Appearance in person. An individual may appear in his own behalf. A member of a
partnership may represent the partnership, a bona fide officer of a
corporation, trust or association may represent the corporation, trust or
association, and an officer or employee of another public agency or of a
political subdivision may represent the public agency or political subdivision
in presenting any submittal to an agency subject to these rules.
(b) Appearance by attorney. A person may be
represented in any proceeding by an attorney-at-law who is a resident of Kansas
and regularly admitted to practice before the supreme court of Kansas; or a
person may appear and be represented by any regularly admitted practicing
attorney in the courts of record of another state of the United States, who has
filed a verified application to the effect that he has associated and
personally appearing with him, in the proceeding before the commission, an
attorney who is a resident of Kansas and duly qualified to practice law
therein, as his local counsel. Said local counsel shall first enter his own
appearance and then move for the admission of the non-resident attorney with
whom he is associated.
representation prohibited at hearings. A person shall not be represented at any
as stated in K.A.R.
(a) (relating to appearance in person) or K.A.R. 21-40-13
(relating to appearance by attorney); or
(2) as otherwise permitted by the commission
in a specific case.
Notice of appearance.
(1) When an individual
appears in his own behalf in a proceeding which involves a hearing or an
opportunity for hearing, he shall file with the commission or otherwise state
on the record an address at which any notice or other written communication
required to be served upon the person or furnished to the person may be sent.
(2) When an attorney appears
before the commission in a representative capacity in a proceeding which
involves a hearing or an opportunity for hearing, he shall file with the
commission a written notice of such appearance, which shall state the
attorney's name, address and telephone number and the name and address of the
person or persons on whose behalf the attorney appears. Any additional notice
or other written communication required to be served on or furnished to a
person may be sent to the attorney of record for such person at the stated
address of the attorney.
person appearing or practicing before the commission in a representative
capacity may be required to file a power of attorney with the agency showing
his authority to act in such capacity.
Suspension. The commission may deny,
temporarily or permanently, the privilege of appearing or practicing before it
in any way to any person who is found to have engaged in unethical or improper
conduct before the commission. Practicing before the commission shall include,
but shall not be limited to:
any business with the agency.
The preparation of any statement, opinion or other paper by an attorney,
accountant, or other expert, filed with the commission in any pleading,
submittal or other document with the consent of such attorney, accountant or
Contemptuous conduct. Contemptuous conduct at any hearing shall be ground for
exclusion from such hearing and for summary suspension without a hearing for
the duration of the hearing.
Kan. Admin. Regs. § 21-40-13
Authorized by K.S.A. 1974
Supp. 44-1003, 44-1004; effective, E-74-14, Dec. 28, 1973; effective May 1,