Semiannual Regulatory Agenda; Spring 2013

AGENCY: Office of Government Ethics.

ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.

SUMMARY: The following Office of Government Ethics (OGE) regulations are scheduled for development or review during the forthcoming 6-month period. This agenda fulfills OGE's responsibility to publish a semiannual regulatory agenda in accordance with Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Planning and Review, and has been prepared in accordance with guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget and the Regulatory Information Service Center at the General Services Administration. In accordance with that guidance, OGE's agenda is now being published on the website. See also the Governmentwide website, which includes information about OGE's regulatory and other issuances as published for the past few years in the Federal Register.

None of the OGE regulations in this agenda will have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities as defined under the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. chapter 6. In addition, none of the listed OGE regulatory actions are procurement related. This regulatory agenda does not impose a binding obligation on OGE with respect to any particular item listed. The dates shown for the future steps of each action are estimates and not commitments to act by the date shown. Moreover, other OGE regulatory actions, in addition to the entries listed, are not precluded.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel Dowell, Assistant Counsel, Office of Government Ethics, Suite 500, 1201 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20005-3917; Telephone: 202-482-9300; TTY: 800-877-8339; Fax: 202-482-9237.

Approved: April 17, 2013.

NAME: Walter M. Shaub, Jr.,

Director, Office of Government Ethics.