Reg Map: Step Two


Step Two
Determination Whether a Rule Is Needed

Administrative Procedure Act Provisions
Under the Administrative Procedure Act provisions that are included as part of the Freedom of Information Act at 5 U.S.C. 552, agencies are required to publish in the Federal Register:
  • Substantive rules of general applicability
  • Interpretive rules
  • Statements of general policy
  • Rules of procedure
  • Information about forms
  • Information concerning agency organization and methods of operation

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