Administrative Fix Blog

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 16, 2011 - 3:44 pm EDT

The full Conference of the Administrative Conference of the United States today passed an eRulemaking Recommendation with amendments. Among other issues, the recommendation, "...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 14, 2011 - 4:49 pm EDT

On June 16 and 17, the Administrative Conference of the United States will host its 54th Plenary Session.

At our plenary session in December, the Conference was just getting restarted.  The Conference voted on one...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 14, 2011 - 3:53 pm EDT

More and more of the federal government's work is now being done by federal contractors, rather than by federal employees, but contractors' employees are subject to much less ethics regulation than government employees.  This recommendation suggests that the FAR Council (which oversees the...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 13, 2011 - 8:40 am EDT

Today, both the notice and the comments in a rulemaking proceeding may be electronic. This recommendation provides guidance to agencies on a variety of legal issues that arise from the advent of e-Rulemaking, such as how agencies may use software to determine that submitted comments are...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on May 20, 2011 - 1:32 pm EDT

ACUS is seeking proposals for two new projects in addition to the Midnight Rules study. They are review of the Congressional Review Act (CRA)...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on May 16, 2011 - 2:17 pm EDT

The Administrative Conference is soliciting proposals for its Midnight Rules project. Proposals are due close of business on May 31, 2011 to jsiegel@acus.gov. ...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on May 16, 2011 - 10:22 am EDT

By Susan E. Dudley, Director, GW Regulatory Studies Center, ACUS Public Member

The Office of Information and...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on April 26, 2011 - 12:14 pm EDT

Please visit ACUSgov.ideascale.com and add to the conversation:

"Regulations.gov is only configured for desktops and laptops; the screen is not smartphone friendly. A mobile-friendly site would lower...

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