The environmental review appeals commission shall adopt regulations governing procedure to be followed for hearings before it. No regulation adopted by the commission shall be effective until the tenth day after it has been adopted by the filing of a certified copy thereof with the secretary of state who shall record them under the heading "regulations of the environmental review appeals commission." The regulations shall be numbered consecutively under the heading and shall bear the date of filing. The regulations shall be public records open to public inspection.
No regulation filed in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to this section shall be amended except by a regulation which contains the entire regulation as amended and which repeals the regulation amended. Each regulation which amends a regulation shall bear the same consecutive regulation number as the number of the regulation which it amends, and it shall bear the date of filing.
No regulation filed in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to this section shall be repealed except by a regulation. Each regulation which repeals a regulation shall bear the same consecutive regulation number as the number of the regulation which it repeals, and it shall bear the date of filing.
The authority and the duty of the commission to adopt regulations under this section shall not be governed by or be subject to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.
The commission shall have available at all times copies of all regulations of the commission which it has filed in the office of the secretary of state pursuant to this section, and shall furnish them free of charge to any person requesting them.
The commission shall maintain and keep available for public inspection, at its principal office, a current register of all appeals filed, hearings pending, its final action thereon, and the dates on which such filings, hearings, and final actions occur.
Effective Date: 12-02-1996 .