Laws and Regulations
The term "statute" generally means an act or law passed by a legislative body, such as the Missouri General Assembly or the United States Congress.
The term "regulation" generally means a rule or standard that has the force of law once promulgated by an administrative agency within its statutory authority. It is sometimes referred to as a "rule."
State regulations are developed through the rulemaking process by departments or commissions given such authority by statute.
State Rules in Development
Rulemaking on Public Notice - The following proposed rulemakings have been filed with the Secretary of State's Office and comments are being accepted as noted at the end of the proposed rulemaking under the Notice of Public Hearing and Notice to Submit Comments heading.
For More Information
Copies of the state and federal air laws are available at the Department of Natural Resources’ regional offices and Jefferson City office, the Missouri State Library, U.S. Depository Libraries and most public libraries.