Meredith Fuchs serves as the General Counsel for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Fuchs came to the CFPB from the U.S. House of Representatives, where she served as Chief Investigative Counsel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The Administrative Conference turns 50 this year. The Conference officially came into being on August 30, 1964, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Administrative Conference Act (Public Law 88-499) and established the agency. Now, 50 years later, we are still dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research.
The 60th Plenary Session was held on June 5-6, 2014. The Assembly adopted four recommendations: Resolving FOIA Disputes Through Targeted ADR Strategies, Government in the Sunshine Act, Guidance in the Rulemaking Process, and "Ex Parte" Communications in Informal Rulemaking.
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