7 CFR 1.633 - Under what circumstances may the ALJ be disqualified?
(1) The party must file the motion promptly after discovering facts or other reasons allegedly constituting cause for disqualification.
(2) The party must file with the motion an affidavit or declaration setting forth the facts or other reasons in detail.
(c) The ALJ must rule upon the motion, stating the grounds for the ruling.
(1) If the ALJ concludes that the motion is timely and meritorious, he or she must disqualify himself or herself and withdraw from the case.