Chapter 3704-1 General Provisions
(A) Prior to the adoption, amendment or rescission of a rule, except an emergency rule, the commission on minority health shall give public notice at least thirty days prior to the date set for the public hearing by:
(1) Publishing a notice of intention to consider adoption, amendment or rescission of a rule in newspapers of general circulation for one day in the cities of Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Toledo and Youngstown.
(2) The notice shall contain:
(a) A synopsis or general statement of the contents of the proposed rule to be adopted, amended or rescinded;
(b) The date, time and place of the hearing;
(c) A statement of the reason or purpose for the adoption, amendment or rescission of the rule; and
(3) A statement that any interested person may attend the public hearing and be heard in person or by his/her representative.
(B) Interested parties may be notified of public hearings as they are scheduled by the commission for a minimal fee covering photocopying and mailing costs.
The commission on minority health shall facilitate health promotion and disease prevention among minority groups by:
(A) Facilitating the development of innovative, culturally sensitive and specific educational materials and services for targeted, at-risk minority communities by providing grant funds to community-based health groups;
(B) Assuring the impact of grant dollars by limiting the scope of funding consideration to chronic diseases and conditions which can be ameliorated by health promotion and disease prevention activities; and
(C) Implementing the recommendations of the governors task force on black and minority health.