What types of hearings are permitted on appeals adjudicated by this office?:
Written (Document-Only) Hearing
How is the type of hearing selected for appeals heard by this office?:
If "Depends on Nature of Case/Claim", please describe:
The Director or the Ad Hoc Appeals Board may direct a hearing on the entire matter or specified portions thereof, may decide the appeal forthwith upon the record already made, or may make other disposition of the case. Upon request and for good cause shown, the Director or an Ad Hoc Appeals Board may grant an opportunity for oral argument. Any hearing on such appeals shall be conducted by the Ad Hoc Appeals Board or a member or members thereof, or by an administrative law judge of the Office of Hearings and Appeals and shall be governed insofar
as practicable by the regulations applicable to other hearings under this part. 43 C.F.R. 4.704.
If "Varies by Case," please describe:
May be the Director or may be an Ad Hoc Appeals Board with more than one hearing officer.
Are appeal hearings recorded and/or transcribed?: