Soliciting Official Public Comment
Document Type: Standard
Content:Do not solicit consensus advice from the public using web2.0 technologies.
Soliciting consensus advice is seeking input from the public with the intent to obtain advice, opinions or recommendations from the group acting in a collective mode.
The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) prohibits agencies from receiving consensus advice from de facto committees or groups that arise outside of the structure and public scrutiny of a formally established advisory committee.
Read more to determine when the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) is applicable.