Office of Communications Business Opportunities
Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA)—Analyses and Certifications
(5 U.S.C. §§ 601, 603-09, 611) OCBO implements the FCC’s RFA compliance.
Reviews 100 (+) Bureau and Office RFA analyses and certifications in
Conducts agency-wide training—most recently for 263 rule writers.
Coordinates issues with the SBA Office of Advocacy.
Assists Bureaus and Offices in describing industry small entities, using
census data and size standards as criteria.
Guides Bureaus and Offices to consider rulemaking alternatives to
lessen the burden on small entities (RFA memo in Agenda Handbook).