WAC 388-526-0560

Effective October 27, 2011

WAC 388-526-0560 What is review of an initial order by a review judge? (Emergency rule effective 6/10/12.)

1.  Review by a review judge is available to a party who disagrees with the administrative law judge’s (ALJ) initial order.


2.  If a party wants the initial order changed, the party must request that a review judge review the initial order.


3.  If a request is made for a review judge to review an initial order, it does not mean there is another hearing conducted by a review judge.


4.  The review judge considers the request, the initial order, and the record, and may hear oral argument, before deciding if the initial order should be changed.


5.  Review judges may not review ALJ final orders.


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