19-1-13 Alternative procedures. Upon
finding in a specific proceeding that the just and
expeditious determination of a matter requires
simplification, alteration, or non-application of
any or all of K.A.R. 19-1 to K.A.R. 19-8, inclusive,
or the adoption of supplemental procedures, the
commission or any committee thereof may utilize
such alternative procedures as are reasonable and
necessary and consistent with the relevant law and
which do not jeopardize the rights of any party.
Except when alternative procedures are adopted
at a prehearing conference, hearing or rehearing
with all petitioners or parties or their represen-
tatives present, notice of the adoption of alterna-
tive procedures shall be served on them. (Author-
ized by K.S.A. 1979 Supp. 25-4119a, 46-253;
effective, E-76-52, Oct. 24, 1975; effective, E-77-
20, May 1, 1976; effective Feb. 15, 1977;
amended May 1, 1980.)