The Committee on Rulemaking will meet to consider a draft report and recommendations addressing the policy and legal issues that arise when agencies use social media to support rulemaking activities. The consultant for this project is Professor Michael Herz of Cardozo School of Law. Professor Herz's draft report, along with other documents related to the Social Media Project, will be posted here ahead of the meeting.
March 25, 2013 Committee Meeting
Recommendation 2013-5 – Social Media in Rulemaking addresses the various policy and legal issues agencies face when using social media in rulemaking. The study examined whether and when agencies should use social media to support rulemaking activities. It also seeks to identify relevant issues, define applicable legal and policy constraints on agency action, resolve legal uncertainty to the greatest extent...