Chairman Paul R. Verkuil recently discussed the Administrative Conference's mission, vision and goals with Eric Pesola, of the William and Mary News. The Chairman, a former William and Mary President, discussed current Conference projects, and provided highlights from the 53rd Plenary Session - to include a swearing-in ceremony with Justice Scalia and the passing of Recommendation 2010-1 regarding Regulatory Preemption.
“One interesting project involves technology’s transformative effects onto government regulation,” says Verkuil. “Anyone can submit documents electronically, unlike the old days, when everything was submitted in paper. A rulemaking file would exist in the agency’s office or docket room, and if you weren’t living in Washington, you wouldn’t have access to it.”
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Next week, the Chairman will participate in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce-hosted panel on March 22, 2011 regarding the regulatory process.