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GSA's Regulatory Information Service Center (RISC) is responsible for gathering and publishing information on Federal regulations through the semiannual Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions and the annual Regulatory Plan, both required by Executive Order 12866, "Regulatory Planning and Review."


Under the Paperwork Reduction Act and Executive Order 12866, OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviews Federal regulations and information collections. OIRA also develops and oversees the implementation of government-wide policies on information technology, information quality, privacy, and statistics.

Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan

The Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan provide uniform reporting of data on regulatory and deregulatory actions under development throughout the Federal Government, covering over 60 departments, agencies, and commissions.


EO 12866 Regulatory Review

Executive Order 12866 directs agencies to follow certain principles in rulemaking, such as consideration of alternatives and analysis of benefits and costs, and describes OIRA’s role in the rulemaking process.

Information Collection Review

The Paperwork Reduction Act requires that agency information collections minimize duplication and burden on the public, have practical utility, and support the proper performance of the agency's mission.

Public Comment on Federal Rulemaking

  • (Find, review, and submit comments on proposed regulations)

E-Forms for Doing Business with the Government

Related Resources

  • The Reg Map (an overview of the "informal rulemaking" process)

  • (Legal and regulatory information for America's small businesses)

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