The Arizona Administrative Register
Published by the
Administrative Rules Division
Rules Managing Editor
Department of State
Office of the Secretary of State
1700 W Washington St Fl 7
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2808
Right to comment on a proposed rulemaking
A person may comment when an agency proposes to make, amend, or repeal a rule. Information on how to comment is provided in the Preamble of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published in the Register.
Under the law an agency may choose not to schedule an oral proceeding (speak in person, or web meeting) to accept formal (verbal) comments; however, a person may request that an agency conduct an oral proceeding on the proposed rule.
Information on how to request an oral proceeding is provided in the Preamble of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published in the Register.
Right to petition an agency
A.R.S. § 41-1033 ~ A person may petition (ask) an agency to make, amend, or repeal of a rule codified in the Arizona Administrative Code.
A person may also petition an agency to review an existing agency practice or substantive policy statement that the petitioner alleges to constitute a rule. For more information, contact the agency.
Right to petition the Secretary of State about its administrative rules in 2 A.A.C. 12 or rules in 1 A.A.C. 1
Simply contact our office in writing with your request. Include you name, address, phone number and e-mail. Send it to the address above.
Right to Petition the Governor's Regulatory Review Council
A.R.S. § 41-1033 provides that a person may petition Governor's Regulatory Review Council (GRRC) to request a review of a final rule based on the person's belief that the final rule does not meet requirements prescribed in A.R.S. § 41-1030 or whether an existing agency practice or substantive policy statement constitutes a rule.
Contact the Council at (602) 542-2058 for more information or visit the Governor's Regulatory Review Council's website.