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Notice of Intent to Adopt a Rule
LSA Document #11-740

Under IC 4-22-2-23, the Natural Resources Commission intends to adopt a rule concerning the following:

OVERVIEW: Amends 312 IAC 18-1-13 to update the definition of "pest or pathogen" to be consistent with the statutory definition. Amends 312 IAC 18-2-2 to allow the director to establish and modify boundaries of a quarantined area for a pest or pathogen consistently with amendments made to IC 14-24-4-2. Adds 312 IAC 18-3-22 to produce seedlings, used in reforestation, afforestation, or another natural resources purpose, that are free of pests or pathogens. Questions may be sent to the Division of Hearings, Natural Resources Commission, Indiana Government Center North, 100 North Senate Avenue, Room N501, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2200, at nrcrules@nrc.in.gov, or by telephone at (317) 232-4699. Comments may be sent by regular mail to the address above or through http://www.in.gov/nrc/2377.htm. Statutory authority: IC 14-10-2-4; IC 14-24-3-1.

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Regulatory Coordinator for this rule is:
Phil Marshall
State Entomologist
Division of Entomology and Plant Pathology
Department of Natural Resources
Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street, Room W290
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-4189

For purposes of IC 4-22-2-28.1, the Small Business Ombudsman designated by IC 5-28-17-5 is:
Eric P. Shields
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
One North Capitol, Suite 700
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-3997
Resources available to regulated entities through the small business ombudsman include the ombudsman's duties stated in IC 5-28-17-5, specifically IC 5-28-17-5(9), investigating and attempting to resolve any matter regarding compliance by a small business with a law, rule, or policy administered by a state agency, either as a party to a proceeding or as a mediator.

Posted: 12/07/2011 by Legislative Services Agency

DIN: 20111207-IR-312110740NIA
Composed: Jun 19,2018 8:02:11AM EDT
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