The ALJ will have all powers necessary to conduct a fair, orderly, expeditious, and impartial hearing process, consistent with the requirements of § 1.660(a), including the powers to:
(a) Administer oaths and affirmations;
(b) Issue subpoenas to the extent authorized by law;
(c) Rule on motions;
(d) Authorize discovery as provided for in§§ 1.641 through 1.647;
(e) Hold hearings and conferences;
(f) Regulate the course of hearings;
(g) Call and question witnesses;
(h) Exclude any person from a hearing or conference for misconduct or other good cause;
(i) Issue a decision consistent with§ 1.660(b) regarding any disputed issues of material fact relating to the Forest Service's or other Department's condition or prescription that has been referred to the ALJ for hearing; and
(j) Take any other action authorized by law.
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