SB 1122 Administrative Process Act; impact on small businesses.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Administrative Process Act; regulatory flexibility for small businesses.  Requires the Department of Planning and Budget, in addition to the economic impact analysis currently required for proposed regulations, to identify and estimate the number of small businesses subject to the regulation; the projected reporting, recordkeeping and other administrative costs required for compliance by such small businesses with the regulation; the probable effect of the regulation on affected small businesses; and any alternative method for achieving the purpose of the regulation while minimizing adverse impact on small businesses. A small business is defined as a business entity, including its affiliates, that (i) is independently owned and operated and (ii) employs fewer than 500 full-time employees or has gross annual sales of less than $6 million. An agency proposing a regulation is also required to prepare a regulatory flexibility analysis in which it considers utilizing regulatory methods that will accomplish the objectives of applicable law while minimizing the adverse effect on small businesses. Agencies are also required to periodically review their regulations to determine if they should be continued, amended or repealed, in order to minimize the economic effect on small businesses. The measure also gives small businesses the right to judicial review of agency compliance with these requirements.  This bill incorporates SB 1218 and SB 1308.

Full text:
01/12/05  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057960104  pdf | impact statement
01/27/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 052764824-S1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/05  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1122ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/01/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0682)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed

Status:
01/12/05  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 057960104
01/12/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/26/05  Senate: Reported from General Laws with sub (15-Y 0-N)
01/27/05  Senate: Committee substitute printed 052764824-S1
01/28/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/28/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
01/31/05  Senate: Read second time
01/31/05  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/31/05  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 052764824-S1
01/31/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1122S1
02/01/05  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (39-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  Senate: Rec. of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (40-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/01/05  Senate: Communicated to House
02/08/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/08/05  House: Read first time
02/08/05  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/15/05  House: Reported from General Laws with amd (22-Y 0-N)
02/16/05  House: Read second time
02/17/05  House: Read third time
02/17/05  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/17/05  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/17/05  House: Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/17/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/05  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1122ER)
03/09/05  Senate: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/23/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 682 (effective 7/1/05)
04/01/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0682)