405:10-1-6. Requests for promulgation, amendment, or repeal of a rule (a) Requests for promulgation, amendment, or repeal of a rule shall be made in writing to the Director of the Department. Requests shall give the text of a proposed new rule or amendment, and cite such rules as are requested to be repealed or amended, and shall explain the reasons and justification for the request.
(b) Such requests shall be placed on the agenda for Board consideration and disposition at a meeting scheduled for an early date, and the interested party shall be given reasonable notice of the date, time, and place of such meeting, and informed promptly in writing of the Board's decision in the matter,
(c) Any resulting action to adopt a new rule or amendment or to repeal an existing rule shall be taken at an early date at an open hearing conducted in accordance with the notice and other requirements of the Administrative Procedures Act.