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Budgetary Impact Analysis for Executive Order Entitled “Improving Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the Department of Veterans Affairs”

May 11, 2017

Statement from OMB Director Mick Mulvaney:

Budgetary Impact Analysis for Executive Order Entitled
“Improving Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the Department of Veterans Affairs”

This executive order directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to create an Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Implementing this executive order would have a de minimis impact on costs and revenues to the Federal Government. The benefits of this executive order include ensuring the Secretary of Veterans Affairs has all possible tools to root out bad employees and recruit, reward, and retain good employees. Implementing this executive order would have a de minimis impact on mandatory and discretionary obligations and outlays, as well as on revenues to the Federal Government, in the 5-fiscal year period beginning in fiscal year 2017. The agency anticipated to be impacted by this executive order is the Department of Veterans Affairs.