Pols ponder public impact of state’s rules and regs
Debi Brazzale / Colorado New Agency
A measure seeking greater transparency in rule-making—the process by which state government agencies fine-tune legislation with additional regulations—cleared the House this week and is headed to the Senate.
House Bill 1007, sponsored by Rep. Libby Szabo, R-Arvada, would require state departments to provide analysis of the potential impacts of new regulations—particularly for jobs and whether or not new rules would generate a fiscal consequence for the state.
Szabo said the regulatory transparency is an issue of good government relations.
“Government works for the people, people don’t work for the government,” said Szabo, “This bill encourages and fosters the proper relationship between state regulators and business owners to ensure we don’t make decisions that hinder our economic recovery.” …see full story by the Colorado News Agency
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