Title 5

SECTION 2611.301

2611.301 Designation of significant guidance documents.

§ 2611.301 Designation of significant guidance documents.

(a) Designation of significant guidance documents. The Director will submit proposed guidance documents to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget to determine whether the guidance document is a significant guidance document, as defined in § 2611.102, in the same fashion used to determine whether a rulemaking undertaken pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 553 is significant for purposes of Executive Order 12866.

(b) Compliance with applicable Executive Orders. Significant guidance documents will demonstrate compliance with the applicable requirements for regulations or rules, including significant regulatory actions, set forth in Executive Order 12866, Executive Order 13563, Executive Order 13609, Executive Order 13771, and Executive Order 13777.

(c) Issuance of significant guidance documents. Significant guidance documents will be approved by the Director, or by an official who is serving as Director in an acting capacity, on a non-delegable basis.