Tag Archives: Regulatory Burden

Key Trump Administration Nominee Pledges Reduced Regulatory Burden

Professor Neomi Rao, nominated to lead the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), on June 7 affirmed her commitment to minimize regulatory burden. At a Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee (HSGAC) hearing, she supported maintaining the consistency of OIRA’s statutory principles and empirical evaluation… Read More »

HHS advisory committee addresses institutional review board rules

The fall meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) on October 25–26 focused in large part on clarifying new rules affecting institutional review boards (IRB). The committee advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services on human subjects research matters and offers recommendations to researchers and institutions conducting studies with human… Read More »

FASEB Identifies Ways to Reduce Burden at USDA

On May 5, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) responded to a Request for Information (RFI) issued by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on identifying and reducing regulatory burdens. The RFI sought feedback from the community on USDA regulations that could be modified, expanded, streamlined, or repealed to make their… Read More »

FASEB Provides Feedback on NIH Principles and Guidelines for Reporting Preclinical Research

Building on the expertise of four subcommittees of its Science Policy Committee, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) submitted feedback to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on its Principles and Guidelines for Reporting Preclinical Research. Released by NIH in November 2014, the Principles and Guidelines were developed by journal editors and… Read More »

USDA Seeks Input on Reducing Regulatory Burdens and Amending the Animal Welfare Act

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued two requests for public comment in March. On March 17, USDA released a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input on ways to reduce regulatory obstacles to participation in and compliance with USDA programs.  On March 30, USDA issued a request for feedback on a petition to amend… Read More »

FASEB President Discusses Regulatory Burden at Council On Government Relations Annual Meeting

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) President, Joseph R. Haywood, PhD, on March 6 participated in a session on “Reducing Federal Regulatory Burden” at the Council On Government Relations annual meeting. He described major sources of instability in the research enterprise and how regulatory burden contributes to this critical problem. FASEB’s Sustaining Discovery… Read More »

FASEB Concerned About Many Parts of Draft 21st Century Cures Act

In comments on the draft 21st Century Cures Act, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) expressed concerns about duplication of regulations, micromanaging research, and important sections that were left unfinished or missing altogether. Duplicating work already underway, the draft legislation proposes to establish a National Institutes of Health (NIH) working group to… Read More »