Issue Brief: Regulatory Reform

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:

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

BackgroundTitle III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that any entity providing services to the public, such as hotels, restaurants, theaters, stadiums, offices, and retailers, be accessible to persons with disabilities, subject to certain limitations. Requirements cover existing facilities, remodeling, and new construction.

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Data Quality

ObjectiveEnsure that all information disseminated or used by federal agencies in the rulemaking process is based on sound science and rigorous technical analysis.Summary of the Issue

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Scientific Information in Federal Rulemaking

ObjectiveEnsure a regulatory system in which federal agencies are required to meet heightened standards of relevancy and reliability when using science in the rulemaking process.Summary of the Issue

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Paid Family & Medical Leave

Background

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Davis-Bacon Act

Background

Issue BriefAug 04, 2010 - 8:00pm

Legislative History of the Major Regulatory Reform Bills in the 112th Congress

Legislative History of the Major Regulatory Reform Bills in the House of Representatives: 112th Congress