Summary

1/4/2013--Introduced.Small Business Freedom of Commerce Act of 2013 - Allows a small business operating in the United States to elect to be exempt from any federal rule or... Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Jan 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

This bill text has not yet been received from the Government Printing Office.

Sentiment Map

Select:

Nation

58 Supporting
16 Opposing
78% 22%

State: CA

2 Supporting
1 Opposing
67% 33%

District: 1st

0 Supporting
0 Opposing
0% 0%

Popularity Trend

Organizations Supporting

No organizations supporting yet.

Organizations Opposing

No organizations opposing yet.

Users Supporting

No constiutents supporting yet.

Users Opposing

No constituents opposing yet.

Bill Summary

1/4/2013--Introduced.Small Business Freedom of Commerce Act of 2013 - Allows a small business operating in the United States to elect to be exempt from any federal rule or regulation issued on or after January 20, 2009. Requires the small business to notify the federal agency that issued the rule or regulation that it has elected such exemption, and makes the exemption effective 30 days after such notification. Requires an exempt small business to: (1) label any product affected by the exemption as no longer subject to such rule or regulation, and (2) include in any communication relating to the affected product or activity a notice that it is no longer so subject. Provides penalties for small business noncompliance with such requirements. Prohibits a small business from electing to be exempt from a rule or regulation issued by the Department of Defense (DOD) or Homeland Security (DHS) if the Secretary of Defense or Homeland Security has determined that the rule or regulation is necessary for U.S. security.

H.R. 167 To provide that rates of pay for Members of Congress shall not be adj... H.R. 169The Labor Relations First Contract Negotiations Act