Bill strengthening periodic review passes unanimously, goes to governor

House Bill 590 has now passed the Senate, 49-0, after passing the House, 114-0.

This bill contains the John Locke Foundation’s top recommendation in our Policy Position on Red Tape and Regulatory Reform:

1. Tweak the periodic review process so that all rules under review are either repealed or subjected to the rules-adoption process again.

To find out why this is such a simple, sensible improvement to a good regulatory review process, read that Policy Position and also see:

  • Regulatory Reform: Cleaning Up Red Tape In North Carolina (Spotlight report update on sunset with periodic review and how to strengthen it, March 14, 2017)

Jon Sanders / Director of Regulatory Studies

Jon Sanders studies regulatory policy, a veritable kudzu of invasive government and unintended consequences. As director of regulatory studies at the John Locke Foundation, Jo...

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