Arizona Secretary of State - Michele Reagan

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November 30, 2010

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1021.02, the Office of the Secretary of State provides the following agenda for rulemaking activity for 2011.

§ 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 2011:
A Docket Opening is anticipated to review rules in 2 A.A.C. 12.

2. Proposed Rulemaking for 2011:
A Proposed Rulemaking package may be filed to receive public input on fee rules in 2 A.A.C. 12.

3. Review of Existing Rules:
Review of fee rules in 2 A.A.C. 12. Also a review of existing rules may be necessitated by 2011 legislative changes to the Administrative Procedures Act or to office duties established in Arizona Revised Statutes.

4. Final Rulemaking and Termination of Rulemaking:
The office anticipates final rules will be submitted to the Attorney General based on a Docket Opening (16 A.A.R. 1892) and Proposed (16 A.A.R. 1892) rules filed and published in the Administratve Register in 2010. These rules update office forms to assist with rule review under Laws 2010, Ch. 287 (H.B. 2260).

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