270-2 Wyo. Code R. § 2-3 - Definitions

Current through April 9, 2022

The following definitions shall apply to this Chapter:

(a) "Adjudicative agency" means an agency authorized to conduct and preside over its own contested cases.
(b) "Agency" means any authority, bureau, board, commission, department, division of the state, or other entities that are statutorily authorized to refer cases to the Office.
(c) "Attorney" means an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Wyoming or, an attorney who is licensed to practice law in another state and who is associated with an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Wyoming.
(d) "Contested case" means a proceeding in which legal rights, duties, or privileges of a party are required by law to be determined by an agency after an opportunity for hearing.
(e) "Hearing officer" means a hearing examiner from the Office, a presiding officer of any agency, an attorney who has been retained by an agency to preside over a contested case, an officer of any agency who has been designated to preside over a contested case, or any other person who is statutorily authorized to preside over a contested case.
(f) "Hearing panel" means those members of an agency or adjudicative agency who are designated and authorized to make a final decision in a contested case.
(g) "Office" means the Office of Administrative Hearings.
(h) "Referring agency" means any agency which has referred a contested case for hearing before the Office or before another hearing officer.
(i) "Representative" means an individual other than an attorney who is authorized to function in a representative capacity on behalf of a party to a contested case.
(j) "Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act" means Wyoming Statute §§ 16-3-101 through -115.


270-2 Wyo. Code R. § 2-3
Amended, Eff. 7/20/2017.

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