Health Risk Limits Rules for Groundwater
2014/2015 Amendments - Schedule
(Subject to change)

An estimated schedule of the 2014/2015 rule amendment process is available below. During any step of the process, issues could arise that alter the anticipated timeline.

Task list Anticipated Timeline Actual Timeline Notes
Preliminary, general comment request Winter/Spring 2014 Winter/Spring 2014 The public and stakeholders will be invited to provide general comment about the amendments under consideration. Sign up for notices by clicking on the "Get Email Updates" button to the right above.
Request for Comments Spring 2014 April 14, 2014 A Request for Comments was published in the Minnesota State Register. See Official Notices, Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota State Register, April 14, 2014 (PDF)

Rule Development

Public Stakeholder Meeting to inform rule development Summer or Fall 2014 August 7, 2014 A public meeting is being planned about the proposed HRL Rules Amendments.
Proposed amendments to HRL rules and Statement of Need and Reasonableness (SONAR) Summer 2015 August 24, 2015

Available for review:

Statement of Need and Reasonableness

Proposed Rules Amendments

Notice of Intent to Adopt – Dual Notice Summer 2015

August 31, 2015

Comment period closing date: October 1, 2015

A Dual Notice of Intent was published in the Minnesota State Register. See Proposed Permanent Rules Pertaining to Health Risk Limits



Office of Administrative Hearing (OAH) Review
Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) Review Fall 2015 Potential hearing date: October 15, 2015 An Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) reviews the proposed rules and related documents to ensure agencies have the statutory authority to propose or amend rules, demonstrate the rule’s need and reasonableness, give adequate notice regarding the rules, and comply with other rulemaking requirements.
Governor’s Office Approval
Governor's Office Approval To be determined   Upon the ALJ's review and approval, the Governor will review the proposed rules.
Adoption of Rules
Adoption of Rules To be determined   Upon the Governor’s approval of rules, MDH will publish Notice of Adoption in the State Register.
Updated Monday, August 31, 2015 at 09:46AM