4901-1-18 Filing and service of discovery requests and responses.

Except as otherwise provided in rules 4901-1-23 and 4901-1-24 of the Administrative Code, and unless otherwise ordered for good cause shown, discovery requests and responses shall be served upon all parties but shall not be filed with the commission. Discovery requests and responses shall be served upon staff counsel if staff is participating in the proceeding. For purposes of this rule, the term"response" includes written responses or objections to interrogatories served under rule 4901-1-19 of the Administrative Code, written responses or objections to requests for the production of documents or tangible things or requests for permission to enter upon land or other property served under rule 4901-1-20 of the Administrative Code, and written responses or objections to requests for admission served under rule 4901-1-22 of the Administrative Code. It does not include any documents or tangible things produced for inspection or copying under rule 4901-1-20 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 05/07/2007
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/20/2007 and 09/30/2010
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4901.13
Rule Amplifies: 4901.13 , 4903.082
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/81