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Chapter 3.3. Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board

Article 4. Hearing

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380. Briefs.

A motion for leave to submit a written post-hearing brief shall be made prior to the close of the hearing and shall be granted in the discretion of the Administrative Law Judge or the Appeals Board upon a determination that the brief will be productive and will not unreasonably delay the disposition of the proceeding. A party shall file its brief within 15 working days from the date of the hearing. Opposing parties may file an answer within 10 working days from service of the brief. The Administrative Law Judge or the Appeals Board, upon a showing of good cause, may extend or reduce the above filing dates for submission of a brief. Service on a party shall be in a manner as prescribed in Section 355(c) and proof of such service meeting the requirements of Section 355(e) shall be filed with the Administrative Law Judge or the Appeals Board. An original brief shall be filed with the Appeals Board in Sacramento, with a copy provided to the administrative law judge assigned to the hearing.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 148.7, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 148.7 and 149.5, Labor Code.


1. Amendment filed 10-30-92; operative 11-30-92 (Register 92, No. 44).

2. Amendment of section heading, repealer of subsection (a) and subsection (b) designator and amendment of section filed 8-16-99; operative 9-15-99 (Register 99, No. 34).

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