Examining the Administration’s Government-wide Reorganization Plan

Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Hearing Date: June 27, 2018 10:00 am 2154 Rayburn HOB

PURPOSE:
  • To examine the government-wide reorganization plan and to understand Congress’ role in evaluating and enacting government reorganization proposals.
BACKGROUND:
  • In March 2017, the President issued an executive order directing the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to propose a plan to reorganize governmental functions if redundancy is present and eliminate unnecessary agencies, components of agencies, and agency programs.
  • In April 2017, the OMB director instructed all agencies to submit plans to reorganize the executive branch consistent with the executive order. After analyzing the plans, OMB compiled and released its government-wide reorganization plan on June 21, 2018.

Witnesses and testimonies

Name Title Organization Panel Document
The Honorable Margaret Weichert Deputy Director for Management U.S. Office of Management and Budget Document