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Subject 590-2-2 EMERGENCY RULES

Rule 590-2-2-.01 Emergency Rules

(1) All emergency rules shall be filed in accordance with the general requirements of Rule 590-2-1-.04.
(2) In accordance with subsection (b) of Section 4 of the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act, the nature of the emergency shall be included in the statement of the reasons for adoption of the emergency rule/s, and shall appear on either the Certification page or the Table of Contents page. (When necessary, a second, or following, page may be added to the Certification page.)
(3) Emergency rules shall be numbered as follows:
(a) The control number shall be followed by the division (if applicable) and chapter numbers; the last number shall be followed by a dash (-) and the dash shall be followed by a zero (0), which shall be followed by a decimal (.). (Example: 590-2-1-0.).
(4) Emergency Rules shall be numbered consecutively, and the number shall follow the decimal, as described in "Example" of subparagraph (3)(a) of this Rule. (Example: 590-2-1-0.1, 590-2-1-0.2, etc.)
(a) Any subsequent emergency rule will be numbered the next consecutive number. For example: the first emergency rule adopted by the Secretary of State would be numbered 590-4-1-0.1; should he adopt an emergency rule at a later date, such emergency rule would be numbered 590-4-1-0.2, etc.
(5) If a chapter is adopted as an emergency rule, the numbering described in paragraph (4) of this Rule shall apply, and the rules contained therein shall be numbered as in the following example: 590-2-1-0.1-.01, 590-2-1-0.1-.02, etc.
(6) If only a rule, or several rules, within a chapter is/are adopted as (an) emergency rule/s, such rule/s shall be numbered in accordance with paragraph (5) of this Rule.
(a) If only part/s of a Rule is involved, same shall be so indicated, such as: 590-2-1-0.1-.01(1)(a) 7.; 590-2-1-0.1-.01(2)(b) 6. (ii); however, the emergency rule should be identified as: "Emergency Rule 590-2-1-0.1, containing Rules 590-2-1-0.1-.01(1)(a)7. and 590-2-1-0.1-.01(2)(b) 6. (ii)."
(7) If more than one chapter is adopted as an emergency rule at the same time, they shall be numbered consecutively. (Example: 590-2-1-0.1, 590-2-2-0.2, 590-4-1-0.3, etc.)
(8) Certification page for emergency rule/s as follows:

Certification page for emergency rules:

CERTIFICATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE

BRIAN P. KEMP (Name of current Secretary of State in this space)

(Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Secs. 50-13-3, 50-13-4 and 50-13-6.)

I do hereby certify that the attached emergency rule is a correct copy as promulgated and adopted on the ______ day of ________, 20__.

(NAME OF DEPARTMENT IN CAPITAL LETTERS in this space)

(Filing date in this space.)

(In this space, identify the emergency rule and declare effective date; whether the agency desires the emergency rule to become effective on the date of adoption or at a later date, and specify the length of time the agency desires the emergency rule to remain in effect, but in no case can same remain in effect for a period longer than 120 days, as specified by subsection (b) of Section 4 of the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act.)

(In this space shall appear the statutory rule-making authority.)

(In this space, declare the nature of the emergency; if too lengthy, may be declared on a following page.)

___________________________

(Signature of Officer authorized to promulgate and adopt rules and regulations, or his deputy.)

Sworn to and subscribed before me this _______ day of ___________, 20___.

____________________________

(Signature of Notary Public)

(Notary Public Seal)

(End of Form)