Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
Administrative Rules Division (ARD)  
611 W. Ottawa Street  
Lansing, MI 48909  
Phone: 517-335-8658 Fax: 517-335-9512  
REQUEST FOR RULEMAKING (RFR)  
1. Department:  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
2. Bureau:  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
3. Promulgation type:  
Full Process  
4. Title of proposed rule set:  
Occupational Code Renewals  
5. Rule numbers or rule set range of numbers:  
R 339.1001-339.1005  
6. Estimated time frame:  
12 months  
Name of person filling out RFR:  
Dena Marks  
E-mail of person filling out RFR:  
Phone number of person filling out RFR:  
517-335-3679  
Address of person filling out RFR:  
611 W. Ottawa  
Lansing, Michigan  
7. Describe the general purpose of these rules, including any problems the changes are intended  
to address.  
The Occupational Code Renewals rules establish the specific date when a license or registration  
renewal period ends for licenses and registrations regulated by the Occupational Code and issued  
by the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.  
The revised rules will clarify the length of a license or registration cycle and update renewal date  
information.  
8. Please cite the specific promulgation authority for the rules (i.e. department director,  
commission, board, etc.).  
The department, MCL 339.202.  
A. Please list all applicable statutory references (MCLs, Executive Orders, etc.).  
MCL 339.202 and MCL 339.205, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003  
-1, 2008-4, and 2011-4, MCL 338.3501, MCL 445.2001, MCL 445.2011, MCL 445.2025, and  
MCL 445.2030.  
B. Are the rules mandated by any applicable constitutional or statutory provision? If so, please  
explain.  
MCL 24.239  
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MCL 339.202 requires the department to establish by rule the expiration date of a license or  
registration issued under the Occupational Code. MCL 339.205 requires the department to  
promulgate rules that are necessary and appropriate for the department to fulfill its role.  
The rules are not mandated by any constitutional provision.  
9. Please describe the extent to which the rules conflict with or duplicate similar rules,  
compliance requirements, or other standards adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.  
The rules do not conflict with or duplicate similar rules or regulations adopted by the state or  
federal government.  
10. Is the subject matter of the rules currently contained in any guideline, handbook, manual,  
instructional bulletin, form with instructions, or operational memoranda?  
No.  
11. Are the rules listed on the department’s annual regulatory plan as rules to be processed  
for the current year?  
Yes.  
12. Will the proposed rules be promulgated under Section 44 of the Administrative Procedures  
Act, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.244, or under the full rulemaking process?  
Full Process  
13. Please describe the extent to which the rules exceed similar regulations, compliance  
requirements, or other standards adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.  
The proposed rules do not exceed similar regulations, compliance requirements, or other standards  
adopted at the state, regional, or federal level.  
14. Do the rules incorporate the recommendations received from the public regarding any  
complaints or comments regarding the rules? If yes, please explain.  
No.  
15. If amending an existing rule set, please provide the date of the last evaluation of the rules  
and the degree, if any, to which technology, economic conditions, or other factors have changed  
the regulatory activity covered by the rules since the last evaluation.  
The rules were last amended on December 22, 2020.  
The department is implementing a new licensing system and the renewal dates for some licenses  
and registrations have changed to the date that the initial license or registration was issued.  
Additionally, the length of the licensing cycle will be changed for Collection Practices and  
Personnel Agencies licenses.  
16. Are there any changes or developments since implementation that demonstrate there is no  
continued need for the rules, or any portion of the rules?  
No.  
17. Is there an applicable decision record (as defined in MCL 24.203(6) and required by MCL  
24.239(2))? If so, please attach the decision record.  
No  
MCL 24.239