The common sense initiative office shall establish a system through which any person may comment concerning:
(A) The adverse impact on businesses a draft rule might have;
(B) The adverse impact on businesses that a rule currently in effect is having; or
(C) The adverse impact on businesses the implementation or administration of a rule currently in effect is having.
The office shall prepare a plan for the comment system, and shall revise or replace the plan to improve the comment system in light of learning, experience, or technological development. The office shall publish the current plan for the comment system in the register of Ohio.
At a minimum, the plan for the comment system shall provide for communication of comments as follows: The office shall accept comments in writing that are delivered to the office personally, by mail, or by express. The office shall establish a toll-free telephone number that a person may call to offer comments. (The telephone number shall be connected to a recording device at its answering point.) The office shall create a web site that enables a person to offer comments electronically. The web site also shall provide notification to the public of any draft rule that may have an adverse impact on businesses, which notification shall include copies of the draft rule and the business impact analysis of the draft rule.
The office shall forward written, telephoned, and electronically transmitted comments to the state agency having jurisdiction over the rule. The office has no other duty with regard to the comments.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.2, SB 2, §1, eff. 6/7/2011.