formal rulemaking

Definition of "formal rulemaking"
  1. It is a process where a government agency creates rules using structured methods. This includes having an official hearing, keeping a record of the proceedings, and following the guidelines under sections 556 and 557 of the Administrative Procedure Act
How to use "formal rulemaking" in a sentence
  1. The Environmental Protection Agency is utilizing formal rulemaking procedures to implement new carbon emission standards.
  2. Following the formal rulemaking process, the Department of Education announced revised guidelines for Federal Student Aid programs.
  3. The Federal Communications Commission, through formal rulemaking, established new broadcasting standards.

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