With or without written motion from any party, the hearing examiner may schedule a prehearing conference to address any matter related to preparation for or conduct of a hearing. The prehearing conference may be in person or by telephone. No witness testimony shall be taken during a prehearing conference. Any documents presented at the prehearing conference shall be made part of the hearing record. If a transcript of the proceeding is prepared, the transcript shall be made part of the hearing record.
Prior History: (Replaces:
4731-13-19; Eff 3-27-97; 2-28-04
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 4731.05
Rule amplifies: RC 119.09, 4731.23
RC 119.032 review dates: 11/17/03, 3/25/07 )