Tag Archives: periodic review

How a 2013 red tape reform is working in NC — and how it can do more

This is an encouraging result, even though the blue section shows how much more could be done. Senate Bill 16, inspired by comments from the head of the Rules Review Commission, would address that portion. Read my report for more details.






Encouraging news on two fronts from NC’s sunset and periodic review of rules

Dan Way’s Carolina Journal piece this morning, “Rules review head wants more regulations scrapped,” contains the latest numbers of on the progress of the periodic review and examination of existing rules: 8,964 total rules reviewed so far 5,550 rules to remain unchanged 2,337 rules subject to the readoption process 1,077 rules to be removed The bulk of economic literature demonstrates regulation’s harmfulContinue Reading






NC’s sunset and periodic review of rules — more encouraging news

Here are the latest numbers on the progress of the periodic review and examination of existing rules: 8,017 total rules reviewed so far 4,850 rules to remain unchanged 2,296 rules subject to the readoption process 871 rules to be removed This reform is from the landmark Regulatory Reform Act of 2013. Sunset provisions with periodic review was a policy that, based on my study, I thought would be good forContinue Reading






NC’s sunset and periodic review of rules — reaping unexpected benefits

The news about the state’s periodic review and examination of existing administrative rules has taken an even more encouraging turn. This particular reform comes from the Regulatory Reform Act of 2013. It’s one that I and my colleagues at the John Locke Foundation championed, and here’s why. The bulk of economic literature shows that regulation is harmful to the economy. Cutting red tape andContinue Reading






NC’s sunset and periodic review of rules — another encouraging update

With a hat tip to Becki Gray, here are the latest numbers on the progress of the periodic review and examination of existing rules: 6,225 total rules reviewed so far 3,606 rules to remain unchanged 1,929 rules subject to the readoption process 690 rules to be removed As I wrote in the previous update, this reform, hailing from the Regulatory ReformContinue Reading






Very encouraging update of NC’s sunset and periodic review of rules

This morning the General Assembly’s Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee, where my colleague Becki Gray and I spoke about a state REINS Act, also heard a report on the progress of the periodic review and examination of existing rules from Molly Masich and Abigail Hammond at the Office of Administrative Hearings. The update was veryContinue Reading






Leftists’ epiphany on regulation?

My newsletter discusses an interesting by-product of the abortion debate here, as the legislature discusses a bill that would, among other things, require the physical presence of a physician in the room when an abortion is performed and have HHS regulate abortion clinics similar to outpatient surgery centers: The proposed regulations have produced an epiphanyContinue Reading






Periodic review before the House

A significant regulatory reform is among the items in the omnibus regulatory reform bill, S.B. 112, “Create Jobs Through Regulatory Reform,” before the House: periodic review. S.B. 112’s proposal for periodic review is taken from H.B. 74, “Periodic Review and Examination of Rules,” which is discussed on pages 4 and 5 of my report onContinue Reading