(1)All parties, including limited parties, shall submit any motions in a contested case to the hearing officer. Unless a motion is made orally on the record during a contested case hearing, or unless the hearing officer directs otherwise, the moving party shall submit the motion in writing and shall state with particularity the grounds and relief sought. The moving party shall submit with the motion any brief, affidavit or other document relied on, and, as appropriate, a proposed form of order. The moving party shall serve the motion on all parties and limited parties to the contested case.
(2)Within seven calendar days after the date of service of a written motion, or such other period as the hearing officer may prescribe, a party or limited party may file an answer in support of or in opposition to the motion, accompanied by affidavits or other evidence. The moving party shall have no right to reply, except as permitted by the hearing officer.
(3)The parties shall not have oral argument on a motion unless permitted by the hearing officer. The hearing officer shall dispose of motions by written order served on all parties and limited parties or read into the hearing record.
Rule 345-015-0054 — Motions,