MDA is making progress to cut red tape

Goal: Eliminate 1,572 regulatory restrictions* for MDA

27 regulatory restrictions targeted - 2%

The Department is reviewing all rules by May 2018

*The term “regulatory restriction” applies to restrictive or prohibitive words that occur in regulatory text, including “shall,” “must,” “may not,” “prohibited,” and “required.” Regulatory restrictions are an objective way to quantify regulatory impacts, and Missouri departments are using restrictions to track progress throughout the review process. For more information on regulatory restrictions, please visit

**Comments received by departments are updated on a rolling basis.