Shining Light on Regulatory Dark Matter

Idependent Author(s)
Brief Executive Summary
On behalf of the majority staff of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, a staff report detailing the Committee\342\200\231s requested information from 46 federal agencies on their use of guidance, including how many guidance documents were issued over the prior ten years is presented. In addition, this report compiles information produced by agencies in response to the Committee\342\200\231s request. The Committee compiled an initial inventory totaling more than 13,000 guidance documents, with substantially more documents available on agency websites or online databases.
Related Hearings
Authors–Congress Members
Authors–Staff Members
Authors–Ex Officio Members
Authors–Additional, Minority, Dissenting Views