3746-3-09 Ex parte communication.

(A) In any proceeding before the commission, no employee or agent of the director who performs any investigative or prosecuting function in connection with the proceeding, no party in the proceeding, or agent, or counsel, or anyone acting on behalf of a party, and no other person who has appeared before the commission in such proceeding shall communicate ex parte, directly or indirectly, with the commission or any member thereof, or any employee involved in the decisional process in such proceeding.

(B) In any proceeding before the commission, neither the commission nor any other person involved in the decisional process of such proceeding, shall communicate ex parte, directly or indirectly, with any employee or agent of the director who performs any investigative or prosecuting function in connection with the proceeding, with any party in the proceeding, or agent, or counsel, or anyone acting on behalf of a party, or with any other person who has appeared before the commission in such proceeding.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/01/2013 and 10/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3745.03
Rule Amplifies: 3745.02 , 3745.03 , 3745.04 , 3745.05 , 3745.06
Prior Effective Dates: 1/2/73, 10/6/98, 12/20/08