Utah Admin. Code 608-1-15

Current through Bulletin 2024-09, May 1, 2024
Section R608-1-15 - Procedures For De novo Review
A. If, in accordance with the provisions of these rules, a de novo review proceeding is to be conducted by the Commission's Adjudication Division, the following standards apply:
1. The Division shall refer the matter to the Adjudication Division, which shall designate an Administrative Law Judge to serve as presiding officer;
2. The proceeding shall be conducted as a formal agency adjudicative proceeding pursuant to the relevant provisions of the Utah Administrative Procedures Act, Title 63G, Chapter 4;
3. Within 30 days from referral, the Administrative Law Judge shall schedule an evidentiary hearing to be held within 120 days of the referral, unless it is impracticable to do so;
4. Any aggrieved party may intervene in the action;
5. The Commission shall make final administrative disposition of the complaint within one year after the complaint is filed unless it is impracticable to do so. If the agency is unable to make a final administrative disposition within one year, the Commission shall notify the parties in writing of the reason for the delay.
B. If, in accordance with the provisions of these rules, a de novo review proceeding is to be conducted in court, the following standards apply:
1. If, pursuant to Rule R608-1-14, the Commission has concluded the Director's Determination is supported by substantial evidence, the Commission shall commence a court action to support the Determination. Such action shall be commenced within 30 days from the date of the election for court review.
2. If, pursuant to Rule R608-1-14, the Commission has concluded the Determination is not supported by substantial evidence, the Commission shall not commence a court action to support the Determination. In such case, the complainant may commence a civil action in a court of competent jurisdiction as provided by the Act.

Utah Admin. Code R608-1-15