5717-1-14 Sanctions.

(A) Failure to comply with the rules contained in agency designation 5717 of the Ohio Administrative Code or an order of the board may result in any of the following sanctions:

(1) The dismissal of the appeal;

(2) The prohibition against introducing matters into evidence in support of certain specifications of error or other parts of the notice of appeal;

(3) The prohibition against introducing designated matters into evidence;

(4) The prohibition against introducing expert opinion and testimony into evidence;

(5) The denial or suspension of appearing and qualifying as an expert witness in designated matters before the board;

(6) The denial or suspension of the right of any person to appear or practice before the board;

(7) The payment of reasonable expenses caused by the failure to obey an order including attorney fees, and costs incurred by the board from the disobedient party or the attorney advising such party;

(8) The judicial relief provided by sections 5703.03 and 5703.031 of the Revised Code.

(B) The board may impose sanctions to enforce compliance with this chapter and orders as the board deems just and appropriate after the opportunity for hearing. The repetitious nature of the disobedient party or advising attorney will be considered in determining the appropriate sanctions to be imposed.

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: 10/20/1977, 3/24/1989, 3/1/1996