JCARR was created in 1977 by HB 257 of the 112th General Assembly (Revised Code 101.35). The Committee consists of five state Representatives and five state Senators. In odd-numbered years the chairperson is a House member and in even-numbered years, the chairperson is a Senate member.
The primary function of JCARR is to review proposed new, amended, and rescinded rules to ensure the following:
JCARR also reviews rules filed pursuant to Revised Code 119.032 known as the five-year review. Rules filed pursuant to this section can be filed as No Change filings and are reviewed by JCARR under an additional set of criteria.
For more information, please access the JCARR website: http://www.jcarr.state.oh.us/