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OIRA reviewed 32 significant rules in June

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The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 32 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in June 2021. The agency approved two rules without changes and approved the intent of 29 rules while recommending changes to their content. One rule was withdrawn from the review process.

OIRA reviewed 72 significant regulatory actions in June 2020, 37 significant regulatory actions in June 2019, 40 significant regulatory actions in June 2018, and 18 significant regulatory actions in June 2017. During the Obama administration from 2009-2016, OIRA reviewed an average of 47 significant regulatory actions each June.

OIRA has reviewed a total of 265 significant rules in 2021. The agency reviewed a total of 676 significant rules in 2020, 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of July 1, 2021, OIRA’s website listed 59 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

Every month, Ballotpedia compiles information about regulatory reviews conducted by OIRA. To view this project, visit: Completed OIRA review of federal administrative agency rules

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OIRA reviewed 35 significant rules in May

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The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 35 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in May 2021. The agency approved five rules without changes and approved the intent of 30 rules while recommending changes to their content.

OIRA reviewed 56 significant regulatory actions in May 2020, 36 significant regulatory actions in May 2019, 22 significant regulatory actions in May 2018, and four significant regulatory actions in May 2017. During the Obama administration from 2009-2016, OIRA reviewed an average of 46 significant regulatory actions each May.

OIRA has reviewed a total of 233 significant rules in 2021. The agency reviewed a total of 676 significant rules in 2020, 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of June 1, 2021, OIRA’s website listed 56 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

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OIRA reviewed 22 significant rules in April

The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 22 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in April 2021. The agency approved no rules without changes and approved the intent of 20 rules while recommending changes to their content. Two rules were subject to a statutory or judicial deadline.

OIRA reviewed 45 significant regulatory actions in April 2020, 44 significant regulatory actions in April 2019, 32 significant regulatory actions in April 2018, and seven significant regulatory actions in April 2017. During the Obama administration from 2009-2016, OIRA reviewed an average of 47 significant regulatory actions each April.

OIRA has reviewed a total of 198 significant rules in 2021. The agency reviewed a total of 676 significant rules in 2020, 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of May 3, 2021, OIRA’s website listed 46 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

Every month, Ballotpedia compiles information about regulatory reviews conducted by OIRA. To view this project, visit: 

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OIRA reviewed 28 significant rules in March

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The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 28 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in March 2021. The agency approved three rules without changes and approved the intent of 25 rules while recommending changes to their content.

OIRA reviewed 41 significant regulatory actions in March 2020, 27 significant regulatory actions in March 2019, 19 significant regulatory actions in March 2018, and one significant regulatory actions in March 2017. During the Obama administration from 2009-2016, OIRA reviewed an average of 42 significant regulatory actions each March.

OIRA has reviewed a total of 176 significant rules in 2021. The agency reviewed a total of 676 significant rules in 2020, 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of April 1, 2021, OIRA’s website listed 32 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

Every month, Ballotpedia compiles information about regulatory reviews conducted by OIRA. To view this project, visit: 

https://ballotpedia.org/Completed_OIRA_review_of_federal_administrative_agency_rules

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OIRA reviewed 132 significant rules in January

The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 132 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in January 2021. The agency approved seven rules without changes and approved the intent of 57 rules while recommending changes to their content. Agencies withdrew 67 rules from the review process. One rule was subject to a statutory or judicial deadline.

OIRA reviewed 32 significant regulatory actions in January 2020, 17 significant regulatory actions in January 2019, 20 significant regulatory actions in January 2018, and 87 significant regulatory actions in January 2017. (During the Obama administration from 2009-2016, OIRA reviewed an average of 46 significant regulatory actions each January.)

OIRA has reviewed a total of 132 significant rules in 2021. The agency reviewed a total of 676 significant rules in 2020, 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of February 1, 2021, OIRA’s website listed 14 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

Every month, Ballotpedia compiles information about regulatory reviews conducted by OIRA. To view this project, visit: 

https://ballotpedia.org/Completed_OIRA_review_of_federal_administrative_agency_rules

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OIRA reviewed 90 significant rules in December

The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 90 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in December 2020. The agency approved five rules without changes and approved the intent of 82 rules while recommending changes to their content. Agencies withdrew two rules from the review process. One rule was subject to a statutory or judicial deadline.

OIRA reviewed 58 significant regulatory actions in December 2019, 31 significant regulatory actions in December 2018, and 30 significant regulatory actions in December 2017.

OIRA reviewed a total of 646 significant rules in 2020. The agency reviewed a total of 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of January 4, 2021, OIRA’s website listed 118 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

Every month, Ballotpedia compiles information about regulatory reviews conducted by OIRA. To view this project, visit:  https://ballotpedia.org/Completed_OIRA_review_of_federal_administrative_agency_rules

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OIRA reviewed 57 significant rules in November

The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 57 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in November 2020. The agency approved five rules without changes and approved the intent of 50 rules while recommending changes to their content. Agencies withdrew two rules from the review process.

OIRA reviewed 46 significant regulatory actions in November 2019, 36 significant regulatory actions in November 2018, and 15 significant regulatory actions in November 2017. During the Obama administration from 2009-2016, OIRA reviewed an average of 47 significant regulatory actions each November.

OIRA has reviewed a total of 585 significant rules so far in 2020. The agency reviewed a total of 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of December 1, 2020, OIRA’s website listed 147 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

Every month, Ballotpedia compiles information about regulatory reviews conducted by OIRA. To view this project, visit: 

Completed OIRA review of federal administrative agency rules

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OIRA reviewed 53 significant rules in October

The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 53 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in October 2020. The agency approved two rules without changes and approved the intent of 48 rules while recommending changes to their content. Agencies withdrew two rules from the review process. One rule was subject to a statutory or judicial deadline.

OIRA reviewed 45 significant regulatory actions in October 2019, 43 significant regulatory actions in October 2018, and 25 significant regulatory actions in October 2017. During the Obama administration from 2009-2016, OIRA reviewed an average of 42 significant regulatory actions each October.

OIRA has reviewed a total of 528 significant rules so far in 2020. The agency reviewed a total of 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of November 2, 2020, OIRA’s website listed 133 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

Every month, Ballotpedia compiles information about regulatory reviews conducted by OIRA. To view this project, visit: 

Completed OIRA review of federal administrative agency rules

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Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs reviewed 48 significant rules in September

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The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 48 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in September 2020. The agency approved four rules without changes and approved the intent of 42 rules while recommending changes to their content. Agencies withdrew two rules from the review process.

OIRA reviewed 42 significant regulatory actions in September 2019, 21 significant regulatory actions in September 2018, and 16 significant regulatory actions in September 2017. During the Obama administration from 2009-2016, OIRA reviewed an average of 45 significant regulatory actions each September.

OIRA has reviewed a total of 475 significant rules so far in 2020. The agency reviewed a total of 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of October 2, 2020, OIRA’s website listed 125 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

Every month, Ballotpedia compiles information about regulatory reviews conducted by OIRA. To view this project, visit:

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OIRA reviewed 64 significant rules in August

The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 64 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in August 2020. The agency approved eight rules without changes and approved the intent of 51 rules while recommending changes to their content. Agencies withdrew five rules from the review process.

OIRA reviewed 49 significant regulatory actions in August 2019, 35 significant regulatory actions in August 2018, and 12 significant regulatory actions in August 2017. During the Obama administration from 2009-2016, OIRA reviewed an average of 53 significant regulatory actions each August.

OIRA has reviewed a total of 427 significant rules so far in 2020. The agency reviewed a total of 475 significant rules in 2019, 355 significant rules in 2018, and 237 significant rules in 2017.

As of September 2, 2020, OIRA’s website listed 120 regulatory actions under review.

OIRA is responsible for reviewing and coordinating what it deems to be all significant regulatory actions made by federal agencies, with the exception of independent federal agencies. Significant regulatory actions include agency rules that have had or may have a large impact on the economy, environment, public health, or state and local governments and communities. These regulatory actions may also conflict with other regulations or with the priorities of the president.

Every month, Ballotpedia compiles information about regulatory reviews conducted by OIRA. To view this project, visit:

Completed OIRA review of federal administrative agency rules

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