H. Rept. 115-972 1 (2018-09-25)

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                     115TH CONGRESS                                           REPORT
                        2d Session      HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES              115-972






                                   GUIDANCE OUT OF DARKNESS ACT



                       SEPTEMBER 25, 2018.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the
                                     State of the Union and ordered to be printed



                       Mr. GOWDY, from the Committee on Oversight and Government
                                       Reform, submitted the following


                                               REPORT

                                                 together with

                                            ADDITIONAL VIEWS

                                            [To accompany H.R. 4809]

                               [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]

                       The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, to whom
                     was referred the bill (H.R. 4809) to increase access to agency guid-
                     ance documents, having considered the same, report favorably
                     thereon with an amendment and recommend that the bill as
                     amended do pass.

                                                   CONTENTS
                                                                                        Page
                     Summ ary and Purpose  of the  Legislation  ............................................................  3
                     Background and Need for  Legislation  ...................................................................  3
                     Statement of Oversight Findings and Recommendations of the Committee ......       5
                     Statement of General Performance Goals and Objectives ....................................  5
                     L egislative  H istory  .................................................................................................  5
                     C om m ittee  C onsideration  .......................................................................................  5
                     R oll  C all  V otes  .........................................................................................................  5
                     Explanation  of A m endm ents  ...................................................................................  5
                     Application  of Law  to  the  Legislative  Branch  ......................................................  5
                     Duplication  of  Federal Program s  ...........................................................................  6
                     Disclosure  of Directed  Rule  M akings  .....................................................................  6
                     Federal A dvisory  Com m ittee  Act  ...........................................................................  6
                     U nfunded M andates  Statem ent  .............................................................................  6
                     E arm ark  Identification  ...........................................................................................  6
                     C om m ittee  E stim ate  ...............................................................................................  6
                     New Budget Authority and Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate ...........    6
                     Section-by-Section  A nalysis  ................................................................................... .  7
                     Changes in Existing Law Made by the Bill, as Reported ....................................  8
                     A ddition al  V iew s  ......................................................................................................  9
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