(A) The board shall determine the order in which a hearing shall proceed.
(B) Either party may call the opposing party to testify as if on cross-examination.
(C) The board may require, limit, or eliminate opening statements and closing arguments.
(D) Copies of exhibits shall be made available to the board as they are identified. Exhibits may be submitted in written format or by CD, DVD, or USB flash drive. If the hearing is heard by the full board, three copies of all exhibits must be submitted to the board. Parties shall exchange documents and exhibits prior to the hearing. Hearings will not be delayed to facilitate an exchange or review of the exhibits.
(E) In hearings before an administrative law judge, parties shall provide the board two copies of all exhibits.
(F) The parties are encouraged to discuss stipulations and settlement prior to the start of a hearing.
(G) All parties, witnesses and attorneys are required to arrive at the board's offices at the scheduled hearing time.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/07/2014 and 01/07/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 124.03
Rule Amplifies: 124.03 , 124.14, 124.328, 124.33, 124.34, 124.40, 124.56
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/79, 2/14/86