|Federal Rulemaking Process||Associated Documents|
The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviews only significant rules, and does not review any rules submitted by independent regulatory agencies.
Adapted from Carey, Maeve P. The Federal Rulemaking Process: An Overview. RL32240. Congressional Research Service. June 17, 2013, p. 2; and from Federal Regulations and the Rulemaking Process, Congressional Research Service. CRS In Focus. November 26, 2014.
1. Statutes are published in the United States Statutes at Large.
3. Follow OMB/OIRA (Office of Management and Budget's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs) review at reginfo.gov.
4. Notices of proposed rules are published in the Federal Register.
5. Public comments are available at regulations.gov.
7. Follow OMB/OIRA (Office of Management and Budget's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs) review at reginfo.gov.
8. Final rules are published in the Federal Register. ("The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) [...] is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government." (FDsys))
10. The GAO maintains a list of congressional resolutions of disapproval.
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR):
Title 40 pertains to Protection of the Environment.
Title 50 pertains to Wildlife and Fisheries.
United States Code (USC):
Title 16 pertains to Conservation.
82 FR 39762 (2017):
"NMFS is publishing its draft List of Foreign Fisheries (LOFF) for 2017, as required by the regulations implementing the Fish and Fish Product Import Provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The draft LOFF reflects available information on marine mammal interactions in commercial fisheries exporting fish and fish products to the United States."
50 CFR §230.1 (2016):
"The purpose of the regulations in this part is to implement the Whaling Convention Act (16 U.S.C. 916 et seq.) by prohibiting whaling except for aboriginal subsistence whaling allowed by the International Whaling Commission."
50 CFR §648.4 (2016):
AUTHORITY: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.
"To possess or land up to 200 lb (90.7 kg) of shucked or 25 bu (8.81 hL) inshell scallops per trip, or to possess up to 50 bu (17.6 hL) seaward of the VMS demarcation line in the NGOM Scallop Management Area, a vessel must have been issued a Northern Gulf of Maine LAGC scallop permit (NGOM scallop permit)"
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A Title , in this case, is a "subdivision of a statute or code". (Black's Law Dictionary)
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