The Benefits of a Deregulatory Agenda: Examples from Pioneering Governments

Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules
Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules
Hearing Date: September 27, 2018 2:00 pm 2247 Rayburn HOB

PURPOSE:
  • To examine experiences of state and international governments engaged in regulatory reform and to discuss best practices that may be beneficial if implemented in the U.S.
BACKGROUND:
  • Beginning in October 2017, the Committee held a series of three hearings on the implementation of two executive orders that form the foundation of the Administration’s regulatory reform agenda.
  • The concept of regulatory budgeting and the one-in-two-out system found in these executive orders was first implemented in Canada and the UK as early as 2001.
  • Australia and the state of Kentucky have also undertaken significant regulatory reform efforts in recent years.

Witnesses and testimonies

Name Title Organization Panel Document
Mr. Scott Brinkman Secretary of the Executive Cabinet Commonwealth of Kentucky Document
Ms. Laura Jones Executive Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer Canadian Federation of Independent Business Document
Mr. Matt Vickers Product Sales Engineer, New Markets Xero Document
Mr. Amit Narang Regulatory Policy Advocate Public Citizen Document