Petitions for Rulemaking (Recommendations)

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The Administrative Procedure Act (APA) requires each federal agency to give interested persons the right to petition for the issuance, amendment, or repeal of a rule, 5 U.S.C. § 553(e). The APA also requires that agencies conclude matters presented to them within a reasonable time, 5 U.S.C. § 555(b), and give prompt notice of the denial of actions...

This draft recommendation on Petitions for Rulemaking will be considered by the Committee on Rulemaking at its October 23, 2014 public meeting.