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Recommendation 2011-1 – Legal Considerations in e-Rulemaking addresses legal issues associated with e-rulemaking and recommends best practices in dealing with them.  These include whether agencies can require electronic filing, how they should address copyright and privacy concerns, whether and under what framework they can solicit comments through social media, and...


Recommendation 2011-2 – Rulemaking Comments addresses certain best practices for agencies to consider in conducting the “comment” aspect of traditional notice-and-comment rulemaking under the Administrative Procedure Act. The recommendation addresses a possible minimum period for comments, standards for extension of the comment period, availability of comments to the...