United States Code
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Cost of regulations
Sense of Congress
It is the sense of the Congress that Federal agencies should review and evaluate planned regulations to ensure that the cost estimates provided by the Congressional Budget Office will be carefully considered as regulations are promulgated.
Statement of cost
At the request of a committee chairman or ranking minority member, the Director shall, to the extent practicable, prepare a comparison between—
an estimate by the relevant agency, prepared under section 1532 of this title, of the costs of regulations implementing an Act containing a Federal mandate; and
the cost estimate prepared by the Congressional Budget Office for such Act when it was enacted by the Congress.
Cooperation of Office of Management and Budget
At the request of the Director of the Congressional Budget Office, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall provide data and cost estimates for regulations implementing an Act containing a Federal mandate covered by part B of title IV of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 [2 U.S.C. 658 et seq.].
(Pub. L. 104–4, title I, § 103,
Mar. 22, 1995, 109 Stat. 62.)
cite as: 2 USC 1511