Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 1, § 1006 - Format and Filing of Papers

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

(a) After a Case has been assigned to a regional office of OAH for Hearing, all papers filed pursuant to any provision of law, regulation, or ALJ order shall be filed at that regional office within applicable time limits.
(b) The first page of each paper filed should include the following:
(1) The name, address, and telephone number of the person filing the paper, including the State Bar number if the person filing the paper is an attorney;
(2) A caption setting forth the title of the Case, including the names of the agency and the respondent;
(3) The agency case number;
(4) The OAH Case number, if assigned;
(5) A brief title describing the paper filed;
(6) The dates of the Hearing and any future prehearing or settlement conferences, if known.
(c) Papers should be filed on 8 1/2"x 11"stock paper of customary weight and quality, with two normal-sized holes punched at the top (centered 2 1/2 inches apart, and 5/8 inch from the top of the paper).
(d) Papers should be typed or computer-printed. Type should be at least pica (10 characters per inch) or 12 point print. The color of the type should be blue-black or black.
(e) In addition to a paper copy, the ALJ may direct a party to submit pleadings or other papers on computer compatible diskette or by other electronic means if the party is able to do so.
(f) A party may obtain proof of the filing of a paper by submitting either an extra copy of the paper or the first page only, with a self-addressed, return envelope, postage prepaid. The clerk will return the copy marked with the date of filing.
(g) Papers may be filed with OAH by facsimile transmission. Unless required by the ALJ, the original paper need not be filed with OAH if the party obtains telephonic or other confirmation from OAH that a complete and legible copy of the papers was received.
(h) Papers delivered by the U.S. Postal Service are filed on the date received by OAH. Papers hand delivered to OAH and complete papers received by OAH by facsimile transmission during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) will be filed on the date received. Papers received after regular business hours are deemed filed on the next regular business day.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 1, § 1006

Note: Authority cited: Section 11370.5(b), Government Code. Reference: Sections 11507.3, 11507.7, 11508(c), 11511, 11511.5, 11512(c) and 11524, Government Code.

1. New section filed 6-30-97 as an interim regulation pursuant to Government Code section 11400.20; operative 7-1-97 (Register 97, No. 27). Interim regulations expire on 12-31-98 unless earlier repealed or amended.
2. Interim regulation, including amendment of subsections (a), (b)(4), (e) and (h), filed 5-19-98 as a permanent regulation pursuant to Government Code section 11400.20; operative 5-30-98 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 98, No. 21).
3. Amendment filed 10-13-2004; operative 12-1-2004 (Register 2004, No. 42).

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