Joint Committee on Administrative Rules
a written law passed by a legislative body.
created bipartisan bi·par·ti·san
1.of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's policies
legislative committee, comprised of five house and five senate members, which is responsible for the legislative oversight of administrative rules proposed by state agencies. The committee maintains a nonpartisan non·par·ti·san
1.not biased or partisan, esp. toward any particular political group.
staff in downtown Lansing that is responsible for processing rules transmitted to the committee by state agencies, scheduling committee hearings at the direction of the committee chair, providing members with the background and legal analysis of the rules, and reviewing proposed legislation to determine whether rulemaking authority is, or should be, necessary to carry out the legislative intent of proposed legislation.