10 CFR 2.1320 - Responsibility and power of the Presiding Officer in an oral hearing.

§ 2.1320 Responsibility and power of the Presiding Officer in an oral hearing.
(a) The Presiding Officer in any oral hearing shall conduct a fair hearing, develop a record that will contribute to informed decisionmaking, and, within the framework of the Commission's orders, have the power necessary to achieve these ends, including the power to:
(1) Take action to avoid unnecessary delay and maintain order;
(2) Dispose of procedural requests;
(3) Question participants and witnesses, and entertain suggestions as to questions which may be asked of participants and witnesses.
(4) Order consolidation of participants;
(5) Establish the order of presentation;
(6) Hold conferences before or during the hearing;
(7) Establish time limits;
(8) Limit the number of witnesses; and
(9) Strike or reject duplicative, unreliable, immaterial, or irrelevant presentations.
(b) Where the Commission itself does not preside:
(1) The Presiding Officer may certify questions or refer rulings to the Commission for decision;
(2) Any hearing order may be modified by the Commission; and
(3) The Presiding Officer will certify the completed hearing record to the Commission, which may then issue its decision on the hearing or provide that additional testimony be presented.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
U.S. Code: Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
U.S. Code: Title 44 - PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS

Title 10 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR 2 after this date.

  • 2014-02-11; vol. 79 # 28 - Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    1. 79 FR 8097 - Deliberate Misconduct Rule and Hearings on Challenges to the Immediate Effectiveness of Orders
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      NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
      Proposed rule.
      Submit comments by May 12, 2014. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so. However, the NRC is able to ensure consideration only of comments received on or before this date.
      10 CFR Parts 2, 30, 40, 50, 52, 60, 61, 63, 70, 71, 72, 76, 110, and 150