Recommendation 2012-1 – Regulatory Analysis Requirements considers the various regulatory analysis requirements imposed upon agencies by both executive orders and statutes. It offers recommendations designed to ensure that agencies satisfy the existing requirements in the most efficient and transparent manner possible. It also provides recommendations on streamlining the existing analysis requirements.
Citation: Admin. Conf. of the U.S., Recommendation 2012-1, Regulatory Analysis Requirements, 77 Fed. Reg. 47801 (Aug. 10, 2012).
Over the past several decades, the United States Congress and various Presidents have imposed numerous regulatory analysis requirements on administrative agencies in connection with their rulemaking activities. Some of these requirements are relatively sweeping measures designed to ensure that agencies’ regulations advance legitimate goals, such as Executive Order (EO) 12,866’s requirement tha