Purpose and application of chapter.
Distinction between formal and informal hearing and converting an appeal.
Organization and office.
Meetings of the board.
PRACTICE BEFORE THE BOARD
Appearance and practice before the board.
Notice of appearance by representatives.
Rules of professional conduct.
Ex parte communication.
Commencing the appeal.
Contents of notice of appeal.
Deadlines for submitting the notice of appeal.
Date and manner of submitting the notice of appeal.
Amendments to notice of appeal.
Service of papers on parties and proof of service.
PREHEARING AND HEARING PROCEDURE
Limitation on discovery.
Time in which evidence, briefs, and replies must be submitted.
Postponement, continuance, and extensions of time.
Notice of hearing.
Notice of hearing to limited-English speaking parties.
Testimony under oath.
Failure to attend and hearing on the record.
Dismissal, stipulation, and withdrawal of actions.
Rules of evidence and admissibility criteria.
Assistance to board.
Presentation of posthearing evidence.
Initial or final decision.
Petition for review of an initial decision, replies, and disposition.
Petition for reconsideration of a final decision.
Record on appeal.
Applicability of SEPA guidelines.