A designated representative of the agency shall be responsible for the conduct of any public hearing, including setting the permissible length of presentation, arranging the order of presentations, and serving as presiding officer. An opportunity shall be provided for any person, who so wishes, to present testimony. Requests to speak shall be made to the presiding officer at the beginning of each public hearing, and, if he permits, during the hearing.History: Rule 8-79, eff 16 Jul 79, Det. of Need Rules and Proc. § 19.5.