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Agency Scheme: 
Appeal Level One
Appeals: Basic Structure
Appeal Office (local name): 
Office of Federal Operations
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions issued by this appellate office?: 
Comments/Notes on Adjudication Structure: 
Appeals are processed by the Office of Federal Operations within the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. However, once the Board of Governors receives the Commission's decision, it "shall issue a final decision based upon that decision" (12 CFR 268.405(c))
PROCESS & PROCEDURE - General Information
Which party (or parties) is/are permitted to file appeals with this office?: 
Regulations/rules of practice for appeal hearings (please include CFR citations): 
12 CFR 268.401-405
PROCESS & PROCEDURE - Hearing Procedure
What types of hearings are permitted on appeals adjudicated by this office?: 
Written (Document-Only) Hearing
Are appeal hearings recorded and/or transcribed?: 
N/A (Document-Only Hearings)
Are appeal hearings open to the public?: 
N/A (Document-Only Hearing)
PROCESS & PROCEDURE - Post-Hearing Procedure
Who typically drafts final decisions on appellate cases adjudicated by this office?: 
Adjudication Officer
Who has authority to issue final decisions on appellate cases adjudicated by this office?: 
Program Official
If "Other/Varies by Case," please specify: 
The Board of Governors issues a final decision "based upon" the decision of the Commission. 12 CFR 268.405(c).
If "Yes," please specify these time limit(s): 
After the Commission gives the Board its decision, the Board has 30 days to issue a final decision. No time period is given for the Commission's decision. See 12 CFR 268.405.
Is judicial review available after issuance of a final decision on appellate cases adjudicated by this office?: 
Yes (All Types of Cases)
PROCESS & PROCEDURE - Case Management
Does the agency permit web-based electronic filing of briefs or other documents in cases adjudicated by this appellate office?: 
Are final decisions issued by this appellate office published and/or posted on the agency website?: 
Do agency regulations/rules of practice specify the contents of the administrative record on appeals heard by this office?: 
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified