2001-2002 Call for Rulemaking

Published: November 19th, 2001

Category: Memos

Pamela J. Bernard, General Counsel

This is the 2001-2002 call for rulemaking. If you or those in your units wish to make changes to University of Florida rules as found in the Florida Administrative Code, please submit to this office the proposed revisions with specific additions or deletions noted. The respective Vice President for the unit should approve the changes before they are sent to us. We will review the changes for legal authority and form, as well as consistency with other university rules, place the changes in rule format, draft notices, economic impact statements, justifications, and other supporting documents. We will obtain final approvals from the President, Provost, Vice Provost and Vice Presidents. The timetable is as follows:

January 2 Deans, directors and department chairs must submit proposed rule changes to the Office of the General Counsel
January 21 Send Notice of Rule Development Workshop to The Gainesville Sun
January 24 Publication in The Gainesville Sun of Notice of Rule Development Workshop
February 8 Rule Development Workshop (if requested)
February 25 Send Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to The Gainesville Sun
February 28 Publication in The Gainesville Sun of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; submission of proposed rules to Joint Administrative Procedures Committee
March 13 Publish Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in The Alligator
March 22 Public hearing (if requested)
April 10 Deadline for rules to be filed with the Department of State
May 1 Effective date (possible)

The effective date is subject to change due to questions or concerns about a rule that may be raised by the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee. As this Committee may question any portion of a rule submitted for amendment, it is important that the entire rule be reviewed for consistency with current practice prior to its submission to this office.

If you submit any proposed changes after January 2nd, it is unlikely they will make the 2001-2002 rulemaking cycle, but we will include them in the 2002-2003 cycle.

Please distribute this memorandum as appropriate to those in your units responsible for rulemaking.

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