An administrative rule is a general statement adopted by an agency to make the law it enforces or administers more specific or to govern the agency's organization or procedure.
An agency may adopt a rule only after the legislature has enacted a law granting this authority to the agency. An agency rule that is adopted under the rulemaking provisions of MN Statutes, Chapter 14, has the force and effect of law. Rulemaking in Minnesota: A Guide explains each step of the rulemaking process in Minnesota.
Administrative rulemaking follows a very specific and transparent process which is outlined in the following document:Rulemaking Flow Chart
Use the link below to be added to the Board's rulemaking mailing list and receive updates as they become available.Subscribe to rulemaking email list
A summary of recent and in-process rulemaking as a PDF.Rulemaking Docket