4146-3-01 Hearing officer level appeals heard by hearing officers.

(A) A hearing officer level appeal shall be assigned to a hearing officer for hearing and decision unless retained by the review commission.

(B) Any hearing officer level appeal assigned to a hearing officer for hearing and decision may be transferred by the review commission to another hearing officer at any stage of the proceedings prior to the issuance of the hearing officer's decision.

(C) Any hearing officer level appeal assigned to a hearing officer for hearing and decision, may be referred to or removed by the review commission to review level at any stage of the proceedings prior to the issuance of a decision or prior to the decision becoming final.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/07/2009 and 07/07/2014

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: R.C. 4141.06 , R.C. 4141.14

Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4141.281

Prior Effective Dates: 12-6-99