Types of Rulemaking
Learn about the various types of rulemaking in which an agency may engage, including informal, formal, hybrid, negotiated, and direct final rulemaking.
As you know, administrative agencies may promulgate rules to create law and policy. The Administrative Procedure Act (APA) sets forth the rulemaking procedures that agencies may use to promulgate a rule, including informal, formal, hybrid, negotiated, and direct final rulemaking. Today, we’ll be discussing the types of rulemaking that agencies may use when promulgating rules.
The most common type of rulemaking used by agencies is informal rulemaking, also known as “notice-and-comment”...