In accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, the chief of the division of wildlife shall adopt, and may amend and rescind, rules that are necessary for the administration and enforcement of this chapter and Chapter 1533. of the Revised Code. Each such rule shall be given publicity by advertising or otherwise as the chief considers necessary or expedient. With respect to any proposed adoption of or change to a rule that regulates the taking of commercial fish or establishes related provisions, the chief shall provide, by certified mail, notification of the proposal to each holder of a valid commercial fishing license issued under section 1533.35 of the Revised Code. As long as a rule of the division of wildlife remains in effect, a copy of it shall be included and printed in any authorized compilation of the division lawbook. All such rules shall be under the seal of the division and shall bear the signature, or a facsimile thereof, of the chief.
Effective Date: 04-20-2000; 04-06-2007; 2007 SB77 10-10-2007