This page includes tools to improve the participation of small entities in the rulemaking process.
The Department has prepared its draft preliminary plan for its publicly posting its "Regulatory Enforcement and Compliance Data" in response to the President's memorandum of January 18, 2011.
This page includes a glossary of key terms that relate to the effects of rulemaking.
Guidance for Implementing EO 12866 - Regulation Planning and Review
Further Amendment to Executive Order 12866 on Regulatory Planning and Review
Amending Executive Order 12866 on Regulatory Planning and Review Notice of February 26, 2002— Continuation of the National Emergency Relating to Cuba and of the Emergency Authority Relating to the Regulation of the Anchorage and Movement of Vessels VerDate
U.S. Trade Standards
Categorical exclusions (CEs) are actions which meet the definition contained in 40 CFR 1508.4, and, based on past experience with similar actions, do not involve significant environmental impacts.
PROCEDURES FOR CONSIDERING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS
Committee Management Policy and Procedures