45 CFR 2554.18 - What is the role of the ALJ?
An ALJ retained by the Corporation serves as the presiding officer at all hearings.
(a) The ALJ shall conduct a fair and impartial hearing, avoid delay, maintain order, and assure that a record of the proceeding is made.
(3) Hold conferences to identify or simplify the issues, or to consider other matters that may aid in the expeditious disposition of the proceeding;
(5) Issue subpoenas requiring the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents at depositions or at hearings;
(12) Upon motion of a party, decide cases, in whole or in part, by summary judgment where there is no disputed issue of material fact;
(14) Exercise such other authority as is necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the ALJ under this part.
Title 45 published on 2012-10-01
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