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109 STAT. 30 PUBLIC LAW 104-1—JAN. 23, 1995 Congressional Record, publication. ed resolution or by the Congress by concurrent resolution or by joint resolution. Regulations referred to in paragraph (2)(B)(ii) of subsection (a) may be approved by the House of Representatives by resolution or by the Congress by concurrent resolution or by joint resolution. Regulations referred to in paragraph (2)(B)(iii) may be approved by Congress by concurrent resolution or by joint resolution. (2) REFERRAL.— Upon receipt of a notice of adoption of regulations under subsection (b)(3), the presiding officers of the House of Representatives and the Senate shall refer such notice, together with a copy of such regulations, to the appropriate committee or committees of the House of Representatives and of the Senate. The purpose of the referral shall be to consider whether such regulations should be aDproved, and, if so, whether such approval should be by resolution of the House of Representatives or of the Senate, by concurrent resolution or by joint resolution. (3) JOINT REFERRAL AND DISCHARGE IN THE SENATE. — The presiding officer of the Senate may refer the notice of issuance of regulations, or any resolution of approval cf regulations, to one committee or jointly to more than one committee. If a committee of the Senate acts to report a jointly referred measure, any other committee of the Senate must act within 30 calendar days of continuous session, or be automatically discharged. (4) ONE-HOUSE RESOLUTION OR CONCURRENT RESOLUTION.— In the case of a resolution of the House of Representatives or the Senate or a concurrent resolution referred to in paragraph (1), the matter after the resolving clause shall be the following: "The following regulations issued by the Office of Compliance on are hereby approved:" (the blank space being appropriately filled in, and the text of the regulations being set forth). (5) JOINT RESOLUTION. —In the case of a joint resolution referred to in paragraph (1), the matter after the resolving clause shall be the following: "The following regulations issued by the Office of Compliance on are hereby t pproved and shall have the force and effect of law:" (the blank space being appropriately filled in, and the text of the regulations being set forth). (d) ISSUANCE AND EFFECTIVE DATE. — (1) PUBLICATION. — After approval of regulations under subsection (c), the Board shall submit the regulations to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate for publication in the Congressional Record on the first day on which both Houses are in session following such transmittal. (2) DATE OF ISSUANCE.— The date of issuance of regulations shall be the date on which they are published in the Congressional Record under paragraph (1). (3) EFFECTIVE DATE.—Regulations shall becom-3 effective not less than 60 days after the regulations are issued, except that the Board may provide for an earlier effective date for good cause found (within the meaning of section 553(d)(3) of title 5, United States Code) and published with the regulation. (e) AMENDMENT OF REGULATIONS. —Regulations may be amendin the same manner as is described in this section for the