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Administrative Law: Sample Comments

Guide to researching regulations

Regulatory History Step 4: Instructions

4.  Sample comments from the proposed rule.

  • From federalregister.gov, see the link to Comments in the right side bar.
  • Can also search for the RIN in regulations.gov
  • Things to notice:
    • Organizations involved (tells you who the stakeholders are)
    • Comments from individual citizens (gages public interest and impact)
    • Try searching within the comments for terms like "opposed" or "support" to help you find comments on both sides of the issue.

Regulatory History Step 4: Images

screenshot to view comments