Improving Congressional oversight of Federal regulatory agencies

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Improving Congressional oversight of Federal regulatory agencies: hearings before the Committee on Government Operations, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth.

Act (FITARA) into law. 76 FITARA was the first major reform to congressional oversight of federal government IT in the new millennium.

77 FITARA created a scorecard system where agencies are given a grade on their IT policies and how well they have implemented the reforms required under FITARA. Grades are determined based. A larger group of regulatory professionals from different federal agencies and disciplines operate the Interagency Regulatory Colloquium, a monthly workshop to explore program- level problems and innovative practices within agencies, and to discuss issues of current concern.

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The Federal Reserve's oversight of large financial institutions is aimed at ensuring the safety and soundness of individual financial institutions as well as the resiliency of the financial system. The Fed expects the banks it oversees, including the largest banks, to be financially sound.

Two core elements of soundness are capital and liquidity. federal execuTives respect the importance of congressional oversight regarding policy, how programs are administered and how efficiently money is being spent. But there is a pervasive sense among executive branch appointees that lawmakers are more interested in grabbing headlines and scoring political points than improving agency operations.

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U.S. House of Representatives. Chairman Hensarling, Ranking Member Waters and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today about the work of the U.S.

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to Hugh Heclo, the plum book system of recruiting federal employees tends to Most regulatory agencies adopt specific _____ to carry out a policy, based on what they As the oversight powers of Congress in regard to the bureaucracy have become more vigorous.

Federal Regulatory Reform: An Overview Summary Over the past several decades there have been numerous attempts in Congress and elsewhere to modify the federal rulemaking process.

Underlying many of these “regulatory reform” efforts is a perceived need to reduce the burden associated with regulatory compliance. Proponents of reform contend that federal regulations are too costly, time.

Research Article Environmental Challenges For Health Health Affairs Vol No.5 Why The Toxic Substances Control Act Needs An Overhaul, And How To Strengthen Oversight Of Cited by: Executive Office review and oversight of proposed federal regulations have been a bipartisan action of presidents and some governors.

Proposals for regulatory improvement regularly highlight the. Jan 06,  · The direction of the federal regulatory and enforcement framework for financial institutions providing services to U.S.

cannabis - improving AML/CFT oversight and adapting current and emerging technologies to The CFTC and the federal banking agencies have proposed to delay the implementation of the final initial margin. Regulatory Agencies (def): Departments, bureaus, or independent agencies whose primary mission is to impose limits, restrictions, or other obligations on the conduct of individuals or companies in the private sector -Federal Reserve System: System of twelve banks that facilitates cash exchange, checks, and credit Congressional Oversight.

Summary of Recommendations for Regulatory Reform can be improved to enhance accountability by appropriately defining the Board’s role and responsibilities for regulatory oversight and governance. Federal financial regulatory agencies should follow the principles of transparency and public accountability by conducting rigorous cost.

Sep 26,  · In fact, this success has earned us distinction as a role model for other federal agencies. In Aprilthe House Oversight and Government Reform Committee invited the SEC's Chief Human Capital Officer to testify on the agency's survey results as the "most improved" mid-sized federal agency.

We aim to continue building upon these regulatory agencies—but also the limited capability of principals to adequately evaluate regulatory analyses means focusing more on the process will likely yield greater benefits.

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The United States financial system is a network that facilitates exchanges between lenders and borrowers. The system, which includes banks and investment firms, is the base for all economic activity in the nation. According to the Federal Reserve, financial regulation has two main intended purposes.

regulatory analysis and oversight. Even a small staff of regulatory experts housed in a Congressional agency, such as the Congressional Budget Office or the Government Accountability Office, could provide an independent check on the analysis and decisions of both the regulatory agencies and OIRA.

See Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, "Agencies propose simplifying regulatory capital rules," news release, September 27, Return to text. See Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, "Agencies extend next resolution plan filing deadline for certain domestic and foreign banks," news release, September 28, Anne Margaret Joseph O'Connell is part of Stanford Profiles, official site for faculty, postdocs, students and staff information (Expertise, Bio, Research, Publications, and more).

The site facilitates research and collaboration in academic endeavors. Jul 08,  · 10th Anniversary of the Congressional Review Act and this body must remain vigilant over those details and how they are filled in by the agencies through congressional oversight.

As more and more of Congress' legislative functions have been delegated to federal regulatory agencies, many have complained that Congress has effectively.

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To help these institutions accomplish this mission, Congress granted.Meet The U.S. Comptroller General.

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Gene L. Dodaro is the eighth Comptroller General of the United States and head of GAO. As Comptroller General, Mr. Dodaro leads GAO and helps oversee the hundreds of reports and testimonies that GAO provides each year to various committees and individual Members of Congress.By Karla L.

Palmer –. The Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health (chaired by Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA)), has scheduled a hearing for Monday, April 7,at p.m. in room of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is titled “Improving Predictability and Transparency in DEA and FDA Regulation.”.