OIRA, congressional oversight on agenda at ABA Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Institute
From: American Bar Association
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2016 — As the Obama administration prepares to wind down, final regulatory actions and congressional oversight will be at the forefront of the American Bar Association’s 12th Annual Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Institute, March 14-15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Program highlights include:
“The Role of OIRA in the Regulatory Process: A Discussion with OIRA Administrator Howard Shelanski” — For 35 years, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has provided centralized coordination and review of rules issued by executive agencies and reviewed cost-benefit analysis of major rules, including. in the environmental, labor and transportation areas. OIRA also will play an important role in the final regulatory actions by the Obama administration. OIRA Administrator Howard Shelanski will answer questions about the major challenges and accomplishments of the agency during his term. Jeffrey Rosen, chair of the Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, will present the questions. March 15, 11:10–11:40 a.m.