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.
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
agency case number;
The OAH Case number, if assigned;
(5) A brief title describing 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
(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
(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
Government Code. Reference: Sections
section filed 6-30-97 as an interim regulation pursuant to Government
operative 7-1-97 (Register 97, No. 27). Interim regulations expire on
12-31-98 unless earlier repealed or amended.
regulation, including amendment of subsections (a), (b)(4), (e) and
(h), filed 5-19-98 as a permanent regulation pursuant to Government
operative 5-30-98 pursuant to Government Code section
(Register 98, No. 21).
3. Amendment filed 10-13-2004;
operative 12-1-2004 (Register 2004, No.