House Bill 169, Regulatory Reduction Act of 2016, would, among other things, make it more difficult for state agencies to adopt rules that impose significant financial costs on those affected. Specifically, any rule with a projected total impact on all potential affected persons totaling $100 million or more over 5 years would need to meet higher thresholds of approval to be adopted.

Civitas Action supports reigning in unnecessary and burdensome government regulations that restrict the harmless actions of businesses and citizens.

Civitas Action fully intends to grade any votes taken on House Bill 169 in its 2016 Civitas Action Conservative Effectiveness Ranking, and the grades will be updated to the website within one or two business days following the vote.

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