MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE AGENCIES - RULES OF THE OFFICE OF DOCUMENTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUANCES - SERVICES TO DISTRICT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES


Published: 2014-10-24

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303 SERVICES TO DISTRICT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

303.1 In order to ensure the efficient and timely promulgation of notices of proposed rulemaking, final rules, notices of public hearings, and other legal notices and documents, the Administrator shall assist the agencies of the District government in complying with the following:

(a) The provisions of this chapter;

(b) The requirements of the Documents Act; and

(c) The applicable provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, as amended.

303.2 The Administrator shall arrange to provide an appropriate response to each inquiry presented in person by telephone, or in writing to the Office of Documents and Administrative Issuances.

303.3 The staff of the Office of Documents shall provide informal assistance and advice to officials of District agencies with regard to general or specific rulemaking and notice practices, including drafting of proposed rules, notice requirements, promulgation procedures, and other matters arising under the provisions of the chapter.

303.4 The staff of the Office of Documents will conduct seminars in the various aspects of rulemaking practice and preparation of official documents for officials of the District government. Seminars will be arranged for small groups or individuals. The emphasis of these seminars will be on addressing the particular needs of agencies and promulgators of legal documents for publication in the District of Columbia Register and District of Columbia Municipal Regulations.

303.5 Requests for scheduling of seminars, including a list of topics to be covered, should be made in writing to the Administrator. Requests should be submitted reasonably in advance and should suggest several alternative dates and times to facilitate scheduling.

SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 25 DCR 9855 (May 4, 1979); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 28 DCR 4091 (September 18, 1981); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 32 DCR 4725 (August 16, 1985); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 42 DCR 566 (January 27, 1995); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 56 DCR 271 (January 9, 2009); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 57 DCR 126 (January 1, 2010); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 61 DCR 11166 (October 24, 2014).