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Tip of the Costberg project on the cost of federal regulation: Wayne Crews -- www.tenthousandcommandments.com

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The Total Annual Cost of Federal Regulation

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(Enacted rules, billions of $)

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AgencyOMB ClassificationsGAO Basis

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or SectorLegacy Costs &CostsIndep AgencyIndependentCrews ModsDetail: See text, and note the following charts from

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Totals"Social"BenefitsOnlyPaperworkAgencies& SupplementsTip of the Costberg

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Baseline

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Legacy "Economic": Scale-down of OMB373.00bit.ly/Ob80ITTotal Annual Costs of Regs as of Sept 30, 2001 According to OMB

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International trade restrictions7.80

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OMB Major rules w/ unavailable costs, placeholder15.00

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Treasury/taxation paperwork costs300.00

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Legacy "Other Social" OMB costs$30.568bit.ly/Ob80IT

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726.368

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Executive Agencies

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Dept. of AgricultureUSDA per OMB C&B Reports 2002-present$1.666bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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USDA per OMB, costs only0.016bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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USDA paperwork in excess of OMB3.37bit.ly/MKK0KVExecutive Agency Paperwork Burdens

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Sugar programs4.00

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9.050

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Dept. of CommerceDoC per OMB, costs only0.129bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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DoC paperwork in excess of OMB1.67bit.ly/MKK0KVExecutive Agency Paperwork Burdens

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1.801

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Dept. of EducationDep't of Ed. per OMB, costs only0.246

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Dep't of Ed. paperwork in excess of OMB2.79bit.ly/MKK0KVExecutive Agency Paperwork Burdens

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3.032

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Dept. of EnergyDoE per OMB C&B Reports 2002-present$9.089bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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9.089

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Dept. of Health

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& Human ServicesHHS per OMB C&B Reports 2002-present$7.311bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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HHS per OMB, costs only2.805bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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HHS paperwork in excess of OMB2.00bit.ly/MKK0KVExecutive Agency Paperwork Burdens

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Health Services Regulation:

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Facilities24.50

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Professionals24.90

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Insurance56.90

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Food and Drug Administration49.00

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Medical Tort11.40

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166.695

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act6.00

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184.811

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Dept. of Homeland

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SecurityDHS per OMB C&B Reports 2002-present$0.122bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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DHS per OMB, costs only14.209bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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Crews-compiled supplemental41.00bit.ly/NrR030Estimate of the Annual Cost of Homeland Security Regulation

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55.331

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Dept. of Housing

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& Urban Dev.HUD per OMB C&B Reports 2002-present$1.088bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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HUD per OMB, costs only0.739

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1.827

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Dept. of the InteriorDoI per OMB, costs only0.307bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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DoI paperwork in excess of OMB0.09bit.ly/MKK0KVExecutive Agency Paperwork Burdens

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Endangered Species3.00

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Restrictions on Energy Access and Permitting1.8

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5.197

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Dept of JusticeDoJ per OMB C&B Reports 2002-present$1.253bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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1.253

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Dept. of LaborLabor pre-2001 per OMB$26.4

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DoL per OMB C&B Reports 2002-present6.187bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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DoL per OMB, costs only, 2002-pres.0.500bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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Workplace regulations (Johnson $115.3

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net of OMB $26.4)88.90

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121.987

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Dept of TransportationTransportation pre-2001 per OMB$25.01

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DoT per OMB C&B Reports 2002-present19.458bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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DoT per OMB, costs only, 2002-pres.0.057bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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CAFÉ per OMB (EPA & DoT)$6.401bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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Auto emissions & safety, excess of OMB 20018.30

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Railroading?

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Airlines5.00

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64.226

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Dept. of the TreasuryDoT per OMB, costs only, 2002-pres.1.320bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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1.320

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Environmental

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Protection Agency

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EPA historical per OMB$236.213bit.ly/Ob80IT and

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EPA per OMB C&B Reports 2002-present36.04bit.ly/M607qgMajor Rule Annual Cost Detail, OMB Costs and Benefits Reports, FY2002-present

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EPA per OMB, costs only, 2002-present0.745bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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EPA OMB-based subtotal:

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$272.99676

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Ethanol (corn)30.00

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Ethanol, global health impact placeholder48.00

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Numeric Nutrient Criteria water rules in FL2.00

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352.997

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U.S. Access BoardATBCB per OMB, costs only, 2002-pres.0.851bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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(ATBCB)0.851

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Federal Acquisition RegFAR per OMB, costs only, 2002-pres.0.174bit.ly/MjdDCjAnnual Costs of Untabulated Major Rules Reviewed at OMB - by Dep't or Agency

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FAR paperwork1.1823bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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1.356

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Independent Agency and Other Sectoral Regulatory Costs

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Antitrust 2.34bit.ly/Ob80ITCosts of U.S. Antitrust Regulation

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2.34

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Federal CommunicationsFCC paperwork2.0188bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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CommissionTelecommunications114.56

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Net neutralty order25.00

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141.5788

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Financial ServicesFinacial-related Independent Agencies

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Federal Reserve System, 09-pres0.454bit.ly/SQxSLiAnnual Costs of Independent Agency Rulemakings

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Commodity Futures Trading Comm., 09-pres1.1665bit.ly/SQxSLiAnnual Costs of Independent Agency Rulemakings

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Securities & Exchange Commission, 09-pres2.6098bit.ly/SQxSLiAnnual Costs of Independent Agency Rulemakings

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Securities & Exchange Commission, paperwork12.65215bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. paperwork0.3234bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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Securities industry, various rules, 09-pres12.75

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Sarbanes-Oxley placeholder

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Sarbanes Oxley Section 40435.00AeA (http://www.bridgebay.com/Seminar2005PDFs/SarbanesOxleyUpdate.pdf)

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Sarbanes Oxley Section 40410.00Stepdown of Simon Grad. School/U. of Rochester study

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Dodd-Frank placeholderSelected elements of Financial Services Roundtable "Cumulative Weight"

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Electricity cost increases5.30

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Gasoline price increases2.00

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Borrowing cost increases10.00

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Debit Card Interchange Fees & Routing10.00

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Conflict minerals provisioins0.21

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102.463

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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Paperwork0.336bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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0.336

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Federal Trade Commission Paperwork2.8518bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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2.8518

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Consumer Product Safety Commission0.1929bit.ly/SQxSLiAnnual Costs of Independent Agency Rulemakings

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0.193

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Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionEEOC per OMB, costs only0.246

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0.1215bit.ly/SQxSLiAnnual Costs of Independent Agency Rulemakings

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0.122

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission0.03865bit.ly/SQxSLiAnnual Costs of Independent Agency Rulemakings

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Paperwork0.37555bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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0.414

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E-gov paperwork0.37975bit.ly/MEftCc

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0.380

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NASA paperwork0.10675bit.ly/MEftCc

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NSF paperwork0.23135bit.ly/MEftCc

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0.231

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Small Business Administration Paperwork0.0425bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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0.043

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Social Security Administration Paperwork1.064bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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1.064

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Privacy regulation1.00

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1.000

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Immigration restrictions12

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12.000

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OMB total, legacy social costs$318.191

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OMB total w/ costs & benefts, 2001 - present$88.61

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OMB total w/costs only, 2001-present$22.34

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Independent agencies paperwork total$21.56bit.ly/MEftCcIndependent Agency Paperwork Burdens

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Independent agencies compliance total4.58335bit.ly/SQxSLiAnnual Costs of Independent Agency Rulemakings

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Other Crews incremental. total$1,350.57

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Total Cost of Regulation, 2012$1,805.86

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Check total via column "C":1,805.510

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Notes

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Compiled by Wayne Crews. All data and sources subject to change at author's discretion.