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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 - SJR 7

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

Categories:
Legislative Branch

Measure Text

Stricken language would be deleted from and underlined language would be added to present law.
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State of Arkansas As Engrossed: S3/6/13
89th General Assembly
Regular Session, 2013 SJR 7
By: Senator J. Dismang
By: Representative Lea

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION
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.

Subtitle
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION
CONCERNING THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF
ADMINISTRATIVE RULES BY A LEGISLATIVE
COMMITTEE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE EIGHTY-NINTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND BY THE THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, A MAJORITY OF ALL MEMBERS ELECTED TO EACH HOUSE AGREEING THERETO:

THAT the following is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of
the State of Arkansas, and upon being submitted to the electors of the state for approval or rejection at the next general election for Representatives
and Senators, if a majority of the electors voting thereon at the election
adopt the amendment, the amendment shall become a part of the Constitution of the State of Arkansas, to wit:

SECTION 1. Article 5 of the Arkansas Constitution is amended to add an
additional section to read as follows:
ยง 42. Review and approval of administrative rules. As Engrossed: S3/6/13 SJR7
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(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.

/s/J. Dismang

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