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Public Hearing Plant Health Rules
Start: Tuesday, August 10, 2021
End: Tuesday, August 10, 2021
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM


The Ohio Department of Agriculture will hold a public hearing for the purpose of accepting testimony on the proposed amendments made to rules contained in the Plant Health Division - 901:5-39-01, 901:5-27-02, 901:5-27-03, 901:5-27-05, 901:5-27-06, 901:5-27-07, and 901:5-27-09 of the Ohio Administrative Code.

The hearing will be held on:
August 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM
The hearing will be held telephonically.
Call 614.721.2972, enter 335001086#
Once admitted to the call, state your name.
The moderator will then lead you through the public comment process.

The hearing will be conducted in accordance with Chapter 119 of the Revised Code. Any person affected by the rule package may appear and be heard in person, by his attorney, or both, may present his position, arguments, or contentions, orally or in writing, offer and examine witnesses, and present evidence tending to show that the rule package, if adopted or effectuated, will be unreasonable or unlawful.

More information on the rule package, including a business impact analysis and a copy of the rules, can be found by visiting the Department’s Administrative Rule page or by visiting the Register of Ohio at www.registerofohio.state.oh.us.

Any person who wishes to present his position, arguments, or contentions in writing, other than at the public hearing, may do so by either mailing his or her written comments to the Ohio Department of Agriculture, c/o Legal Section, 8995 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068; by email at ecomments@agri.ohio.gov, or by transmitting by facsimile at (614) 995-4585. Written comments sent by mail shall be postmarked no later than the day of the hearing. Written comments transmitted by facsimile shall be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the hearing.