September 21, 2011
Eliminating Job-Sapping Federal Rules through Retrospective Reviews – Oversight of the President’s Efforts
The purpose of this hearing was to examine the President’s Executive Order 13,563 which requires federal agencies to develop plans for retrospective review of all their regulations. The plans mandated by the Executive Order were finalized on August 22 and the Committee heard from the official overseeing compliance with these plans – the Honorable Cass Sunstein, Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget.
Opening Statement:Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO)
Witnesses and Testimony: