(A) Any matter that is the subject of an investigation may be settled at any time by the board.
(B) A settlement shall be authorized on behalf of the board by the supervising member for disciplinary matters. In the alternative, in cases assigned for hearing the board hearing committee or the hearing examiner may accept a settlement agreed upon by the parties in lieu of proceeding with the hearing.
(C) A settlement agreement shall be in writing and shall be submitted for ratification to the board.
(D) A settlement agreement shall not be effective until the agreement is ratified by the board and signed by respondent, respondent's legal counsel, in any, and the president of the board.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/13/2009 and 10/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.07
Rule Amplifies: 4723.28
Prior Effective Dates: 02/01/2000, 02/01/2003, 02/09/2005