The ALJ will have all powers necessary to conduct a fair, orderly, expeditious, and impartial hearing process, consistent with the requirements of § 1.660(a), including the powers to:
(a) Administer oaths and affirmations;
(b) Issue subpoenas to the extent authorized by law;
(c) Rule on motions;
(d) Authorize discovery as provided for in §§ 1.641 through 1.647;
(e) Hold hearings and conferences;
(f) Regulate the course of hearings;
(g) Call and question witnesses;
(h) Exclude any person from a hearing or conference for misconduct or other good cause;
(i) Issue a decision consistent with § 1.660(b) regarding any disputed issues of material fact relating to the Forest Service's or other Department's condition or prescription that has been referred to the ALJ for hearing; and
(j) Take any other action authorized by law.
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