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Chapter 3701-51 | Public Notice

Rule 3701-51-01 | Public notice - rulemaking hearings and draft rule e-notification.

(A) Public notice of the intention of the director of health to conduct a public hearing on the proposal to adopt, amend, or rescind a rule pursuant to section 119.03 of the Revised Code shall be published in the register of Ohio at least thirty days prior to the date set for the public hearing. The notice shall contain:

(1) A statement of the director's intention to consider adopting, amending, or rescinding a rule;

(2) A synopsis of the proposed rule, amendment, or rule to be rescinded or a general statement of the subject matter to which the proposed rule, amendment, or rescission relates;

(3) A statement of the reason or purpose for adopting, amending, or rescinding the rules; and

(4) The date, time, and place of the public hearing on the proposed action, which shall not be earlier than the thirty-first or later than the fortieth day after the proposed rule, amendment, or rescission is filed.

(B) The office of the general counsel at the Ohio department of health shall maintain a mailing list of all persons who make a request to receive a copy of each public notice provided for in paragraph (A) of this rule, and shall send via e-mail or regular mail a copy of the public notice to each person on the subscription list at least thirty days prior to the date set for the hearing. Requests to be added to the mailing list may be made via e-mail to, or by mail to:

"Office of the General Counsel

Ohio Department of Health

246 North High Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215"

(C) Members of the public who would like to be notified that the director of health has posted draft rules for consideration as new, rescinded, amended, or without change may sign up to receive e-notifications from the Ohio business gateway regulatory reform site at the following web address:

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3701.03, 3701.04
Amplifies: 3701.03, 3701.04, 119.03
Five Year Review Date: 5/1/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 1/15/1968, 11/15/1977, 8/1/1991, 8/4/1991, 7/23/2001, 9/16/2002