House rejects Dem amendments to REINS Act

Another GOP amendment, from Rep. David McKinley (R-W.Va.), was withdrawn. McKinley's language would have required agencies to submit cost-benefit analyses of proposed rules.

The House killed the other five amendments, from:

Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), to exempt any rule that the Office of Management and Budget says would lead to job creation. Rejected 187-236.

Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.), to require cost/benefit analyses to be included with reports to Congress. Rejected 183-238.

Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), to exempt rules relating to food safety, workplace safety, air quality, consumer product safety or water quality. Rejected 177-246.

Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), to exempt all rules issued b the Department of Homeland Security. Rejected 177-242.

Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), to exempt rules relating to veterans. Rejected 183-240.

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