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WebEx Participation Instructions and Guidance

(For participation in public meetings/hearings through web conferencing)

Please note that you may also participate in public hearings held on WebEx by telephone.

December 21, 2020

This rulemaking hearing is on January 12, 2021, at 11:00 am CT by WebEx, as described in the notices below. As set out in the notice, this meeting will be held by electronic means only. No in-person hearing will be held. The purpose of this rulemaking is to provide a means by which a person may make a demonstration or small-group demonstration on Tennessee State Park property and ensures the appropriate and intended use of Tennessee State Parks by the general public.

December 21, 2020

This rulemaking hearing is on January 12, 2021, at 10:00 am CT by WebEx, as described in the notices below. As set out in the notice, this meeting will be held by electronic means only. No in-person hearing will be held. This proposed rule is intended to provide a means and guidelines under which a person may hold a special event on Tennessee State Park property. It provides the procedures for all persons intending to host a special event on state park property to obtain a permit from the Director of State Park Operations for Tennessee State Parks or the Director’s designee. This chapter also provides the standards for hosting a special event on state park property.

November 12, 2020 (Revised Dec. 21, 2020)

This rulemaking hearing is on January 4, 2021, at 10:00 am CT by WebEx, as described in the notices below. As set out in the notice, this meeting will be held by electronic means only. No in-person hearing will be held. This rulemaking addresses permits issued by the Commissioner to commercial outfitters providing guided rafting trips on the Ocoee River.

July 13, 2020

Rulemaking hearing is on August 31, 2020, at 10:00 am CDT in Conference Rooms A, B & C on the 2nd Floor of the Tennessee Tower. This rule provides guidance to park guests as to where unmanned aircraft systems may be flown in parks and the process for obtaining a permit to do so.

Rulemaking hearing is on August 31, 2020, at 11:00 am CDT in Conference Rooms A, B & C on the 2nd Floor of the Tennessee Tower. This rule creates a system where citations can be served on individuals to notify them of the intent to seek assessment of civil penalties through the Attorney General’s Office for violations of State  Park rules and to seek a voluntary payment of such penalties.

Rulemaking hearing is on September 1, 2020, at 10:00 am CDT in Conference Rooms A & B on the 2nd Floor of the Tennessee Tower. This proposed rule is intended to provide a means and guidelines under which a person may hold a special event on Tennessee State Park property.

Rulemaking hearing is on September 1, 2020, at 1:00 pm CDT in Conference Rooms A & B on the 2nd Floor of the Tennessee Tower. The purpose of this rulemaking is to provide a means by which a person may make a demonstration or small-group demonstration on Tennessee State Park property and ensures the appropriate and intended use of Tennessee State Parks by the general public.

August 11, 2020