Emmer to introduce legislation going after rulemaking and administrative state  

EXCLUSIVE — House Majority Whip Tom Emmer (R-MN) is adding to efforts from Republicans to hobble the administrative state with new legislation that would sunset major rules after a decade.

The bill, dubbed the Sunset Act, will be introduced by Emmer on Monday. The legislation would require all major rules to expire 10 years after they are enacted unless approved by both chambers of Congress under a joint resolution.

Major rules are ones that the Office of Management and Budget determines have economic effects in excess of $100 million. The bill is part of a broader push by the GOP to dial back the federal bureaucracy and administrative state, an effort that has risen as a priority in light of rulemaking by the Biden administration that Republicans deem excessive.

“The Biden administration has weaponized their administrative state using major
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