Any person or organization may submit for the consideration of the apportionment board a detailed plan for the apportionment of the members of the Ohio general assembly.
Apportionment plans submitted to the board for consideration should be complete for the entire state, with legal definitions and visual representations of the proposed boundaries. Partial apportionment plans which propose minority districts need not be complete for the entire state, but should include legal definitions and visual representations of the proposed boundaries of all districts in the county or counties which would contain the proposed minority districts .
The apportionment board shall only consider those plans submitted to the secretary of the board prior to twelve p.m. on September 23, 2011.
Plans submitted to the board for consideration shall be submitted to the secretary of the board at the office of the Ohio house clerk on the second floor of the Ohio statehouse, Columbus Ohio 43215 Ten paper copies and one electronically-stored copy of legal definitions and visual representations for each plan shall be submitted. The Secretary of the Board shall deliver promptly, but in no event later than five p.m. September 23, 2011, to the members of the apportionment board one copy of each plan submitted and shall retain the remaining copies for review by the public at a place, places, or website designated by the board.
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: Ohio Constitution, Art. XI, Sec. 1
Rule Amplifies: Ohio Constitution, Art. XI, Sec. 1
Prior Effective Dates: 9/7/91, 8/13/01