B. Are the rules mandated by any applicable constitutional or statutory provision? If so, please
MCL 125.1422(o), MCL 125.1415a(7), and MCL 125.1458b(7).
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.
None. These revisions were in part developed to remove conflict and duplication while ensuring
consistency with applicable federal rules.
10. Is the subject matter of the rules currently contained in any guideline, handbook, manual,
instructional bulletin, form with instructions, or operational memoranda?
The general subject matter, MSHDA programs, is addressed in a variety of guidelines and forms.
Only guidelines and forms related to single family mortgage loans should be affected by revision
per R 125.146; these guidelines and forms will be simplified with the proposed rule revision.
11. Are the rules listed on the department’s annual regulatory plan as rules to be processed
for the current year?
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?
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 revisions to do not exceed similar regulations, compliance regulations, or other standards.
14. Do the rules incorporate the recommendations received from the public regarding any
complaints or comments regarding the rules? If yes, please explain.
The proposed rule revisions were initiated by MSHDA staff as most existing rules have not been
reviewed since 2009. The proposed revisions were circulated to external stakeholders for informal
comment, which comments informed the proposed revisions.
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.
Prior evaluation was 2009. Administrative Rule Style Guide, industry parlance, and applicable
federal terminology have changed since last evaluation.
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?
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.