(a) The Administrative Law Judge shall have jurisdiction to decide all issues of fact and related issues of law and to grant or deny appropriate motions, but shall not have jurisdiction to decide upon the validity of Federal statutes or regulations.
(b) The decision of the Administrative Law Judge shall be based on the hearing record, shall be in writing and shall state the factual and legal basis of the decision. Notice of the decision shall be published in the Federal Register and the Administrative Law Judge's decision shall be available for public inspection and copying.
(c) Except when the case involves the decertification of a State agency, the decision of the Administrative Law Judge shall be the final decision of the Secretary.
(d) If the case involves the decertification of an appeal to the State agency, the decision of the Administrative Law Judge shall contain a notice stating that, within 30 calendar days of the decision, the State agency or the Administrator may appeal to the Administrative Review Board, United States Department of Labor, by sending by registered mail, return receipt requested, a written appeal to the Administrative Review Board, in care of the Administrative Law Judge who made the decision.
[45 FR 39468, June 10, 1980, as amended at 61 FR 19983, May 3, 1996]
Title 20 published on 2012-04-01
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