H.P. 1194 - L.D. 1694
Resolve, to Provide for Legislative Review of Certain Agency Rules
Emergency preamble. Whereas, Acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and
Whereas, unless this legislation is enacted as an emergency measure, the Legislature will lose its opportunity for meaningful review of certain agency rules; and
Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore, be it
Sec. 1. Holdover. Resolved: Notwithstanding the provisions of the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, section 8072, subsection 7, any major substantive rule submitted for review to the First Regular Session of the 118th Legislature for legislative review and not finally acted upon by the First Regular Session of the 118th Legislature prior to adjournment must be held over to the next special or regular session of the Legislature for review during that session.
Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this resolve takes effect when approved.
Effective March 27, 1997.
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