3772-2-06 Subpoena power.

(A) In the discharge of any duties imposed by Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code, the commission may require that testimony be given under oath and administer such oath, issue subpoenas compelling the attendance of witnesses and the production of any papers, books, and accounts, and cause the deposition of any witness.

(B) In the event of the refusal of any person without good cause to comply with the terms of a subpoena issued by the commission or the refusal to testify on matters about which the person may lawfully be questioned:

(1) The commission may petition the prosecuting attorney of the county in which such person resides to bring a proceeding for contempt against such person in the court of common pleas of that county; and

(2) The commission may suspend or revoke any license issued pursuant to Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code and this chapter if held by the person refusing to submit to a properly issued subpoena or such person's employer.

Effective: 10/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/24/2016 and 10/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3772.03, 3772.033
Rule Amplifies: 3772.03, 3772.04
Prior Effective Dates: 10/12/2011