Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 536
Administrative Procedure and Review

August 28, 2016
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Requirements for rulemaking--proposed rules to be made available on agency website.

536.016. 1. Any state agency shall propose rules based upon substantial evidence on the record and a finding by the agency that the rule is necessary to carry out the purposes of the statute that granted such rulemaking authority.

2. Each state agency shall adopt procedures by which it will determine whether a rule is necessary to carry out the purposes of the statute authorizing the rule. Such criteria and rulemaking shall be based upon reasonably available empirical data and shall include an assessment of the effectiveness and the cost of rules both to the state and to any private or public person or entity affected by such rules.

3. Each state agency shall make publicly available proposed rules on the home page of its official internet website by providing a hyperlink entitled "proposed rules". This hyperlink shall grant access to an internet page which shall provide the following information for each proposed rule within one business day of when such rule is published in the Missouri Register:

(1) The text of the proposed rule as filed with the secretary of state pursuant to section 536.021, including any fiscal notes;

(2) A summary which shall be a concise statement not exceeding one hundred words using language neither intentionally argumentative nor likely to create prejudice either for or against the proposed rule; and

(3) A direct hyperlink to the full text of the proposed rule located in the Missouri Register and all material incorporated by reference on the secretary of state's website.

(L. 1997 H.B. 850, A.L. 1999 S.B. 176, A.L. 2014 S.B. 504)




1999

536.016. 1. Any state agency shall propose rules based upon substantial evidence on the record and a finding by the agency that the rule is necessary to carry out the purposes of the statute that granted such rulemaking authority.

2. Each state agency shall adopt procedures by which it will determine whether a rule is necessary to carry out the purposes of the statute authorizing the rule. Such criteria and rulemaking shall be based upon reasonably available empirical data and shall include an assessment of the effectiveness and the cost of rules both to the state and to any private or public person or entity affected by such rules.



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