Improving Coordination of Related Agency Responsibilities

  • Recommendation number: 2012-5
  • Adopted on: June 15, 2012
  • Publication Date: June 15, 2012
  • Committees: Collaborative Governance

Recommendation 2012-5 addresses the problem of overlapping and fragmented procedures associated with assigning multiple agencies similar or related functions, or dividing authority among agencies. The recommendation proposes some reforms aimed at improving coordination of agency policymaking, including joint rulemaking, interagency agreements, agency consultation provisions, and tracking and evaluating the effectiveness of coordination initiatives.


77 Fed. Reg. 47,810 (Aug. 10, 2012).