Guidance Documents

Interpretive Rules in Practice

A new ACUS recommendation on interpretive rules largely aligns with a prior one on policy statements.

Making Guidance Available to the Public

ACUS recommends agencies take steps to make their guidance more accessible.

Prioritizing Accessibility and Clarity in Agency Actions

Scholars analyze ACUS recommendations addressing public access to guidance, ALJ hiring procedures, and interpretive rules.

The Value of the CRA for Agency Guidance

The Congressional Review Act restores notions of separation of powers and empowers private parties affected by regulation.

OMB’s New Approach to Agency Guidance Documents

Research fellow argues that a recent OMB memo could improve regulatory lawmaking.