Recommendation 2013-5, “Social Media in Rulemaking,” provides guidance to agencies on whether, how, and when social media might be used both lawfully and effectively to support rulemaking activities.
This is the first draft report for the Ex Parte Communications in Informal Rulemaking Project. It will be considered by the Committee on Rulemaking during the meetings scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
This draft recommendation, Ex Parte Communications in Informal Rulemaking, will be discussed at the Committee on Rulemaking's April 10, 2014 meeting.
This is the final report for the Ex Parte Communications in Informal Rulemaking Project for consideration at the 60th Plenary Session, to be held June 5-6, 2014.
This outline was prepared by the Administrative Conference's consultants on the Petitions for Rulemaking Project, the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law, under the direction of Jason A. Schwartz and Professor Richard L. Revesz.
Comments on the outline are welcome and will be most useful if received by June 2, 2014. Please submit comments through the "...
This Proposed Recommendation on "Ex Parte" Communications in Informal Rulemaking was approved by the Committee on Rulemaking and will be considered by the Assembly at the 60th Plenary Session on June 5-6, 2014.
This redline shows proposed amendments to the Ex Parte Communications in Informal Rulemaking Recommendation for consideration at the 60th Plenary Session.
Recommendation 2014-4, "'Ex Parte' Communications in Informal Rulemaking," provides guidance and best practices to agencies for managing "ex parte" communications between agency personnel and nongovernmental interested persons regarding the substance of informal rulemaking proceedings conducted under 5 U.S.C. § 553.
This memorandum for heads of departments and agencies was issued by the White House on March 4, 1995. It is cited in Recommendation 2014-4, "Ex Parte" Communications in Informal Rulemaking.