FAIR Act

BBG and FAIR Act

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is a federal agency with management oversight for all civilian U.S. international broadcasting operations of the United States Government.

The Broadcasting Board of Governors submits an annual inventory of both inherently governmental and commercial activities to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act of 1998 (P.L 105-270) and OMB Circular A-76 policy.

Review and Publication:  In accordance with Section 2 of the FAIR Act, OMB will review the Agency’s inherently and commercial activities inventory and consult with the BBG regarding its content.  After this review is completed, OMB will publish a notice in the Federal Register stating that the inventory is available to the public.  Once the notice is published, the BBG will transmit a copy of the detailed Inherently and Commercial Activities Inventory to Congress and make the materials available to the public through the Agency’s website: FY 2013 FAIR ACT.

For challenges and appeals please refer to the Agency’s policy on FAIR Act challenges and appeals.