Lawriter - OAC - 4901:1-2-01 Definitions.

4901:1-2-01 Definitions.

As used within this chapter, these terms denote the following:

(A) "Aggrieved person," for purposes of this chapter, shall have the same meaning as defined in division (A) of section 4913.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Commission" means the public utilities commission of Ohio.

(C) "Committee" means the underground technical committee created pursuant to section 3781.34 of the Revised Code that shall carry out the duties outlined by section 3781.36 of the Revised Code.

(D) "Compliance failure," for purposes of this chapter, shall have the same meaning as defined in division (B) of section 4913.01 of the Revised Code.

(E) "Coordinator" shall be a full-time employee of the commission designated by the director of the service monitoring and enforcement department to assist the committee in the performance of its duties.

(F) "Days," when used to compute any period of time prescribed or allowed by these rules, shall not include the date of the act or event from which the designated period of time begins to run. The last day of the period so computed shall be included, unless it is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, in which event the period runs until the end of the next day which is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

(G) "Designer," "developer," "excavation," "excavator," "one-call notification system," "person," "protection service," "underground utility facility," and "utility" shall have the same meanings as in section 3781.25 of the Revised Code.

(H) "Director" means the director of the commission's service monitoring and enforcement department or the director's designee.

(I) "Filing" means delivery, through paper filing, facsimile transmission (fax) filing, or electronic filing (e-file), to the commission's docketing division in accordance with rule 4901-1-02 of the Administrative Code.

(J) "Hearing" means all proceedings before the commission conducted in a manner consistent with Chapter 4903. of the Revised Code.

(K) "Participants" means the aggrieved person and the person responsible for the alleged compliance failure and any persons permitted to intervene after commencement of a proceeding.

(L) "Report of inquiry" is a document summarizing the investigation of a compliance failure and reporting on a fine, penalty, or no-penalty determination made by either the committee or the staff, when applicable.

(M) "Respondent" means the person, as defined in section 3781.25 of the Revised Code, responsible for the alleged compliance failure.

(N) Staff" means those employees of the commission to whom responsibility has been delegated for administering the provisions of Chapter 4913. of the Revised Code, as applicable.

(O) "Violation" means any conduct, act, or failure to act, prohibited by Chapter 4913. of the Revised Code.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4901:1-2-01

Effective: 12/4/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/30/2020
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4913.45
Rule Amplifies: 4913.01