1522.04 Legislative authorization for vote on standard of review.

(A) Prior to casting a vote under Section 3.1 of the great lakes-st. Lawrence river basin water resources compact with respect to any regulation that amends or revises the standard of review and decision, the governor or the governor's alternate shall obtain authorization from the general assembly for the vote. The governor or the governor's alternate shall obtain the authorization via a concurrent resolution adopted or bill enacted by the general assembly. The governor or the governor's alternate shall exercise the vote consistent with the terms of the general assembly's authorization. The procedures established in this section are material requirements for adoption of any such regulation in accordance with Section 3.1 of the compact and Ohio's respective statutory authority and procedures.

(B) No regulation duly adopted as provided for in Section 3.1 of the compact that amends or revises the standard of review and decision as set forth in the compact may be adopted by the director of natural resources unless the regulation is first approved by the general assembly in the same manner as a statutory enactment.

Effective Date: 2008 HB416 12-08-2008