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An Amendment to the Arkansas Constitution Providing that Administrative Rules Promulgated by State Agencies Shall Not Become Effective Until Reviewed and Approved by a Legislative Committee of the General Assembly

Arkansas Ballot Measure - Issue No. 1 - SJR 7

Election: Nov. 4, 2014 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Constitution
Legislative Branch
Government Operations

Yes
468,649
(59.07%)

No
324,675
(40.93%)

Measure Text

SECTION 1. Article 5 of the Arkansas Constitution is amended to add an additional section to read as follows:

§ 42. Review and approval of administrative rules.

(a) The General Assembly may provide by law:

(1) For the review by a legislative committee of administrative rules promulgated by a state agency before the administrative rules become effective; and

(2) That administrative rules promulgated by a state agency shall not become effective until reviewed and approved by the legislative committee charged by law with the review of administrative rules under subdivision (a)(1) of this section.

(b) The review and approval by a legislative committee under subsection (a) of this section may occur during the interim or during a regular, special, or fiscal session of the General Assembly.

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