29 CFR 18.8 - Prehearing conferences.

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§ 18.8 Prehearing conferences.
(a) Purpose and scope.
(1) Upon motion of a party or upon the administrative law judge's own motion, the judge may direct the parties or their counsel to participate in a conference at any reasonable time, prior to or during the course of the hearing, when the administrative law judge finds that the proceeding would be expedited by a prehearing conference. Such conferences normally shall be conducted by conference telephonic communication unless, in the opinion of the administrative law judge, such method would be impractical, or when such conferences can be conducted in a more expeditious or effective manner by correspondence or personal appearance. Reasonable notice of the time, place and manner of the conference shall be given.
(2) At the conference, the following matters shall be considered:
(i) The simplification of issues;
(ii) The necessity of amendments to pleadings;
(iii) The possibility of obtaining stipulations of facts and of the authenticity, accuracy, and admissibility of documents, which will avoid unnecessary proof;
(iv) The limitation of the number of expert or other witnesses;
(v) Negotiation, compromise, or settlement of issues;
(vi) The exchange of copies of proposed exhibits;
(vii) The identification of documents or matters of which official notice may be requested;
(viii) A schedule to be followed by the parties for completion of the actions decided at the conference; and
(ix) Such other matters as may expedite and aid in the disposition of the proceeding.
(b) Reporting. A prehearing conference will be stenographically reported, unless otherwise directed by the administrative law judge.
(c) Order. Actions taken as a result of a conference shall be reduced to a written order, unless the administrative law judge concludes that a stenographic report shall suffice, or, if the conference takes place within 7 days of the beginning of the hearing, the administrative law judge elects to make a statement on the record at the hearing summarizing the actions taken.

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  • 2015-05-19; vol. 80 # 96 - Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    1. 80 FR 28768 - Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges
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      29 CFR Part 18

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Title 29 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 29 CFR Part 18 after this date.

  • 2015-05-19; vol. 80 # 96 - Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    1. 80 FR 28768 - Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Office of the Secretary
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective June 18, 2015. Compliance Date: This rule is effective June 18, 2015.
      29 CFR Part 18