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Governor Doug Ducey Issues Moratorium on Regulatory Rulemaking

January 5, 2015...

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GRRC Rules & Statutes

The Arizona Administrative Procedure Act (APA), contained in A.R.S. § 41-1051 et seq, governs GRRC...

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Welcome to the Governor's Regulatory Review Council

This site is a service to provide the public with information about the Council, assistance available from Council staff, and the rulemaking process. The Governor's Regulatory Review Council was created by Executive Order in May 1981.
Composed of seven members, the Council is chaired by Bret Parke, the General Counsel for the Department of Adminstration. For most agencies, the Council is the final step in the rulemaking process. The Council reviews most rules to ensure that they are necessary and to avoid duplication and adverse impact on the public. The Council assesses whether a rule is clear, concise, understandable, legal, consistent with legislative intent, within the agency's statutory authority, and whether the benefits of a rule outweigh the cost. If a rule does not meet these criteria, the Council returns it to the agency for further consideration.

In-House Rulemaking & Five Year Reviews Available for Comment

GRRC is posting the arrival of New Rulemakings available for comment during the 30 days before a Council meeting and all of the Five Year Review Reports

Legal Staff

The Legal Staff

The Legal Staff reviews all rule packages and five-year-review reports submitted to the Council. The submissions are analyzed to determine whether they conform with statutory criteria. For information regarding a particular agency's rules, contact the staff attorney identified below.

Website Privacy and Access Policy Statement

Thank you for visiting the State of Arizona Governor's Regulatory Review Council (GRRC) and reviewing our Privacy Policy Statement. All individual agency web sites of the State of Arizona are required to contain a Privacy and Access Policy Statement to inform you about the information that could be collected online as a result of visiting or requesting a service, how that information will be used, and what steps are being taken to ensure the security of customer data.


Online Customer Service and Alternatives

Attention Agencies, Boards, and Commissions:

Please be advised that GRRC’s new rules are effective October 5, 2013.  As such, certain requirements for filing rules and reports have changed.  One such change is that Agencies, Boards, and Commissions are now required to file final approved rules with the Secretary of State themselves after the Council has approved the rules. GRRC staff will no longer file approved rules with the Secretary of State.

Persons with a disability

May request a reasonable accommodation to obtain information from the Governor’s Regulatory Review Council (GRRC) in an alternative format by making a request to staff, at (602) 542-2058.

GRRC Rules & Statutes

The Arizona Administrative Procedure Act (APA), contained in A.R.S. § 41-1051 et seq, governs GRRC processes. A copy of the APA can be found at Secretary of State Arizona Administrative Procedure Act, as of October 2013.


The new GRRC rules, effective October 5, 2013, can be found at GRRC Rules at Secretary of State.


Regulatory Agenda for 2015

Rules of the Governor’s Regulatory Review Council are at 1 A.A.C. 6.
Here is a link to the Secretary of State Administrative Code to the Current Rules
Council does not intend to initiate any rulemaking for 2015.
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1021.02, the Council may undertake a rulemaking even if the rulemaking is not included on the annual regulatory agenda.

5 Year Review

These rules will be reviewed by the Council soon. To comment on any of these rule reviews or any existing rule, please contact Council and include in the subject the Agency, Title, Chapter, and Article of the rules to be reviewed.

Seminar Information

In the coming months, GRRC will be presenting the following seminars.  These are half-day seminars and the length varies depending on class size, questions, etc.  The seminars are held in the ADOA building at 100 N. 15th Avenue, in the Conference Room listed below.
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