Hybrid Rulemaking Law and Legal Definition

Hybrid rulemaking refers to a rulmaking procedure of an agency that is a mix of formal and informal procedures. Hybrid rulemakings may be required by law. Some hybrid rulemaking styles include: multi-stage rulemaking, creation of an informal record, and issuance of detailed findings and reasons. Hybrid rulemaking is required under the Clean Air Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act..