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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...

  • 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...

  • 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. • SBA Office of...

  • Congressional Testimony

    Testimony by SBA Office of Advocacy before House and Senate committees and subcommittees on important small business issues.

  • Regulatory Alerts Quick-facts

    One page graphic summaries of Advoacy's Regulatory Alerts.

  • Small Business Statutes

    Learn about the various government statutes affecting how small businesses do business.

  • SBREFA

    The 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.

  • Congressional Reports

    3/12/14- Office of Advocacy Report on Business Input.

  • 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.