Three Steps for Reasserting Congress in Regulatory Policy

Three Steps for Reasserting Congress in Regulatory Policy After years of ceding authority to the executive branch Congress should take steps to regain its rule making power according this R Street Institute study In Three steps for reasserting Congress in

  • Title: Three Steps for Reasserting Congress in Regulatory Policy
  • Author: Kevin R. Kosar
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  • Page: 440
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  • After years of ceding authority to the executive branch, Congress should take steps to regain its rule making power, according this R Street Institute study In Three steps for reasserting Congress in regulatory policy, R Street Governance Project Director and Senior Fellow Kevin R Kosar writes that, due to Congress shirking its responsibility, federal agencies take itAfter years of ceding authority to the executive branch, Congress should take steps to regain its rule making power, according this R Street Institute study In Three steps for reasserting Congress in regulatory policy, R Street Governance Project Director and Senior Fellow Kevin R Kosar writes that, due to Congress shirking its responsibility, federal agencies take it upon themselves to write thousands of new regulations per year Power abhors a vacuum, so the executive branch has moved in the legislative space abandoned by Congress, writes Kosar Agencies increasingly are the nation s lawmakers, finalizing about 80 new rules per week and proposing another 50 new regulations Kosar outlines several remedies to help Congress regain its legislative power from the executive branch These steps include engaging member interest in regulations by creating regular bulletins to monitor proposed and final rules using the Congressional Review Act to encourage members to demand further scrutiny, and potential preemption, of troublesome proposed rules and enacting legislation like the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny REINS Act REINS type legislation would require Congress to approve proposed rules whose effects on the economy would be greater than 100 million REINS type legislation would force regulatory oversight back onto Congress legislative calendar, Kosar writes Additionally, requiring congressional approval would stop vaguely written statutes from being implemented.

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    1. Kevin R. Kosar

      I am the author of Ronald Reagan and Education Policy 2011 Failing Grades The Federal Politics of Education 2005 , Whiskey A Global History 2010 , and Moonshine A Global History 2017.I have written for The Weekly Standard magazine, New York Times, Washington Monthly magazine, Washington Post, Public Administration Review, and various journals and newspapers.I blog and edit at AlcoholReviews, LegBranch, Federal Education Policy History website, and Kosar s Fishing Notes I work at the R Street Institute, a think tank in Washington, DC I earned my Ph.D in politics from New York University and have lived in Washington, DC since 2003.

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