102-5-14 Disposition of financial disclosure statement complaints.

(A) A complaint against a person for failure to file a complete financial disclosure statement may be dismissed when the person files the required complete financial disclosure statement and all filing and late fees have been paid prior to a hearing on the matter.

(B) A complaint against a person for failure to file a complete financial disclosure statement may be dismissed when the person files the required complete financial disclosure statement and all filing and late fees have been paid prior to the commission taking any formal action on the hearing officer's report.

(C) A complaint against a person for failure to file a financial disclosure statement may be dismissed without prejudice If the person cannot be located or service of the complaint cannot be made.

(D) In determining whether any complaint will be dismissed, the commission may consider factors Including, but not limited to, the following:

(1) Whether the commission has previously filed a complaint against the respondent for failure to file a financial disclosure statement;

(2) Whether the respondent has filed financial disclosure statement(s) late in previous filing cycles; or

(3) Whether the commission has formally accepted the hearing officer's report and recommendation to refer the complaint for prosecution or other disposition.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/13/2012 and 11/29/2016
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 102.05
Rule Amplifies: 102.02 , 102.05 , 102.06
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/02