The Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law consists of 10 members, representing both parties, and has jurisdiction over, “bankruptcy and commercial law, bankruptcy judgeships, administrative law, independent counsel, state taxation affecting interstate commerce, interstate compacts, antitrust matters, other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman, and relevant oversight.”
More on Regulatory Reform
Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, the House passed H.R. 5, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017, a reform to solve the problem of overreaching, ill-considered, insufficiently checked-and-balanced federal regulation. It brings together six separate reform bills that have already passed the House with bipartisan support in previous Congresses.
Washington D.C. – Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017, which requires an up-or-down vote by Congress before any new regulation with at least a $100 million effect on the economy can be implemented.
Rep. Tom Marino (PA-10) released the following statement:
Washington D.C. – Rep. Tom Marino released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 21, the Midnight Rules Relief Act:
Washington D.C. – Rep. Tom Marino released the following statement after reintroducing the REVIEW Act on the first day of the 115th Congress:
Washington, D.C. — The House Judiciary Committee today approved the “Require Evaluation before Implementing Executive Wishlists Act of 2015 (REVIEW Act)” (H.R. 3438) by a vote of 18-13.
Washington, D.C. — According to the Labor Department’s May 2016 Jobs Report, the U.S. added only 38,000 jobs. In addition, the workforce participation rate dropped to 62.6 percent, a near four decade low. Rep. Tom Marino (PA-10) released the following statement in response to the report:
Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Subcommittee Chairman Tom Marino (PA-10) joined House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (VA-6), and House Judiciary Committee member John L. Ratcliffe (TX-4) in introducing H.R. 4768 – the Separation of Powers Act to restore accountability to the regulatory process.
Washington D.C.—Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 766 - the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act, a bill that would prohibit the Department of Justice (DOJ) from severing banking activity between businesses and financial institutions:
Washington, D.C.—Today, Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) voted in favor S.J. Res. 22, a resolution which disapproves of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) definition of “Waters of the United States,” commonly known as the “WOTUS rule.” The measure passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 253-166 under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) which allows Congress to send this important legislation to President Obama’s desk.
Washington D.C.—Tonight, Congressman Tom Marino (PA-10) issued the following statement after President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address to Congress:
“What I heard tonight was more of the same. The President got back on the stump and turned the spotlight on himself. Aside from his indignant tone, it seemed as if the President merely came to rewrite his record and further divide the American electorate.