5717-1-21 Filings.

(A) All filings with the board may be by personal delivery, ordinary U.S. mail, certified mail, express mail, authorized delivery service, or electronic means including email, facsimile, or via the board's website.

(B) All filings should include the name, address, telephone and facsimile numbers, and email address of the person filing the document, if available, along with the case caption, case number, and document title.

(C) Constructive receipt of filings shall be:

(1) For certified mail and authorized delivery service, the date of the United States postmark placed on the sender's receipt by the postal service or the date of receipt recorded by the authorized delivery service.

(2) For personal delivery, ordinary U.S. mail, and other delivery services, the date received in the board's offices during its business hours.

(3) For electronic filings, the timestamp assigned by the board's electronic system receiving such filing.

(D) Filings with the board do not relieve the filer of its obligation to file separately with all other parties. As with all filings, the filer bears the responsibility to ensure receipt by the board.

(E) Facsimile filings shall not exceed twenty pages in length. If the filing includes attachments that cannot be accurately transmitted via fax, or if the enclosure of such attachments would cause the filing to exceed the maximum length provided in this rule, another delivery method should be used.

Replaces: 5717-1-22

Effective: 10/09/2013
Promulgated Under: 5703.14
Statutory Authority: 5703.14
Rule Amplifies: 5703.02
Prior Effective Dates: 10/20/77, 3/24/1989, 3/1/1996, 3/1/02, 1/14/2005