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RULEMAKING PROCESS

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

    1. Commission issues order on recommended action

    • Notice of Inquiry (NOI)
    • Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR)
    • Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR)

    2. Responses/comments filed with the Commission

    3. Staff recommends action

    • NOI -> ANOR or NOPR
    • ANOPR -> NOPR
    • NOPR -> Final Rule

    4. Commission issues order on action

    • If ANOR or NOPR, above steps are repeated
    • If Final Rule, rehearing process starts

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