Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 97 - DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE.
Chapter 97-1 - RULES OF GENERAL APPLICABILITY
Rule 97-1-.05 - Adoption of Rules and Regulations
RULE 97-1-.05. Adoption of Rules and Regulations
(1) The Commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice shall formulate and submit to the Board those reasonable rules and regulations or changes thereto which are required to govern the Department.
(2) Rules and regulations adopted by the Board shall recognize that a primary purpose of youth development centers and other juvenile detention facilities is to carry out rehabilitative programs to the end that children and youth housed in said centers shall develop their self-respect and self-reliance and acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to become good citizens who are qualified for honorable employment.
(3) Board approval shall be required prior to the promulgation and adoption of rules and regulations.
(4) Actions undertaken in the preparation of rules and regulations for adoption by the Board, including notices of intended action, provision of an opportunity for interested parties to present data, formatting, and other rule-making requirements shall be as prescribed by the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act.
O.C.G.A. Secs. 49-4A-2, 49-4A-6, 50-13-4.(Original Rule entitled "Adoption of Rules and Regulations" adopted. F. Sept. 1, 1992; eff. Sept. 21, 1992. Amended: F. May 28, 1997; eff. Jul. 1, 1997, as specified by the Agency.)