Did you know? The REINS Act: Regulating the Executive Branch
The REINS (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny) Act, presented by Congressman Geoff Davis [R-KY4], is designed to restore Congressional accountability on the regulatory process. Listed as H.R 10 and a key component of the Republican job proposals in both the House and the Senate, the REINS Act requires that Congress cast an up-or-down, stand-alone vote as well as a Presidential Signature on any new major rule before they can be enforced.
Congressman Davis describes the REINS Act in more detail below.
Six of Indiana’s nine congressmen have signed on as co-sponsors for The REINS Act. These six are:
In fact, Congressman Young posted the following video regarding The REINS Act.
This bill is coming to a vote this week (maybe as soon as this afternoon) in the House of Representatives.
Information from Congressman Davis’ website was used for this informative post.