Federal Rulemaking: The Role of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

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This report discusses the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, which created the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This report addresses OIRA's responsibilities, controversies related to OIRA, and possible legislative issues involving OIRA, including increasing or decreasing the office's funding and staffing, and improvements in the transparency of OIRA's review process.

Creator(s): Copeland, Curtis W.
Creation Date: June 9, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Copeland, Curtis W.

Specialist in American National Government

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: June 9, 2009
Description:

This report discusses the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, which created the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This report addresses OIRA's responsibilities, controversies related to OIRA, and possible legislative issues involving OIRA, including increasing or decreasing the office's funding and staffing, and improvements in the transparency of OIRA's review process.

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31 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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