THE REGULATORY Information Service Center (RISC)
was created in June 1981. The Center undertakes projects that will facilitate
development of and access to information about Federal regulatory and
deregulatory activities. It accomplishes this by gathering and publishing
information on Federal regulations and their effects on society. The Center
provides this information to the President, Congress, agency officials, and the
general public to help them better understand and manage the regulatory process.
The Center's principal publication is the Unified Agenda.
Since 1978, Federal agencies have been
required by Executive orders to publish agendas of regulatory and deregul