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State Board Policy

DESCRIPTOR TERM: Administrative Procedures Act
CODE: 601
ADOPTION DATE: July 2, 1984
REVISION: November 19, 1993

When the Board adopts, amends or repeals any of its rules or policies affecting the public, the Secretary shall file with the Secretary of State notice of this intent in accord with Sections 25-43-1.101 through 25-43-3.114 of the Mississippi Code.

This notice shall be filed at least twenty-five (25) days prior to the final adoption of the rule, amendment or repeal, except when imminent peril to the public health, safety or welfare requires adoption of a rule upon fewer than twenty-five (25) days notice.

Thereafter, when the Board adopts the rule, amendment or repeal, the Secretary shall file with the Secretary of State a certified copy of the rule, amendment or repeal.

The action shall become final thirty (30) days after the filing with the Secretary of State of the certified copy.

The State Superintendent of Education shall develop a procedure to be used in implementing this policy.

Mississippi Department of Education     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     General Information: 601-359-3513

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