Certified Ballot Title
November 5, 1996 General Election
RESULT OF "YES" VOTE: With "yes" vote,
new administrative rules expire unless legislature approves; committee
may veto existing rules.
RESULT OF "NO" VOTE: "No" vote retains
current system, allowing administrative rules to stay in effect
without legislative approval.
SUMMARY: Amends constitution. State agency rules now may
be adopted and stay in effect without legislative approval. Legislature
may require agency to change rules by adopting new statutes, subject
to governor's veto. Measure would require agencies to file new
rules with legislative committee. Rules would expire after legislature
adjourns unless legislature approves rule by joint resolution.
Upon qualified request, committee may review any new or existing
rule and, upon review, must take public testimony. If committee
rejects rule, rule expires unless legislature approves by joint