WAC 182-526-0500  Hearing record.

Effective March 16, 2017

  1. Before the record is closed, the administrative law judge (ALJ) may:
    1. Set another hearing date;
    2. If needed, enter orders addressing limited issues before issuing a hearing decision resolving all issues in the proceeding; or
    3. Give the parties more time to file exhibits or written argument.
  2. The record is closed:
    1. At the end of the hearing if the ALJ does not allow more time to file evidence or argument; or
    2. After the deadline for filing evidence or argument is over.
  3. After the record is closed:
    1. No more evidence may be admitted without good cause;
    2. The (ALJ) must enter an initial order and the office of administrative hearings (OAH) must serve copies on all of the parties; and
    3. OAH must send the official record of the proceedings to the board of appeals. The record must be complete when it is sent, and include all parts required by WAC 182-526-0512.

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