Are there any exceptions to the moratorium?

Published 06/25/2013 04:41 PM   |    Updated 06/25/2013 04:41 PM
Are there any exceptions to the moratorium?

Yes.  The following types of rules are excluded from the moratorium:

  1. Rules to fulfill an objective related to job creation and increasing investment in Indiana or to improve the quality of Indiana’s workforce;
  2. Rules that repeal existing rules or reduce their regulatory impact;
  3. Rules that implement a federal mandate and no waiver is permitted;
  4. Rules necessary to avoid a violation of a court order or federal law that would result in sanctions by a court or the federal government against the state for failure to conduct the rulemaking action;
  5. Rules to address matters pertaining to the control, mitigation or eradication of waste, fraud or abuse within a state agency or wasteful or abusive activities perpetrated against a state agency;
  6. Rules that reduce State spending; or
  7. Rules whose predominate purpose and effect are to address matters of emergency or health or safety, including the promulgation of an emergency rule under Ind. Code 4-22-2-37.1.
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