(A) Any two or more parties may enter into a written or oral stipulation concerning issues of fact or the authenticity of documents.
(B) A written stipulation must be signed by all of the parties joining therein, and must be filed with the commission and served upon all parties to the proceeding.
(C) An oral stipulation may be made only during a public hearing or record prehearing conference, and all parties joining in such a stipulation must acknowledge their agreement thereto on the record. The commission or the presiding hearing officer may require that an oral stipulation be reduced to writing and filed and served in accordance with paragraph (B) of this rule.
(D) No stipulation shall be considered binding upon the commission.
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
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/81