1513-3-17 Voluntary dismissal and settlement.

(A) An appeal before the commission may be closed by the appellant's filing of a notice of withdrawal of appeal at any time prior to the commission's rendering of a final decision.

(B) If all full parties agree, settlement may be allowed at any stage of the proceedings prior to a final decision. In all cases where a proceeding is sought to be terminated by any of the parties as a result of a settlement agreement, the terms of such settlement shall be submitted to the commission for final action.

(C) If an appeal is settled during the course of a hearing, the parties shall enter into the record a statement acknowledging that they have reached an agreement, that all issues have been resolved, and that a withdrawal of the appeal will be filed.

Effective: 10/11/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/03/2013 and 10/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1513.05
Rule Amplifies: 1513.13 , 1513.131 , 1514.09
Prior Effective Dates: 11/1/1984, 3/7/1986, 2/5/1999, 6/10/2004