7 CFR 1.315 - Separation of functions.

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§ 1.315 Separation of functions.
(a) Neither the investigating official, the reviewing official, nor any employee or agent of the USDA who takes part in investigating, preparing, or presenting a particular case may, in such case or in a factually related case—
(1) Conduct the hearing in such case;
(2) Participate in or advise the ALJ in the decision in such case, or participate in or advise in the review of the decision in such case by the judicial officer, except as a witness or representative in public proceedings; or
(3) Make the collection of penalties and assessments under§ 1.341 of this part.
(b) The ALJ shall not be responsible to or subject to the supervision or direction of the investigating official or the reviewing official.
(c) Except to the extent limited by paragraph (a) of this section, the representative for USDA may be employed in any constituent agency of USDA, including the offices of either the investigating official or the reviewing official.

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  • 2015-03-31; vol. 80 # 61 - Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    1. 80 FR 17156 - Resource Agency Hearings and Alternatives Development Procedures in Hydropower Licenses
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of the Secretary
      Revised interim rules with request for comment.
      Effective date: These rules are effective on April 30, 2015. Comment date: You should submit your comments by June 1, 2015.
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Title 7 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 1 after this date.

  • 2015-03-31; vol. 80 # 61 - Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    1. 80 FR 17156 - Resource Agency Hearings and Alternatives Development Procedures in Hydropower Licenses
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of the Secretary
      Revised interim rules with request for comment.
      Effective date: These rules are effective on April 30, 2015. Comment date: You should submit your comments by June 1, 2015.
      7 CFR Part 1