OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
The Policy Analyst is responsible for the implementation of OMB policy in
developing and carrying out regulatory review and information collection
Exercises oversight of regulatory, paperwork, and information
policy for designated departments or agencies. Reviews, analyzes, and
makes recommendations regarding regulatory, paperwork, and information
issues and clearances.
Manages all information collection requests submitted under the
Paperwork Reduction Act. Input from other staff of OMB and outside
interests are taken into account, issues are raised where appropriate,
and OMB response is communicated to the agency. Relates recordkeeping
and information policy problems to major regulatory actions being taken
by the agency, and to overall OMB policy direction.
Manages all agency submissions of regulations for OMB review
under E.O. 12291, and development of the Regulatory Program under
E.O. 12498. Coordinates input from other parts of OMB or the Executive
Office of the President. Issues are raised as appropriate. Reviews
and analyzes agency analyses of regulations and makes recommendations to
OMB and agency management regarding the quality, completeness, and
appropriateness of these analyses.
Supervises and/or conducts analysis and data collection in
support of cumulative effects of regulations or paperwork. On the basis
of these analyses, recommends actions to reduce the costs of these
regulations and to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
Prepares position and option papers on issues facing the