Filing and Taking Effect of Rules; Copies
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(a)The commission shall file in the office of the Oregon Secretary of State and Washington Code Reviser a certified copy of each rule adopted by it.
(b)Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (a) of this subsection, the commission adopting a rule incorporating published standards of reference is not required to file a copy of those standards with the Oregon Secretary of State or the Washington Code Reviser if:
(A)The standards adopted are unusually voluminous and costly to reproduce; and
(B)The rule identifies the location of the standards to be incorporated and the conditions of their availability to the public.
(2)Each rule is effective upon the expiration of 30 days after the date of filing as required by subsection (1) of this section, except that:
(a)If a later effective date is required by constitution, statute or court order, the later date is the effective date.
(b)If a different effective date is specified in the rule and the commission finds that action is necessary because of imminent peril to public health, safety or welfare, the specified date is the effective date.
(c)A temporary rule becomes effective upon filing with the Oregon Secretary of State and Washington Code Reviser, or at a designated later date, only if the statement required by 350-016-0004 (Notice Requirements for Rule Adoption; Temporary Rule Adoption, or Amendment; Substantial Compliance Required)(5) is filed with the rule. The commission shall take appropriate measures to make temporary rules known to the persons who may be affected by them.
(3)When a rule is amended or repealed by the commission, the commission shall file a certified copy of the amendment or notice of repeal with the Oregon Secretary of State and Washington Code Reviser.
(4)No rule of which a certified copy if required to be filed shall be valid or effective against any person or party until a certified copy is filed in accordance with this section. However, if the commission, in disposing of a contested case, announces in its decision the adoption of a general policy applicable to such case and subsequent cases of like nature the commission may rely upon such decision in disposition of later cases.
Rule 350-016-0006 — Filing and Taking Effect of Rules; Copies,