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§42-35-3.1  Form for filing – Failure to properly file. –

Published: 2015

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State Affairs and Government


Administrative Procedures

SECTION 42-35-3.1

   § 42-35-3.1  Form for filing – Failure

to properly file. –

(a) All administrative rules and regulations are to be filed in duplicate (one

copy to be returned to the adopting agency, after proper stamping of date

filed), pursuant to a form prepared by the secretary of state; all agencies

must adhere to the form when submitting rules and regulations to the secretary

of state pursuant to § 42-35-4.

   (b) The secretary of state is authorized to determine a

standardized format for documents to be filed. Should an agency fail to use the

adopted format, the secretary of state shall reject the rule and/or regulation.

The secretary of state shall reject the improper rule and/or regulation by

returning the improperly drafted rule and/or regulation to the director of the

agency which submitted the improper form within ten (10) days of receipt of the


   (c) The secretary of state may authorize the filing of rules

and regulations by or through electronic data or machine readable equipment in

such form and manner as may be determined by the secretary of state.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1989, ch. 175, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 61, § 1.)