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AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on the Draft Joint Report on the Review of the Application of European Union (EU) and United States (U.S.) Regulatory Impact Assessment Guidelines on the Analysis of Impacts on International Trade and Investment. The full Draft Report is available at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/omb/inforeg/ regpol.html#opp. This joint draft report was prepared by the Secretariat General of the European Commission and the OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) as part of an EC-OMB dialogue on methodological issues for consideration at the November 9th, 2007 meeting in Washington, DC of the U.S.–EU Transatlantic Economic Council. DATES: To ensure consideration of comments as OMB and the EC prepare the final version of this report, comments must be in writing and received by February 8, 2008. ADDRESSES: We are still experiencing delays in the regular mail, including first class and express mail. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 236 (Monday, December 10, 2007)]
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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Draft Joint Report on the Review of the Application of European 
Union and United States Regulatory Impact Assessment Guidelines on the 
Analysis of Impacts on International Trade and Investment

AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the 
President.

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on 
the Draft Joint Report on the Review of the Application of European 
Union (EU) and United States (U.S.) Regulatory Impact Assessment 
Guidelines on the Analysis of Impacts on International Trade and 
Investment. The full Draft Report is available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/inforeg/regpol.html#opp. This joint draft report 
was prepared by the Secretariat General of the European Commission and 
the OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) as part 
of an EC-OMB dialogue on methodological issues for consideration at the 
November 9th, 2007 meeting in Washington, DC of the U.S.-EU 
Transatlantic Economic Council.

DATES: To ensure consideration of comments as OMB and the EC prepare 
the final version of this report, comments must be in writing and 
received by February 8, 2008.

ADDRESSES: We are still experiencing delays in the regular mail, 
including first class and express mail. To ensure that your comments 
are received, we recommend that comments on this draft report be 
electronically mailed to OIRA_BC_RPT@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 
395-6974. You may also submit comments to Carolyn Swinney, Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
NEOB, Room 10235, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dominic Mancini, Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, NEOB, Room 
10235, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Telephone: (202) 
395-7316.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This draft report was prepared by the 
Secretariat General of the European Commission and the U.S. Office of 
Management and Budget as part of the dialogue between the European 
Commission services and the Office of Management and Budget on 
methodological issues as agreed in the ``Framework for Advancing 
Transatlantic Economic Integration between the European Union and the 
United States of America,'' signed at the EU-US summit on 30 April 
2007.
    It reviews the application of the Office of Management and Budget's 
Circular A-4, regulatory analysis guidance, and the European 
Commission's Impact Assessment Guidelines, with the goal of ensuring 
that assessment of future regulations takes due account of their 
impacts on international trade and investment.
    It contains two separate reports on existing methodology and 
practices on both sides, and suggests possible ways forward in the 
concluding chapter.

Susan E. Dudley,
Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. E7-23856 Filed 12-7-07; 8:45 am]
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