|US Chamber: Spring Meeting of the Government Operations, Oversight & Consumer Affairs Committee The Cost of Regulation to Business: Myths v. Facts|
8:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:00 AM Opening Remarks
9:15 AM Keynote Featuring Representative Hultgren (R-IL)
Representative Randy Hultgren (R-IL) will discuss his bill, the Regulatory Sunset and Review Act (H.R. 3068), which wouldimplement a sunset review process for significant regulations—agencies would be required to regularly review significant rules. Thebill would play an important role in reducing the costs imposed on business.
9:45 AM What is the Truth About the Cost of Regulation?
There have been wildly conflicting claims by various organizations, and even the Obama Administration, as to the true number andcost of federal regulations. The panel will examine these claims and separate the myths from the facts. Specifically, the panel willaddress:
10:45 AM Congressional Overview - Ron Eidshaug, Vice PresidentCongressional and Public Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
11:05 AM Division Update - William Kovacs, Senior Vice President Environment, Technology & Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
11:30 AM Adjourn