Director Revesz Receives Committee Approval

Director Revesz Receives Committee Approval

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has approved the nomination of ALI Director Richard L. Revesz for the position of Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Administrator. Next, Director Revesz’s nomination will go to the full Senate for a vote.

OIRA is a statutory part of the Office of Management and Budget within the Executive Office of the President. It is the central authority for the review of Executive Branch regulations, approval of Government information collections, establishment of Government statistical practices, and coordination of Federal privacy policy. The office is led by the OIRA Administrator, who is appointed by the President and confirmed by the United States Senate.

Revesz is a leading expert on environmental policy and regulation. He is the AnBryce Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at New York University School of Law. He founded, and led for more than a decade, the Institute for Policy Integrity, a think tank and advocacy organization that promotes desirable climate change and environmental policies.

Revesz was elected to The American Law Institute in 1991 and has served as the Institute’s Director since 2014.

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