Kansas Statutes Annotated
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STATUTES; ADMINISTRATIVE RULES AND REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURE
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT
Prehearing conference; notice.
77-516. Prehearing conference; notice. The presiding officer designated to conduct the hearing may conduct a prehearing conference. If the conference is conducted:
(a) The state agency may assign a presiding officer for the prehearing conference, exercising the same discretion as is provided by K.S.A. 77-514 and amendments thereto concerning the selection of a presiding officer for a hearing.
(b) The presiding officer for the prehearing conference shall set the time and place of the conference and give reasonable notice to all parties and to all persons who have filed written petitions to intervene in the matter.
(c) The notice shall include:
(1) The names and mailing addresses of all parties and other persons to whom notice is being given by the presiding officer;
(2) the name, official title, mailing address and telephone number of any counsel or employee who has been designated to appear for the state agency;
(3) the official file or other reference number, the name of the proceeding and a general description of the subject matter;
(4) a statement of the time, place and nature of the prehearing conference;
(5) a statement of the legal authority and jurisdiction under which the prehearing conference and the hearing are to be held;
(6) the name, official title, mailing address and telephone number of the presiding officer for the prehearing conference;
(7) a statement that at the prehearing conference the proceeding, without further notice, may be converted into a conference hearing or a summary proceeding for disposition of the matter as provided by this act; and
(8) a statement that a party who fails to attend or participate in a prehearing conference, hearing or other stage of an adjudicative proceeding may be held in default under this act.
(d) The notice may include any other matters that the presiding officer considers desirable to expedite the proceedings.
History: L. 1984, ch. 313, § 16; L. 1988 ch. 356, § 7; July 1, 1989.
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