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Fri Jul 26, 2013 07:19 PM CDT

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House Judiciary Committee Seeks to Limit Use of 'Sue and Settle' Rulemaking

The House Judiciary Committee this week approved two Republican-backed bills aimed at restraining the federal rulemaking apparatus, including one that seeks to end "sue and settle" litigation under which a private party sues a federal agency on the grounds that it has failed to meet a statutory requirement, prompting the agency to settle, rather than fight the charges, by moving forward with the rule.

Under proposal, sue-and-settle decrees would ...

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