Oil and Gas Commission - General Provisions - Rules of the commission, notice of public hearing.

Published: 2019-02-14

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(A) The commission shall adopt rules governing procedures to be followed in proceedings before the commission.

(B) Whenever the commission proposes to adopt, amend or rescind any rule which the commission is authorized by law to do, the commission will hold a public hearing. The hearing will be held at least thirty days after the proposed rule changes have been filed pursuant to section 119.03 of the Revised Code and after reasonable public notice has been given pursuant to this rule.

(C) Public notice shall state the commission's intention to consider adopting, amending, or rescinding a rule, shall include a synopsis of the proposed rule, amendment, or rule to be rescinded, or a general statement of the subject matter to which such rule relates, and the date, time, and place of a hearing on said proposed action. The notice shall also state the place from which copies of the proposed rule, amendment, or rule to be rescinded may be obtained. Public notice shall be published in the register of Ohio, found on the internet at http://www.registerofohio.state.oh.us, and shall be announced in the "Hannah Report" published by the Hannah news service.

(D) The commission shall have available at all times, copies of all rules governing the procedures of the commission and shall furnish a copy of said rules free of charge to any person requesting said rules.