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 Tweak the periodic review process so that all rules under review are either repealed or subjected to the rules-adoption process again.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