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(a)(1)(A) No rule or order, including a change, renewal, or extension thereof, shall be made by the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission except after reasonable notice and public hearing with respect thereto.
(B) If matters to be considered at a meeting are of general application throughout the state, the meeting shall be held in Little Rock, and notice with respect thereto shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation throughout the state.
(C) If the purpose of the meeting relates only to waters within one (1) county, that meeting shall be held in the county involved, and notice of the meeting shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in that county.
(D) If the purpose of the meeting is with respect to waters in more than one (1) county, the meeting shall be held in one (1) of those counties, and notice shall be published in one (1) or more newspapers which together have general circulation in all of the counties involved.
(2) The notice, with respect to any meeting, shall state the time and place at which the meeting will be held and the matters to be considered by the commission at that meeting.
(b)(1) If the commission elects to give notice to any person by personal service, the service shall be made by the county sheriff of the county in which the meeting is to be held, by one (1) of his or her deputies, or by any agent of the commission.
(2) Proof of service shall be by the affidavit of the person making personal service.
(c)(1) Each rule and order made by the commission shall be in writing and shall be entered in full in a book to be kept by the commission for such a purpose. The book shall be a public record and be open to inspection at all times during reasonable office hours.
(2) A copy of any such rule or order, certified by a member of the commission or the Director of the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission, shall be received in evidence in all courts of this state with the same effect as the original.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 15. Natural Resources and Economic Development § 15-22-206. Administrative procedures - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-15-natural-resources-and-economic-development/ar-code-sect-15-22-206/
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