WAC 182-526-0250 Time requirements for notices issued by the office of administrative hearings.

Effective March 16, 2017

  1. The office of administrative hearings (OAH) must serve a notice of hearing on all parties and their representatives at least fourteen calendar days before the hearing date.
  2. If OAH schedules a prehearing conference, the OAH must serve a notice of prehearing conference to the parties and their representatives at least seven business days before the date of the prehearing conference except:
    1. OAH or an administrative law judge (ALJ) may change a scheduled hearing into a prehearing conference and provide less than seven business days' notice of the prehearing conference; and
    2. OAH may give less than seven business days' notice if the only purpose of the prehearing conference is to consider whether to grant a continuance under WAC 182-526-0280 or 182-526-0282, as applicable.
  3. OAH must reschedule the hearing if necessary to comply with the notice requirements in this section, unless the parties agree to waive notice requirements.

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