by clicking on the page. A slider will appear, allowing you to adjust your zoom level. Return to the original size by clicking on the page again.
the page around when zoomed in by dragging it.
the zoom using the slider on the top right.
by clicking on the zoomed-in page.
by entering text in the search field and click on "In This Issue" or "All Issues" to search the current issue or the archive of back issues respectively.
by clicking on thumbnails to select pages, and then press the print button.
this publication and page.
displays a table of sections with thumbnails and descriptions.
displays thumbnails of every page in the issue. Click on a page to jump.
allows you to browse through every available issue.
FCW : February 2013
BackStory 42 February 2013 FCW.COM Sources: "Sourcebook of United States Executive Agencies" by David E. Lewis and Jennifer L. Selin, Vanderbilt University, December 2012 How to keep OMB out of your business Budget planning and PortfolioStat sessions have their place, but technology leaders seeking a bit less structure do have an option: jump to an agency that s exempt from Of ce of Management and Budget review. Here are those that, for better or worse, are em- powered to go their own way. For an interactive chart with additional details, go to FCW.com. Talking to Congress Rulemaking Budget Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. Legal Services Corp. State Justice Institute U.S. Institute of Peace Rules Federal Communications Commission Federal Maritime Commission Federal Trade Commission Mine Safety and Health Review Commission National Labor Relations Board Nuclear Regulatory Commission Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Postal Regulatory Commission Congress Farm Credit Administration National Credit Union Administration Of ce of Special Counsel Small Business Administration s Of ce of Advocacy Budget and Congress Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Federal Election Commission Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Merit Systems Protection Board National Transportation Safety Board Railroad Retirement Board Rules and Congress Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Federal Housing Finance Agency U.S. International Trade Commission Budget, Rules and Congress Commodity Futures Trading Commission Consumer Product Safety Commission Federal Reserve Board Securities and Exchange Commission Fifteen agencies are exempted from submitting all regulatory actions to the administrator of OMB s Of ce of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Statutory law exempts 17 agencies from submitting testimony and other congressional communications to OMB for coordination and clearance. Budget planning Statutory law requires 15 agencies to submit their budgets directly to Congress without OMB review. Not all agencies are subject to the same review
March 15, 2013