To inspect or request a copy of a rulemaking file, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rulemaking is designed to give the public a meaningful opportunity to participate in drafting a regulation. A primary purpose of public comment is to allow interested persons to suggest ways of improving the proposed text. You can present your ideas in writing or at a public hearing. When the Department receives a public comment, it must explain how the regulation was changed to accommodate the comment, or why it is rejecting the comment.
Public comment is an important part of rulemaking. To adopt a final regulation, the Department must:
A person who has submitted a comment regarding a proposed action has the right to request a copy of the final statement of reasons.