MEDIA ADVISORY: Guidance Documents Benefit Regulated Industries

MEDIA ADVISORY: Guidance Documents Benefit Regulated Industries

Public Citizen Expert to Testify at Senate Hearing

WHAT: Amit Narang, regulatory policy advocate for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch division, will testify on the value of regulatory guidance documentsat a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management.

Narang will argue that guidance documents play a vital role in the implementation of public protections by addressing questions and circumstances not foreseen when the rule was issued. Because they promote clarity, eliminate uncertainty and are generally non-binding, guidance documents are usually welcomed – and frequently solicited – by regulated industries.

WHO: Amit Narang, regulatory policy advocate for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch division

WHEN: 9 a.m. EDT, Thursday, June 30

WHERE: Room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

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