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Today’s edition of Federal Register contains yet another discrete example of how Recommendation 2011-5, Incorporation by Reference has encouraged expanded availability of copyrighted documents that have or may be incorporated by reference in federal regulations.  This...

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently introduced a new online tool, “eRegulations,” designed to make agency regulations easier to understand.  The pilot project uses CFPB's Electronic Fund Transfers rule (Regulation E), 12 C.F.R. Part 1005, as an example.  According to the...

The Assembly of the Administrative Conference of the United States today adopted two recommendations regarding FACA and Agency Innovations in Rulemaking. Review the debate and discussion on Twitter: www.twitter.com/acusgov #acusrecs. The Federal Advisory Committee Act — Innovations and Reform: This recommendation concerns FACA and...

The full Conference of the Administrative Conference of the United States today passed an eRulemaking Recommendation with amendments. Among other issues, the recommendation, "Legal Considerations in e-Rulemaking," provides guidance to agencies on a variety of legal...

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 identical or nearly identical, and whether agencies can (and should) destroy paper copies of comments...

Chairman Paul R. Verkuil joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris this morning to discuss the Administrative Conference's priorities, goals, membership, ...

Listen to the Chairman's interview with Andrew Langer on Liberty Line's "Legal Wednesday" here.  The Chairman discussed the Ellis Island Special Master Case, what it takes to successfully rejuvenate the Administrative Conference,...