Service on parties able to receive electronic service. Unless
otherwise provided by board rule or order, whenever a document is filed
electronically, a "Notice of Electronic Filing" will be generated and sent to
the filer and to representatives of the other parties who are able to receive
electronic service and who are on the service list. This notice will constitute
valid service of electronically filed documents and board orders on parties
accepting electronic service. The notice will include a service list providing
names, addresses, and E-mail addresses of the persons who were sent the notice.
No additional proof or certificate of service is required in matters in which
all parties are able to receive electronic service. It is the responsibility of
the filer to review the notice to ensure that all parties have been provided
notice. All parties are responsible for ensuring that their E-mail accounts are
monitored regularly and that E-mail notices sent to the account are opened in a
on parties for whom electronic service is not available. The service
list in each proceeding will be available on the board's Web site. The list
will identify the representatives for each party and will also indicate the
parties for whom electronic service is not available. Filers must serve a paper
copy of any electronically filed document on all persons entitled to service
for whom electronic service is not available, unless the parties agree to other
arrangements. The date of service shall be the day when the document served is
deposited in the United States mail or overnight delivery, is delivered in
person, or otherwise as the parties may agree. A party serving a paper copy of
any electronically filed document on a person for whom electronic service is
not available shall file a certificate of service stating the manner in which
service on such person was accomplished in a form consistent with the
requirements of 199-subrule 2.2(16).
Service of board-generated
documents. Orders issued by the board will be electronically filed.
The electronic filing system will electronically transmit notice of posting of
orders to all parties on the service list that are able to receive electronic
service. This notice will constitute valid service of the order The board's
records and information center will mail paper copies of orders to parties who
are not able to receive electronic service and to others as ordered. The
records and information center will include a copy of the notice with the paper
copy of the document.
Exceptions. Electronic service through the board's electronic
filing system to parties other than the consumer advocate division of the
department of justice shall not be used to serve a document which (1) the filer
asserts contains confidential material or (2) initiates a proceeding, such as a
complaint or application, except for orders opening inquiries, investigations,
or rule-making proceedings, or other similar proceedings where the board has an
electronic service list on file.
Changes to service list.
Filers wishing to change information on the service list shall file a notice of
change of contact information. Other changes to the service list, such as a
withdrawal of appearance or substitution of counsel, must be requested by means
of an appropriate filing.