ALI Director Richard Revesz Confirmed to OIRA

ALI Director Richard Revesz Confirmed to OIRA

The U.S. Senate has confirmed ALI Director Richard L. Revesz to the position of Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Administrator.

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. He will begin the role of Administrator in January 2023. 

Learn more in the NYU Law announcement.

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