54th Plenary Session

54th Plenary Session
  • June 16, 2011 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
  • June 17, 2011 - 9:00 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC
901 E Street NW, Washington, DC, 20004
June 16, 2011 - 2:00 pm EDT
June 17, 2011 - 9:00 am EDT


Executive Assistant to the Chairman

Research Projects

Recommendation 2011-3 – Compliance Standards for Government Contractor Employees – Personal Conflicts of Interest and Use of Certain Non-Public Information addresses the increasing use of contractors in government and asks the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council to adopt revisions regarding compliance standards for government contractor employees relating to personal conflicts of interest...

Recommendation 2011-1 – Legal Considerations in e-Rulemaking provides guidance on issues that have arisen in light of the change from paper to electronic rulemaking procedures.

Recommendation 2011-2 – Rulemaking Comments recognizes innovations in the commenting process that could promote public participation and improve rulemaking outcomes.

Recommendation 2011-4Agency Use Of Video Hearings: Best Practices And Possibilities For Expansion addresses best practices for the use of video hearings by federal government agencies with high volume case loads as a means of reducing caseload backlog and conducting more efficient adjudication.