SB 180
Modifies provisions relating to the adoption and review of administrative rules by state agencies
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Last Action:
3/23/2021 - SCS Voted Do Pass S General Laws Committee (0475S.03C)
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2021

Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 180 - This act requires that any state agency adopting or amending a rule shall rescind a rule that is unnecessary, obsolete, or burdensome. The rule to be rescinded shall be listed in the notice of proposed rulemaking of the proposed new or amended rule. The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules may grant an exception to this requirement upon the agency's application for good cause. Additionally, the requirement shall not apply to proposed amendments to existing rules for corrections of typographical or printing errors, proposed rules or amendments that do not affect substantive matters and do not impose new burdens or requirements on individuals, businesses, or political subdivisions, and proposed rules or amendments that were necessitated by newly delegated authority by an act of the General Assembly.

All rules shall expire five years after the year in which the rule takes effect, unless the rule contains an earlier expiration date. All rules in effect on January 1, 2022, shall expire on January 1, 2027. The expiration date shall be extended each time that an unexpired rule is amended and the requirement of rescinded unnecessary, obsolete, or burdensome rules shall not apply to orders of rulemaking reauthorizing expiring rules.

Additionally, these provisions shall not apply to proposed or existing rules promulgated by a board, commission, committee, council, or office assigned to the Division of Professional Registration.

No later than a year after the review report on an agency's rules is filed, this act requires that each agency amend or rescind rules identified as unnecessary, obsolete, overlapping, duplicating or conflicting with other state rules, accomplished by a less restrictive rule, or burdensome unless the agency provides good cause.



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