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Common Sense Initiative 2018 Midyear Report
Created in 2011, the Common Sense Initiative (CSI) was designed by the Governor and empowered the people to ask questions: Are Ohio regulations effectively protecting the public? Are they unintentionally strangling Ohio job development? Were the people being regulated asked about their concerns?
CSI recently released its 2018 Mid-Year Report highlighting its work between January 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018, including:
- the review of 700 business regulations, with 62% being amended or rescinded;
- the completed review of 40% of rule packages in 30 days or less.
The report provided a deeper look into the rule review statistics, indicating that of the 700 total rules were reviewed during this timeframe:
- 54% were amended;
- 25% had no change;
- 13% represented new rules; and
- 8% were rescinded.