AG Balderas Extends Public Comment Period for Proposed Default Rule for Administrative Rulemaking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2017

Contact: James Hallinan (505) 660-2216

Santa Fe, NM – The Office of the Attorney General is rescheduling the public hearing on its proposed default rule on administrative rulemaking until January 19, 2018 to ensure that it has provided the public with adequate time to comment on the rule. During its 2017 regular session, the New Mexico Legislature adopted House Bill 58 (Laws 2017, Chapter 137), amending the State Rules Act, NMSA 1978, Section 14-4-1 to -11, and mandating that the Attorney General adopt default rules for public rule hearings for use by agencies that have not adopted their own procedural rules consistent with the State Rules Act.

The OAG will be accepting public comment on the proposed rule through January 18, 2018, and will hold a public rule hearing on January 19, 2018 in Santa Fe. Copies of the proposed rule, as well as information on how to submit public comment and attend the public rule hearing, are available at the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, 408 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501 and on the OAG website at,
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