(a) A state agency shall maintain an official record of each formal hearing.
(b) The state agency record consists only of:
(1) Notices of all proceedings;
(2) any prehearing order;
(3) any motions, pleadings, briefs, petitions, requests, and intermediate rulings;
(4) evidence received or considered;
(5) a statement of matters officially noticed;
(6) proffers of proof and objections and rulings thereon;
(7) proposed findings, requested orders and exceptions;
(8) the record prepared for the presiding officer at the hearing, together with any
transcript of all or part of the hearing considered before final disposition of the
(9) any final order, initial order, or order on reconsideration;
(10) staff memoranda or data submitted to the presiding officer other than confidential
internal communications permitted under K.S.A. 77-525, and amendments thereto; and
(11) any oral or written statement allowed by the presiding officer pursuant to K.S.A. 77-523, and amendments thereto.
(c) Except to the extent that this act or another statute provides otherwise, the
state agency record, excluding matters under paragraph (10) of subsection (b), constitutes
the exclusive basis for state agency action in formal hearings and for judicial review
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