Public Review and Comment
Openness is a very important feature of the U.S. voluntary standardization
system. To help ensure such openness, ANSI procedures require a public review
and comment period for American National Standards activities, changes to
ANSI’s own procedural documents, and for any procedures submitted for
accreditation or reaccreditation by a standards developer or U.S. Technical
Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO.
Action is the Institute's key public review vehicle. Published
weekly, it provides members and the public with timely, accurate information
and enables effective participation in the standards development process - both
in this country and internationally.
Procedural Revisions list proposed revisions to the ANSI
Essential Requirements and other ANSI procedural documents currently under
Developer Procedure contains proposed operating procedures
accompanying applications for ANSI accreditation submitted by standards
developers and US Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to ISO. This area also
contains revised operating procedures submitted for reaccreditation by
ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers and U.S. TAGs to ISO.
National Standards Maintained Under Continuous Maintenance are
maintained by an ANSI-accredited standards developer with a documented program
for periodic publication of revisions, as set forth in the ANSI Essential