ExecOrder 1:2013-34.  


Executive Order 2013-34  
I, Mary Fallin, Governor of the State of Oklahoma, by the authority vested in me pursuant to Sections 1 and 2 of Article VI of the Oklahoma Constitution, hereby direct and order as follows:
 
1. No agency may adopt a permanent administrative rule pursuant to Article I of the Administrative Procedures Act, 75 O.S. §§ 250-308.3, unless such adoption complies with the provisions of this Executive Order.
2. Every agency shall, simultaneously with filing a Notice of Rulemaking Intent with the Office of Administrative Rules, provide one (1) electronic copy of the complete text of all Proposed Permanent Rules to the Governor and to the appropriate Cabinet Secretary ("Cabinet Secretary").
3. No agency may adopt any Proposed Permanent Rule if, within forty-five (45) days of providing the above-referenced copies to the Governor and the Cabinet Secretary, such agency receives an express written disapproval from the Governor or the Cabinet Secretary.
4. If the Governor or the Cabinet Secretary disapproves a Proposed Permanent Rule, the affected agency shall be notified in writing of the reasons for disapproval.
5. If, after forty-five (45) days of providing the above-referenced copies to the Governor and the Cabinet Secretary, the agency has not received an express written disapproval, the agency may adopt the Proposed Permanent Rule.
6. Within ten (10) days after adoption, the agency shall submit two (2) copies of the Adopted Rule to the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, pursuant to 75 O.S. § 303.1(A) of the Administrative Procedures Act.
7. Emergency rules shall not be affected by the provisions of this Executive Order.
 
The Executive Order shall be distributed to all members of the Governor's Executive Cabinet and the chief executives of all state agencies, who shall cause the provisions of this Order to be implemented by November 1, 2013.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Oklahoma to be affixed at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, this 10 day of September, 2013.
BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA
Mary Fallin
ATTEST:
Chris Morriss
Assistant Secretary of State
[Source: Added at 31 Ok Reg 29, eff 9-10-13]