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227.20 Filing of rules.


(1) An agency shall file a certified copy of each rule it promulgates with the legislative reference bureau. No rule is valid until the certified copy has been filed. A certified copy shall be typed or duplicated on 8 1/2 by 11 inch paper, leaving sufficient room for a stamp at the top of the first page. Forms that are filed need not comply with the specifications of this subsection.


(2) The legislative reference bureau shall endorse the date and the time of filing on each certified copy filed under sub. (1). The bureau shall keep a file of all certified copies filed under sub. (1).


(3) Filing a certified copy of a rule with the legislative reference bureau creates a presumption of all of the following:


(a) That the rule was duly promulgated by the agency.


(b) That the rule was filed and made available for public inspection on the date and time endorsed on it.


(c) That all of the rule-making procedures required by this chapter were complied with.


(d) That the text of the certified copy of the rule is the text as promulgated by the agency.

227.20 - ANNOT.

History: 1985 a. 182; 1993 a. 214; 2005 a. 249; 2007 a. 20.

227.20 - ANNOT.

Cross-reference: See s. 902.03 for provision for judicial notice of administrative rules.