Document Drafting Handbook

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Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, 1986 - Administrative law - 94 pages

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Page 88 - Executive order; (2) related solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of an agency; (3) specifically exempted from disclosure by statute (other than section 552b of this title), provided that such statute (A) requires that the matters be withheld from the public in such a manner as to leave no discretion on the issue, or (B) establishes particular criteria for withholding or refers to particular types of matters to be withheld...
Page 86 - ... and shall be assigned for hearing and trial at the earliest practicable date and expedited in every way.
Page 85 - ... (D) substantive rules of general applicability adopted as authorized by law, and statements of general policy or interpretations of general applicability formulated and adopted by the agency; and (E) each amendment, revision, or repeal of the foregoing.
Page 83 - For the purpose of this chapter— (1) "agency" means each authority of the Government of the United States, whether or not it is within or subject to review by another agency...
Page 88 - ... investigatory records compiled for law enforcement purposes, but only to the extent that the production of such records would (A) interfere with enforcement proceedings...
Page 86 - Documents shall be furnished without charge or at a reduced charge where the agency determines that waiver or reduction of the fee is in the public interest because furnishing the information can be considered as primarily benefiting the general public.
Page 87 - Each agency having more than one member shall maintain and make available for public inspection a record of the final votes of each member in every agency proceeding. (6)( A ) Each agency, upon any request for records made under paragraph ( 1 ), (2), or (3) of this subsection, shall— (i) determine within ten days (excepting Saturdays, Sundays, and legal public holidays) after the receipt of any such request whether to comply with such request and shall immediately...
Page 89 - ... (1) a statement of the time, place, and nature of public rule making proceedings; (2) reference to the authority under which the rule is proposed; and (3) either the terms or substance of the proposed rule or a description of the subjects and issues involved.
Page 84 - ... agency and includes the approval or prescription for the future of rates, wages, corporate or financial structures or reorganizations thereof, prices, facilities, appliances, services or allowances therefor or of valuations, costs, or accounting, or practices bearing upon any of the foregoing. "Rule making" means agency process for the formulation, amendment, or repeal of a rule.
Page 85 - ... statements of the general course and method by which its functions are channeled and determined, Including the nature and requirements of all formal and informal procedures available ; (C) roles of procedure, descriptions of forms available or the places at which forms may be obtained, and instructions as to the scope and contents of all papers, reports, or examinations...

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