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Administrative Rules

An administrative rule is a general statement adopted by an agency to make the law it enforces or administers more specific or to govern the agency's organization or procedure. An agency may adopt a rule only after the legislature has enacted a law granting this authority to the agency.  An agency rule that is adopted under the rulemaking provisions of M.S. Chapter 14 has the force and effect of law.  Rulemaking in Minnesota: A Guide, explains each step of the rulemaking process in Minnesota.

Personnel Rules

Personnel Rule 3900 supplements and clarifies the provisions of Minnesota Statute, Chapter 43A which generally affects the rights of or processes available to the general public regarding employment with State Agencies. It also applies to state employees of the executive branch when the employees participate in any process that is available to the general public. Unless otherwise stated, these rules apply to positions in the civil service in the executive branch, the office of the legislative auditor, the Minnesota State Retirement System, the Public Employees Retirement Association, and the Teachers Retirement Association. 

State Agencies; Affirmative Action

These Administrative Rules lays out the affirmative action policy and affirmative action requirements for state agencies.  For more information about affirmative action, see the Affirmative Action page of the MMB website.

Local Government Pay Equity

Pay equity Administrative Rules describe the details that underlie the State's commitment to establishing equitable compensation relationships regardless of gender.