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Relating to the applicability of the requirements relating to the adoption of a new state agency rule by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
Current law prohibits, with some exceptions, state agencies from adopting a rule which would impose a cost on regulated persons unless the agency first abolishes or amends a regulation to reduce an imposed cost that is equal or greater than the new imposed cost. Essentially this law prohibits state agencies from using the bureaucratic rulemaking process to add net new costs to regulated persons.
HB 1896 would exempt the Parks and Wildlife Department from the statute prohibiting agencies from adopting rules that add net new costs to regulated persons.