Presidential Control of Agency Rulemaking [electronic resource] : An Analysis of Constitutional Issues That May Be Raised by Executive Order 12291.

Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service [Browse]
[S.l] : [s.n.], 1982.
149 p. : digital, PDF file.


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Analyzes legal and constitutional issues raised by Executive Order 12291, issued by President Reagan to establish a centralized mechanism for presidential management of executive branch agency rulemaking activities with substantial authority for meaningful intervention into and direction of the process at all stages. Traces historical antecedents that led to Executive Order 1229, focusing on evolution of the present roles of Congress, the Executive, and courts in controlling administrative action. Describes scheme established by the Order, and analyzes legal justification for it put forth by the Department of Justice.
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