Amending Executive Order 12866: Good Governance Or Regulatory Usurpation? : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, First Session, February 13, 2007, Volume 4

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Page 219 - ... means the whole or a part of an agency statement of general or particular applicability and future effect designed to implement, interpret, or prescribe law or policy...
Page 63 - Advocacy exchanged letters with the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs...
Page 4 - Further, in choosing among alternative regulatory approaches, agencies should select those approaches that maximize net benefits (including potential economic, environmental, public health and safety, and other advantages; distributive impacts; and equity), unless a statute requires another regulatory approach. (b) The Principles of Regulation. To ensure that the agencies...
Page 40 - The authority of the President to control and supervise executive policymaking is derived from the Constitution; the desirability of such control is demonstrable from the practical realities of administrative rulemaking.
Page 8 - For purposes of this subsection, the term "agency" or "agencies" shall also include those considered to be independent regulatory agencies, as defined in 44 USC 3502(10). Each agency shall prepare...
Page 200 - threatened species" means any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range. 3. Endangered - The term "endangered species" means any species which is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range...
Page 10 - President, in consultation with the Advisors, may identify for review by the appropriate agency or agencies other existing regulations of an agency or groups of regulations of more than one agency that affect a particular group, industry, or sector of the economy, or may identify legislative mandates that may be appropriate for reconsideration by the Congress.
Page 7 - ... environment, public health or safety, or State, local, or tribal governments or communities; (2) Create a serious Inconsistency or otherwise interfere with an action taken or planned by another agency; (3) Materially alter the budgetary Impact of entitlements, grants, user fees, or loan programs or the rights and obligations of recipients thereof; or (4) Raise novel legal or policy issues arising out of legal mandates, the President's priorities, or the principles set forth in this Executive...
Page 50 - Order designates the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to oversee the government's efforts to repeal or modify outdated rules.
Page 76 - Except as otherwise provided by statute, the proponent of a rule or order has the burden of proof. Any oral or documentary evidence may be received, but the agency as a matter of policy shall provide for the exclusion of irrelevant, immaterial, or unduly repetitious evidence. A sanction may not be imposed or rule or order issued except on consideration of the whole record...

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