No later than 1 year after March 22, 1995, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall certify to Congress, with a written explanation, agency compliance with this section and include in that certification agencies and rulemakings that fail to adequately comply with this section.
2 U.S. Code § 1535 - Least burdensome option or explanation required
(a) In generalExcept as provided in subsection (b), before promulgating any rule for which a written statement is required under section 1532 of this title, the agency shall identify and consider a reasonable number of regulatory alternatives and from those alternatives select the least costly, most cost-effective or least burdensome alternative that achieves the objectives of the rule, for—
State, local, and tribal governments, in the case of a rule containing a Federal intergovernmental mandate; and
(b) ExceptionThe provisions of subsection (a) shall apply unless—
the head of the affected agency publishes with the final rule an explanation of why the least costly, most cost-effective or least burdensome method of achieving the objectives of the rule was not adopted; or
(c) OMB certification
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