(a) Those interested parties enumerated in Section 16000 of these regulations may appeal to the Director of Industrial Relations or the Director's duly authorized representative as set forth in Section 16301 of these regulations a determination of coverage under the public works laws (Labor Code Section 1720 et seq.) regarding either a specific project or type of work under Section 16001(a) of these regulations. Such notice of appeal must be served within 30 days of the issuance of the coverage determination. The party appealing the determination must, in accordance with the filing procedures set forth in Section 16302(d) of these regulations, give written notification to the awarding body and any other identifiable parties.
(b) The notice of appeal shall state the full factual and legal grounds upon which the determination is appealed, and whether a hearing is desired. The decision to hold a hearing is within the Director's sole discretion. The Director may appoint a hearing officer to conduct the hearing and propose a decision on the appeal. The Director shall make the final decision on the appeal.
(c) The authority of the Director to determine coverage of projects under the prevailing wage laws is quasi-legislative, and a final determination on any appeal is subject to judicial review pursuant to the Code of Civil Procedure, Section 1085.
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 1773.5, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 1720, 1720.2, 1720.3, 1720.4 and 1771, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 2-20-92; operative 3-23-92 (Register 92, No. 13).