4101:9-4-01 Public hearings on adoption, amendment, or rescission of rules; methods of public notice.

(A) Except in the case of an emergency rule authorized under division (F) of section 119.03 of the Revised Code, the director shall adopt, amend, or rescind no rule unless a public hearing in accordance with division (C) of that section is held no earlier than thirty nor later than fifty days after the proposed rule, amendment, or rescission is filed under division (B) of that section.

(B) The director shall provide public notice of the hearing referred to in paragraph (A) of this rule by publishing such notice in the register of Ohio.

(C) The public notice referred to in paragraph (B) of this rule shall contain the following:

(1) A statement of the director's intention to consider adopting, amending, or rescinding a rule;

(2) A synopsis of the proposed rule, amendment, or rule to be rescinded or a general statement of the subject matter to which the proposed rule, amendment, or rescission relates;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; and

(4) The date, time, and place of the hearing referred to in paragraph (A) of this rule.

(D) Any person who requests it and pays a reasonable fee shall receive a copy of the notice referred to in paragraph (B) of this rule. The director shall set such fee at an amount no greater than needed to cover costs of copying and mailing the notice to persons so requesting a copy of the notice.

(E) Any notice beyond that required by paragraphs (B), (C), and (D) of this rule and by Chapter 119. of the Revised Code may be provided as the director considers appropriate or necessary under the circumstances.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/28/2011 and 12/28/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4115.12
Rule Amplifies: 4115.12
Prior Effective Dates: 11-17-89; 6-23-97; 6-3-04