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Minnesota

CURRENT RULEMAKING

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Present

This includes all active rulemaking proceedings, starting from a Notice of Intent to Adopt, Dual Notice, or Notice of Hearing. All rules approved and disapproved by OAH are listed.* Requests for Comment are not listed.

RECENT RULEMAKING

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January 1, 2022-Present

This includes all adopted rules published in the State Register since January 1, 2022. An adopted rule is effective five working days after it is published in the State Register. A published rule must first be approved by OAH.

LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS

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2021-2022 Session

This includes all proposed and signed rule-related legislative bills. Generally, agency-specific bills are not listed.

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* A disapproved rule means OAH found a legal defect. Most defects must be corrected before the agency can adopt the rule.

RULE FACTS & FIGURES

In Numbers

At Cap Your Pen Consulting LLC, we believe that transparency is essential for educating the Minnesota public on rulemaking. Below you’ll find Minnesota's latest rulemaking stats as of January 1, 2022. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Proposed Rule

1

Legal Defect

2

Adopted Rule

  1. DNR expedited emergency rules are not included

  2. Exempt rules not approved by OAH are not included

  3. Legal defects include rules that are resubmitted to OAH and result from all 2021 OAH reports

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CURRENT RULEMAKING

 
  • Minnesota Racing Commission; Proposed Permanent; comment period open

 

RECENT RULEMAKING

  • Department of Health, Radioactive Materials; Permanent; Published 1/3/2022

  • Department of Human Services, Surveillance and Integrity and Review: Monetary Recovery; Random Sample Extrapolation; Permanent; Published 1/3/2022*

* Had a defect
 

LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS

  • HF 676; Introduced and First Reading:

    • repeals chapter 14 statutory authority to adopt rules under Minn. Stat. 14.06;

    • lowers required hearing requests for an expedited rule from 100 to 25; and

    • for the 2021 obsolete rules requirement, requires agencies to validate statutory rulemaking authority or risk having authority invalidated.

  • HF 798; Introduced and First Reading:

    • requires an agency to determine if a rule would increase the cost of residential construction or remodeling by $1,000 or more per unit and whether the rule meets the state regulatory policy objectives under Minn. Stat. 14.002; and

    • a house or senate committee with jurisdiction over the rule may vote to disallow the agency from adopting the rule unless the rule is approved by a law enacted after the committee vote.

  • HF 877; Introduced and First Reading: repeals DNR's and PCA's statutory rulemaking authority.

  • 2021 Regular Session, chapter 30: Department of Health may adopt exempt rules for adding dried raw cannabis as an allowable form of medical cannabis. The exempt authority does not expire, and any adopted rule is permanent.

Legislative recap from the 2021 First Special Session: rule-related provisions