A. No ex parte communication relative to the actions being considered by the Commission, or a threat or offer of reward shall be made, before a decision is rendered, to any member of the Commission by or on behalf of the applicant or licensee, or any legal representative or counsel of the applicant or licensee.
D. For purposes of this section only, the actions being considered by the Commission shall be those matters identified in the written notice as provided in Section 5-103(A) of this Title, as well as any other matters that are actually considered by the Commission during a hearing. All matters identified in the written notice shall be subject to the prohibition against ex parte communications. All matters not identified in the written notice that are considered by the Commission during a hearing become subject to the prohibition against ex parte communications as soon as they are discussed during the hearing.
E. The Commission shall have the power to impose any sanction pursuant to this statute upon its determination that an applicant or licensee has made an ex parte communication in violation of this section. ONCA 07-09, eff. Dec. 8, 2006; ONCA 10-73, eff. Oct. 5, 2010.