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09 January 2013

"Regulatory smorgasbord": US Unified Agenda

Observers in the US are not kind in their welcome to the late publication (21 December) of the semiannual regulatory plan of regulatory and deregulatory actions called "Unified Agenda". For a full description of the regulatory planning process, see the relevant OIRA pagesThe American Action Forum examines the "regulatory smorgasbord" of over 2300 actions and estimates that it will generate high regulatory costs for the economy (possibly $123.2 billion in costs and 13.6 million hours in  paperwork burden).

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