OMB Accepting Public Comments on Recommendations for New Executive Order on Federal Regulatory ReviewThursday, February 26, 2009
(American Meat Institute)
The Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is accepting public comment on a set of recommendations to the President for a new Executive Order on Federal Regulatory Review. In a recent Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies, published in the Federal Register, the President directed the Director of OMB to produce these recommendations.
Among other things, the President said the recommendations should offer suggestions for the following:
- The relationship between OIRA and the agencies;
- Disclosure and transparency;
- Encouraging public participation in agency regulatory processes;
- The role of cost-benefit analysis;
- The role of distributional considerations, fairness, and concern for the interests of future generations;
- Methods of ensuring that regulatory review does not produce undue delay;
- The role of the behavioral sciences in formulating regulatory policy; and
- The best tools for achieving public goals through the regulatory process.
Comments are due by March 16, 2009, and may be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com, via fax to (202) 395-7245 or by mail, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Records Management Center, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Mabel Echols, Room 10102, NEOB, 725 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20503.
To view this Federal Register notice, click here: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-4080.htm
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