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Public hearings for proposed rule amendments are held pursuant to Title 75 O.S. § 303 (A). Rule amendments adopted by the State Board of Health will be listed below by the date of adoption. Click on the Chapter number to view the amended rule text. Rule amendments that have been permanently adopted by the Governor and Legislature will have an effective date listed.

Permanent Rule Adoptions: January 14, 2014

Emergency Rule Adoptions: December 10, 2013 and effective February 1, 2014

Permanent Rule Adoptions: March 12, 2013 and effective July 25, 2013

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Adopted January 14, 2014, and pending action by the Governor and Legislature 

The Board of Health adopted the following rule Chapter amendments on January 14, 2014, after public comment and hearing. The links below open an Adobe (TM) document that contains the Rule Report, Rule Impact Statement, and the adopted rule language. The Department submitted these rule Chapter amendments to the Governor and Legislature for adoption. That action is pending.

Chapter 2. Procedures of the State Department of Health[Background Checks in Long Term Care] (25 KB)
Chapter 2. Governors Rule Packet (116 KB)

Chapter 100. Licensure of Crematories[REVOKED] (27 KB)
Chapter 100. Governors Rule Packet (55 KB)

Chapter 276. Home Inspection Industry[REVOKED] (113 KB)
Chapter 276. Governors Rule Packet (35 KB)

Chapter 515. Communicable Disease and Injury Reporting(70 KB)
Chapter 515. Governors Rule Packet (35 KB)

Chapter 526. Dental Services(73 KB)
Chapter 526. Governors Rule Packet (35 KB)

Chapter 531. Vision Screening(130 KB)
Chapter 531. Governors Rule Packet (35 KB)

Chapter 550. Newborn Screening Program(1,388 KB)
Chapter 550. Governors Rule Packet (35 KB)

Chapter 658. Independent Review Organization Certification Rules[REVOKED] (208 KB)
Chapter 658. Governors Rule Packet (35 KB)

Chapter 667. Hospital Standards(71 KB)
Chapter 667. Governors Rule Packet (35 KB)

Chapter 675. Nursing and Specialized Facilities(60 KB)
Chapter 675. Governors Rule Packet (35 KB)

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Permanent Rules Adopted March 12, 2013 and effective July 25, 2013  

The Board of Health adopted the following Chapters at their March 12, 2013, meeting. The Governor and Legislature approved the rules.

Chapter 400 - Licensed Marital and Family Therapists

- Adopted Rule TextThe complete text of the Chapter with the newly adopted rule is located here.

Chapter 405 - Licensed Professional Counselors

- Adopted Rule Text The complete text of the Chapter with the newly adopted rule is located here.

Chapter 451 - Fire Extinguisher Industry

- Adopted Rule Text The complete text of the Chapter with the newly adopted rule is located here.

Chapter 667 - Hospital Standards

- Adopted Rule Text The complete text of the Chapter with the newly adopted rule is located here.

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EMERGENCY RULE AMENDMENTS ADOPTED BY THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH

Emergency Rule Adoptions: December 10, 2013 

The Board of Health adopted the following amendments to Chapter 2, Procedures of the State Department of Health, as an emergency action on December 10, 2013, after public comment and hearing. The Board of Health adopted these same rules for permanent rulemaking at their January 14, 2014 meeting as listed above. The Governor approved these emergency rules on January 6, 2014, with an effective date of February 1, 2014.

Fingerprint Based Background Checks in Chapter 2.  Procedures of the State Department of Health[EMERGENCY] (35KB)

Governors Emergency Rule Packet (112KB)

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THE OKLAHOMA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE and REGISTER 

The Oklahoma Secretary of State's Office of Administrative Rules (OAR) is responsible for publishing The Oklahoma Administrative Code and The Oklahoma Register. The OAR maintains the official records of the state's rules and rulemaking notices, and provides assistance to approximately 150 regulatory agencies in the rulemaking process. Unofficial copies of recently adopted rules available on our Website are also posted on the Website of The Oklahoma Administrative Code and The Oklahoma Register.

The Oklahoma Administrative Code is the official compilation of agency rules and executive orders for the State of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma State Department of Health rules are located in Title 310 of The Oklahoma Administrative Code.

The Oklahoma Register is a semi-monthly publication which serves as supplementation between publication of the annual supplements. The Oklahoma Register includes new rules, amendments, revisions and revocations of existing rules, emergency rules, notices of proposed rules and the rulemaking process and executive orders.

The Oklahoma Register, The Oklahoma Administrative Code, and the latest Supplement are available for use by the public at depository libraries throughout the state and at most county clerk's offices, as well as at the OAR, and the Jan Eric Cartwright Memorial Library. The Register, Code and Supplement are also available for purchase. The Office of Administrative Rules' order forms for the Register, Code and Supplement are available on the Oklahoma Secretary of State's Website at http://www.sos.state.ok.us/oar/oar_order.htm.

Access to proposed administrative rules is also available on the Oklahoma Public Administrative Rule Search Website. This Website provides users the availability to view all proposed rules submitted through the online portal to the Governor's Office, the House, and Senate. Users can also view actions taken on proposed rules by the State of Oklahoma Governor's Office.

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CONTACTS 

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Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 N.E. 10th
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: (405) 271-6868
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