46 CFR 502.221 - Briefs; requests for findings.

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§ 502.221 Briefs; requests for findings.
Link to an amendment published at 81 FR 93839, Dec. 22, 2016.
Link to a correction published at 82 FR 46, Jan. 3, 2017.
This amendment and its correction were delayed until Apr. 3, 2017 at 82 FR 8903, Feb. 1, 2017.

(a) The presiding officer shall fix the time and manner of filing briefs and any enlargement of time. The period of time allowed shall be the same for all parties unless the presiding officer, for good cause shown, directs otherwise.

(b) Briefs shall be served upon all parties pursuant to subpart H of this part.

(c) In investigations instituted on the Commission's own motion, the presiding officer may require the Bureau of Enforcement to file a request for findings of fact and conclusions within a reasonable time prior to the filing of briefs. Service of the request shall be in accordance with the provisions of subpart H of this part.

(d) Unless otherwise ordered by the presiding officer, opening or initial briefs shall contain the following matters in separately captioned sections: (1) Introductory section describing the nature and background of the case, (2) proposed findings of fact in serially numbered paragraphs with reference to exhibit numbers and pages of the transcript, (3) argument based upon principles of law with appropriate citations of the authorities relied upon, and (4) conclusions.

(e) All briefs shall contain a subject index or table of contents with page references and a list of authorities cited.

(f) All briefs filed pursuant to this section shall ordinarily be limited to eighty (80) pages in length, exclusive of pages containing the table of contents, table of authorities, and certificate of service, unless the presiding officer allows the parties to exceed this limit for good cause shown and upon application filed not later than seven (7) days before the time fixed for filing of such a brief or reply. [Rule 221.]

[ 49 FR 44369, Nov. 6, 1984, as amended at 61 FR 51233, Oct. 1, 1996; 64 FR 7810, Feb. 17, 1999; 80 FR 57307, Sept. 23, 2015]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
U.S. Code: Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
U.S. Code: Title 46 - SHIPPING
Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 11222

Title 46 published on 2015-12-02

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR Part 502 after this date.

  • 2017-02-01; vol. 82 # 20 - Wednesday, February 1, 2017
    1. 82 FR 8903 - Rules of Practice and Procedure; Presentation of Evidence in Commission Proceedings
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      FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION
      Final rule, delay of effective date.
      Effective January 26, 2017, the effective date for the final rule published December 22, 2016, at 81 FR 93831, and corrected on January 3, 2017, at 82 FR 46, is delayed until April 3, 2017.
      46 CFR Part 502