Arizona Secretary of State - Michele Reagan

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Posted November 30, 2007

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1021.02, the Office of the Secretary of State provides the following agenda for rulemaking activity.

§ 41-1021.02. State agencies; annual regulatory agenda

A. On or before December 1 of each year, each agency, except for a self-supporting regulatory board as defined in section 41-1092, shall prepare and make available to the public the regulatory agenda that the agency expects to follow during the next calendar year.

B. The regulatory agenda shall include all of the following:

1. A notice of docket openings.

2. A notice of any proposed rule making, including potential sources of federal funding for each proposed rule making.

3. A review of existing rules.

4. A notice of final rulemaking.

C. The regulatory agenda shall also provide for the following information:

1. Any rule making terminated during the current calendar year.

2. Any privatization option and nontraditional regulatory approach being considered by the agency.

D. This section does not prohibit an agency from undertaking any rule making action even if that action has not been included in the agency’s annual regulatory agenda.

Historical Note: Added by Laws 2002, Ch. 334, § 3, effective August 22, 2002.


1. Docket Openings for 2008:
Election Services expects to file a Notice of Docket Opening with the Public Services Division under
A.R.S. § 16-168 (L). Precinct registers; date of preparation; contents; copies; reports; statewide database; violation; classification
This A.R.S. subsection pertains to fees charged back to county recorders for records. For more information, view A.R.S. § 16-168(L)

2. Proposed Rulemaking for 2008:
Election Services expects to file a proposed rulemaking package with the Public Services Division to establish a fee charged back to county recorders for records under A.R.S. § 16-168(L)

3. Review of Existing Rules: None expected, unless necessitated by Forty-eighth Legislature - Second Regular Session legislative changes to the Administrative Procedures Act.

4. Final Rulemaking and Termination of Rulemaking:
It is expected that a Final Rulemaking Package for Business Services will be filed.

[Professional Employer Organizations - The Office of the Secretary of State is making rules addressing registration fees; alternative registration; length of probation; and hearings and penalties regarding professional employer organizations. In accordance with A.R.S. §§ 23-564(D), 23-568(A), and 23-575(E)(4) and (F), the Secretary of State shall adopt rules to implement A.R.S. Title 23, Chapter 3, Article 4 and pursuant to Title 41, Chapter 6.]

Please review the Administrative Register Table of Contents or the Rulemaking Filing Log for possible additions or changes to this agenda.