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Regulatory Process Description of Infographic

1. Notice or Proposed Rule: First, an agency issues a regulation in a notice of proposed rulemaking or proposed rule. These are published in the Federal Register, the daily newspaper of the Federal Government. Other kinds of notices are for meetings or other events, which inform the public about the agency’s intent.
2. Final Rule or Regulation(s): Once the agency considers these comments, it revises the proposed rule and issues a final rule. The rule is then codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

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