Congressman Lucas Hails Passage of REINS Act

Washington D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas today hailed passage of H.R. 367, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2013. This legislation passed the House today with a 232 to 183 vote.

“The American private sector continues to struggle due to unnecessary regulatory initiatives put in place by federal agencies,” said Lucas. “I am pleased this legislation prevents agencies from implementing major regulations without congressional approval.  We must always make certain we are giving businesses the opportunities they need to thrive and be successful. This legislation helps accomplish this by creating oversight and transparency so we can help keep unnecessary regulations from being implemented. This in-turn will protect U.S. jobs and boost our economy.”

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