Chapter 3747-1 Meetings and Rules
(A) A majority of the board of directors of the Ohio low-level radioactive waste facility development authority shall concur to adopt, amend or rescind a rule, unless a greater majority is specifically required by law. Any opposition by a member of the board to a proposed rule, amendment or rescission may be noted in the resolution adopting such rule, amendment or rescission.
(B) The board shall conduct a public hearing on the proposed adoption, amendment or rescission of board rules. Notice of the hearing shall be published, at least thirty but not more than fifty days prior to the date of the hearing, in at least five newspapers of general circulation in the state of Ohio. The notice shall include at least the following:
(1) A statement of the board's intention to consider adopting, amending or rescinding a rule;
(2) A synopsis of the proposed rule, amendment or rescission, or a general statement of the subject matter to which the proposed rule, amendment or rescission relates;
(3) A statement of the reason or purpose for adopting, amending or rescinding the rule;
(4) The date, time and place of the public hearing on the proposed action;
(5) An address and/or telephone number whereby copies of the proposed rule, amendment or rescission may be obtained.
(C) The notice described in paragraph (B) of this rule shall be provided to any person who requests it in writing.
(D) Prior to the effective date of the rule, amendment or rescission, the board shall make a reasonable effort to inform those affected by the rule, amendment or rescission, and to have available to those requesting it, the full text of the rule as adopted, amended or rescinded.
(E) The executive director of the Ohio low-level radioactive waste facility development authority shall make all certifications required by law with respect to the filing of rules, amendments or rescissions proposed or adopted by the board.
(A) All meetings of the board of directors of the Ohio low-level radioactive waste facility development authority and the board's committees are open to the public, unless the board or committee meets in executive session, as provided by law.
(B) The board shall meet at least quarterly, and at the call of the chair or a majority of board members.
(C) Until members are appointed pursuant to division (C) of section 3747.05 of the Revised Code, a quorum of the board shall consist of seven members. After the appointment of members pursuant to division (C) of section 3747.05 of the Revised Code, a quorum shall consist of eight members. A simple majority vote of all members of the board is necessary to take action on any matter, except that a three-fifths majority vote of all members is necessary to take action on any of the matters specified in divisions (E)(1) to (E)(10) of section 3747.05 of the Revised Code. A member must be present in person at a board meeting to be considered present to vote at the meeting and for purposes of determining whether a quorum is present.
(D) Any person may obtain notice of the time and place of any regularly scheduled meeting, and the time, place and purpose of any special meeting by:
(1) Writing to the executive director of the Ohio low-level radioactive waste facility development authority at the authority's principal place of business; or
(2) Calling the executive director during normal business hours.
(E) The executive director shall maintain a list of all persons who have requested, in writing, notice of all board and committee meetings at which specific subjects are to be discussed, and shall mail an agenda to such persons at least seven calendar days prior to a meeting, if it is determined that the subject of interest to the person will be a topic of discussion at the meeting.
(F) The board and its committees shall not hold a special meeting unless at least twenty-fours' advance notice is provided to the news media that have requested notification, except in the event of an emergency requiring immediate official action. In the event of an emergency, the board shall immediately notify the news media that have requested notification of the time, place and purpose of the meeting.