7 CFR 2.71 - Director, Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis.

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§ 2.71 Director, Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis.

(a) Delegations. Pursuant to § 2.29(a)(2), the following delegations of authority are by the Chief Economist to the Director, Office of Risk Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis:

(1) Responsible for assessing the risks to human health, human safety, or the environment, and for preparing cost-benefit analyses, with respect to proposed major regulations, and for publishing such assessments and analyses in the Federal Register as required by section 304 of the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 (7 U.S.C. 2204e)

(2) Provide direction to Department agencies in the appropriate methods of risk assessment and cost-benefit analyses and coordinate and review all risk assessments and cost-benefit analyses prepared by any agency of the Department.

(b) Reservation. The following authority is reserved to the Chief Economist: Review all proposed decisions having substantial economic policy implications.

[60 FR 56393, Nov. 8, 1995, as amended at 63 FR 66979, Dec. 4, 1998; 78 FR 40938, July 9, 2013]

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Title 7 published on 2015-01-01

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  • 2015-09-29; vol. 80 # 188 - Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    1. 80 FR 58335 - Revision of Delegations of Authority
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      Effective September 29, 2015.
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