AG Kaul Opens Public Comment Period for Request for an Attorney General Opinion on Agency Rulemaking Authority

Sep 26 2019

MADISON, Wis. – Attorney General Josh Kaul today, following the posting of a request for an Attorney General (AG) opinion, is notifying the public that the public comment period for the issues raised in the request is open. The AG opinion request can be found here. The public comment period will be open for 30 days.


In July 2019, Attorney General Josh Kaul unveiled a new process and website that allows the public to provide information and perspectives on proposed AG opinion topics to the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) prior to the issuance of AG opinions. At, anyone has the opportunity to weigh in on issues that will be address in AG opinions, making the process more transparent and open to input from the public.


With the new website, all commentary submitted will be open to public review through the public records process. Public records requests can be made through the DOJ Office of Open Government by phone, mail or online. More information about making a public records request can be found here.