20 CFR 658.709 - Conduct of hearings.

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§ 658.709 Conduct of hearings.

(a) Hearings shall be conducted in accordance with sections 5-8 of the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 553 et seq.

(b) Technical rules of evidence shall not apply, but rules or principles designed to assure production of the most credible evidence available and to subject testimony to test by cross-examination, shall be applied if necessary by the Administrative Law Judge conducting the hearing. The Administrative Law Judge may exclude irrelevant, immaterial or unduly repetitious evidence. All documents and other evidence offered or taken for the record shall be open to examination by the parties. Opportunity shall be given to refute facts and arguments advanced on either side of the issue. A transcript shall be made of the oral evidence except to the extent the substance thereof is stipulated for the record.

(c) The general provisions governing discovery as provided in the Rules of Civil Procedure for the United States District Court, title V, 28 U.S.C., rules 26 through 37, may be made applicable to the extent that the Administrative Law Judge concludes that their use would promote the proper advancement of the hearing.

(d) When a public officer is a respondent in a hearing in an official capacity and during its pendency dies, resigns, or otherwise ceases to hold office, the proceeding does not abate and the officer's successor is automatically substituted as a party. Proceedings following the substitution shall be in the name of the substituted party, but any misnomer not affecting the substantive rights of the parties shall be disregarded. An order of substitution may be entered at any time, but the omission to enter such an order shall not affect the substitution.

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
U.S. Code: Title 29 - LABOR
U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS

§ 4100 - Findings

§ 4101 - Definitions

§ 4102 - Purpose

§ 4102A - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans’ Employment and Training; program functions; Regional Administrators

§ 4103 - Directors and Assistant Directors for Veterans’ Employment and Training; additional Federal personnel

§ 4103A - Disabled veterans’ outreach program

§ 4104 - Local veterans’ employment representatives

§ 4104A - Collaborative veterans’ training, mentoring, and placement program

§ 4105 - Cooperation of Federal agencies

§ 4106 - Estimate of funds for administration; authorization of appropriations

§ 4107 - Administrative controls; annual report

§ 4108 - Cooperation and coordination

§ 4109 - National Veterans’ Employment and Training Services Institute

§ 4110 - Advisory Committee on Veterans Employment, Training, and Employer Outreach

§ 4110A - Special unemployment study

§ 4110B - Coordination and nonduplication

§ 4111 - Repealed. Pub. L. 107–95, § 5(e)(3), Dec. 21, 2001, 115 Stat. 918]

§ 4112 - Performance incentive awards for quality employment, training, and placement services

§ 4113 - Transition Assistance Program personnel

§ 4114 - Credentialing and licensure of veterans: demonstration project

§ 4211 - Definitions

§ 4212 - Veterans’ employment emphasis under Federal contracts

§ 4213 - Eligibility requirements for veterans under Federal employment and training programs

§ 4214 - Employment within the Federal Government

§ 4215 - Priority of service for veterans in Department of Labor job training programs

U.S. Code: Title 44 - PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS

Title 20 published on 2015-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 20 CFR Part 658 after this date.

  • 2015-04-16; vol. 80 # 73 - Thursday, April 16, 2015
    1. 80 FR 20690 - Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Employment and Training Administration
      Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).
      To be ensured consideration, comments must be submitted in writing on or before June 15, 2015.
      20 CFR Parts 603, 651, 652, 653, 654, 658, 675, 679, 680, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 686, 687, and 688