7 CFR 1.604 - What deadlines apply to pending applications?

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§ 1.604 What deadlines apply to the trial-type hearing and alternatives processes?

(a) The following table summarizes the steps in the trial-type hearing process under this subpart and indicates the deadlines generally applicable to each step. If the deadlines in this table are in any way inconsistent with the deadlines as set by other sections of this subpart or by the ALJ, the deadlines as set by those other sections or by the ALJ control.

Process step Process day Must generally be completed See section
(1) Forest Service files preliminary condition(s) with FERC 0 1.620.
(2) License party files request for hearing 30 Within 30 days after Forest Service files preliminary condition(s) with FERC 1.621(a).
(3) Any other license party files notice of intervention and response 50 Within 20 days after deadline for filing requests for hearing 1.622(a).
(4) NFS refers case to ALJ office for hearing and issues referral notice to parties 85 Within 55 days after deadline for filing requests for hearing 1.626(a).
(5) Parties may meet and agree to discovery (optional step) 86-91 Before deadline for filing motions seeking discovery 1.641(a).
(6) ALJ office sends docketing notice, and ALJ issues notice setting date for initial prehearing conference 90 Within 5 days after effective date of referral notice 1.630.
(7) Party files motion seeking discovery from another party 92 Within 7 days after effective date of referral notice 1.641(d).
(8) Other party files objections to discovery motion or specific portions of discovery requests 99 Within 7 days after service of discovery motion 1.641(e).
(9) Parties meet to discuss discovery and hearing schedule 100-104 Before date set for initial prehearing conference 1.640(d).
(10) ALJ conducts initial prehearing conference 105 On or about 20th day after effective date of referral notice 1.640(a).
(11) ALJ issues order following initial prehearing conference 107 Within 2 days after initial prehearing conference 1.640(g).
(12) Party responds to interrogatories from another party as authorized by ALJ 120-22 Within 15 days after ALJ's order authorizing discovery during or following initial prehearing conference 1.643(c).
(13) Party responds to requests for documents, etc., from another party as authorized by ALJ 120-22 Within 15 days after ALJ's order authorizing discovery during or following initial prehearing conference 1.645(c).
(14) Parties complete all discovery, including depositions, as authorized by ALJ 130 Within 25 days after initial prehearing conference 1.641(i).
(15) Parties file updated lists of witnesses and exhibits 140 Within 10 days after deadline for completion of discovery 1.642(b).
(16) Parties file written direct testimony 140 Within 10 days after deadline for completion of discovery 1.652(a).
(17) Parties complete prehearing preparation and ALJ commences hearing 155 Within 25 days after deadline for completion of discovery 1.650(a).
(18) ALJ closes hearing record 160 When ALJ closes hearing 1.658.
(19) Parties file post-hearing briefs 175 Within 15 days after hearing closes 1.659(a).
(20) ALJ issues decision 190 Within 30 days after hearing closes 1.660(a).

(b) The following table summarizes the steps in the alternatives process under this subpart and indicates the deadlines generally applicable to each step. If the deadlines in this table are in any way inconsistent with the deadlines as set by other sections of this subpart, the deadlines as set by those other sections control.

Process step Process day Must generally be completed See section
(1) Forest Service files preliminary condition(s) with FERC 0 1.620.
(2) License party files alternative condition(s) 30 Within 30 days after Forest Service files preliminary condition(s) with FERC 1.671(a).
(3) ALJ issues decision on any hearing request 190 Within 30 days after hearing closes (see previous table) 1.660(a).
(4) License party files revised alternative condition(s) if authorized 210 Within 20 days after ALJ issues decision 1.672(a).
(5) Forest Service files modified condition(s) with FERC 300 Within 60 days after the deadline for filing comments on FERC's draft NEPA document 1.673(a).

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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.

  • 2015-11-25; vol. 80 # 227 - Wednesday, November 25, 2015
    1. 80 FR 73679 - Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      The comment period for the NPRM published on September 8, 2015 (80 FR 53933), is extended by 30 days and thus will end on January 6, 2016.
      6 CFR Part 46