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EEOC's Final Plan for Retrospective Review of Significant Regulations

Per Executive Order 13563, 76 Fed. Reg. 3821 (Jan. 21, 2011), the EEOC developed a Final Plan for Retrospective Review of Significant Regulations, consistent with legal requirements and EEOC's resources and regulatory priorities. In January 2014, the EEOC submitted an updated plan to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) projecting the agency's retrospective regulatory review activities through 2023. In July 2014, the EEOC submitted an status report to the Office of Management and Budget, projecting the agency's retrospective regulatory review activities through 2016.

The EEOC's mission is to stop and remedy unlawful employment discrimination. Its regulatory program supports effective enforcement of seven employment nondiscrimination laws:

Public Input on EEOC's Final Plan for Retrospective Review

On March 8, 2011, the EEOC first sought public comments on the design of a Preliminary Plan for Retrospective Review of Significant Regulations (Preliminary Plan). EEOC received 50 comments between March and May 2011.

On June 6, 2011, the EEOC posted its Preliminary Plan and solicited public comments. EEOC received 28 comments between May and August 2011.

EEOC received 14 comments between August 2011 and July 2014.

The EEOC updated its responses to retrospective regulatory review comments in January 2014 and July 2014.

The EEOC continues to accept public comments on the retrospective review of EEOC's regulations. Please submit public comments to public.comments.regulatoryreview@eeoc.gov.

Your comments may be disclosed to the public. While private or personally identifying information will be redacted, please do not include any information in submitted comments that you would not want made public.