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Office of Management and Budget

A U.S. federal government office charged with preparing the budget and measuring the effectiveness of government programs. It was established in 1970.

Office of Management and Budget

A White House office (www.whitehouse.gov/omb) charged with assisting the president in preparation of the federal budget and supervising its administration. It also evaluates the effectiveness of agency programs,policies,and procedures.

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Irrespective of the President's authority to intervene in an agency's regulatory processes, the assertion has been made that OMB pre-submission reviews routinely politicize what should be an objective, technical rulemaking process.
My "emergency suspension" was based on the fact the the OMB alleged that I had failed to do a prostate exam on two patients when the chart notes on both of these patients clearly demonstrated that the exam had been done.
OMB said pilots were selected based on several criteria, including the potential erosion of in-house capability, insufficient contractor oversight, or the potential for improved performance or cost savings through insourcing.
According to OMB, it proposed the Bulletin as part of an "ongoing
IOM committee chairman Robert Lawrence, a professor of preventive medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, says that, although initial response by OMB and numerous federal agencies to the report has been good, prospects for specific revisions to current efforts and policies are unclear.
In 2005, OMB issued M-05-15, "FY 2005 Reporting Instructions for the Federal Information Security Management Act and Agency Privacy Management" to facilitate FISMA reporting.
OMB basically takes the agency's analyses of the expected economic impacts of regulation as given and monetizes benefits where it can.
The OMB is organized into four major operating components called Resource Management Offices (RMOs).
Chipman examines how the OMB bas applied provincial policies and statutes to decisions where these policies have existed.
4) The second issue was "whether agencies with government-wide acquisition contracts (GWAC) (5) operate their programs consistent with OMB guidance to transfer earnings to the Treasury.
The proposed Wood Products MACT rule was submitted to OMB last October.
The application is on' hold pending an OMB hearing set for May 2002.