FOR THE PRESIDENTS MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
D. Graham, Ph.D. Administrator
Small Business Paperwork Relief Act
On June 28, 2002, the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act (SBPRA) was enacted
as Public Law 107-198 (attached). This law, which amended the Paperwork
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), imposes certain requirements on the Office
of Management and Budget (OMB) and on Federal agencies. The Office of Information
and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) has prepared the attached question and answer
document to assist agencies in understanding their obligations under the
Please note that the statute requires each agency to submit an initial regulatory
enforcement report to Congress by December 31, 2003, which will cover that
agencys activities in fiscal year 2003.
Please share this memorandum and the two attachments with the appropriate
program managers within your agency.