Each agency shall afford any interested person the opportunity to petition for the issuance, amendment, or repeal of a rule.History: 1969, PL 11-55.
An administrative rule adopted pursuant to the rulemaking process in the Administrative Procedure Act has the force and effect of law. A.S.C.A. §§ 1.0201(3), 4.1001-4.1010. Bryant v. Southwest Marine of Samoa, Inc., 23 A.S.R.2d 55 (1992).