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AAF Research Finds CFPB Rulemaking Is 3.5 Times Faster Than Other Agencies

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released new research that examines rulemakings by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) since its inception in 2010. The AAF research found that the CFPB is issuing regulations at a rate 3.5 times faster than other federal agencies. The median CFPB rule takes 114 days to complete, compared to 401 days for other federal agencies. The CFPB has imposed $2.8 billion in regulatory costs from just 26 regulations. Additionally, the research finds that the CFPB has an error rate of 25 percent in its rulemakings.

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