Executive Review (Past Projects)

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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 OIRA to “waive review or notify the agency in writing of the results of its review” within 90 calendar days following submission.   The executive order also provides that the review...

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Background:  Agencies wishing to promulgate regulations face an array of procedural requirements.  In addition to the basic notice-and-comment requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, see 5 U.S.C. § 553, agencies are subject to numerous analysis requirements imposed by other statutes or by executive order.  For example, in appropriate cases, agencies must...