1571.11 Rules governing administrative procedures.

The chief of the division of oil and gas resources management shall adopt rules governing administrative procedures to be followed in the administration of this chapter, which shall be of general application in all matters and to all persons affected by this chapter.

No rule adopted by the chief pursuant to this section shall be effective until the tenth day after a certified copy thereof has been filed in the office of the secretary of state.

All rules filed in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to this section shall be recorded by the secretary of state under a heading entitled "Regulations relating to the storage of gas in underground gas storage reservoirs" and shall be numbered consecutively under such heading and shall bear the date of filing. Such rules shall be public records open to public inspection.

No rule filed in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to this section shall be amended except by a rule that contains the entire rule as amended and that repeals the rule amended. Each rule that amends a rule shall bear the same consecutive rule number as the number of the rule that it amends, and it shall bear the date of filing.

No rule filed in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to this section shall be repealed except by a rule. Each rule that repeals a rule shall bear the same consecutive rule number as the number of the rule that it repeals, and it shall bear the date of filing.

The authority and the duty of the chief to adopt rules as provided in this section shall not be governed by, or be subject to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

The chief shall have available at all times copies of all rules adopted pursuant to this section, and shall furnish same free of charge to any person requesting same.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.

Effective Date: 06-14-2000