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52 Pa. Code § 5.211. Notice of rulemaking proceedings.


§ 5.211. Notice of rulemaking proceedings.

 (a)  Before the adoption of a regulation, the Commission will publish a general notice as provided in 1 Pa. Code Chapter 7 (relating to procedure for adoption or change of regulations).

 (b)  The order or notice will recite the statutory or other authority under which the regulation is proposed to be adopted, and include either the terms of the proposed regulation, or a description of the subjects and issues involved to inform interested persons of the nature of the proceeding, to permit interested persons to submit comments relative thereto within the time period required by the act.

 (c)  The Commission may, upon petition by a person having an interest in the proposed regulations, hold public hearings on the proposed regulations. The petition for hearing shall be in the form set forth in §  5.41 (relating to petitions generally), shall be filed concurrently with the comments and state the reasons for having a hearing and the person’s interest in the proposed regulations.

 (d)  Subsections (a)—(c) supersede 1 Pa. Code §  35.104 (relating to notice of rulemaking proceedings).


   The provisions of this §  5.211 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  309—311, 315, 331—335, 501, 701—703 and 1101—1103.


   The provisions of this §  5.211 adopted October 12, 1984, effective January 1, 1985, 14 Pa.B. 3819; amended December 2, 1988, effective January 3, 1989, 18 Pa.B. 5451. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (95568) to (95569).

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