4.1010 Emergency rules.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 4.1010 ]

(a) If an agency finds that an imminent peril to the public health, safety, or welfare requires adoption of a rule upon fewer than 20 days notice and states in writing its reasons for that finding, it may proceed without prior notice or hearing, pursuant to subparagraph (2) of 4.1009 (c), or upon any abbreviated notice and hearing that it finds practicable, to adopt an emergency rule. The rule may be effective for a period not longer than 120 days, and an identical rule may be adopted under sections 4.1004 and 4.1005.

(b) The agency shall take appropriate measures to make emergency rules known to persons who may be affected by them.

History: 1969, PL 11-55; 1972, PL 12-38 § 1.