Check out these free regulations trackers at RegInfo.gov and Regulations.gov. RegInfo.gov provides reliable, transparent information about regulations under development to enable the public to participate effectively in the regulatory process. It is produced by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) and the General Services Administration (GSA), Regulatory Information Service Center (RISC). What is cool is that it tracks administrative steps and processes that might be outside the Federal Register publication process. See what is coming down the pipeline in the Federal administrative process, complete with easy-to-read charts, scrolling news feed, regulatory review highlights, and the Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan data.
Regulations.gov offers an online source for regulations from over 300 federal agencies. On the site you can:
- Search for a regulation such as a proposed rule, final rule or Federal Register (FR) notice
- Submit a comment on a regulation or on another comment
- Submit an application, petition or adjudication document
- Sign up for e-mail alerts about a specific regulation
- Quickly access regulations that are popular, newly posted or closing soon-directly from the homepage
- Subscribe to RSS feeds by agency of newly posted FR notices
Regulations.gov is designed with the goal of increasing access to and participation in regulations as they develop and related documents as well as promoting more efficient and effective rulemaking via public involvement. Comment on proposed rules and review the comments of others. All hail, public discourse!
Hat tip to Peggy Garvin at LLRX.