Rule 12-27 Hearing Motions.

Motions may be made during the hearing orally or in writing. Hearing motions made in writing shall satisfy the requirements of Rule 12-14. The hearing officer may, in his or her discretion, require that any hearing motion be briefed or otherwise supported in writing. In cases referred to a hearing officer for disposition by report and recommendation to the Board's Chair, motions addressing the sufficiency of the petition or the sufficiency of the petitioner's evidence shall be reserved until closing statements.