures Sunday early voting.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Brown (D-MD) – Amendment No. 47 - Adds early voting to the minimum notification requirement for voters affected by polling place changes. Instead of only requiring the State to notify individuals no later than seven days before the date of the election, this would include not later than seven days prior to the first day of early voting as well, whichever comes first.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Brown (D-MD) – Amendment No. 48 - Requires a portion of the early voting hours of operations to occur outside of normal business hours to ensure maximum accessibility to working individuals.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Brown (D-MD) – Amendment No. 49 - Requires the States to include in their bi-annual report to Congress on the operation of the voter information hotline, a description of any actions taken in response to reports of voter intimidation or suppression.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Brindisi (D-NY) – Amendment No. 54 - Directs states to equalize polling hours across the state within certain parameters. Provides exceptions for municipalities to set longer hours.
        • - VOTE REQUESTED
        • Case (D-HI) – Amendment No. 56 - Incentivizes political party committees to prioritize small dollar donations (up to $200) to provide enhanced support for candidates.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Houlahan (D-PA) – Amendment No. 57 - Modifies Section 1611 (Early Voting) to require that States provide for ten hours of early voting per day rather than four hours, as specified in the base text.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Phillips (D-MN) – Amendment No. 58 - Clarifies the authority of FEC attorneys, including the General Counsel, to represent the FEC in actions before the Supreme Court.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Levin, Andy (D-MI) – Amendment No. 61 - Prohibits violators of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 and their immediate family members from serving on redistricting commissions.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Trahan (D-MA) – Amendment No. 62 - Prohibits agents registered under the Foreign Agents Act from serving on an independent redistricting commission.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Trahan (D-MA) – Amendment No. 63 - Extends the guarantee of residency for purposes of voting to family members of absent military personnel.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Kim (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 64 - Requires all paper ballots used in an election for Federal office must be printed in the US on paper manufactured in the US.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Spanberger (D-VA), Torres, Norma (D-CA) – Amendment No. 68 - Requires the Director of National Intelligence to provide state election officials and Congress an assessment regarding risks and threats to election infrastructure 180 days before a general election.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE
        • Sarbanes (D-MD), Slotkin (D-MI) – Amendment No. 69 - Expands the ban on foreign money entering elections to include electioneering communications.
          • - ADOPTED BY VOICE

 

Today

  • The House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for Legislative Business
  • Five One Minutes per side
  • Complete consideration of H.R. 1 - For the People Act of 2019 Rules Committee Print (Sponsored by Rep. John Sarbanes / House Administration Committee)
  • Structured Rule, All time for debate has expired

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

  • Roll Call Votes
    • 1) Confirmation of  Executive Calendar #18, Eric E. Murphy,  to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; confirmed: 52-46.
    • 2) Confirmation of Executive Calendar #11, John Fleming, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development; confirmed: 67-30.
  • Legislative Business
    • Adopted by voice vote S.Res.101: supporting the goals of International Women’s Day.
    • Passed S.725: to change the address of the postal facility designated in honor of Captain Humayun Khan.
    • Began the Rule 14 process to place S.729, to prohibit the use of funds to Federal agencies to establish a panel, task force, advisory committee, or other effort to challenge the scientific consensus on climate change, on the Legislative Calendar of Business.
  • Completed the Rule 14 process to place the following items on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
    1. H.R. 1271, Vet HP Act
    2. H.R. 1381, Burn Pit Registry Enhancement Act

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, March 11, 2019.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Cybersecurity

H.R.1594 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a process to review applications for certain grants to purchase equipment or systems that do not meet or exceed any applicable national voluntary consensus standards, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Homeland Security
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

H.R.1592 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To direct the Secretary of Education to establish a pilot program to award competitive grants for the integration of cybersecurity education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Education and Labor
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

 

Energy/Environment

H.R.1633 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To improve the productivity and energy efficiency of the manufacturing sector by directing the Secretary of Energy, in coordination with the National Academies and other appropriate Federal agencies, to develop a national smart manufacturing plan and to provide assistance to small- and medium-sized manufacturers in implementing smart manufacturing programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Science, Space, and Technology
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the...

H.R.1619 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prohibit the Secretary of Energy from taking any action relating to the licensing, planning, development, or construction of a nuclear waste repository until the Director of the Office of Management and Budget submits to Congress a study on the economic viability and job-creating benefits of alternative uses of the Yucca Mountain site, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1616 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To prioritize the efforts of and enhance coordination among United States agencies to encourage countries in Central and Eastern Europe to diversify their energy sources and supply routes, increase Europe's energy security, and help the United States reach its global energy security goals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Foreign Affairs
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.1606 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit oil-, gas-, and methane hydrate-related seismic activities in the North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas of the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.1584 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To repeal section 115 of the Clean Air Act.
Sponsor: Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-10] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.729 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to prohibit the use of funds to Federal agencies to establish a panel, task force, advisory committee, or other effort to challenge the scientific consensus on climate change, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (15)
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

S.721 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Energy from taking any action relating to the licensing, planning, development, or construction of a nuclear waste repository until the Director of the Office of Management and Budget submits to Congress a study on the economic viability and job-creating benefits of alternative uses of the Yucca Mountain site, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S.704 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to prioritize the efforts of and enhance coordination among United States agencies to encourage countries in Central and Eastern Europe to diversify their energy sources and supply routes, increase Europe's energy security, and help the United States reach its global energy security goals, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

 

Financial Services

H.R.1610 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to allow the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide capitalization grants to States to establish revolving funds to provide funding assistance to reduce flood risks, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Financial Services
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.1595 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (108)
Committees: House - Financial Services, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee

 

Health

H.R.1614 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee

H.R.1607 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1587 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to enter into a 10-year arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct and update biennially a study on the effects of State legalized marijuana programs, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (23)
Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Education and Labor
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the...

S.724 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.709 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to establish an interactive dashboard to allow the public to review information on the price and utilization of prescription drugs purchased by Federal programs.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.691 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to enhance prescription drug affordability by expanding access to assistance with out-of-pocket costs under Medicare part D for low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Puerto Rico

S.698 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide equitable treatment for residents of Puerto Rico with respect to the refundable portion of the child tax credit and to provide the same treatment to families in Puerto Rico with one child or two children that is currently provided to island families with three or more children.
Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Tax

H.R.1625 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a safe harbor for determinations of worker classification, to require increased reporting, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House - Ways and Means
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.714 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the percentage depletion allowance for certain hardrock mines.
Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.700 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a safe harbor for determinations of worker classification, to require increased reporting, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.692 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.
Sponsor: Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (25)
Committees: Senate - Finance
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Transportation

H.R.1600 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To require that certain funds provided by the Department of Transportation for high-speed rail development in the State of California that are rescinded or otherwise reimbursed be made available to the Secretary of the Interior for water storage projects, and to the Secretary of Agriculture for nitrate contamination reduction grants and new well construction grants.
Sponsor: Rep. McCarthy, Kevin [R-CA-23] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (6)
Committees: House - Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, Natural Resources
Latest Action: House - 03/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker,

S.713 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to improve highway-rail grade crossing safety, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] (Introduced 03/07/2019) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Latest Action: Senate - 03/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

PublicationsInsights on Current Policy Issues

  • December 17, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Leah H. Kim, and Rebecca L. Konst

    This memorandum provides an update of federal action on cryptocurrencies, including enforcement and guidance. It also provides a summary of Congressional activity relating to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

     

    Read...

    Read More
  • August 13, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

    Read...

    Read More
  • January 11, 2018

    By Frank Vlossak

    Since taking office, President Trump and his Administration have worked toward regulatory reform that includes the review, revision, and repeal of existing regulations, with a focus on rules promulgated by the Obama Administration. Congress has played a key role in this effort, through the use of the Congressional Review Act to repeal rules finalized in the waning months of the prior Administration, as well as one rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in 2017.

    President Trump signed a series of executive orders in the early months of his presidency that are propelling the deregulatory efforts of federal agencies. These executive orders: set a cap limiting regulations in Fiscal Year 2017 to zero net cost; provide agencies with a framework for limiting new regulations and identifying existing rules to repeal or revise; direct review and revision or repeal of the “Waters of the United States” rule issued by the Obama Administration; and require review and reform of energy and climate-related regulations.

     

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