Authority: IC 4-33-4; IC 4-35-4
Affected: IC 4-33; IC 4-35
parties may propose settlement offers to the administrative law judge, the
commission, or the executive director at any stage of the proceedings where
time, the nature of the proceeding, and public interest permit. Settlement
offers may be made at any time prior to the entry of a final order, including
prior to the initiation of the proceedings. The administrative law judge, the
commission, or the executive director may require that any of the parties to
the offer make an oral or written presentation to the administrative law judge,
the commission, or the executive director regarding the settlement
must meet the following requirements:
(2) Be signed by the
parties to the settlement offer.
(3) Be consistent with the provisions and
objectives of the law.
Accurately reflect all the terms of the settlement.
Be served on the commission at the
commission's office in Indianapolis, Indiana, by:
(A) hand delivery;
(B) certified mail; or
(C) overnight mail.
(6) Be accompanied by a proposed
(c) If the
commission or the executive director rejects a settlement offer, the commission
or the executive director must notify the parties in writing, by certified mail
or personal delivery, that the settlement offer was rejected. The offer and any
documents relating to the offer are not a part of the record.