2983 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CASES – FILING OF PAPERS
2983.1 In cases concerning unemployment compensation:
(a) When a request for hearing is mailed to OAH, if the envelope containing the request bears a legible United States Postal Service postmark or if there is other proof of the mailing date, the request shall be considered filed on the mailing date. The filing date cannot be established by a private postage meter postmark alone.
(b) When a request for hearing is delivered to OAH by commercial carrier, the filing date is the date the commercial carrier received the request for delivery to the Clerk’s office, so long as the cost of delivery is prepaid and delivery is to occur within three (3) calendar days of the commercial carrier’s receipt. The date of commercial carrier’s receipt shall be established by a document or other record prepared by the commercial carrier in the normal course of business.
2983.2 All other procedures for filing papers are governed by Section 2809.
SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 57 DCR 12541, 12584 (December 31, 2010); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 58 DCR 10327, 10329 (December 9, 2011); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 63 DCR 6556 (April 29, 2016).