Rulemaking docket for Minnesota Rules 1315
The Board of Electricity is considering adoption of the National Electrical Code (NEC) by reference, with any necessary amendments, as the Minnesota Electrical Code in Minnesota Rules, chapter 1315.
The National Electrical Code is adopted from time to time, generally every three years, by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The NFPA is in the process of amending and adopting the final 2023 National Electrical Code/NFPA 70.
Published notices and comment periods
View the Request for Comments, which was published in the State Register on Nov. 7, 2022.
A Dual Notice was published in the State Register on March 20, 2023.
Availability of rule draft and statement of need and reasonableness (SONAR)
View the proposed rules.
Requests for hearing; date and place of hearing
The board received one request for hearing. Because there are fewer than 25 requests for hearing, the hearing scheduled for May 23, 2023, is cancelled.
View requests for hearing in response to the Dual Notice.
View comments received in response to the Dual Notice.
To be determined.
Timetable/status of the rule proceeding; agency determinations
The Board of Electricity is proposing to adopt rule amendments to Minnesota Rules, part 1315.0200. Comments on the proposed rules must be received by 4:30 p.m. on April 19, 2023.
Date the rule was filed with Secretary of State and the effective date of the rule as adopted
To be determined.
For written comments, questions and requests:
Contact person for procedural questions and to submit comments:
Contact the person above for additional information about the planned rule, to receive rule notices, to receive rule drafts if available, to provide comments, or to view comments or requests for hearing that have been submitted.
Comments and questions may also be submitted by U.S. mail, to the contact person listed above, at: Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN 55155.
Comments received after 4:30 p.m. will be considered received on the next state business day the Department of Labor and Industry is open.