Administrative RulemakingWhat is a rule?
Oregon law defines "rule" as "any agency directive, standard, regulation or statement of general applicability that implements, interprets, or prescribes law or policy, or describes the procedure or practice requirements of any agency." ORS 183.310(9)
Agencies may adopt, amend, repeal or renumber rules, permanently or temporarily (up to 180 days), using the procedures outlined in the Oregon Attorney General's Administrative Law Manual.
The Oregon Secretary of State's office compiles and publishes the entire series of Oregon Administrative Rules.