The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could be hunkered down conducting cost-benefit analyses on each new rule-making it undertakes, including the scores coming out of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.

In a Thursday announcement, the U.S. House of Representatives committee, which is headed by retiring Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass), narrowly passed H.R. 2308, also known as the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act.

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