R.C. 119.09 Interpretation
In Ohio State Bd. of Pharmacy v. Frantz (1990), 51 Ohio St.3d 143, 145, 555 N.E.2d 630, the Supreme Court of Ohio observed:
"The purpose of the portion of R.C. 119.09 in issue as stated therein is to empower an agency in its conduct of an adjudication hearing to require, if it desires, the attendance of witnesses, production of books, records and papers and the deposition of witnesses.
And for the same purpose, the agency is required to issue subpoenas for witnesses or subpoenas duces tecum for the production of books, records or papers at the request of any party who is notified of the hearing pursuant to R.C. 119.07." Id at 145.