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178.041 RULEMAKING POWER.

Subdivision 1.Rules.

The commissioner may, upon receipt of the board's proposals, accept, adopt, and issue them by rule with any modifications or amendments the commissioner finds appropriate. The commissioner may refer them back to the board with recommendations for further study, consideration and revision. If the commissioner refuses to accept, adopt, and issue by rule or other appropriate action a board proposal, the commissioner must provide a written explanation of the reason for the refusal to the board within 30 days after the board submitted the proposal to the commissioner. Additional rules may be issued as the commissioner may deem necessary.

Subd. 2.Chapter 14 applies.

Rules, modifications, amendments, and repeals thereof which may be issued by the commissioner under this chapter shall be adopted in accordance with chapter 14 and shall have the force and effect of law.