29 CFR 18.11 - Definitions.
For purposes of these rules, these definitions supplement the definitions in the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 551.
Docket clerk means the Chief Docket Clerk at the Office of Administrative Law Judges in Washington, DC. But once a case is assigned to a judge in a district office, docket clerk means the docket staff in that office.
Hearing means that part of a proceeding consisting of a session to decide issues of fact or law that is recorded and transcribed and provides the opportunity to present evidence or argument.
Order means the judge's disposition of one or more procedural or substantive issues, or of the entire matter.
Representative means any person permitted to represent another in a proceeding before the Office of Administrative Law Judges.