(A) This rule is adopted in compliance with, and under authority of, division (F) of section 121.22 of the Revised Code as amended, and effective November 28, 1975.
(B) Any person may determine the time and place of all regularly scheduled meetings, the time, place, and purpose of all specially scheduled meetings, and the time and place of public hearings of the Ohio apportionment board by one of the following methods:
(1) Consulting the website of the office of the governor at http://governor.ohio.gov/apportionment
(2) Consulting the public bulletin boards located outside of the chambers of the Ohio house of representatives and the Ohio senate on the second floor of the Ohio statehouse, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
(3) Requesting electronic notice of all meetings of the apportioning process. The secretary of the apportionment board shall maintain a list of all persons who have requested such notification. A request for such notification:
(a) Shall contain the name of the person making the request and an email address to which electronic notice should be sent, and;
(b) Shall be sent in writing either:
(i) By mail to: "Secretary to the Apportionment Board, c/o Legislative Task Force on Redistricting, 77 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215," or;
(ii) By electronic mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, and;
(c) Must be received forty-eight hours prior to any regularly scheduled meeting, specially scheduled meeting, or public hearing.
(C) In the event of a regularly scheduled meeting, specially scheduled meeting not of an emergency nature, or public hearing, the secretary shall provide notice of such meeting or hearing by providing the notice described in paragraph (B)(1), (B)(2), or (B)(3) of this rule not later than twenty-four hours prior to the meeting or hearing. In the event of a special meeting of an emergency nature, the secretary shall provide notice of such meeting by providing the notice described in paragraph (B)(1), (B)(2), or (B)(3) of this rule. In such event, however, the notice need not be given twenty-four hours prior to the meeting, but shall be given immediately upon the scheduling of such meeting.
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: Ohio Constitution, Art. XI, Sec. 1
Rule Amplifies: Ohio Constitution, Art. XI, Sec. 1, Revised Code 121.22
Prior Effective Dates: 3/4/76, 9/7/91, 8/13/01