Questions tagged [rulemaking]

In administrative law, rule-making refers to the process that executive and independent agencies use to create, or promulgate, regulations. In general, legislatures first set broad policy mandates by passing statutes, then agencies create more detailed regulations through rulemaking.

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Linking FCC documents from ECFS to the Federal Register

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) publishes documents from rulemakings on its Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS). These documents include filings from 3rd parties as well as FCC-...
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Given a federal agency, what can I expect to find on the regulations.gov API?

As an example, I'm very interested in working with rulemaking data from the FCC. Because the FCC is an independent agency, I've heard that its publishing requirements are different from non-...