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Rulemaking 2020

Step 1: 2020 Negotiated Rulemaking

Negotiated rulemaking is an informal part of the rulemaking process in which interested and affected persons and the agency seek to reach a consensus on the content of a rule. The PDC strongly encourages participation in the process from all stakeholders and welcomes public comment. Once negotiated rulemaking is completed or if negotiated rulemaking is not feasible, the agency will draft a proposed rule and publish it for public review and comment. For details about the rulemaking process, please see the Idaho Office of the Administrative Rules Coordinator.

PDC Negotiated Rulemaking Meeting – July 23, 2020 5:30 PM Mountain Time/4:30 PM Pacific Time to 7:30 PM Mountain Time/6:30 Pacific Time

The scope of this rulemaking is an overall rewrite of PDC rules to identify unnecessary and unclear rules, cleanup and simplify necessary rules and address the independence and equity rules proposal started last year. We welcome your review and input on the PDC rules.  Please see the attached draft Rules Outline. You may comment verbally during the meeting and/or in writing before or after the meeting prior to the comment deadline. Please also see the attached Negotiated Rulemaking Notice.

Step 2: 2020 Proposed Rules

2020 Rulemaking Proposed Rules Public Hearing

October 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM Mountain Time (11:00 AM Pacific Time) to 3:00 PM Mountain Time (2:00 PM Pacific Time)

Notice of Public Hearing and Proposed Rules: Published in the Administrative Bulletin Volume 20-10, October 7, 2020

Step 3: 2020 Pending Rules 

Notice and Pending Rules: Published in the Administrative Bulletin Volume 20-12 on December 2, 2020

The differences between the Proposed Rules and the Pending Rules are shown in italics in the Bulletin publications.  These can be difficult to spot and do not show deleted text, so we prepared these unpublished redline versions showing deletions and additions:

61.01.01 Unpublished Redline

61.01.02 Unpublished Redline

61.01.03  Unpublished Redline

61.01.04  Unpublished Redline

2020 Rulemaking Record: Comments and Resources

Pursuant to Section 67-5225, Idaho Code, the PDC maintains a rulemaking record that is available for inspection by the public for at least two (2) years after the effective date of the rule. A portion of the rulemaking record for negotiated rules may be posted on this page. If you’d like to inspect the full rulemaking record for any negotiated rule, please contact our office.

2020 Rulemaking Record and related materials are available here

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