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POSTPONED: Revisiting the Appropriate Use of Agency Regulatory Guidance

Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management

Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building


This hearing will build on the Subcommittee’s previous guidance hearing held September 23, 2015, titled “Examining the Use of Agency Regulatory Guidance.”  Topics for the hearing may include a discussion on lingering concerns and developments arising from specific problematic 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.