BEFORE THE Department OF PUBLIC
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the repeal of a Temporary Emergency Rule pertaining to changing the
identification of sex on birth
NOTICE OF REPEAL OF TEMPORARY EMERGENCY RULE
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On May 23, 2022, the department adopted, and on June 10, 2022, the department published, MAR Notice No. 37-1001, notice of the temporary emergency adoption of the above-stated rule at page 915 of the 2022 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 11, pertaining to changing the identification of sex on birth certificates.
2. Following adoption of the above-stated temporary emergency rule, the department initiated ordinary rulemaking pertaining to changing the identification of sex on birth certificates. See MAR Notice No. 37-1002. Following a public hearing and receipt of written public comment, the department has adopted a permanent rule governing the process for changing identification of sex on birth certificates. Notice of Amendment, MAR Notice No. 37-1002 (published September 9, 2022). The permanent rule supplants the need for the above-stated temporary emergency rule.
3. The repeal of Temporary Emergency Rule I is effective September 10, 2022.
4. The bill sponsor contact requirements of 2-4-302, MCA, do not apply.
/s/ ROBERT LISHMAN /s/ CHARLES T. BRERETON
Robert Lishman Charles T. Brereton, Director
Rule Reviewer Department of Public Health and Human Services
Certified to the Secretary of State August 30, 2022.