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RULEMAKING PROCESS

Petition for Rulemaking

There are two paths for the rulemaking process to begin.
  1. A petition for rulemaking is filed with the Commission
  2. The Office of General Counsel reviews the petition and recommends an action to the Commission
  3. The Commission issues an order that dismisses the petition or takes further action
  4. Commission staff recommends an action

    • Notice of Inquiry (NOI)
    • Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR)
    • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR)
OR

  1. The Commission directs staff to develop ideas for a draft rulemaking
  2. Commission staff recommends an action

    • Notice of Inquiry (NOI)
    • Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR)
    • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR)

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