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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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§417.2. Merger of Successive Variance Applications or Appeals.

If, at the time any variance application or appeal is filed, one or more prior applications or appeals by or involving the same employer and involving the same or similar issues have not been decided by the board or a hearing officer, such prior applications or appeals may, upon notice to the parties, be deemed merged into the last application or appeal filed, and the Standards Board may issue a single decision.

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).

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