Rulemaking

The Committee on Rulemaking considers the procedures that agencies use to promulgate, modify or rescind regulations.

Committee Contacts

Committee Chair
Retired (Former U.S. Department of Transportation Assistant General Counsel for Regulation and Enforcement)
Staff Counsel
202.480.2086
ebremer@acus.gov
Media
202.480.2091
mkindelan@acus.gov

Committee Meetings & Events

Living in a Fishbowl: Stakeholder Outreach and Ex Parte Considerations(Committee on Rulemaking)

October 16, 2014 - 9:00 am EDT
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Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
2837
Living in a Fishbowl: Stakeholder Outreach and Ex Parte Considerations
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October 23, 2014 Committee Meeting(Committee on Rulemaking)

October 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm EDT
Location name: 
Administrative Conference of the United States
2828
October 23, 2014 Committee Meeting
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Committee Research Projects

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The Conference is studying the use of petitions for rulemaking, their potential to improve responsiveness to citizen concerns, and best practices for facilitating submission and guiding agency...

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The Conference studied procedures and best practices for managing ex parte contacts in the informal rulemaking process.  The study examined the propriety of ex parte...

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This project examined how agencies use internet-based technologies, particularly their websites, to support rulemaking activities and improve access to e-rulemaking portals.  It...

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This study focused on the many legal issues that arise in e-Rulemaking, including how agencies may use software to determine that submitted comments are identical or nearly...

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Committee Members

Name Role Organization
Neil R. Eisner Committee Chair, Senior Fellow
Gary D. Bass Public Member Bauman Foundation
Curtis W. Copeland Special Counsel
Elizabeth Dickinson Government Member Food and Drug Administration
Tobias Dorsey Liaison Representative U.S. Sentencing Commission
Cynthia R. Farina Public Member Cornell Law School
Sally Katzen Senior Fellow The Podesta Group; New York University School of Law
Ronald A. Klain Public Member Revolution LLC
Jerry L. Mashaw Public Member Yale Law School
Randolph J. May Public Member Free State Foundation
Elizabeth A.M. McFadden Government Member Department of Education
Nina Mendelson Public Member University of Michigan Law School
Rebecca Orban Liaison Representative Coast Guard
Lee Liberman Otis Public Member Federalist Society
Richard J. Pierce, Jr. Public Member The George Washington University Law School
Teresa Wynn Roseborough Public Member The Home Depot
Jeffrey A. Rosen Public Member Kirkland & Ellis LLP
William B. Schultz Government Member Department of Health and Human Services
Robert A. Shapiro Government Member Department of Labor
Anna W. Shavers Liaison Representative ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice
Carol Ann Siciliano Government Member Environmental Protection Agency
Lon Smith Government Member Internal Revenue Service
Stephen Wood Liaison Representative National Highway Traffic Safety Administration