To codify and modify regulatory requirements of Federal agencies.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Regulatory Responsibility for our Economy Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
In this Act-- (1) the term ``agency'' means any authority of the United States that is-- (A) an agency as defined under section 3502(1) of title 44, United States Code; and (B) shall include an independent regulatory agency as defined under section 3502(5) of title 44, United States Code; (2) the term ``regulation''-- (A) means an agency statement of general applicability and future effect, which the agency intends to have the force and effect of law, that is designed to implement, interpret, or prescribe law or policy or to describe the procedure or practice requirements of an agency; and (B) shall not include-- (i) regulations issued in accordance with the formal rulemaking provisions of sections 556 and 557 of title 5, United States Code; (ii) regulations that pertain to a military or foreign affairs function of the United States, other than procurement regulations and regulations involving the import or export of non-defense articles and services; or (iii) regulations that are limited to agency organization, management, or personnel matters; (3) the term ``regulatory action'' means any substantive action by an agency (normally published in the Federal Register) that promulgates or is expected to lead to the promulgation of a final...