4781-5-01 Public Hearings.

(A) The procedure of the commission for giving public notice for the adoption, amendment, or rescission of its rules shall be pursuant to section 119.03 of the Revised Code. The commission shall provide a copy of a notice to any person who requests a copy in writing and who pays a reasonable fee, not to exceed the cost of copying and mailing.

(B) At least thirty days prior to the date set for the public hearing, the commission shall give public notice by publication in the Register of Ohio. Such notice shall include:

(1) A statement of the commission's intention to consider the adoption, amendment, or rescission of 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(2) A synopsis of the proposed rule, amendment, or rule to be rescinded or a general statement of the subject matter to which the proposed rule, amendment, or rescission relates;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 on the proposed action.

(C) The commission shall furnish the public notice required under section 119.03 of the Revised Code and as described in paragraph (A) of this rule to any person who requests a copy of such notice in writing and who pays a reasonable fee, not to exceed the cost of copying and mailing.

(D) Prior to the effective date of the rule, amendment, or rescission, the commission shall make a reasonable effort to inform those affected by the rule, amendment, or rescission and to have available for distribution to those requesting it the full text of the rule as adopted, amended, or rescinded.

Effective: 07/05/2005
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/16/2009 and 10/16/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 4781.04
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4781.04