Regulatory Accountability Act

The Regulatory Accountability Act and the Obsolescence of Formal Rulemaking

Administrative agencies should not be required to use a process that has been obsolete for decades.

A Wolf in Sheep’s Skin

The Early Participation in Regulations Act will further complicate the rulemaking process.

Giving the Platypus of Formal Rulemaking a Second Look, Again

Legal scholar reexamines the formal rulemaking process in response to criticism.

Assessing the Regulatory Accountability Act

Scholars debate the merits and drawbacks of the recently proposed Regulatory Accountability Act, which would dramatically reform the rulemaking process.

Requiring Formal Rulemaking Is a Thinly Veiled Attempt to Halt Regulation

Regulatory reform bill’s public hearing requirement will hinder agencies’ attempts to regulate.

The Regulatory Accountability Act Is a Model of Bipartisan Reform

Recent bill would provide much-needed change to the most prominent source of U.S. administrative law.

Looking More Closely at the Platypus of Formal Rulemaking

Legal scholar argues that the oft-criticized formal rulemaking process has virtues in proper settings.

Ditch the Flawed Legislative Proposal to Police Agency Communications

Provisions of the Senate’s Regulatory Accountability Act would do more harm than good.

A Good Effort, with One Glaring Flaw

Regulatory reform bill’s requirement of oral evidentiary hearings for rulemakings may prove to be ineffective.

House Committee Holds Hearing on the Regulatory Accountability Act

Witnesses testify on merits of imposing statutory cost-benefit requirements on rulemaking.