With the advice of the Ohio natural areas council created in section 1517.03 of the Revised Code, the chief of the division of natural areas and preserves shall do both of the following:
(A) Formulate policies and plans and establish a program incorporating them for the identification and protection of the state's cave resources and adopt, amend, or rescind rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code to implement that program;
(B) Provide technical assistance and management advice to owners upon request concerning the protection of caves on their land.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.47,SB 181, §1, eff. 9/13/2010.
Effective Date: 03-22-1989; 12-30-2004; 06-27-2005