The committee may review any proposed or final rule, expedited rule, agency practice alleged to constitute a rule or substantive policy statement for conformity with statute and legislative intent. The committee may hold hearings on whether a proposed or final rule, expedited rule, agency practice alleged to constitute a rule or substantive policy statement is consistent with statute and legislative intent. The committee may comment to the agency, attorney general or council on whether the proposed or final rule, expedited rule, agency practice alleged to constitute a rule or substantive policy statement is consistent with statute or legislative intent. The committee may designate a representative to testify before the council. The council shall consider the comments of the committee and any testimony. The administrative records shall contain the comments of the committee and any testimony.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 41-1047

  • Agency: means any board, commission, department, officer or other administrative unit of this state, including the agency head and one or more members of the agency head or agency employees or other persons directly or indirectly purporting to act on behalf or under the authority of the agency head, whether created under the Constitution of Arizona or by enactment of the legislature. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Committee: means the administrative rules oversight committee. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Council: means the governor's regulatory review council. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Final rule: means any rule filed with the secretary of state and made pursuant to an exemption from this chapter in section 41-1005, made pursuant to section 41-1026, approved by the council pursuant to section 41-1052 or 41-1053 or approved by the attorney general pursuant to section 41-1044. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Rule: means an agency statement of general applicability that implements, interprets or prescribes law or policy, or describes the procedure or practice requirements of an agency. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Substantive policy statement: means a written expression which informs the general public of an agency's current approach to, or opinion of, the requirements of the federal or state constitution, federal or state statute, administrative rule or regulation, or final judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, including, where appropriate, the agency's current practice, procedure or method of action based upon that approach or opinion. See Arizona Laws 41-1001
  • Testify: includes every manner of oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.