Tag Archive: regulatory reform

Seek Restraint in OSHA Regulations

February 22, 2021 11:32 pm Published by

Problem: With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to...

Regulatory Reform Bill Introduced

April 24, 2019 4:17 pm Published by

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) has introduced NSBA-supported legislation to require agencies to analyze the full impact of a proposed regulation on small businesses.

Regulatory Reform Update

February 25, 2018 5:07 pm Published by

Regulatory reform continues to gather momentum: new members were recently announced for regional Regulatory Fairness Boards, and the Office of Advocacy is hosting regulatory roundtables.

Senate Confirms OIRA Chief

July 12, 2017 11:38 am Published by

On Monday, the Senate confirmed 54-41 Neomi Rao as Administrator of Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), commonly called “regulations czar”.

Regulatory Reform Bills Introduced

March 15, 2017 11:36 am Published by

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) recently introduced NSBA-supported legislation to require regulators to analyze the full impact of proposed rules on small business.

House Moves on Three Reg Reform Bills

March 2, 2017 11:18 am Published by

This week, House lawmakers will vote on three bills overhauling various components of the regulatory process by seeking to change the way agencies review and repeal old rules.

House Passes Midnight Rules Bill

January 11, 2017 12:25 pm Published by

On Jan. 4, the House passed a bill that would make it easier to overturn so-called midnight rules issued during a president's final year in office.

House Passes REINS Act

January 11, 2017 12:00 pm Published by

On Jan. 5, the House passed the REINS Act, which requires Congressional approval of any major regulations with an estimated annual economic impact of $100 million or more.