Procedure for adopting, amending or repealing regulations.
Before adopting, amending or repealing any regulation for the administration of a program of public assistance or any other program for which the Division is responsible, the Administrator must give at least 30 days’ notice of the intended action.
The notice of intent to act upon a regulation must:
Include a statement of the need for and purpose of the proposed regulation, and either the terms or substance of the proposed regulation or a description of the subjects and issues involved, and of the time when, the place where and the manner in which interested persons may present their views thereon.
Include a statement identifying the entities that may be financially affected by the proposed regulation and the potential financial impact, if any, upon local government.
State each address at which the text of the proposed regulation may be inspected and copied.
Be mailed to all persons who have requested in writing that they be placed upon a mailing list, which must be kept by the Administrator for that purpose.
All interested persons must be afforded a reasonable opportunity to submit data, views or arguments upon a proposed regulation, orally or in writing. The Administrator shall consider fully all oral and written submissions relating to the proposed regulation.
The Administrator shall keep, retain and make available for public inspection written minutes and an audio recording or transcript of each public hearing held pursuant to this section in the manner provided in NRS 241.035. A copy of the minutes or audio recordings must be made available to a member of the public upon request at no charge pursuant to NRS 241.035.
An objection to any regulation on the ground of noncompliance with the procedural requirements of this section may not be made more than 2 years after its effective date.