Maine Revised Statutes

§11114. Criteria for review

When reviewing a rule under this chapter, the committee shall consider, in addition to any matters proposed by the applicant, the following: [1981, c. 524, §15 (NEW).]

1. Consistency with legislation.  Whether the rule is consistent with and necessary to the intent of the statute which the rule implements;
[ 1981, c. 524, §15 (NEW) .]
2. Reasonableness of effects.  Whether the effects of the rule are reasonable, including its benefits and costs, and including costs of compliance and administration;
[ 1981, c. 524, §15 (NEW) .]
3. Circumstances.  Whether circumstances have changed since the passage of the statute which the rule implements;
[ 1981, c. 524, §15 (NEW) .]
4. Abuse of discretionary powers.  Whether the rule may tend to promote abuse of discretionary powers of the agency; and
[ 1981, c. 524, §15 (NEW) .]
5. Fee.  Whether any fee established by rule is reasonable and whether the sums collected relate to the costs of administration.
[ 1981, c. 524, §15 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1981, c. 524, §15 (NEW).