Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Rulemaking Docket
Current rule projects
Rules regarding audit and investigation procedures
A new law enacted during the 2014 legislative session directs the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board to adopt rules governing Board audit and investigation procedures. The law requires the Board to use the expedited rulemaking process to adopt the rules.
The Board chair appointed a rulemaking committee to draft the proposed rules. After four meetings and a public hearing, the committee recommended a draft of the proposed rules to the Board. On July 8, 2014, the Board approved the proposed expedited rules and authorized the executive director to publish a Notice of Intent to Adopt Expedited Rules without a Public Hearing. The Notice and the proposed expedited rules were published in the State Register on July 28, 2014. Although a Statement of Need and Reasonableness was not required for expedited rules, the Board also prepared an explanation of its proposed expedited rules.
Click here to view the proposed expedited rules
Click here to view the Notice of Intent to Adopt Expedited Rules
Click here to view the explanation of rules
The Board received four comments during the official comment period, which ended on August 27, 2014. The Board incorporated many of the suggestions into the proposed rules. On October 7, 2014, the Board adopted the final version of the proposed rules. The proposed rules now will be sent to the Governor and the Office of Administrative Hearings for review and approval. If any reviewing entity recommends substantive changes to the proposed rules, the Board will consider those recommendations at its November meeting.
Click here to view the final version of the proposed rules (the underlining and strike-outs in this document represent changes to the rules as proposed in the State Register).
Click here to view the order explaining the changes to the proposed rules.
Click here to view the comments submitted on the proposed rules.
Click here to view the current rulemaking schedule. This schedule is subject to change.
Click here for supporting material for the proposed rules regarding audit and investigation procedures.
Comments and questions
Although the official comment period has ended, the Board still is interested in receiving comments on the proposed rules and the suggested changes. Please send your comments to Jodi Pope, Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, 190 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155-1603; Jodi.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your comment should identify the portion of the proposed expedited rules addressed and the reason for the comment.
If you have questions about the rulemaking process in
general or this proceeding in particular, please contact Jodi Pope at Jodi.email@example.com or 651-539-1183.
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