The officer designated by the FERC to conduct the proceedings in a rate or other tariff filing.
An impartial official who presides over administrative-law proceedings with the authority to make decisions that are legally binding, similar to a civil court judge. (Administrative law regulates government agencies.) For example, if a state unemployment office denies your claim for unemployment benefits, you likely have the right to appeal the denial in a hearing before an administrative law judge, once you've exhausted other avenues at the unemployment office. Called an administrative judge for short. Abbreviation is ALJ.
Hearing official assigned to the Office of Hearings and Appeals. Conducts evidentiary hearings on appeals from Medicare Part A and B determinations.
a judge with neither independence nor impartiality, totally controlled by the same executive department that files a complaint
an attorney employed by the Social Security Administration as a Judge to hold non-adversarial hearings on social security matters that have not been resolved through the agencies own process
The level of appeal under the Social Security application process that follows the Reconsideration Level. It is the first appellate process that involves direct contact with the decision-maker (the Administrative Law Judge) and the claimant/applicant.
A hearing officer who presides over appeal conflicts between providers of services, beneficiaries, and/or Medicare contractors.
An independent, impartial trier of fact in formal administrative hearings. An ALJ is similar to that of a trial judge conducting civil trials without a jury. In general, ALJs prepare for and preside at formal hearings required by statute, to be held under or in substantial accord with provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, in sections 553-559 of title 5, United States Code ( 5 U.S.C. §553, 5 U.S.C. §554, 5 U.S.C. §555, 5 U.S.C. §556, 5 U.S.C. §557, 5 U.S.C. §558, 5 U.S.C. §559)
An administrative law judge presides over evidentiary hearings for a CPUC or FERC application (hearings are required for many, but not all, applications) and writes a proposed decision after all interested parties have been given the opportunity to present their views. The CPUC or FERC commissioners may adopt all or part of the proposed decision, amend or modify the proposed decision, or set aside the proposed decision and prepare their own decision.
Approximately 1,200 people serve as hearing examiners in federal agencies and are important officials in independent regulatory commissions.
The judge within the Social Security Administration who hears and decides disability cases.
Official who conducts hearings and makes recommendations to the NLRB or other government agency.
A representative of a government commission or agency vested with power to administer oaths, examine witnesses, take testimony, and conduct hearings of cases submitted to, or initiated by, that agency. Also called Hearing Examiner.
a CFTC official who is authorized to conduct a proceeding and render a decision in a formal decisional procedure.
A hearing officer who presides over appeals to Medicare by people with Medicare or their providers. The ALJ level follows the CHDR appeals level (for private plan appeals), the reconsideration level (for Part A appeals) and the fair hearing level (for Part B appeals).
(ALJ) The person who decides appeals from the decisions of government agencies such as the Department of Social and Health Services.
An administrative law judge (ALJ) in the United States is an official who presides at an administrative trial-type hearing to resolve a dispute between a government agency and someone affected by a decision of that agency.
A civil service appointee of the National Labor Relations Board who conducts unfair labor practice hearings in the region where such cases originate.
A judge who hears an appeal.
A hearings officer who presides over appeal conflicts between providers of services or beneficiaries and Medicare contractors.
(ALJ)--A Commission staff member who serves as a hearing officer at formal CPUC proceedings. An ALJ conducts public hearings, issues rulings, questions witnesses, and prepares draft decisions and orders for the Commission's consideration.
The presiding officer of an administrative hearing. An ALJ does not sit as a law judge, and his power is essentially one of recommendation. In the federal system, the ALJ is empowered to administer oaths and affirmations, issue subpoenas, rule on evidence presented, take depositions, regulate the course of the hearing and make or recommend decisions.