RegInfo Mobile, available for both iPhone and Android phones, allows users to more easily find information about the status of federal regulations and information collection requests. Users can view current and historical information about rulemakings; view detailed information about OIRA's pending and concluded reviews of significant rulemakings; browse the log of past and upcoming public meetings about regulations under OIRA review; and view detailed information about pending information requests that are with OIRA. Users can also view an interactive visual timeline of the development of a particular rule throughout the review process, as well as subscribe to individual regulatory entries for updates on progress, including when regulatory actions formally arrive at OIRA for 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
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.
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
On April 6, 2023, OIRA released for public comment draft guidance on reforms designed to reduce the risk or appearance of disparate and undue influence on regulatory development, in order to implement Section 2(e) of the Executive Order of April 6, 2023 (Modernizing Regulatory Review).