Determination of Benchmark Compensation Amount for Certain Executives
The Office of Management and Budget is publishing the attached memorandum to the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies announcing that $763,029 is the ``benchmark compensation amount'' for certain executives in terms of costs allowable under Federal Government contracts during contractors' fiscal year 2011. This determination is required under Section 39 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act, as amended (41 U.S.C. 1127; formerly, 41 U.S.C. 435). The benchmark compensation amount applies to both defense and civilian agencies.
Draft 2012 Report to Congress on the Benefits and Costs of Federal Regulations and Unfunded Mandates on State, Local and Tribal Entities
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on its Draft 2012 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 2011 and summarizes the benefits and costs of major regulations issued between October 2001 and September 2011. 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. OMB requests that comments be submitted electronically to OMB within 60 days from the date of notice publication in the Federal Register through www.regulations.gov.