TITLE 83: PUBLIC UTILITIES
CHAPTER I: ILLINOIS COMMERCE COMMISSION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO MORE THAN ONE KIND OF UTILITY
PART 202 VOLUNTARY BINDING ARBITRATION PRACTICE
SECTION 202.400 HEARING
Section 202.400 Hearing
a) Parties and Staff are entitled to be represented by an attorney, to be heard, to present evidence material to the controversy, and to cross-examine witnesses appearing at the hearing. All hearings conducted by the Commission shall be open to the public [220 ILCS 5/10-101].
b) In furtherance of minimizing procedural mechanisms as described in Section 202.10, parties and Staff are encouraged by the Commission to make oral presentations at a hearing or to simultaneously submit written statements setting forth their positions rather than submit written testimony in multiple stages.
c) All written statements or testimony shall be offered by a named witness available for cross-examination and shall be certified as true, correct and complete.