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A History of the Quality of Life Review
A Criticism of the
Quality of Life Review

The Quality of Life Review was the first mechanism: (1) to require agencies conduct benefit/cost analyses of Proposed rules; and (2) to require agencies to submit their regulations to the Office of Management and Budget prior to their publication in the Federal Register. The Quality of Life Review was instituted in the Nixon Administration.

Click for an excerpt from from a draft dissertation of Mr. Joe Conley of Princeton University discussing the significance of the Quality of Life Review, starting on page 11.