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Regulatory Flexibility Act

The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires federal agencies to review regulations for their impact on small businesses and consider less burdensome alternatives.

  • The Regulatory Flexibility Act

    The following text of the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980, as amended, is taken from Title 5 of the United States Code, sections 601–612. The Regulatory Flexibility Act was originally passed in...

  • RFA in a Nutshell: A Condensed Guide to...

    This primer on the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) is designed to be used by those interested in the basics of federal regulatory compliance with respect to the RFA and Executive Order 13272

  • Regulatory Flexibility Act Annual Reports

    Annual Report of the Chief Counsel for Advocacy on Implementation of the Regulatory Flexibility Act The Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601-612) requires federal agencies to consider the...

  • RFA Online Training

    The link at the bottom of this page will take you to Advocacy’s online training site for the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), a law with which federal regulatory agencies must comply. This...

  • Report on the Regulatory Flexibility Act...

    In September 2010, the Office of Advocacy commemorate the 30th anniversary of the enactment of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA). Since it was passed in 1980, the law has been amended several...

  • A Guide for Government Agencies: How to...

    Implementing the President's Small Business Agenda and Executive Order 13272, June 2010 FOREWORD Economic freedom is the foundation for individual success and prosperity. This freedom is evident in...