VA Significant Guidance Documents
VA maintains a list of Significant Guidance Documents as required by the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) "Final Bulletin for Agency Good Guidance Practices, 07-02, January 18, 2007".
Purpose and Definitions:
OMB established good guidance practices to ensure that guidance documents of executive branch departments and agencies are
- developed with appropriate review and public participation,
- accessible and transparent to the public,
- of high quality, and
- not improperly treated as legally binding requirements.
Among other things, OMB has directed agencies to develop procedures for creating, issuing, and using significant guidance documents and economically significant guidance documents.