MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE AGENCIES - OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS: RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - CONSOLIDATION AND SEPARATE HEARINGS


Published: 2016-04-29

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2820 CONSOLIDATION AND SEPARATE HEARINGS

2820.1 When cases involve a common question of law or fact, or when multiple Notices of Violation or Notices of Infraction have been issued to the same Respondent, an Administrative Law Judge may, in his or her discretion:

(a) Consolidate the cases for all or any purposes; or

(b) Order a joint hearing on all or any issues.

An Administrative Law Judge may do so on motion of a party or on his or her own motion.

2820.2 An Administrative Law Judge may order a separate hearing on any issue in a case where appropriate.

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 Emergency and Proposed Rulemaking published at 52 DCR 3838 (April 15, 2005) [EXPIRED]; as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 52 DCR 5675 (June 17, 2005); 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).