A new ACUS recommendation on interpretive rules largely aligns with a prior one on policy statements.
ACUS sets out new recommendations for agency hiring of ALJs.
ACUS recommends agencies take steps to make their guidance more accessible.
Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations addressing public access to guidance, ALJ hiring procedures, and interpretive rules.
Agencies should work to expand public engagement efforts beyond notice and comment.
ACUS’s recommendation on recusal could improve federal agency adjudication.
Guidance from ACUS could help agencies navigate partnerships with the private sector.
The Administrative Conference of the United States recommends greater transparency about agency procedure.
Implementing ACUS recommendations would enhance access to rulemaking materials.
Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations to improve efficiency, public access, and transparency in agency procedures.
Over the last two years, OIRA has made many positive contributions to the administrative state.
Agencies can benefit from using digital technology to manage case files.