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Briefs and written arguments on objections.

(1) The due date for any appeal brief which the party filing an objection desires to have considered by the commission shall be fourteen days following the later of:
(a) The issuance of a transcript of a hearing held under WAC 391-25-630(2); or
(b) The filing of objections under WAC 391-25-590 (1)(b).
Any brief shall be filed at the commission's Olympia office as required by WAC 391-08-120(1), and copies shall be served on all other parties as required by WAC 391-08-120 (3) and (4).
(2) The due date for any responsive brief which other parties desire to have considered by the commission shall be fourteen days following the date on which that party is served with an appeal brief. Any brief shall be filed at the commission's Olympia office as required by WAC 391-08-120(1), and copies shall be served on all other parties as required by WAC 391-08-120 (3) and (4).
(3) The executive director or designee may extend the due date for an appeal brief or responsive brief. Such requests shall only be considered if made on or before the date the brief is due, and in compliance with WAC 391-08-180. Extensions of time shall not be routine or automatic.
(4) A party filing a brief under this section must limit its total length to twenty-five pages (double-spaced, 12-point type), unless:
(a) It files and serves a motion for permission to file a longer brief in order to address novel and/or complex issues raised by the objections; and
(b) The commission or its designee grants such a motion for good cause shown. Any motion filed under this subsection shall toll the due date for briefs under subsections (1) and (2) of this section until the commission or its designee responds to such motion.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.52.080, 41.56.090, 41.58.050, 41.59.110, 41.76.060, 41.80.080. WSR 08-04-059, § 391-25-650, filed 1/31/08, effective 4/1/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.52.080, 41.56.090, 41.59.110, 41.58.050, 41.56.070 and 41.59.070. WSR 01-14-009, § 391-25-650, filed 6/22/01, effective 8/1/01; WSR 00-14-048, § 391-25-650, filed 6/30/00, effective 8/1/00; WSR 98-14-112, § 391-25-650, filed 7/1/98, effective 8/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.58.050, 28B.52.080, 41.56.090, 41.59.110, 41.56.060, 41.56.070 and 41.59.070. WSR 90-06-072, § 391-25-650, filed 3/7/90, effective 4/7/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 34.04.022, 41.58.050, 41.56.090, 41.59.110 and 28B.52.080. WSR 85-19-059 (Resolution No. 85-01), § 391-25-650, filed 9/16/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.52.080, 41.56.040, 41.58.050, 41.59.110 and 47.64.040. WSR 80-14-046 (Order 80-5), § 391-25-650, filed 9/30/80, effective 11/1/80.]
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