The Committee on Regulation studies procedures applicable to the control of private economic activity, including ways to reduce costs and increase effectiveness of agency programs.

Committee Contacts

Committee Chair
Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP
Staff Counsel

Committee Meetings & Events

Committee Research Projects


The Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552b, generally requires multi-member federal agencies (e.g., FCC, SEC) to hold their meetings in public and to give advance public notice of their...

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Periodic review of existing federal regulations is essential to a well-functioning regulatory system.  Such reviews, among other things, are an essential tool for ensuring that existing...

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Background Information: Though independent regulatory agencies are not subject to the benefit-cost analysis requirements of Executive Orders 12866 and 13563, several such agencies...

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Background Information: In order to ensure that the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs' (OIRA) review of rules proceeds in a timely manner, EO 12,866 generally requires...

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In 1991, ACUS issued Recommendation 91-1, which provided guidance for all U.S. regulatory agencies on working with their international counterparts. In April 2011, ...

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Committee Members

Name Role Organization
H. Russell Frisby, Jr. Committee Chair, Public Member Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP
James Ming Chen Public Member Michigan State University
Sandy Comenetz Government Member Federal Housing Finance Agency
Susan E. Dudley Public Member Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, The George Washington University
E. Donald Elliott Senior Fellow Yale Law School/Covington & Burling LLP
Michael Fitzpatrick Public Member General Electric, Government & Regulatory Affairs Office
Amy S. Friend Government Member Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Meredith Fuchs Government Member Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Seth Grossman Government Member Department of Homeland Security
Lisa Heinzerling Public Member Georgetown University
David W. Ogden Public Member Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Richard Osterman Government Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Richard L. Revesz Public Member New York University School of Law
Ramona E. Romero Government Member Department of Agriculture
Jonathan Rose Senior Fellow Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Anne K. Small Government Member Securities and Exchange Commission
Peter L. Strauss Senior Fellow Columbia Law School
Larry D. Thompson Public Member PepsiCo, Inc
Elana J. Tyrangiel Government Member Department of Justice
David Vladeck Senior Fellow Georgetown University Law Center
Megan Wallace Government Member Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Christy Walsh Government Member Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Richard E. Wiley Senior Fellow Wiley Rein LLP