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Rule 3746-3-06 | Trade secrets.


(A) Any material that has been designated as a trade secret by the director shall be treated as confidential by the commission.

(B) The commission, on motion by any party or intervenor, may protect trade secret information as confidential.

(C) In a hearing, any party or intervenor who seeks to introduce records, reports, or information which, if made public, would divulge methods or processes entitled to protection as a trade secret, may move the commission to keep such materials confidential. The party or intervenor may move the commission to grant that such portions of the hearing as relate to such trade secrets be closed to the public. In the absence of such a motion and the granting thereof, all material in the record shall be public.

(D) Any party or intervenor seeking confidential status for a trade secret shall have the burden of establishing the right to such status.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3745.03
Amplifies: 3745.02, 3745.06, 3745.05, 3745.04, 3745.03
Five Year Review Date: 10/1/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 8/24/1973, 10/6/1998, 12/20/2008, 12/30/2013