14.3691 Rule review and legislative oversight.
Subdivision 1. Reports. An entity whose rules are scheduled for review under this section must report to the governor and the appropriate committees of the legislature by August 1 of the year before the legislative session in which the entity's rules are scheduled for review. The speaker of the house of representatives and the senate Committee on Rules and Administration shall designate the appropriate committees to receive these reports. The report must: (1) list any rules that the entity recommends for repeal; (2) list and briefly describe the rationale for rules that the entity believes should remain in effect; and (3) suggest any changes in rules that would improve the agency's ability to meet the regulatory objectives prescribed by the legislature, while reducing any unnecessary burdens on regulated parties. Any costs of preparing this report must be absorbed within funds otherwise appropriated to the entity.
Subd. 2. Schedule. (a) Rules of the Administration Department, Agriculture Department, Education Department, Commerce Department, Corrections Department, Employment and Economic Development Department, Employee Relations Department, and Health Department will be reviewed before and during the legislative session in 2002. Policies and procedures of the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities that would be rules if they were not exempt from chapter 14 will be reviewed before and during the legislative session in 2002.
(b) Rules of the Environmental Assistance Office, Board of Teaching, Housing Finance Agency, Human Rights Department, Human Services Department, Labor and Industry Department, and Mediation Services Bureau will be reviewed before and during the legislative session in 2003.
(c) Rules of the Natural Resources Department, Pollution Control Agency, Public Safety Department, Public Service Department, and Revenue Department will be reviewed before and during the legislative session in 2004.
(d) Rules of the State Planning Agency, Employment and Economic Development Department, Transportation Department, and Veterans Affairs Department will be reviewed before and during the legislative session in 2005.
Subd. 3. Expiration. This section expires June 30, 2005.
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