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A. In addition to the exemptions stated in section 41-1005, this article does not apply to:
1. An agency which is a unit of state government headed by a single elected official.
2. The corporation commission, which shall adopt substantially similar rule review procedures, including the preparation of an economic impact statement and a statement of the effect of the rule on small business.
3. The industrial commission of Arizona when incorporating by reference the federal occupational safety and health standards as published in 29 Code of Federal Regulations parts 1904, 1910, 1926 and 1928.
4. The Arizona state lottery if making rules that relate only to the design, operation or prize structure of a lottery game.
B. An agency exempt under subsection A of this section may elect to follow the requirements of this article instead of section 41-1044 for a particular rule making. The agency shall include with a final rule making filed with council a statement that the agency has elected to follow the requirements of this article.