The Office of the Federal Register has missed an opportunity to ensure meaningful public access to over 9,000 government regulations.
Incremental steps balancing open government with private copyright strike the right chord.
Commentators assess final rule on how agencies incorporate private standards into public regulations.
Private certification may better achieve regulatory goals than governments and regulatory agencies.
Public access to regulations takes center stage at congressional hearing.
The Regulatory Review features continuing debate on “incorporation by reference” after OFR responds to recent petition.
The Regulatory Review features an examination of “incorporation by reference” by legal experts on regulation and administrative law.