Petitions for Rulemaking (Recommendations)

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For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-86-6

 

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...

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

This proposed recommendation on Petitions for Rulemaking will be considered by the Assembly at the 61st Plenary Session on December 4-5, 2014.

Under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), federal agencies are required to “give . . . interested person[s] the right to petition for the issuance, amendment, or repeal of a rule.”[1]  The statute generally does not establish procedures agencies must observe in connection with petitions for rulemaking.  It does, however, require...