Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
Petition for adoption of Rules
(a) Any person who wishes to propose that the
Board adopt, repeal or amend any rule may do so on the form prescribed by the
Board and supplied by the Executive Director.
(b) The Board shall meet and consider any
petition for adoption, repeal or amendment within sixty days of its
(a) The Board shall give at least thirty-five
(35) days notice of any proposed action on any rule by publication in the
Alabama Administrative Monthly in compliance with Code of Ala.
41-22-5; and by letter, a copy of
proposed changes which is sent to the Alabama Administrative Monthly, to all
legally constituted associations of chiropractors in the State of Alabama that
has supplied the Executive Director with an address.
(b) Any person who wishes to receive notice
by mail of all proposed actions on rules may do so by requesting such notice
from the Executive Director and paying an annual charge of $10.00 to cover
costs of the mailings. All annual subscriptions begin October 1 and expire
Hearings. The Board shall permit all interested persons reasonable opportunity
to submit data, views or arguments concerning any proposed rule action. Data,
views or arguments submitted in writing must be received by the Executive
Director at least two (2) days before the date specified in the notice as the
day of the public hearing. Those persons wishing to appear before the Board to
present data, views or arguments orally must submit a request to appear before
the Board to the Executive Director, and such request must be received by the
Executive Director at least five (5) days before the deadline for
(4) Board Decision. The
Board shall fully consider all written and oral submissions concerning every
proposed rule action. Upon adoption of a rule, the Board, if conflicting views
are submitted on the proposed rule, shall issue a concise statement of the
principal reasons for and against its adoption, incorporating therein its
reasons for overruling any considerations urged against its adoption.
(5) Emergency Rules. In the event the Board
finds that an immediate danger to the public health, safety or welfare requires
adoption of a rule upon fewer than thirty-five (35) days notice or that action
is required by or to comply with a federal statute or regulation which requires
adoption of a rule upon fewer than thirty-five (35) days notice, the Board may
adopt an emergency rule under the provision of the Administrative Procedure
Act, Section 5(2).
With Administrative Procedure Act. All rules adopted by the Board shall
otherwise substantively and procedurally comply with the provisions of the
Alabama Administrative Procedure Act.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Filed September 30, 1982.
Amended: Filed June 18, 2009; effective July 23, 2009. Amended: Filed October
18, 2012; effective November 22, 2012.
Author: Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Code of Ala.