Reg Map: Drafting Requirements
Drafting Requirements for Rulemaking Documents
Regulatory Planning and Review (E.O. 12866)
Rulemaking documents must comply with the specified regulatory philosophy and principles of regulation.
Civil Justice Reform
Rulemaking documents must be written in clear language designed to help reduce litigation.
Presidential Memorandum on Plain Language
(63 FR 31885)
Rulemaking documents must comply with plain language principles.
Rulemaking documents must comply with the Federal Register regulations (1 CFR). Additional guidance and requirements are contained in the Federal Register's Document Drafting Handbook.
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