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New information shows that Nautilus, Inc. was sold in September 2009 and is currently known as Med-Fit Systems, Incorporated. Some workers separated from employment at the subject firm had their wages reported under a separate unemployment insurance (UI) tax account under the name Med-Fit Systems, Incorporated. Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to properly reflect this matter. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of the subject firm who were adversely affected by increased imports of cardio and strength fitness equipment. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–71,801 is hereby issued as follows: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Draft 2010 Report to Congress on the Benefits and Costs of Federal Regulations AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on its Draft 2010 Report to Congress on the Benefits and Costs of Federal Regulations, available at: http:// www.whitehouse.gov/omb/ inforeg_regpol_reports_congress/. The Draft Report is divided into four chapters. Chapter I examines the benefits and costs of major Federal regulations issued in fiscal year 2009 and summarizes the benefits and costs of major regulations issued between October 1999 and September 2009. It also discusses regulatory impacts on State, local, and Tribal governments, small business, wages, and economic growth. Chapter II offers recommendations for regulatory reform. Chapter III provides an update on implementation of the Information Quality Act. Chapter IV summarizes agency compliance with the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act. In this draft Report, OMB offers the following recommendations: 1. OMB identifies several measures designed to meet analytical challenges, principally involving increased transparency. 2. OMB offers a brief discussion of disclosure as a regulatory tool. 3. OMB recommends consideration of certain low-cost approaches to the problem of childhood obesity. E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 82 / Thursday, April 29, 2010 / Notices 4. OMB draws on principles of open government to invite public suggestions about improvements in existing regulations, with particular reference to economic growth. These recommendations build on those of the 2009 Report, in which OMB emphasized the importance of open government and in particular of obtaining access to ‘‘dispersed knowledge’’ about how to improve regulation. To promote such engagement, OMB requests suggestions about regulatory changes that might serve to promote economic growth, with particular reference to increasing employment, innovation, and competitiveness. OMB is especially interested in identifying both new initiatives and current regulations that might be modified, expanded, or repealed in order to promote those goals. Consistent with Executive Order 12866, OMB welcomes suggestions for regulatory reforms that have significant net benefits, that might increase net exports, and that might promote growth, innovation, and competitiveness for small business, perhaps through increasing flexibility. OMB requests that nominations be submitted electronically to OMB within 60 days from the date of notice publication in the Federal Register through http:// www.regulations.gov. DATES: To ensure consideration of comments as OMB prepares this Draft Report for submission to Congress, comments must be in writing and received by 60 days after publication. ADDRESSES: Submit comments by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Direct comments to Docket ID OMB–2010– 0008. • Fax: (202) 395–7285. • Mail: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Darcel D. Gayle, NEOB, Room 10202, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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 submitted. All comments and recommendations submitted in response to this notice will be made available to the public, including by posting them on OMB’s Web site. For this reason, please do not include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as sensitive personal information or proprietary information. The http:// www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Apr 28, 2010 Jkt 220001 means OMB will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darcel D. Gayle, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, NEOB, Room 10202, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Telephone: (202) 395–3741. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Congress directed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to prepare an annual Report to Congress on the Costs and Benefits of Federal Regulations. Specifically, Section 624 of the FY 2001 Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act, also known as the ‘‘Regulatory Right-to-Know Act,’’ (the Act) requires OMB to submit a report on the costs and benefits of Federal regulations together with recommendation for reform. The Act states that the report should contain estimates of the costs and benefits of regulations in the aggregate, by agency and agency program, and by major rule, as well as an analysis of impacts of Federal regulation on State, local, and Tribal governments, small businesses, wages, and economic growth. The Act also states that the report should be subject to notice and comment and peer review. Cass R. Sunstein, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. 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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Draft 2010 Report to Congress on the Benefits and Costs of 
Federal Regulations

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 
its Draft 2010 Report to Congress on the Benefits and Costs of Federal 
Regulations, available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/inforeg_regpol_reports_congress/. The Draft Report is divided into four 
chapters. Chapter I examines the benefits and costs of major Federal 
regulations issued in fiscal year 2009 and summarizes the benefits and 
costs of major regulations issued between October 1999 and September 
2009. It also discusses regulatory impacts on State, local, and Tribal 
governments, small business, wages, and economic growth. Chapter II 
offers recommendations for regulatory reform. Chapter III provides an 
update on implementation of the Information Quality Act. Chapter IV 
summarizes agency compliance with the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.
    In this draft Report, OMB offers the following recommendations:
    1. OMB identifies several measures designed to meet analytical 
challenges, principally involving increased transparency.
    2. OMB offers a brief discussion of disclosure as a regulatory 
tool.
    3. OMB recommends consideration of certain low-cost approaches to 
the problem of childhood obesity.

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    4. OMB draws on principles of open government to invite public 
suggestions about improvements in existing regulations, with particular 
reference to economic growth.
    These recommendations build on those of the 2009 Report, in which 
OMB emphasized the importance of open government and in particular of 
obtaining access to ``dispersed knowledge'' about how to improve 
regulation. To promote such engagement, OMB requests suggestions about 
regulatory changes that might serve to promote economic growth, with 
particular reference to increasing employment, innovation, and 
competitiveness. OMB is especially interested in identifying both new 
initiatives and current regulations that might be modified, expanded, 
or repealed in order to promote those goals. Consistent with Executive 
Order 12866, OMB welcomes suggestions for regulatory reforms that have 
significant net benefits, that might increase net exports, and that 
might promote growth, innovation, and competitiveness for small 
business, perhaps through increasing flexibility. OMB requests that 
nominations be submitted electronically to OMB within 60 days from the 
date of notice publication in the Federal Register through http://www.regulations.gov.

DATES: To ensure consideration of comments as OMB prepares this Draft 
Report for submission to Congress, comments must be in writing and 
received by 60 days after publication.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments by one of the following methods:
     http://www.regulations.gov: Direct comments to Docket ID 
OMB-2010-0008.
     Fax: (202) 395-7285.
     Mail: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office 
of Management and Budget, Attn: Darcel D. Gayle, NEOB, Room 10202, 725 
17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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 submitted.

All comments and recommendations submitted in response to this notice 
will be made available to the public, including by posting them on 
OMB's Web site. For this reason, please do not include in your comments 
information of a confidential nature, such as sensitive personal 
information or proprietary information. The http://www.regulations.gov 
Web site is an ``anonymous access'' system, which means OMB will not 
know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the 
body of your comment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darcel D. Gayle, Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, NEOB, Room 
10202, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Telephone: (202) 
395-3741.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Congress directed the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) to prepare an annual Report to Congress on the Costs 
and Benefits of Federal Regulations. Specifically, Section 624 of the 
FY 2001 Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act, also known 
as the ``Regulatory Right-to-Know Act,'' (the Act) requires OMB to 
submit a report on the costs and benefits of Federal regulations 
together with recommendation for reform. The Act states that the report 
should contain estimates of the costs and benefits of regulations in 
the aggregate, by agency and agency program, and by major rule, as well 
as an analysis of impacts of Federal regulation on State, local, and 
Tribal governments, small businesses, wages, and economic growth. The 
Act also states that the report should be subject to notice and comment 
and peer review.

Cass R. Sunstein,
Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
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