Texas Administrative Code
|STATE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS
|ARBITRATION PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS OF THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES REGARDING CONVALESCENT AND NURSING HOMES
|Exclusion of Witnesses
Any party may request that the arbitrator exclude witnesses from the hearing except when they are testifying. If such a request is made, the arbitrator shall instruct the witnesses not to discuss the case outside the official hearing other than with the designated representatives or attorneys in the case. However, an individual who is a party or any other single party representative shall not be excluded under this rule. A witness or other person violating these instructions may be punished by the exclusion of evidence as the arbitrator deems appropriate.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §163.231 adopted to be effective February 17, 2016, 41 TexReg 1111