Hawaii Administrative Rules
Title 21 - LEGISLATIVE AGENCIES
Chapter 5 - STATE ETHICS COMMISSION INVESTIGATIONS, CHARGES, CONTESTED CASES, AND SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS
Section 21-5-8 - Pre-hearing conference

Universal Citation: HI Admin Rules 21-5-8

Current through June, 2022

(a) When a pre-hearing conference is held by the presiding officer, except as and to the extent otherwise ordered:

(1) Each party shall file a prehearing conference brief in which it discloses the theory of that party's case, including the basic facts each party intends to prove and the names and addresses of all witnesses which each party intends to call;

(2) Each party shall disclose to all others and permit examination of all exhibits which are in that party's possession or under that party's control and which that party intends to offer in evidence at the hearing. Undisclosed exhibits shall not be received in evidence at the hearing over objection unless the presiding officer finds that there was reasonable ground for failing to disclose such exhibits prior to hearing;

(3) All exhibits required to be disclosed by subsection (a)(2), and any other exhibits as may be requested by counsel presenting the same, shall be marked for identification at least five days prior to the hearing,

(b) The presiding officer may issue a pre-hearing order selling forth any requirements or deadlines regarding the hearing, or may otherwise set a schedule for filing briefs, exhibits, or other pleadings. The presiding officer may strike any documents not timely filed.

[Eff July 13, 1981; am and comp 11/28/2020] (Auth: HRS §§ 84-31(a)(5), 91-2, 97-6(a)(5)) (Imp: HRS §§ 84-31, 91-2, 91-9, 91-10, 97-6)

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