19-6-3 Communication with commis-
sion. Except as expressly permitted herein, par-
ties and their representatives shall not initiate pri-
vate communications with a commissioner in
regard to the case involved, nor shall commission-
ers privately communicate with the parties or
their representatives or witnesses. (Authorized 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,