(5 ILCS 100/5-105)
(from Ch. 127, par. 1005-105)
Responsibilities of the Joint Committee.
Joint Committee shall have the following responsibilities under this Act:
(a) The Joint Committee shall conduct a systematic
and continuing study of the rules and rulemaking process of all State agencies, including those agencies not covered in Section 1-25, for the purpose of improving the rulemaking process, reducing the number and bulk of rules, removing redundancies and unnecessary repetitions, and correcting grammatical, typographical, and similar errors not affecting the construction or meaning of the rules. The Joint Committee shall make recommendations to the appropriate affected agency.
(b) The Joint Committee shall review the statutory
authority on which any administrative rule is based.
(c) The Joint Committee shall maintain a review
program to study the impact of legislative changes, court rulings, and administrative action on agency rules and rulemaking.
(d) The Joint Committee shall suggest rulemaking by
an agency whenever the Joint Committee, in the course of its review of the agency's rules under this Act, determines that the agency's rules are incomplete, inconsistent, or otherwise deficient.
(Source: P.A. 87-823