Arizona Secretary of State - Michele Reagan

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November 30, 2012

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1021.02, the Office of the Secretary of State provides the following rulemaking activity agenda for 2013.

§ 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 2013
Docket Openings were filed in 2012 by:

The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, Director's Office 18 A.A.R. 1868; and
The Arizona Secretary of State's Office 18 A.A.R. 1867
The office does not anticipate any docket openings to be filed in 2013 unless necessitated by legislative changes.

2. Proposed Rulemakings for 2013

A proposed rulemaking package was filed by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, Director's Office and was published on August 3, 2012, in the Administrative Register (18 A.A.R. 1816). It is anticipated that a supplemental proposed rulemaking will be published in December of 2012 or in early 2013 due to input from stakeholders.

A proposed rulemaking package was filed by the Arizona Secretary of State's Office and is scheduled to be published in the November 30, 2012, issue of the Administrative Register (18 A.A.R. 3100).

3. Review of Existing Rules

Rules may be made or reviewed if legislative changes are made to the Administrative Procedures Act or Arizona Revised Statutes.

4. Final Rulemaking and Termination of Rulemaking

The Office anticipates the filing of final rules under the proposed and supplemental proposed rules filed in 2012.

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

Posted November 30, 2012