2016 House Bill 5613

Limit state department rulemaking authority

Introduced in the House

April 28, 2016

Introduced by Rep. Triston Cole (R-105)

To prohibit a state department from promulgating rules more stringent than required by federal standards, unless specifically required by state statute, or if the department director determines there is a "clear and convincing need" to do so.

Referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform

May 25, 2016

Reported without amendment

Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.

June 7, 2016

Passed in the House 61 to 47 (details)

Received in the Senate

June 8, 2016

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations