On February 24, President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order 13777 directing federal agencies on how to implement the administration’s recent regulatory reform initiatives. The order directs each agency to identify a Regulatory Reform Officer (RRO), who will chair a Regulatory Reform Task Force for the agency. The RROs and Task Forces will evaluate existing regulations and make recommendations regarding whether a regulation should be repealed, replaced, or modified. The order directs agencies to consider the regulation identified by the Task Forces as outdated, unnecessary, or ineffective when implementing the regulatory offsets required under Executive Order 13771, which established the requirement that the costs of each new regulation must be offset by the repeal of two existing regulations.
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