102-9-03 Discovery and depositions.

(A) A party must, within fourteen calendar days of receipt of a written request, supply a list of the witnesses and the documents that the responding party intends to introduce at the hearing.

(B) A party must, within fourteen calendar days of receipt of a written request, permit the requesting party to view and copy, at the requesting party's own expense, any evidence intended to be used against the requesting party.

(C) Lists of documents that a party requests to examine must be received by the responding party not later than twenty calendar days before the hearing.

(D) If a party fails, without good cause, to comply with paragraph (C) of this rule, the requested testimony or documents may, upon motion of the adversely affected party, be excluded from the hearing before the commission. The commission will determine whether a party has complied with paragraph (C) of this rule.

(E) The commission may continue a hearing upon its own motion or the motion of any party, for good cause shown, to permit discovery under paragraph (C) of this rule.

(F) A party may take the deposition of any witness, residing inside or outside of the state, in the same manner as prescribed by law for the taking of depositions in civil actions in a court of common pleas. The party calling the witness will be responsible for the cost of depositions.

(G) A representative's work product is not subject to discovery.

Replaces: 102-7-10

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/13/2012 and 11/29/2016
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 102.05
Rule Amplifies: 102.06
Prior Effective Dates: 2/23/76, 7/16/77, 6/8/81, 1/1/02