Last Update: 6/21/05

Chapter 456-10 WAC

INFORMAL HEARINGS—PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

WAC Sections

INTRODUCTION
Purpose and application of chapter.
HEARING OPTIONS
Distinction between formal and informal hearing and converting an appeal.
ADMINISTRATION
Definitions.
Alternative procedures.
Organization and office.
Quorum.
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.
APPEAL PROCEDURE
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.
Response.
SERVICE OF PAPERS
Service of papers on parties and proof of service.
PREHEARING AND HEARING PROCEDURE
Prehearing conference.
Limitation on discovery.
Summary judgment.
Time in which evidence, briefs, and replies must be submitted.
Amicus.
Motions.
Postponement, continuance, and extensions of time.
Teleconference proceeding.
Notice of hearing.
Hearing procedure.
Testimony under oath.
Recording devices.
Failure to attend and hearing on the record.
Dismissal, stipulations, and withdrawal of actions.
Rules of evidence and admissibility criteria.
Official notice.
DISPOSITION OF CASES
Assistance to board.
Presentation of posthearing evidence.
Proposed decision.
Exceptions to proposed decision, replies, and disposition.
Petition for reconsideration of a final decision.
SEPA
Applicability of SEPA guidelines.
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