Presidential Control of Agency Rulemaking [electronic resource] : An Analysis of Constitutional Issues That May Be Raised by Executive Order 12291.

Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service [Browse]
[S.l] : [s.n.], 1981.
89 p. : digital, PDF file.


Summary note
  • Report, prepared by Morton Rosenberg (CRS) for the Subcom on Oversight and Investigations, analyzing President Reagan's Feb. 17, 1981 Executive Order 12291 (text, p. 75-79), imposing certain substantive and procedural requirements on executive branch agencies rulemaking, and giving OMB oversight authority in the rulemaking process.
  • Reviews legal basis for the order, as contained in Justice Dept Feb. 13, 1981 memo (text, p. 80-83), and considers constitutional issues and legal precedents regarding the President's role in the regulatory process.
  • CRS Report.
  • Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed June 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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