Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 290-1-1-.02 - Definitions

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

The following words and terms as used in these Rules shall have the following meanings:

(a) "Board" means the Board of Human Resources of the State of Georgia;
(b) "Commissioner" means the chief administrative officer of the Department;
(c) "Department" means the Department of Human Resources of the State of Georgia and for public assistance purposes includes the county departments of family and children services and other entities included by O.C.G.A. Sec. 49-4-2 or its successor statute, and for O.C.G.A. Title 37 purposes includes the agents and designees included by O.C.G.A. Sec. 37-1-1(3) or its successor statute;
(d) "Hearing" means a right of the Department and persons and parties affected by an action or intended action of the Department to present testimony, documentary evidence and argument as to why such action should or should not be taken;
(e) "Hearing Officer" means the person employed and authorized to conduct the hearing and take action as authorized by law or regulation;
(f) "Notice of Hearing" means a written statement of the time, date and place of the hearing, the legal authority under which it will be held, the issues to be considered, and the participants' rights and duties. A Notice of rule-making hearing will also identify the rule under consideration; other Notices will generally state the nature of the hearing;
(g) Office of State Administrative Hearings means the agency established by O.C.G.A. Chapter 50-13, Article 2.
(h) "Party" means each person or agency named or admitted as a party, or properly seeking and entitled as a right to be admitted as a party;
(i) "Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation or association and includes bodies politic and corporate;
(j) "Reviewing Official" means the person or persons employed and authorized to review hearing records and to issue final decisions, in cases where administrative review of hearing decisions is authorized and properly invoked;
(k) "Rule" as used in this Chapter has the same meaning given in O.C.G.A. Sec. 50-13-2(6) or its successor statute.
(l) "License" as used in this Chapter has the same meaning given in O.C.G.A. Sec. 50-13-2(3) or its successor statute.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 290-1-1-.02
Ga. L. 1972, p. 1015 et seq. and p. 1069 et seq. O.C.G.A. Secs. 31-1-1, 31-2-4, 37-1-1, 37-1-22, 37-1-23, 49-2-1, 49-2-2, 49-4-2, 49-4-3, 50-13-2, 50-13-4, 50-13-13.
Original Rule entitled "Licensing" was filed on July 26, 1974; effective August 15, 1974. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Definitions" adopted. F. Aug. 19, 1993; eff. Sept. 8, 1993. Amended: F. Aug. 17, 1995; eff. Sept. 15, 1995, as specified by the Agency. Amended: F. Mar. 20, 1997; eff. Apr. 9, 1997.

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