11 CFR § 200.5 - Agency considerations.
The Commission's decision on the petition for rulemaking may include, but will not be limited to, the following considerations -
(a) The Commission's statutory authority;
(b) Policy considerations;
(c) The desirability of proceeding on a case-by-case-basis;
(d) The necessity or desirability of statutory revision;
(e) Available agency resources.