4715-15-27 Broadcasting and photographing administrative hearings.

If the attorney hearing examiner determines that broadcasting, televising, recording or taking of photographs in the hearing room would not distract participants or impair the dignity of the proceedings or otherwise materially interfere with the achievement of a fair administrative hearing, the broadcasting, televising, recording or taking of photographs during hearing proceedings open to the public may be permitted under the following conditions and upon request:

(A) Requests for permission for the broadcasting, televising, recording or taking of photographs in the hearing room shall be made in writing to the attorney hearing examiner at least seven days prior to the scheduled commencement of the hearing, and shall be made a part of the record of the proceedings;

(B) Permission is expressly granted prior to commencement of the hearing in writing by the attorney hearing examiner and is made a part of the record of the proceedings;

(C) If the permission is granted, the attorney hearing examiner shall specify the place or places in the hearing room where operators and equipment are to be positioned;

(D) The filming, videotaping, recording or taking of photographs of witnesses who object thereto shall not be permitted.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/29/2009 and 12/28/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4715.03
Rule Amplifies: 4715.03(D) , 4715.30 , Chapter 119
Prior Effective Dates: 11-10-00; 4-7-05