Congressman Steve King

Representing the 4th District of Iowa

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King Amendment to the REINS Act Passes

Jan 5, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after his amendment to H.R. 26, Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 (REINS Act) passed the House:

“I believe it is the obligation of this 115th Congress to both restore Article 1 authority to Congress and to rein in our out of control spending,” said King. “Today we took a step in that direction with the passing of the REINS Act along with my amendment.

To watch Congressman Steve King’s full remarks on the House floor, click here.

Furthermore, I was pleased to see Section 5 of this legislation, concerning the Government Accountability Office (GAO) conducting a study on rules, is my exact language that passed last Congress in committee markup and then on the House floor. Now, I look forward to seeing both my language within the bill as well as my amendment reach President Trump’s desk to receive his signature.”

To view the original amendment, click here.

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