State Publications and Regulations, William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth

Regulation Filing Entry

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Regulation Filing




STATE LETTER:    (Required for Department of Transitional Assistance; otherwise ignored)

SUMMARY OF REGULATION*: State the general requirements and purposes of this regulation.  




Compliance with M.G.L. c. 30A
EMERGENCY ADOPTION - If this regulation is adopted as an emergency, state the nature of the emergency.  If this is not an emergency filing, please leave this area blank.
PRIOR NOTIFICATION AND/OR APPROVAL - If prior notification to and/or approval of the Governor, Legislature or others was required, list each notification, and/or approval and date, including notice to the Local Government Advisory Committee.  
PUBLIC REVIEW - M.G.L. c. 30A section 2 and/or 3 requires notice of the hearing or comment period, including a small business impact statement, be filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth, published in appropriate newspapers, and sent to persons to whom specific notice must be given at least 21 days prior to such hearing or comment period.

Date of public hearing or comment period:  

FISCAL EFFECT - Estimate the fiscal effect of the public and private sectors.

For the first and second year:

For the first five years:

No Fiscal Effect:

SMALL BUSINESS IMPACT: M.G.L. c. 30A section 5 requires each agency to file an amended small business impact statement with the Secretary of the Commonwealth prior to the adoption of a proposed regulation.  If the purpose of this regulation is to set rates for the state, this section does not apply.

Date amended small business impact statement was filed:

CODE OF MASSACHUSETTS REGULATIONS INDEX - List key subjects that are relevant to this regulation:
PROMULGATION - State the action taken by this regulation and its effect on existing provisions of the Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) to repeal, replace or amend.  List by CMR number:  


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