There’s nothing I can think of that’s more antithetical to democracy than prohibiting government from asking for feedback from its citizens besides, maybe, prohibiting them from actually voting. Though there’s a case to be made that citizens providing feedback on actual policy is just as important than who they elect.
This law doesn’t govern over “forms” it governs over “information collections.” From tweets to RFPs to Facebook posts, to regulatory questions. Want to make a form that asks developers to report bugs in datasets? Forget it. Inside of your government it empowers the “culture of no.” After just a few months of working on the inside, it kills your ambition to actually talk to customers, and instead encourages your government to operate blindly.
The Paperwork Reduction Act sounds great, but seriously hampers democracy and would never be acceptable in any business that cares about its customers.