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Chapter 3.3. Occupational Safety and Health Appeals Board

Article 4. Hearing

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385. Decisions.

(a) Unless otherwise ordered, all proceedings shall be submitted for decision at the close of the hearing. The Appeals Board or Administrative Law Judge may extend the submission date and shall, within 30 days after the proceeding is submitted, summarize the evidence received and relied upon, make findings upon all facts involved in the appeal, and file an order or decision with the reasons or grounds upon which the order or decision was made.

(b) The order or decision shall be in writing, signed and dated by the Administrative Law Judge or the members of the Appeals Board deciding the proceeding.

(c) A copy of the order or decision shall be served on each party or representative together with a statement informing the parties of their right to petition the Appeals Board for reconsideration of the order or decision within 30 days of service of the order or decision.

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     Note: Authority cited: Sections 148.7 and 149.5, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 148.7, 149.5, 6608 and 6609, Labor Code.  

1. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 2-1-84; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 84, No. 5).

2. Change without regulatory effect of subsection (c) filed 6-23-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 26).

3. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 11-26-2007; operative 12-26-2007 (Register 2007, No. 48).

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