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Amends 25 IAC 9-2-1 to add definitions. Amends 25 IAC 9-4-2, 25 IAC 9-4-3, and 25 IAC 9-4-4 to update the acronym from IVBE to IVOSB and to recognize an approval from the state program as a certification option. Adds 25 IAC 9-6 to set forth the steps of the state application process, to define ownership determinations, to add requirements regarding control of the IVOSB, and to explain the importance of providing a "commercially useful function". Adds 25 IAC 9-7 to set forth the responsibilities an IVOSB has after certification and possible consequences if not followed. Adds 25 IAC 9-8 to set forth how complaints are handled, and to explain when a certification can be revoked for reasons other than a complaint. Adds 25 IAC 9-9 to set forth the right to have denial or revocation of certification reviewed under the Administrative Orders and Procedures Act. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher.
Public Hearing will be held January 4, 2017 1:00pm in Conference Room 1 at the Indiana Government Center South, 402 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Public Hearing Notice
Comments may be made through January 30, 2017 via email or US mail to the following:
Indiana Department of Administration
Indiana Government Center South
402 W. Washington St., Room W-478
Indianapolis, IN 46204
On or about February 1, 2017, all the required documents will be delivered to the Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) for review and pursuant to IC 4-22-2-23-(g), the OAG has forty-five (45) days for review.
Once the OAG approves the Rules, the Rules move to the Governor’s Office for review and approval. The Governor’s Officer has fifteen (15) to thirty (30) days for review as provided by IC 4-22-23-(b).
The Rules are then effective thirty (30) days from the date the Legislative Services Agency accepts the Rules for filing. See IC 4-22-2-36.
Therefore the Rules should be effective on or about May 18, 2017