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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Ind. Gov't. - Executive Order "ordering a moratorium on regulations" simply more of the same?

Gov. Pence's moratorium on new rulemakings, issued yesterday, provides that:

OMB shall perform a comprehensive evaluation and rigorous cost benefit analysis of existing administrative rules as adopted under Ind. Code 4-22-2 and Ind. Code 13-14-9. Agencies shall fully assist OMB in this evaluation by providing timely information and analysis when requested by OMB.
It imposes a requirement for the inclusion in certain rulemakings of:
a statement regarding the proposed rule's potential to promote private sector job growth or foster private-sector economic development
It also reiterates the need for agencies to:
follow all existing rules and procedures, including those set forth in Executive Order No. 2-89 and Financial Management Circular No. 2010-4.
The attached 8-page document compiled (quickly) by the ILB sets out statutory requirements already in the law designed to lessen the impact of state rules on Indiana businesses. These include:Environmental rulemakings are subject to the above, plus a number of additional requirements, such as:In addition, under IC 13-14-9.5 every environmental rule automatically expires after 7 years, unless specifically readopted.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on January 15, 2013 02:10 PM
Posted to Indiana Government