For more than three decades, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in the Office of Management and Budget has conducted centralized review of federal agencies’ draft proposed and final regulations. The fundamental structures and principles governing the regulatory review process are currently set forth in Executive Order (EO) 12,866,...
Presidential Review (Recommendations)
Proposed Amendments to the Improving the Timeliness of OIRA Regulatory Review Draft Statement for Consideration at the Plenary Session
Draft Recommendation for the Retrospective Review of Agency Rules Project (for consideration at the October 15, 2014 committee meeting)
Draft Recommendation for the October 29, 2014 Committee on Regulation Meeting on the Retrospective Review of Agency Rules Project
Proposed Recommendation on Retrospective Review of Agency Rules for consideration at the December 2014 Plenary Session
Proposed amendments to the Retrospective Review Recommendation for consideration at the December 4-5, 2014 Plenary Session
(a) The growing complexity and scope of government regulation resulting from informal rulemaking proceedings have increased the importance of communication and coordination among agencies. Because the President, as the nation’s Chief Executive, may be deemed accountable for what agencies do, efforts to achieve policy coordination through Presidential channels have become...
Federal regulation has grown in both scope and complexity in recent decades. Among its wide variety of national goals are: Ensuring competitive markets, spurring economic growth, checking inflation, reducing unemployment, protecting national security, assuring equal opportunity, increasing social security, protecting the environment, ensuring safety...