Objections to Statements of Fiscal Impact
(1)An objection to a fiscal impact statement must be filed in writing and must:
(a)Identify the fiscal impact statement to which objection is made;
(b)Identify the persons likely to be affected by the proposed rule on whose behalf the objection is filed or, if filed by an association, assert the number of members of the association who are likely to be affected by the proposed rule;
(c)Explain how the persons identified are likely to be affected by the proposed rule;
(d)Explain the objection or objections to the fiscal impact statement; and
(e)Be sent to the mailing address or electronic mail address identified in the notice of proposed rulemaking for the submission of written comments.
(2)An objection to a fiscal impact statement is deemed made for purposes of ORS 183.333 (Policy statement)(5) when received by the agency.
(3)If the agency appoints a fiscal impact advisory committee, the agency shall make a good faith effort to ensure that the committee’s members represent the interests of persons likely to be affected by the rule. The meetings of the fiscal impact advisory committee shall be open to the public.
(4)If the agency determines that the original fiscal impact statement does not adequately reflect the proposed rule’s fiscal impact, the agency will file an amended fiscal impact statement, extend the comment period as required by ORS 183.333 (Policy statement)(5), and give notice of the extended comment period to:
(a)The persons or organizations that have filed objections under section one of this rule;
(b)The persons specified in the agency’s notice rule adopted in accordance with ORS 183.335 (Notice)(1)(a);
(c)The persons on the agency’s mailing list maintained in accordance with ORS 183.335 (Notice)(8); and
(d)Legislators specified in ORS 183.335 (Notice)(15).
Rule 137-001-0087 — Objections to Statements of Fiscal Impact,