50 CFR § 221.31 - What are the powers of the ALJ?
The ALJ will have all powers necessary to conduct a fair, orderly, expeditious, and impartial hearing process relating to NOAA's or any other Department's condition or prescription that has been referred to the ALJ for hearing, including the powers to:
(a) Administer oaths and affirmations;
(b) Issue subpoenas under § 221.47;
(d) Rule on motions;
(e) Authorize discovery as provided for in this subpart;
(f) Hold hearings and conferences;
(g) Regulate the course of hearings;
(h) Call and question witnesses;
(i) Exclude any person from a hearing or conference for misconduct or other good cause;
(l) Take any other action authorized by law.
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