Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-1-225 - Intervention

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022

This regulation shall apply to both KAPA and non-KAPA proceedings.

(a) The presiding officer shall grant a petition for intervention if the following conditions are met:
(1) The petition is submitted in writing to the presiding officer, with copies mailed to all parties named in the presiding officer's notice of the hearing, at least three days before the hearing.
(2) The petition states facts demonstrating that the petitioner's legal rights, duties, privileges, immunities, or other legal interests may be substantially affected by the proceeding or that the petitioner qualifies as an intervenor under any provision of law.
(3) The presiding officer determines that the interests of justice and the orderly and prompt conduct of the proceedings will not be impaired by allowing the intervention.
(b) The presiding officer may grant a petition for intervention at any time upon determining that the intervention sought is in the interests of justice and will not impair the orderly and prompt conduct of the proceedings.
(c) If a petitioner qualifies for intervention, the presiding officer may impose conditions upon the intervenor's participation in the proceedings, either at the time that intervention is granted or at any subsequent time. The conditions may include the following:
(1) Limiting the intervenor's participation to designated issues in which the intervenor has a particular interest demonstrated by the petition;
(2) limiting the intervenor's use of discovery, cross-examination, and other procedures so as to promote the orderly and prompt conduct of the proceedings; and
(3) requiring two or more intervenors to combine their presentations of evidence and argument, cross-examination, discovery, and other participation in the proceedings.
(d) The presiding officer, at least 24 hours before the hearing, shall issue an order granting or denying each pending petition for intervention, specifying any conditions, and briefly stating the reasons for the order. The presiding officer may modify the order at any time, stating the reasons for the modification. The presiding officer shall promptly give notice of an order granting, denying, or modifying intervention to the petitioner for intervention and to all parties.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 82-1-225
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 55-604, K.S.A. 55-704, K.S.A. 2001 Supp. 66-106; effective Jan. 1, 1966; amended Feb. 15, 1977; amended July 23, 1990; amended Oct. 10, 2003.

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