(A) In addition to the administrator's file, the review commission shall maintain a file in each case before it. The review commission file shall consist of the appeal, request for review or an application for appeal, all exhibits introduced at the hearing, the transcript where it exists and any other documents pertaining to the case that are submitted or generated after an appeal, application for appeal or request for review has been filed.
(B) An interested party may request to review the administrator's file and the review commission file prior to a hearing in order to prepare for a hearing before a hearing officer or the review commission. The review commission will copy the file and it will be made available where practicable, at a local office within the state of Ohio. An interested party may also purchase a copy of the file(s) directly from the review commission at a reproduction cost set by the commission
(C) Where an interested party wishes to review a file or purchase a copy prior to a scheduled hearing, the request should be made within ten days of the date of mailing of one of the following notices referred to in the Administrative Code:
(1) Rule 4146-5-02 of the Administrative Code, where an in-person hearing officer level hearing is to be held,
(2) Rule 4146-5-05 of the Administrative Code, where a telephone hearing is to be held, or
(3) Paragraph (C) of rule 4146-25-04 of the Administrative Code, where a review level hearing is to be held.
Where an interested party's request is made after the time specified above, the request will be allowed if it can be accommodated without causing delay to a scheduled hearing.
(D) Where an appealing party wishes to review a file prior to the review commission's examination of a request for review, the request should be made at the time the request for review is filed or no later than ten days after such filing
(E) Examination and copying of files pursuant to this rule shall be permitted only for purposes relating to Chapter 4141. of the Revised Code.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/22/2004 and 07/22/2009
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4141.281
Prior Effective Dates: 5-1-92, 12-6-99