The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires federal agencies to write “clear government communication that the public can understand and use.” President Obama also emphasized the importance of establishing “a system of transparency, public participation, and collaboration” in his Jan. 21, 2009 Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government.
The PCLOB is committed to writing new documents in plain language using the Federal Plain Language Guidelines. Email us at email@example.com.
The PCLOB annually trains our employees. Plain language is required in any document that:
The PCLOB’s 2016 Plain Writing Act Compliance Report is now available.
All PCLOB employees have completed Plain Writing Act training. The General Counsel serves as the Senior Official for Plain Writing.