Midnight Rules

Project: Midnight Rules

Recommendation 2012-2, “Midnight Rules,” addresses several issues raised by the publication of rules in the final months of a presidential administration. The recommendation offers a number of proposals for limiting the practice of issuing midnight rules by incumbent administrations and enhancing the powers of incoming administrations to review midnight rules.

Citation:

77 Fed. Reg. 47,802 (Aug. 10, 2012).