- To examine the role of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in ensuring regulatory transparency and accountability.
- Created by the Paperwork Reduction of 1980, OIRA is housed within the Office of Management and Budget and is responsible for overseeing federal regulatory, paperwork, and information resource management activities.
- In 1993, President Clinton issued Executive Order (E.O.) 12866 establishing regulatory responsibilities for OIRA and regulating agencies when proposing a regulation. President Obama reaffirmed these principles and requirements in 2011 via E.0.13563.
Witnesses and testimonies
|Michelle Sager||Director, Strategic Issues||Government Accountability Office||Document|
|Richard Williams||Vice President of Policy Research, Director of Regulatory Studies Program||Mercatus Center, George Mason University||Document|
|Sam Batkins||Director of Regulatory Policy||American Action Forum||Document|
|Howard Shelanski||Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs||Office of Management and Budget||Document|