621.205. 1. For the purpose of determining whether documents are filed within the time allowed by law, documents transmitted to the administrative hearing commission by registered mail or certified mail shall be deemed filed with the administrative hearing commission as of the date shown on the United States post office records of such registration or certification and mailing. If the document is sent by any method other than registered mail or certified mail, the administrative hearing commission shall deem it to be filed on the date the administrative hearing commission receives it.

2. When the last day prescribed for performing any act prescribed by this chapter or chapter 536, or the commission, falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or a legal holiday in this state, the performance of such act shall be timely if it is performed on the next succeeding day which is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

3. The administrative hearing commission may by regulation provide for the filing of documents with the commission by electronic facsimile transmission.

(L. 1980 S.B. 809 § 1, A.L. 1991 H.B. 366 merged with S.B. 283)

*Transferred 1984; formerly 161.350