3772-21-06 Hearing procedures.

(A) The hearing examiner shall conduct the hearing in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 119. of the Revised Code and may:

(1) Rule on objections made by the parties;

(2) Determine the admissibility of the evidence presented;

(3) Rule on motions made by the parties;

(4) Permit opening statements and closing arguments;

(5) Examine witnesses or ask questions of the parties; and

(6) Make any other necessary determinations or rulings.

(B) Parties and the commission shall have the right to examine and cross-examine witnesses. All witnesses shall be sworn or shall affirm the truthfulness of their testimony.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/14/2016 and 10/14/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3772.03
Rule Amplifies: 3772.03, 3772.04
Prior Effective Dates: 04/19/2012