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Congress Approves Novel Use of Congressional Review Act to Invalidate Agency Guidance Document; Potential New Avenue of Relief for Health Industry?

As we reported on April 20, 2018, the Senate recently approved a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) invalidating a five-year-old guidance document issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It marked the first time in which a House of Congress invoked the CRA to invalidate something other than a formal … Continue Reading

Congress Poised to Invalidate Agency Guidance Document in Unprecedented Use of the Congressional Review Act – Could it Provide a Roadmap for Relief for the Health Industry?

The Congressional Review Act (CRA) was long viewed as something of a paper tiger, and for good reason. The CRA requires agencies to submit certain rules to Congress before they go into effect. The CRA also creates a streamlined process for Congress to rescind such rules through the passage of a “joint resolution of disapproval” … Continue Reading
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