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Citing the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, SPI maintained that the action would impose an undue paperwork burden on the plastics industry, while providing no significant protection against terrorism.
No" on the Small Business Paperwork Reduction Act Amendments of 1999;
The 1995 Paperwork Reduction Act, which took effect on Oct.
Violates the Paperwork Reduction Act and the Regulatory Flexibility Act because it imposes an unjustified regulatory burden on small physician practices.
In 1980 and 1995 Congress passed the Paperwork Reduction Act.
before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform and Paperwork Reduction of the House Small Business Committee.
Included were support of the Small Business Paperwork Reduction Act Amendments, support for a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds vote in the House and Senate before taxes could be raised by more than an insignificant amount, and support for the Financial Freedom Act.
An additional reason these amendments to the current law are needed is that federal agencies have not been doing their job under the 1995 Paperwork Reduction Act.
It found that 44 percent of the sites surveyed collect personally identifiable information, and only 35 percent of those notify the user how such information will be used or under what authority it is requested, even though that is often required by such laws as the Privacy Act of 1974 and the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
The Paperwork Reduction Act, downsizing and streamlining mandates, and executive branch attention to making government "leaner and meaner" reflect current federal initiatives intended to reduce the size of government and at the same time make it more efficient and effective.
No amount of paperwork reduction can make up for the proposed gutting of housing and transit and job training programs.
In 1980, Congress passed the Paperwork Reduction Act, which directed agencies to cut costs wherever possible by using advanced electronic technology to collect, maintain, and disseminate information.