(A) The commission may order briefs from counsel prior to any hearing upon such points in the notice of appeal and/or answer to the notice of appeal as the commission shall determine necessary. The commission may order briefs at any time in a proceeding prior to the issuance of the final order of the commission, on such issues as the commission deems appropriate. The commission shall state in its order for briefs the date said briefs are due at the office of the commission. Briefs on motions to admit additional evidence are governed by rule 3746-9-04 of the Administrative Code.
(B) Counsel may move the commission for extensions of time for the filing of briefs. Extensions under this rule shall be allowed only upon motion to the commission and for good cause shown.
(C) If a party fails to file his brief within the time set, or extended, by the commission, he will not be heard at any subsequent oral argument except by permission of the commission upon a showing of good cause submitted in writing at least twenty-four hours prior to argument.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/09/2009 and 03/09/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3745.03
Rule Amplifies: 3745.02 - 3745.06
Prior Effective Dates: 10/23/73, 3/9/99, 5/27/04