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Chapter 3.5. Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
Subchapter 1. Rules of Procedure for Permanent Variances and Appeals from Temporary Variances

Article 3. Prehearing Proceedings

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§417. Assignment to Hearing Panels.

(a) The chairperson may assign variance proceedings before the board to a hearing panel consisting of one or more members for hearing and preparation of a proposed decision in such form that it may be adopted as the decision in the case. Assignments by the chairperson of members on such hearing panels shall be rotated among the members with the composition of the members so assigned being varied and changed to assure that there shall never be a fixed and continued composition of members.

(b) A variance proceeding shall be heard and decided by the Standards Board itself at the request of any two members of the Standards Board.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 143.2, Labor Code. Reference: Section 143.2, Labor Code.


1. Amendment filed 7-19-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 30).

2. Change without regulatory effect pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations filed 2-25-91; operative 3-27-91 (Register 91, No. 14).

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