HB 2147-3_ Filed 04/05/2001, 10:44



    I move
that House Bill 2147 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 37; (01)MO214703.2. -->     Page 2, delete lines 37 through 42, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (c) In the seventh year after the effective date of a rule or an amendment to a rule described in subsection (a), the department shall publish a notice in the Indiana Register. The notice may contain a list of several rules that have been effective for seven (7) years. A separate notice must be published for each board with rulemaking authority. A notice under this subsection must provide for the following:
        (1) A written comment period of at least thirty (30) days.
        (2) A request for comments on specific rules that should be reviewed through the regular rulemaking process under IC 13-14-9.
        (3) A notice of public hearing before the appropriate board.
    (d) The department shall:
        (1) prepare responses to all comments received during the comment period; and
        (2) provide all comments and responses to the board during the public board hearing;
described in subsection (c).
    (e) The board, after considering the written comments and responses, as well as testimony at the public hearing described in subsection (c), shall direct the department on whether additional
rulemaking actions must be initiated to address concerns raised to the board.
    Page 3, delete line 1.
    (Reference is to EHB 2147 as printed March 30, 2001.)


Senator GARD

MO214703/DI 87     2001