Issue Brief: Regulatory Reform

Issue BriefFeb 21, 2013 - 7:00pm

Regulatory Policy and Administrative Law Reading Room

About the Reading Room This web page is intended to serve as a one-stop shop to access landmark laws affecting the regulatory process and other valuable resources for those interested in the regulatory system and administrative law.

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Water Quality

ObjectivePromote the sensible regulation of water quality based on technically sound, practical, and economically achievable methods.Summary of the Issue

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Data Access

ObjectiveEnsure that all publicly-funded research conducted by private parties, universities, and nonprofit organizations is made available to the public in order to encourage public oversight, sound science, and a transparent regulatory process.Summary of the Issue

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Precautionary Principle

ObjectiveEnsure that regulatory decisions are based on scientifically sound and technically rigorous risk assessments, and oppose the adoption of the precautionary principle as the basis for regulation.Summary of the Issue

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

OSHA Reform

The employer community has long sought changes in how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) operates and the role it plays in workplace safety.BackgroundIn the 108th Congress, four bills passed the House that would have: