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On Mondays, Rogan’s List features a listing of proposed rule and regulation changes that are currently accepting public comment.  Commenting is the way to show government agencies how we feel about these proposed changes. Our comments also become part of a record that will be reviewed by courts if and when a reg change is contested. Courts use comments to judge whether an agency is acting arbitrarily and capriciously.


Closing Soon
Section I - ICE, DHS, DOL, NLRB
Section II - everything environmental - EPA, BLM, DOE
Section III - Civil rights, housing, education, healthcare
Other: More on regulations (tracking the trackers/general information)  

(Note: After a couple of weeks items are moved from “Recent” and “Closing soon” into the Roman numeral sections. A note on regulatory processes: there are three stages - Notice, Proposed Rule, and Rule. There’s usually a time lag of a few months to a few years between them, and they must be published in the Federal Register before appearing on Comment time varies from 10 days to 2 months, sometimes with extensions.)

Probably most important the misnamed "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science" is closing as is Coal Ash Disposal, there are a couple of days to sign up for the Consumer Product Safety Commission meeting on setting priorities for fiscal years 2021 and 2022.  Also closing - biometric data collection on undocumented immigrants. Also closing FEMA management of medical resources (this has been in the news a lot) and small but significant - redefining the word "healthy" on food to include more fat.

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