May
15

The Office of the Federal Register: Key to Rejuvenating Regulations.gov

From: Jim Tozzi, Public Member

The Rejuvenation of Regulations.gov

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With respect to institutional residency, consideration should be given to housing Regulations.gov in an existing federal agency which has a mandate far broader than the mere issuance of regulations but instead one whose primary mission is the compilation and dissemination of relevant regulatory information to the public and stakeholders. One agency that might be home to Regulations.gov is the Office of the Federal Register. The Office of the Federal Register has an extensive database on regulatory actions which is constantly increasing and which is under constant change to make the attendant work product more valuable to its readers. The aforementioned databases should be incorporated into Regulations.gov but presently such a wish is a distant hope at best.