Status and Icons

Esper denotes the status of policies.

A policy that is not in need of a rulemaking.


A policy that has an ongoing rulemaking in Esper.

The policy needs review, as determined by the jurisdiction's rolling review guidelines, because it is set to expire soon due to a sunset law, contains statutory references to invalid or outdated policies, or is explicitly tagged by the jurisdiction as needing review.

Indicator for instances of references to repealed statutory authority, 

The cited reference has been updated more recently than the regulation being viewed.

Indicator for legalese or other state-prohibited language. If your jurisdiction does not specify legalese then this indicates Words and Expressions to Avoid and Preferred Expressions based on guidance from the Federal Register.

The cited reference is expired.