Regulatory Affairs

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In pursuing good public policy, Advocacy's Office of Interagency Affairs also monitors federal agencies' compliance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), as amended by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act. The RFA requires federal agencies to analyze the impact of proposed regulations on small firms, and the Office of Advocacy reports on agencies' compliance to Congress each year.

  • Regulatory Comment Letters Regulatory comment letters concerning the Federal Government's compliance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act as amended by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act. (2009 - 2011) For archived Comment Letters by Year: ...
  • Regulatory Alerts Listed below are documents published in the Federal Register and open for comment that may significantly affect small businesses. Advocacy encourages affected small businesses to provide the Federal agency issuing the notice with comments on ...
  • Legislative Comment Letters Legislative comment letters concerning the Federal Government's compliance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act as amended by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act. • Legislative Priorities for the 113th Congress ...
  • Congressional Testimony Testimony by SBA Office of Advocacy before House and Senate committees and subcommittees on important small business issues.
  • Small Business Statutes Learn about the various government statutes affecting how small businesses do business.
  • SBREFAThe Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 provides new avenues for small businesses to participate in and have access to the federal regulatory arena.
  • Executive Orders Executive Orders 12866 and 13272 from the President of the United States of America.