Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 536
Administrative Procedure and Review

August 28, 2016
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Rules affecting small business, list provided by a board to agencies--availability of list--testimony may be solicited.

536.325. 1. The board shall provide to the head of each agency a list of any rules adopted by the agency that affect small business and have generated complaints or concerns, including any rules that the board determines may duplicate, overlap, or conflict with other rules or exceed statutory authority. Within forty-five days after being notified by the board the list of rules adopted, the agency shall submit a written report to the board in response to the complaints or concerns. The agency shall also state whether the agency has considered the continued need for the rules and the degree to which technology, economic conditions, and other relevant factors may have diminished or eliminated the need for maintaining the rules.

2. The board may solicit testimony from the public at a public meeting regarding any report submitted by the agency under this section or section 536.175. The board shall electronically submit an evaluation report to the governor and the general assembly regarding small business comments, agency response, and public testimony on rules in this section and the report shall be maintained on the board's website. The governor and the general assembly may take such action in response to the report as they find appropriate.

(L. 2005 H.B. 576, A.L. 2012 H.B. 1135 merged with S.B. 469)




2005

536.325. 1. Each agency with rules that affect small business shall submit by June thirteenth of each odd-numbered year a list of such rules to the general assembly and the board. The agency shall also submit a report describing the specific public purpose or interest for adopting the respective rules and any other reasons to justify its continued existence. The general assembly may subsequently take such action in response to the report as it finds appropriate.

2. The board shall provide to the head of each agency a list of any rules adopted by the agency that affect small business and have generated complaints or concerns, including any rules that the board determines may duplicate, overlap, or conflict with other rules or exceed statutory authority. Within forty-five days after being notified by the board the list of rules adopted, the agency shall submit a written report to the board in response to the complaints or concerns. The agency shall also state whether the agency has considered the continued need for the rules and the degree to which technology, economic conditions, and other relevant factors may have diminished or eliminated the need for maintaining the rules.

3. The board may solicit testimony from the public at a public meeting regarding any report submitted by the agency under this section. The board shall submit an evaluation report to the governor and the general assembly regarding small business comments, agency response, and public testimony on rules in this section. The governor and the general assembly may take such action in response to the report as they find appropriate.



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