(A) Upon written request of any party or by action of the board through a member, the secretary or its attorney examiners, subpoenas may be issued to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of books, accounts, papers, records, documents, and testimony. If any party desires the issuance of subpoenas in order to compel the attendance of witnesses or the production of documents at a scheduled merit or motion hearing or deposition, the request shall be filed with the board at least fifteen days prior to such scheduled date.
(B) Upon request, the board shall supply blank subpoena forms to the requesting party so that the party may complete the form. The requesting party shall return the completed form to the board, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope. If the board issues the subpoena, the subpoena shall be delivered to the requesting party, who shall effect its service.
(C) Subpoenas shall be served by the party or other individual over the age of eighteen years, personally or by certified mail, return receipt requested.
(D) The party or other person serving the subpoena shall file a copy of the subpoena, properly endorsed as to service with the board, at or prior to the time of the hearing for which the subpoena was issued.
(E) Witnesses shall receive their subpoenas at least ten days prior to the hearing at which they are to appear.
(F) All subpoenas issued by this board are deemed continuing, should the hearing or deposition for which they have been issued proceed for multiple days or be continued to a later date. The party issuing a subpoena shall notify any subpoenaed witness(es) of any continuance of the board proceedings at which they were scheduled to appear.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/23/2013 and 03/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 5703.14
Statutory Authority: 5703.02, 5703.14
Rule Amplifies: 5703.02
Prior Effective Dates: 10/20/1997, 3/24/1989, 5/17/1990, 3/1/1996, 1/14/2005