1221 FINAL DECISION
1221.1 Within ninety (90) days after the conclusion of a hearing, the Board shall render its decision in writing, setting forth findings of fact and conclusions of law and giving the reasons for its decision.
1221.2 The findings and conclusions in the decision shall be governed by and based upon the evidence adduced at the hearing along with any other evidence in the record.
1221.4 A decision shall be supported by substantial evidence on the record. Pursuant to the substantial evidence rule, courts shall uphold an administrative determination of fact if on the entire record the determination is rationally supportable and could have been arrived at reasonably.
1221.5 The decision shall sustain, reverse, or modify the final action as requested by the appellant or the Chief.
1221.6 The decision shall include an instruction that the appellant or the Chief may pursue judicial review in the manner provided by the Act.
SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 62 DCR 11123 (August 14, 2015).