(A) Written report and recommendation. Upon due consideration of the evidence adduced at the hearing and the arguments made, the administrative law judge shall submit to the commission a written report setting forth findings of fact, conclusions of law and a recommendation of action to be taken by the commission.
(B) Objections. Any party or aggrieved person who has met the requirements of paragraph (C)(1) of rule 4112-3-07 of the Administrative Code may file and serve a written statement of objections to such written report and recommendation to the commission's central office compliance department. Written statements of objections shall be considered by the commission before approving, modifying or disapproving the administrative law judge's recommendation. Objections must be filed within twenty days from the date the administrative law judge's report was served.
(1) Any party or aggrieved person who has met the requirements of paragraph (C)(1) of rule 4112-3-07 of the Administrative Code may file a written response to objections. A response to objections must be filed with fourteen days from the date the objections were served.
(2) Objections and responses to objections must be filed with the compliance department of the commission at "30 E. Broad Street, 5th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215" and served on all parties.
(C) Consideration of written report and recommendation. The commission shall consider the written report and recommendation of the administrative law judge at any regular or special meeting . The commission may approve, modify, or disapprove the written report and recommendation of the administrative law judge and shall issue its order accordingly.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/12/2013 and 10/21/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4112.04
Rule Amplifies: 4112.04, 4112.05
Prior Effective Dates: 11/15/77; 7/12/89; 1/11/98; 10/17/02