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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 6D: Expected regulations; publication of list

Section 6D. The state secretary shall publish, annually, in the first issue of the Massachusetts Register a plan submitted by each executive office containing a list of regulations expected to be promulgated during the next twelve month period. The state secretary shall publish a semi-annual update of said list six months after the initial plan is published. For the purposes of this section, ''executive office'' shall include the board of regents and the department of education.

Each executive office shall publish on its website a list of statutes passed in the previous 24 months for which regulations are required and for which regulations have not been adopted, identifying the session law in which the statutory authority was passed and containing a brief statement as to the agency's plan to adopt the regulations. Semi-annually, the plan shall be updated on the website and filed with the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate and the chairs of the joint committee on state administration and regulatory oversight.