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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...

This is a guest post by Connor Raso, an Attorney Advisor at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  This post is the result of the author’s independent research and does not necessarily represent the views of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Administrative Conference or its Members, or...

In a previous post, I gave a brief overview of the procedural requirements for informal rulemaking under Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act.  See 5 U.S.C. §...

In a series of posts over the next few weeks, I’ll explore the process federal agencies use to create most federal “rules” or “regulations” (these terms are synonymous) that have the force and effect of law.  See ...

This recommendation, "Rulemaking Comments," passed at the 54th plenary session of the Administrative Conference of the United States, considers a variety of issues related to the comment phase of notice and comment rulemaking that are independent of whether the comments are paper or electronic...