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HF 2211

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/23/2012 03:19pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/13/2012
1st Engrossment Posted on 02/15/2012

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A bill for an act
relating to job creation; imposing a temporary moratorium on state agency
rulemaking.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginRULEMAKING MORATORIUM.
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new text begin (a) It is the intent of the legislature in enacting this section to provide for a stable and
predictable regulatory environment for businesses in this state by instituting a temporary
rulemaking moratorium.
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new text begin (b) For purposes of this section, "agency" has the meaning given in Minnesota
Statutes, section 14.02, subdivision 2.
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new text begin (c) No agency shall conduct rulemaking or adopt rules for the two-year period
beginning July 1, 2012, and ending June 30, 2014, except under:
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new text begin (1) the good cause exemption in Minnesota Statutes, section 14.388, subdivision 1,
including clause (1) relating to a serious and immediate threat to the public health, safety,
or welfare; clause (2) relating to compliance with a court order or a requirement in federal
law; clause (3) relating to incorporation of specific changes set forth in statute; and clause
(4) relating to changes that do not alter the sense, meaning, or effect of a rule; or
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new text begin (2) the process for repealing obsolete rules in Minnesota Statutes, section 14.3895.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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