Who typically drafts the decision at the hearing-level stage?:
If "Other," please specify (drafts):
For summary proceedings, the Commission conducts the "paper" hearing and issues a final decision. For evidentiary hearings, the presiding officer conducts the hearing and issues findings and a recommended decision to the Commission, which then issues the final decision.
If "Yes," please specify these time limit(s):
With the exception of temporary closure cases, final decisions must be issued within 90 days of specified case-related event (e.g., filing of last brief, conclusion of hearing, closure of evidentiary record). Decisions on temporary closure orders are due 30 days after the specified case-related event.