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c.After adoption, and as soon as possible, theofficial text of the rules and regulations shall be submittedfor publication in theLouisiana Register. The rules andregulations become effective on the date of their publication,unless otherwise specified.d.i. Any interested person may petition the board,requesting the promulgation, revision or repeal of rules andregulations which would affect that person. The petitionshall:(a).be submitted in writing;(b).state the name and address of the petitioner;(c). include an exact statement of the changessought and the effect of the proposed change on existingpractice;(d). include data, opinions or arguments insupport of request.ii.The board shall act on the petition within90 days after receiving said petition. The board shall eitherdeny the petition, stating reasons therefor, or shall initiaterule-making proceedings in accordance with its procedurefor same.AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S.37:918.HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Department ofHealth and Human Resources, Board of Nursing, LR 7:74 (March1981), amended by the Department of Health and Hospitals, Boardof Nursing, LR 24:1293 (July 1998).§3321.Declaratory Statements/Advisory Opinions ofthe BoardA.The board may issue a declaratory ruling in accordwith the Administrative Procedure Act. These include adeclaratory statement or an advisory opinion, in the form ofa ruling which has the same status as boar decisions inadjudicated cases, in response to a request for clarification ofthe effect of rules and regulations or of R.S. 37:911 et seq.Advisory opinions as a statement of the board's ruling. Theyare generally rendered in cases which relate to specificsituations. Declaratory statements contain the board's rulingrelative to the petition, with the principles and rationalewhich support the ruling. Declaratory statements aregenerally rendered in situations which relate to widespreadsituations. Neither an advisory opinion nor a declaratorystatement has the binding force of law, but they represent theboard's expert opinion relative to the matter in question.B.A request for a declaratory statement or for anadvisory opinion is made in the form of a petition to theboard. The petition shall include at least:1.the name and address of the petitioner;2.specific reference to the statutes or rules andregulations to which the petition relates;3.a concise statement of the manner in which thepetitioner is aggrieved by the rule or statute or by itspotential application to her/him, or in which (s)he isuncertain of its effects;4.a statement of whether an oral hearing is desired;5.other information appropriate for the board'sdeliberation on the request.C.Said petition shall be considered by the board at itsnext regularly scheduled meeting provided that the petitionhas been filed at least 60 days prior to the next scheduledboard meeting.

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Term
Fall
Professor
Carter
Tags
Nursing, practical nurse

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