Issue Brief: Regulatory Reform

Issue BriefFeb 15, 2018 - 9:45am

Regulatory Reform Tracker

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Regulatory Reform Tracker serves as a reference and database for federal government deregulatory actions, including regulatory process reforms and repeals and reforms of regulations.

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

Sound Regulation

ObjectiveEnsure that the federal regulatory process is cost-effective, flexible, based on sound science and technical analysis, and is able to achieve its results using diverse and innovative methods.Summary of the Issue

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Cost-Benefit Analysis and Regulatory Accounting

ObjectiveEnsure that federal agencies conduct a reliable cost-benefit analysis of all proposed regulations, and ensure that the federal government provides a detailed annual accounting of the costs and benefits of all regulations.Summary of the Issue

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

OSHA's Ergonomics Regulation

The Chamber led the employer community's efforts to oppose the Clinton administration's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ergonomics regulation on the grounds that there was insufficient science and medical understanding to support a regulation in this area.

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Peer Review

ObjectiveEnsure that all information used or relied upon by federal agencies as part of the rulemaking process has been subjected to rigorous, independent peer review.Summary of the Issue

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