Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing, 8667-8668 [2017-02044]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 18 / Monday, January 30, 2017 / Presidential Documents 8667 Presidential Documents Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby direct the following: Section 1. Purpose. This memorandum directs executive departments and agencies (agencies) to support the expansion of manufacturing in the United States through expedited reviews of and approvals for proposals to construct or expand manufacturing facilities and through reductions in regulatory burdens affecting domestic manufacturing. Sec. 2. Stakeholder Consultation on Streamlining Permitting. The Secretary of Commerce shall conduct outreach to stakeholders concerning the impact of Federal regulations on domestic manufacturing and shall solicit comments from the public for a period not to exceed 60 days concerning Federal actions to streamline permitting and reduce regulatory burdens for domestic manufacturers. As part of this process, the Secretary of Commerce shall coordinate with the Secretaries of Agriculture and Energy, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Administrator of the Small Business Administration, and such other agency heads as may be appropriate. Sec. 3. Permit Streamlining Action Plan. Within 60 days after completion of the process described in section 2 of this memorandum, the Secretary of Commerce shall submit a report to the President setting forth a plan to streamline Federal permitting processes for domestic manufacturing and to reduce regulatory burdens affecting domestic manufacturers. The report should identify priority actions as well as recommended deadlines for completing actions. The report also may include recommendations for any necessary changes to existing regulations or statutes, as well as actions to change policies, practices, or procedures that can be taken immediately under existing authority. Sec. 4. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this memorandum shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with O3 (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) This memorandum shall be implemented consistent with applicable laws and subject to the availability of appropriations. (c) This memorandum is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Jan 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30JAO3.SGM 30JAO3 8668 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 18 / Monday, January 30, 2017 / Presidential Documents (d) The Secretary of Commerce is hereby authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, January 24, 2017 [FR Doc. 2017–02044 Filed 1–27–17; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Jan 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30JAO3.SGM 30JAO3 Trump.EPS</GPH> mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with O3 Billing code 3510–07–P

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 18 (Monday, January 30, 2017)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 8667-8668]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-02044]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 82 , No. 18 / Monday, January 30, 2017 / 
Presidential Documents

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                Memorandum of January 24, 2017

                
Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory 
                Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing

                Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and 
                Agencies

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, I hereby direct the following:

                Section 1. Purpose. This memorandum directs executive 
                departments and agencies (agencies) to support the 
                expansion of manufacturing in the United States through 
                expedited reviews of and approvals for proposals to 
                construct or expand manufacturing facilities and 
                through reductions in regulatory burdens affecting 
                domestic manufacturing.

                Sec. 2. Stakeholder Consultation on Streamlining 
                Permitting. The Secretary of Commerce shall conduct 
                outreach to stakeholders concerning the impact of 
                Federal regulations on domestic manufacturing and shall 
                solicit comments from the public for a period not to 
                exceed 60 days concerning Federal actions to streamline 
                permitting and reduce regulatory burdens for domestic 
                manufacturers. As part of this process, the Secretary 
                of Commerce shall coordinate with the Secretaries of 
                Agriculture and Energy, the Administrator of the 
                Environmental Protection Agency, the Director of the 
                Office of Management and Budget, the Administrator of 
                the Small Business Administration, and such other 
                agency heads as may be appropriate.

                Sec. 3. Permit Streamlining Action Plan. Within 60 days 
                after completion of the process described in section 2 
                of this memorandum, the Secretary of Commerce shall 
                submit a report to the President setting forth a plan 
                to streamline Federal permitting processes for domestic 
                manufacturing and to reduce regulatory burdens 
                affecting domestic manufacturers. The report should 
                identify priority actions as well as recommended 
                deadlines for completing actions. The report also may 
                include recommendations for any necessary changes to 
                existing regulations or statutes, as well as actions to 
                change policies, practices, or procedures that can be 
                taken immediately under existing authority.

                Sec. 4. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this 
                memorandum shall be construed to impair or otherwise 
                affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or 
the head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (b) This memorandum shall be implemented consistent 
                with applicable laws and subject to the availability of 
                appropriations.
                    (c) This memorandum is not intended to, and does 
                not, create any right or benefit, substantive or 
                procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any 
                party against the United States, its departments, 
                agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or 
                agents, or any other person.

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                    (d) The Secretary of Commerce is hereby authorized 
                and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal 
                Register.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, January 24, 2017

[FR Doc. 2017-02044
Filed 1-27-17; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3510-07-P