REFRESHER ON THE RULEMAKING PROCESS

Tricia Braid

Sep, 30, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

Regulations are rules issued by the executive branch to implement the laws passed in the legislative branch that mandate action from federal agencies. Regulations can be challenged and changed, either through judicial action or by Congress disapproving a rule — in which case it must successfully override a presidential veto — or passing legislation that changes the law.

Click here for a graphical review of the process.