Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Transit in Minnesota

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Overview of the rulemaking process

  1. Agency's rulemaking plan
  2. Governor's office preliminary review
  3. Request for comments
  4. Agency develops rules and SONAR
  5. Governor's office in-depth review; finance consultation
  6. Notice of intent to adopt rules
    • Without a hearing
      • Adopt without a hearing
    • With a hearing
      • Adopt with a hearing
    • Dual
      • 25 hearing requests
        • Yes
          • Adopt with a hearing
        • No
          • Adopt without a hearing
  7. Governor's office final review
  8. Agency files order adopting rules with OAH; OAH gives approval and files rules with secretary of state
  9. Governor has 14 days to veto rules
  10. Publish notice of adoption / rules become effective