Surface Transportation Board October 12, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reducing Regulatory Burden; Retrospective Review Under E.O. 13563
Document Number: 2011-26309
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-10-12
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
In accordance with Executive Order 13563, ``Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review,'' and Executive Order 13579, ``Regulation and Independent Regulatory Agencies,'' the Surface Transportation Board is undertaking review of its existing regulations to evaluate their continued validity and determine whether they are crafted effectively to solve current problems facing shippers and railroads. As part of this review, the Board seeks public comments on whether any of its regulations may be outmoded, ineffective, insufficient, or excessively burdensome, and how to modify, streamline, expand, or repeal them, as appropriate.