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§ 648. Laws Governing Adjudicative Proceedings.

23 CA ADC § 648BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 23. Waters
Division 3. State Water Resources Control Board and Regional Water Quality Control Boards
Chapter 1.5. Rules of Practice and Procedure
Article 2. Adjudicative Proceedings
23 CCR § 648
§ 648. Laws Governing Adjudicative Proceedings.
(a) For purposes of this article, “adjudicative proceeding” means an evidentiary hearing for determination of facts pursuant to which the State Board or a Regional Board formulates and issues a decision.
(b) Incorporation of Applicable Statutes. Except as otherwise provided, all adjudicative proceedings before the State Board, the Regional Boards, or hearing officers or panels appointed by any of those Boards shall be governed by these regulations, chapter 4.5 of the Administrative Procedure Act (commencing with section 11400 of the Government Code), sections 801-805 of the Evidence Code, and section 11513 of the Government Code.
(c) Portions of Administrative Procedure Act Not Applicable. The following articles and sections of chapter 4.5 of the Administrative Procedure Act (commencing with section 11400 of the Government Code) are specifically not included in the procedures governing the conduct of hearings before the State Board, any of the Regional Boards, or hearing officers or panels appointed by those Boards:
Article 8. Language Assistance (except that the procedures for language assistance shall apply to an adjudicative proceeding pursuant to Article 6 [commencing with section 25299.50] of Chapter 6.75 of Division 20 of the Health and Safety Code)
Article 13. Emergency Decision
Article 14. Declaratory Decision
Article 16. Administrative Adjudication Code of Ethics
Except as provided in subdivision (b) of this section, chapter 5 of the Administrative Procedure Act (commencing with section 11500 of the Government Code) does not apply to hearings before the State Board, any of the Regional Boards, or hearing officers or panels appointed by those Boards.
(d) Waiver of Nonstatutory Requirements. The presiding officer may waive any requirements in these regulations pertaining to the conduct of adjudicative proceedings including but not limited to the introduction of evidence, the order of proceeding, the examination or cross-examination of witnesses, and the presentation of argument, so long as those requirements are not mandated by state or federal statute or by the state or federal constitutions.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 185 and 1058, Water Code. Reference: Sections 183, 13263 and 13378, Water Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment of article 2 heading and repealer and new section filed 3-26-98 as an interim regulation pursuant to Government Code section 11400.20; operative 3-26-98 (Register 98, No. 13). Interim regulations expire 12-31-98 unless earlier amended or repealed.
2. Pursuant to Government Code section 11400.20(b)(2), interim regulations extended to 3-31-99 by filing of permanent regulations with OAL on 11-25-98. Adoption of permanent regulations disapproved by OAL 1-12-99; resubmitted by the State Water Resources Control Board on 3-10-99; and filed with the Secretary of State on 3-31-99, effective upon filing (Register 99, No. 14).
3. Amendment of subsection (c) filed 4-1-2003; operative 5-1-2003 (Register 2003, No. 14).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 648, 23 CA ADC § 648
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