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More Costly Regulations in the Pipeline

Created on May 1, 2013

More Costly Regulations in the Pipeline


The number of pending regulations expected to cost $100 million or more annually has been the highest under the Obama Administration.

Economically Significant Regulations

Start of Obama Administration

* No Unified Agenda was released for Spring 2012.

Fall Spring

Source: Data obtained from Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, “Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan Search Criteria,” http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaAdvancedSearch (accessed April 10, 2013). (Note: Under “Agency or Agencies,” select “All,” then “Continue.” Under the “Priority” subheading, select “Economically Significant.” Under “Agenda Stage of Rulemaking,” select “Proposed Rule Stage” and “Final Rule Stage.”)

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