Service by the commission. Orders, notices and other documents originating with
the commission shall be served by the office of the commission by mail, except
when service by another method shall be specifically designated by the
commission, by mailing a copy thereof to the person to be served, addressed to
the person or persons designated in the initial pleading or submittal at the
person's principal office or place of business. When service is not
accomplished by mail, it may be effected in person or as otherwise ordered by
any one duly authorized by the commission.
(b) Service by a participant. All pleadings,
submittals, briefs and other documents, filed in proceedings when filed or
tendered to the commission for filing, shall be served upon all participants in
the proceeding. Such service shall be made by delivering in person or by
mailing, properly addressed with postage prepaid, the requisite number of
copies to each participant.
Effect of service upon an attorney. When any participant has appeared by
attorney, service upon such attorney shall be deemed service upon the
participant and separate service on the party may be omitted.
(d) Date of service. The date of service
shall be the day when the document served is deposited in the United States
mail, or is delivered in person, as the case may be.
(e) Proof of service. There shall accompany
and be attached to the original of each pleading, submittal or other document
filed with an agency when service is required to be made by the parties, a
certificate of service.
Kan. Admin. Regs. § 21-40-11
Authorized by K.S.A. 1974
Supp. 44-1003, 44-1004; effective, E-74-14, Dec. 28, 1973; effective May 1,