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Federal Agency Conformity Assessment

ANSI statement: "Give a preference for using voluntary consensus conformity assessment related standards, guides and recommendations in their operations” and “consider leveraging the activities and results of other governmental agency and private sector programs in lieu of creating government-unique programs or to enhance the effectiveness of proposed new and existing conformity assessment."

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Federal Agency Conformity Assessment

March 26, 2020
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NIST Headquarters / Gaithersburg, Maryland

The National Institute of Standards and Technology requests comments on proposed revisions to regulations updating policy guidance on Federal agency use of conformity assessment that reflects advancement in conformity assessment concepts, and the evolution in Federal agency strategies and coordination in using and relying on conformity assessment.

The provisions are solely intended to be used as guidance for agencies in their use and reliance on conformity assessment to meet agency requirements and do not preempt the agency authority and responsibility to make decisions authorized by statute or required in establishing regulatory, procurement, or programmatic activities.

Federal Register: Guidance on Federal Conformity Assessment Activities


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ANSI Blog: NIST Guidance on Federal Agency Conformity Assessment Activities

 

 

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