7 CFR 1.630 - What will OALJ do with a case referral?
(a) The Hearing Clerk must:
(1) Docket the case;
(3) Issue a docketing notice that informs the parties of the docket number and the ALJ assigned to the case; and
(b) The ALJ must issue a notice setting the time, place, and method for conducting an initial prehearing conference under § 1.640. This notice may be combined with the docketing notice under paragraph (a)(3) of this section.