MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE AGENCIES - OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS: RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - REPRESENTATIONS TO OAH


Published: 2016-04-29

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2814 REPRESENTATIONS TO OAH

2814.1 A party or representative who files a paper with OAH certifies in good faith that:

(a) The party or representative has read the paper;

(b) The party or representative is not presenting it for any improper purpose, such as to harass, to cause unnecessary delay, or to increase the cost of litigation needlessly;

(c) Any legal claims are consistent with existing law or a good faith argument to change existing law; and

(d) Any factual claims have or are likely to have evidentiary support.

2814.2 If, after notice and an opportunity to respond, an Administrative Law Judge determines that an attorney or representative has violated this section, the Administrative Law Judge may impose sanctions, including those authorized by Subsections 2833.7 and 2835.12.

SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 51 DCR 6399 (June 25, 2004); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 51 DCR 8595 (September 3, 2004); as amended by of Final Rulemaking published at 57 DCR 12541 (December 31, 2010); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 63 DCR 6556 (April 29, 2016).