Regulatory Studies Center
Regulation Digest
July 5, 2017
   Vol. 6 No. 26
Marketplace of Ideas 

Administrative Conference of the United States

American Action Forum
▪ Another Deregulatory Week, Sam Batkins

American Enterprise Institute

Center for Progressive Reform

Competitive Enterprise Institute
▪ Bad Week in Courts for EPA Policy, William Yeatman

George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center

Government Accountability Office

The Mercatus Center
▪ How the FAA Killed Uber for Planes, Andrea O'Sullivan

The Regulatory Review
There will be no Regulation Digest next week on July 12.  The Digest will resume on July 19.

Feature Story

CFPB proposes revisions to prepaid card rule
CFPB published a proposed rule seeking input on potential modifications to its 2016 prepaid card rule, including revisions to the provisions on error resolution, limitations on liability for prepaid accounts, and application of credit-related provisions to digital wallets that are capable of storing funds.  Read our comment on CFPB's initial prepaid card proposal here.

FDA seeks input on restaurant menu nutrition labeling rule
FDA is extending the comment period for its interim final rule, which 
extends the compliance date for its 2014 rule requiring restaurants and retail food establishments to provide nutrition information. FDA is delaying compliance til May 2018 to enable the agency to consider how it might further reduce the rule's regulatory burden or increase flexibility. Comments are now due August 2. 

ED partially delays $3.5 billion student loan forgiveness rule
The Department of Education published a final rule partially delaying the disclosure requirements of its November 2016 rule, which expanded the conditions under which ED forgives borrowers' loan balances, particularly for students at for-profit schools. ED is delaying the rule due to pending litigation, and will publish additional rules establishing new deadlines. Read our analysis here.

FSIS begins enforcement of catfish inspection rule
The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that enforcement of FSIS catfish import reinspection will begin August 2, implementing a December 2015 rule that
 shifted authority for inspecting catfish from FDA to FSIS.
ACUS adopts recommendations on adjudication, reg neg
The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) published a notice announcing the adoption of two recommendations pertaining to the online dissemination of administrative adjudication materials, and options for public engagement in the rulemaking process, including negotiated rulemaking.
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