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Rule 901:5-30-02 | Invasive Plant Advisory Committee.


(A) There is hereby created an invasive plant advisory committee.

(B) The advisory committee shall be considered a part of the department of agriculture for the purposes of providing advice to the director on matters regarding invasive plants, including but not limited to the identification of invasive plant species and cultivars and the establishment of prohibited activities regarding those species and cultivars.

(C) The advisory committee shall consist of the following members:

(1) The director of the department of agriculture or his designee, who shall be the chairperson of the advisory committee;

(2) The director of the Ohio department of natural resources or his designee;

(3) The director of the Ohio environmental protection agency or his designee; and

(4) The following representatives as appointed by the director of the department of agriculture:

(a) A member of academia with knowledge of invasive plants and horticulture employed at college or university located in this state; and

(b) An individual who represents the interests of the nursery and landscaping industry.

(D) The advisory committee shall hold at least one regular meeting each year and may hold additional meetings at times that the chairperson or a majority of the advisory committee members considers appropriate.

(E) A majority of the advisory committee constitutes a quorum. The advisory committee may act only if a quorum is present and only by a majority vote of the members. The advisory committee may create subcommittees that it considers appropriate to make recommendations to the council. Subcommittees may include members who do not serve on the council.

(F) Members of the advisory committee shall receive no compensation for their services and may be removed from the advisory committee at anytime by the director.

Last updated March 26, 2024 at 11:37 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 901.50
Amplifies: 901.50
Five Year Review Date: 1/2/2024