4901:7-1-07 Multiple vacancies.

If multiple vacancies exist or are anticipated on the public utilities commission that could result in the lack of a quorum necessary to conduct business, the nominating council shall act with the utmost expediency to identify the four most fully qualified individuals to accede to the office of commissioner for each vacant position and forward their names to the governor. The chairperson is empowered to take the necessary actions to enable the members of the nominating council to perform their duties. Without limiting those who may be considered, the nominating council may consider persons who have applied for a commissioner position in the previous five years.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/20/2014 and 02/20/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4901.021
Rule Amplifies: 4901.021
Prior Effective Dates: 6/28/07, 4/9/07 (Emer.)