7 CFR 1.328 - Sanctions.

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§ 1.328 Sanctions.
(a) The ALJ may sanction a person, including any party or representative for:
(1) Failing to comply with a lawful order, subpoena, or procedure;
(2) Failing to prosecute or defend an action; or
(3) Engaging in other misconduct that interferes with the speedy, orderly, or fair conduct of the hearing.
(b) Any such sanction, including but not limited to those listed in paragraphs (c), (d), and (e) of this section, shall reasonably relate to the severity and nature of the failure or misconduct.
(c) When a party fails to comply with a subpoena or an order, including an order for taking a deposition, the production of evidence within the party's control, or a request for admission, the ALJ may:
(1) Draw an inference in favor of the requesting party with regard to the information sought;
(2) In the case of requests for admission, deem admitted each item as to which an admission is requested;
(3) Prohibit the party failing to comply with such order from introducing evidence concerning, or otherwise relying upon testimony relating to the information sought;
(4) Strike any part of the pleadings or other submissions of the party failing to comply with such request; or
(5) Request that the Attorney General petition an appropriate district court for an order to enforce a subpoena.
(d) If a party fails to prosecute or defend an action under this subpart commenced by service of a complaint, the ALJ may dismiss the action or enter an initial decision imposing penalties and assessments.
(e) The ALJ may refuse to consider any motion or other action which is not filed in a timely fashion.

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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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      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