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41-1022 - Notice of proposed rulemaking; contents of notice
41-1022. Notice of proposed rulemaking; contents of notice
A. An agency shall prepare a notice of proposed rulemaking to make, amend, renumber or repeal a rule. The agency shall follow formatting guidelines prescribed by the secretary of state in the preparation of the notice. The agency shall file the notice with the secretary of state. The notice shall include all of the following:
1. The preamble.
2. The code chapter and article in which the rule is being proposed.
3. The proposed or current rule section number.
4. The exact wording of the rule, including the full text of a new rule and any amendment to, renumbering of or repeal of a current rule.
B. The secretary of state shall publish the notice in the register pursuant to section 41-1013.
C. When the agency files the notice, the agency shall notify by first class mail, fax or e-mail each person who has requested notification of the proposed rulemaking and each person who has requested notification of all proposed rulemakings. An agency may provide the notification prescribed in this subsection in a periodic agency newsletter. An agency may purge its list of persons requesting notification of proposed rulemakings once each year.
D. An agency shall allow for and accept public comment on the proposed rulemaking as prescribed in section 41-1023, subsection B. If the proposed rulemaking is exempt from the rulemaking requirements, the agency shall allow for and accept public comment as provided under the exemption.
E. If, as a result of public comments or internal review, an agency determines that a proposed rule requires a substantial change pursuant to section 41-1025, the agency shall prepare a notice of supplemental rulemaking that contains the change in the proposed rule. The agency shall provide for additional public comment pursuant to section 41-1023 and file the notice with the secretary of state. The secretary of state shall publish the notice in the register pursuant to section 41-1013.