3746-5-21 Identification, representation of authority, and verification.

(A) When an original party to an appeal, an intervenor, one moving to become an intervenor in an appeal, or any amicus curiae files any document, that person or his authorized representative shall identify himself and shall submit an original and four copies of each document to the commission.

(B) In the case of notices of appeal, if the person appealing or moving is a corporation, unincorporated association, or governmental entity, the person signing the document must indicate in the document his authority to so act. Further processing of the appeal is to be in accordance with section 4705.01 of the Revised Code.

(C) Signing a document constitutes a representation by the signer that he has read it, that to the best of his knowledge, information, and belief the statements made in it are true, and that it is not interposed for delay. If a document is not signed, or the signature is not identified, or it is signed with intent to defeat the purpose of this section, it may be stricken and the proceeding may go forward as though the document had not been filed.

Effective: 06/21/2009
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: 8/24/73, 3/9/99, 5/27/04