OMB Circular A-119 Revisions

The Asset Leadership Network responded with comments on the Federal Register notice submitted by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regarding the revised OMB Circular A-119, “Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities.”

The ALN ardently supports the historically successful public-private partnership in standards development. The ALN believes that the revised Circular’s primary intent to “maximize the reliance by agencies on voluntary consensus standards and reduce to a minimum agency reliance on standards other than voluntary consensus standards, including reliance on government-unique standards” was met. ALN recognizes the significance of the revisions and more clearly defined approach and believes it will support our global and domestic market initiatives sufficiently. ALN agrees with the revisions as submitted.

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ALN Response to Request for Comments on OMB Circular A-119 Revisions