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Continued Review of Agency Regulatory Guidance, Part III

Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management

Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements


This hearing built on the Subcommittee’s previous guidance hearings held on September 23, 2015 and June 30, 2016. Topics for the hearing included a discussion on lingering concerns and developments arising from specific guidance documents; agency initiatives to address U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommendations on internal controls for good guidance practices; and a discussion of the role of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in advising and implementing its cross-government good guidance practices. 


  • The Honorable Howard Shelanski
    Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
    Office of Management and Budget
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  • The Honorable M. Patricia Smith
    Solicitor of Labor
    U.S. Department of Labor
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  • Amy McIntosh
    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Delegated the Duties of the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development
    U.S. Department of Education
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