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§ 52.4. Requirements and Method of Delivery for Filing Appeals and Complaints with the Board.

2 CA ADC § 52.4BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 2. Administration
Division 1. Administrative Personnel
Chapter 1. State Personnel Board
Subchapter 1.2. Hearings and Appeals
Article 2. Filing with the Board
2 CCR § 52.4
§ 52.4. Requirements and Method of Delivery for Filing Appeals and Complaints with the Board.
Appeals filed with the Board shall be subject to the following:
(a) All appeals and complaints shall be in writing.
(b) Except as otherwise provided in these Regulations, each appeal and complaint shall be filed with the Appeals Division and shall:
(1) Identify the name, address, and telephone number of the Appellant or Complainant;
(2) If different than the Appellant or Complainant, identify the name, address, and telephone number of the person filing the appeal or complaint, including the State Bar number if the person filing the appeal or complaint is an attorney;
(3) Except as provided in Government Code section 19575, state the facts that form the basis for appeal or complaint; and
(4) Identify all Respondents known to the Appellant or Complainant including, for individually-named Respondents, first and last name, job title, and business address.
(c) Unless the appeal or complaint names some other Respondent, the Appellant's or Complainant's appointing power shall be considered the only Respondent.
(d) The Appeals Division shall mail or serve a copy of the appeal or complaint to or on the Respondent(s).
(e) Time Limitations for Filing Appeals or Complaints with the Board.
Except as otherwise provided in the act or these regulations, every appeal or complaint shall:
(1) be filed with the Appeals Division within the following time limits;
(A) Appeals from disciplinary action filed pursuant to the provisions of Government Code sections 19575, shall be filed within 30 days after the effective date of the notice of adverse action;
(B) Appeals from disciplinary action filed pursuant to the provisions of Education Code section 89539, subdivision (a), or Government Code section 19590, subdivision (c), shall be within 30 days of the employee's receipt of the notice of adverse action;
(C) Appeals from rejection during probationary period filed pursuant to the provisions of Government Code section 19175 shall be filed within 15 days of the effective date of the notice of rejection during probationary period;
(D) Appeals from non-punitive transfer, demotion or termination filed pursuant to the provisions of Government Code section 19585 shall be filed within 30 days after the effective date of the notice of non-punitive action;
(E) Appeals from medical transfer, demotion or termination filed pursuant to the provisions of Government Code section 19253.5, subdivision (f), shall be filed within 15 days of service of the notice of medical action;
(F) Appeals from a CEA termination filed pursuant to the provisions of Government Code section 19889.2 shall be filed within 30 days of the employee's receipt of the notice of termination;
(G) Complaints of whistleblower retaliation filed pursuant to the provisions of Education Code section 87164 or Government Code sections 8547.8 and 19683, shall be filed within one year from the most recent act of reprisal complained about;
(H) Requests-to-File-Charges filed pursuant to the provisions of Government Code section 19583.5 shall be filed within one year of the event or events upon which the appeal is based;
(I) Appeals from constructive medical transfer, suspension, demotion, or termination shall be filed within 30 days of the employee being notified that he or she would not be permitted to resume the duties of their position;
(J) Appeals from the following types of cases shall be filed within 30 days of the effective date of the action:
(i) Termination of appointment from the Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP); and
(ii) Termination or automatic resignation from a Permanent Intermittent appointment;
(K) Appeals from pre-employment medical disqualification, pre-employment psychological disqualification, and pre-employment drug test failure, shall be filed within 30 days of the date of service of the notice of disqualification;
(L) Appeals from improprieties in the civil service examination process, including the CEA examination process, shall be filed as follows:
(i) Appeals from qualification appraisal interviews shall be filed within 30 days of the date that examination results are mailed to the Appellant;
(ii) Appeals from written examinations shall be filed within 30 days of the date that examination results are mailed to the Appellant.
(iii) Appeals from online examinations shall be filed within 30 days of the date that the examination results are available to the Appellant.
(M) Petitions to Set Aside Resignations pursuant to Education Code section 89542 shall be filed within 30 days after the last date upon which services to the state university or college are rendered, or the date the resignation is tendered, whichever is later;
(N) Appeals from Automatic Resignation for Absence Without Leave pursuant to Education Code section 89541 shall be filed within 90 days of the effective date of such separation. If the appointing authority has notified the employee of the automatic resignation, any request for reinstatement must be filed within 15 days of the service of notice of separation;
(O) Appeals from disciplinary action, rejection during probationary period, medical transfer or termination, automatic resignation, layoff, refusal to hire from a re-employment list, or grievance involving discrimination or political affiliation, filed pursuant to the provisions of Government Code section 19800 - 19810, pertaining to Local Agencies, shall be filed in accordance with the provisions of Title 2, Division 5, Chapter 2, Article 8, Subarticle 1, section 17550.
(P) Appeals from Withhold from Certification and Voided Appointment shall be filed within 30 days of the date that the Notice of Withhold from Certification or Notice of Voided Appointment is mailed to the Appellant.
(Q) Back pay claims and requests for back pay hearings, as described in section 61, shall be filed within one year of the date of the board's decision giving rise to the back pay obligation.
(2) In all other cases, the appeal or complaint shall be filed within 30 days after the event upon which the appeal or complaint is based.
(3) Any Appellant or complainant seeking to file an appeal or complaint beyond the time limits in this section, must file a petition with the Chief ALJ or his or her designee demonstrating good cause as to why the appeal or complaint should be accepted. Upon good cause being shown, the Chief ALJ or his or her designee may allow an appeal or complaint, except as otherwise limited by statute, to be filed within 30 days after the end of the period in which the appeal or complaint should have been filed.
(f) Methods of Delivery for Filing Appeals or Complaints with the Board.
(1) Appeals or complaints delivered by electronic mail (e-mail), will be filed on the date received by the Board.
(2) Appeals or complaints delivered by the U.S. Postal Service are filed on the date received by the Board. An Appellant or Complainant may obtain proof of the filing of the appeal or complaint by submitting either an extra copy of the appeal or complaint or the first page only, with a self-addressed, return envelope, postage prepaid. The Appeals Division shall return the copy marked with the date of filing.
(3) Appeals or complaints hand delivered to the Board during regular business hours will be filed on the date received by the Board after the filing party has complied with applicable statutory and regulatory filing requirements.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 18502 and 18701, Government Code. Reference: Sections 18675 and 19889.2, Government Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 4-26-90; operative 5-26-90 (Register 90, No. 22).
2. Amendment of section and Note filed 4-1-2003; operative 4-1-2003 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2003, No. 14).
3. Repealer of former section 52.4 and renumbering of former section 51.2 to section 52.4, including amendment of section heading and section, filed 8-18-2010; operative 8-18-2010 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2010, No. 34).
4. Amendment of subsections (b)(2)-(3), new subsection (e)(1)(Q) and amendment of subsection (f)(3) and Note filed 4-12-2013; operative 4-12-2013 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2013, No. 15).
5. Amendment of section heading, first paragraph and subsections (e), (e)(1)(F) and (e)(1)(L), new subsection (e)(1)(L)(iii), amendment of subsections (f)-(f)(3) and amendment of Note filed 6-8-2017; operative 10-1-2017 (Register 2017, No. 23).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
2 CCR § 52.4, 2 CA ADC § 52.4
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