Part 1 - ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS  


Subpart A — Official Records
§ 1.1 Purpose and scope.
§ 1.2 Policy.
§ 1.3 Agency implementing regulations.
§ 1.4 Public access to certain materials.
§ 1.5 Requests for records.
§ 1.6 Aggregating requests.
§ 1.7 Agency response to requests for records.
§ 1.8 Multitrack processing.
§ 1.9 Expedited processing.
§ 1.10 Search services.
§ 1.11 Review services.
§ 1.12 Handling information from a private business.
§ 1.13 Date of receipt of requests or appeals.
§ 1.14 Appeals.
§ 1.15 General provisions respecting release of records.
§ 1.16 Extension of administrative deadlines.
§ 1.17 Failure to meet administrative deadlines.
§ 1.18 Fee schedule.
§ 1.19 Exemptions and discretionary release.
§ 1.20 Annual report.
§ 1.21 Compilation of new records.
§ 1.22 Authentication.
§ 1.23 Records in formal adjudication proceedings.
§ 1.24 Preservation of records.
§ 1.25 Implementing regulations for the Office of the Secretary and the Office of Communications.
Appendix A to Subpart A of Part 1—Fee Schedule
Subpart B — Departmental Proceedings
§ 1.26 Representation before the Department of Agriculture.
§ 1.27 Rulemaking and other notice procedures.
§ 1.28 Petitions.
§ 1.29 Subpoenas relating to investigations under statutes administered by the Secretary of Agriculture.
Subpart C — Judicial Proceedings
§ 1.41 Service of process.
Subpart D — Claims
§ 1.51 Claims based on negligence, wrongful act or omission.
Subpart E — Cooperative Production of Television Films
§ 1.71 Purpose.
§ 1.72 Policy.
§ 1.73 Responsibility.
§ 1.74 Basis for special working relationships.
§ 1.75 General stipulations.
§ 1.76 Department cooperation.
§ 1.77 Assignment of priorities.
§ 1.78 Development of special working relationships.
§ 1.79 Credits.
Subpart G — Privacy Act Regulations
§ 1.110 Purpose and scope.
§ 1.111 Definitions.
§ 1.112 Procedures for requests pertaining to individual records in a record system.
§ 1.113 Times, places, and requirements for identification of individuals making requests.
§ 1.114 Disclosure of requested information to individuals.
§ 1.115 Special procedures: Medical records.
§ 1.116 Request for correction or amendment to record.
§ 1.117 Agency review of request for correction or amendment of record.
§ 1.118 Appeal of initial adverse agency determination on correction or amendment.
§ 1.119 Disclosure of record to person other than the individual to whom it pertains.
§ 1.120 Fees.
§ 1.121 Penalties.
§ 1.122 General exemptions.
§ 1.123 Specific exemptions.
Appendix A to Subpart G of Part 1—Internal Directives
Subpart H — Rules of Practice Governing Formal Adjudicatory Proceedings Instituted by the Secretary Under Various Statutes
§ 1.130 Meaning of words.
§ 1.131 Scope and applicability of this subpart.
§ 1.132 Definitions.
§ 1.133 Institution of proceedings.
§ 1.134 Docket number.
§ 1.135 Contents of complaint or petition for review.
§ 1.136 Answer.
§ 1.137 Amendment of complaint, petition for review, or answer; joinder of related matters.
§ 1.138 Consent decision.
§ 1.139 Procedure upon failure to file an answer or admission of facts.
§ 1.140 Conferences and procedure.
§ 1.141 Procedure for hearing.
§ 1.142 Post-hearing procedure.
§ 1.143 Motions and requests.
§ 1.144 Judges.
§ 1.145 Appeal to Judicial Officer.
§ 1.146 Petitions for reopening hearing; for rehearing or reargument of proceeding; or for reconsideration of the decision of the Judicial Officer.
§ 1.147 Filing; service; extensions of time; and computation of time.
§ 1.148 Depositions.
§ 1.149 Subpoenas.
§ 1.150 Fees of witnesses.
§ 1.151 Ex parte communications.
Subpart I — Rules of Practice Governing Cease and Desist Proceedings Under Section 2 of the Capper-Volstead Act
§ 1.160 Scope and applicability of rules in this part.
§ 1.161 Definitions.
§ 1.162 Institution of proceedings.
§ 1.163 The complaint.
§ 1.164 Answer.
§ 1.165 Amendments.
§ 1.166 Consent order.
§ 1.167 Conference.
§ 1.168 Procedure for hearing.
§ 1.169 Post-hearing procedure and decision.
§ 1.170 Appeal to the Judicial Officer.
§ 1.171 Intervention.
§ 1.172 Motions and requests.
§ 1.173 Judges.
§ 1.174 Filing; service; extensions of time; and computation of time.
§ 1.175 Procedure following entry of cease and desist order.
Subpart J — Procedures Relating to Awards Under the Equal Access to Justice Act in Proceedings Before the Department
§ 1.180 Definitions.
§ 1.181 Purpose of these rules.
§ 1.182 When EAJA applies.
§ 1.183 Proceedings covered.
§ 1.184 Eligibility of applicants.
§ 1.185 Standards for awards.
§ 1.186 Allowable fees and expenses.
§ 1.187 Rulemaking on maximum rates for attorney fees.
§ 1.188 Awards against other agencies.
§ 1.189 Delegations of authority.
§ 1.190 Contents of application.
§ 1.191 Net worth exhibit.
§ 1.192 Documentation of fees and expenses.
§ 1.193 Time for filing application.
§ 1.194 Filing and service of documents.
§ 1.195 Answer to application.
§ 1.196 Reply.
§ 1.197 Comments by other parties.
§ 1.198 Settlement.
§ 1.199 Further proceedings.
§ 1.200 Decision.
§ 1.201 Department review.
§ 1.202 Judicial review.
§ 1.203 Payment of award.
Subpart K — Appearance of USDA Employees as Witnesses in Judicial or Administrative Proceedings
§ 1.210 Purpose.
§ 1.211 Definitions.
§ 1.212 General.
§ 1.213 Appearance as a witness on behalf of the United States.
§ 1.214 Appearance as a witness on behalf of a party other than the United States where the United States is not a party.
§ 1.215 Subpoenas duces tecum for USDA records in judicial or administrative proceedings in which the United States is not a party.
§ 1.216 Appearance as a witness or production of documents on behalf of a party other than the United States where the United States is a party.
§ 1.217 Witness fees and travel expenses.
§ 1.218 Penalty.
§ 1.219 Delegations.
Subpart L — Procedures Related to Administrative Hearings Under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986
§ 1.301 Basis, purpose and scope.
§ 1.302 Definitions.
§ 1.303 Basis for civil penalties and assessments.
§ 1.304 Investigation.
§ 1.305 Review by the reviewing official.
§ 1.306 Prerequisites for issuing a complaint.
§ 1.307 Complaint.
§ 1.308 Service of complaint and notice of hearing.
§ 1.309 Answer and request for hearing.
§ 1.310 Default upon failure to file an answer.
§ 1.311 Referral of complaint and answer to the ALJ.
§ 1.312 Procedure where respondent does not request a hearing.
§ 1.313 Procedure where respondent requests a hearing; notice of hearing.
§ 1.314 Parties to the hearing.
§ 1.315 Separation of functions.
§ 1.316 Ex parte contacts.
§ 1.317 Disqualification of reviewing official or ALJ.
§ 1.318 Rights of parties.
§ 1.319 Authority of the ALJ.
§ 1.320 Prehearing conferences.
§ 1.321 Disclosure of documents.
§ 1.322 Discovery.
§ 1.323 Subpoenas for attendance at hearing.
§ 1.324 Fees.
§ 1.325 Form, filing and service of papers.
§ 1.326 Computation of time.
§ 1.327 Motions.
§ 1.328 Sanctions.
§ 1.329 The hearing and burden of proof.
§ 1.330 Location of hearing.
§ 1.331 Witnesses.
§ 1.332 Evidence.
§ 1.333 The record.
§ 1.334 Post-hearing briefs.
§ 1.335 Determining the amount of penalties and assessments.
§ 1.336 Initial decision of the ALJ.
§ 1.337 Reconsideration of initial decision.
§ 1.338 Appeal to the judicial officer.
§ 1.339 Stays ordered by the Department of Justice.
§ 1.340 Stay pending appeal.
§ 1.341 Judicial review.
§ 1.342 Collection of civil penalties and assessments.
§ 1.343 Right to administrative offset.
§ 1.344 Deposit to Treasury of the United States.
§ 1.345 Settlement.
§ 1.346 Limitation.
Subpart M — Rules of Practice Governing Adjudication of Sourcing Area Applications and Formal Review of Sourcing Areas Pursuant to the Forest Resources Conservation and Shortage Relief Act of 1990 (16 U.S.C. 620 et seq. )
§ 1.410 Meaning of words.
§ 1.411 Definitions.
§ 1.412 Institution of proceedings.
§ 1.413 Submission of a sourcing area application.
§ 1.414 Docket number.
§ 1.415 Notification of proceedings.
§ 1.416 Comment period.
§ 1.417 Review period.
§ 1.418 Procedure upon no request for hearing.
§ 1.419 Amendment of a sourcing area application.
§ 1.420 Consent recommendation.
§ 1.421 Prehearing conferences and procedures.
§ 1.422 Conduct of the hearing.
§ 1.423 Post-hearing procedure.
§ 1.424 Motions and requests.
§ 1.425 Judges.
§ 1.426 Appeal to Judicial Officer.
§ 1.427 Filing; identification of parties of record; service; and computation of time.
§ 1.428 Depositions.
§ 1.429 Ex parte communications.
Subpart N — Policy With Regard to Indemnification of Department of Agriculture Employees
§ 1.501 Policy on employee indemnification.
Subpart O — Conditions in FERC Hydropower Licenses
§ 1.601 What is the purpose of this subpart, and to what license proceedings does it apply?
§ 1.602 What terms are used in this subpart?
§ 1.603 How are time periods computed?
§ 1.604 What deadlines apply to the trial-type hearing and alternatives processes?
§ 1.610 Who may represent a party, and what requirements apply to a representative?
§ 1.611 What are the form and content requirements for documents under this subpart?
§ 1.612 Where and how must documents be filed?
§ 1.613 What are the requirements for service of documents?
§ 1.620 What supporting information must the Forest Service provide with its preliminary conditions?
§ 1.621 How do I request a hearing?
§ 1.622 How do I file a notice of intervention and response?
§ 1.623 Will hearing requests be consolidated?
§ 1.624 Can a hearing process be stayed to allow for settlement discussions?
§ 1.625 How will the Forest Service respond to any hearing requests?
§ 1.626 What will the Forest Service do with any hearing requests?
§ 1.627 What regulations apply to a case referred for a hearing?
§ 1.630 What will OALJ do with a case referral?
§ 1.631 What are the powers of the ALJ?
§ 1.632 What happens if the ALJ becomes unavailable?
§ 1.633 Under what circumstances may the ALJ be disqualified?
§ 1.634 What is the law governing ex parte communications?
§ 1.635 What are the requirements for motions?
§ 1.640 What are the requirements for prehearing conferences?
§ 1.641 How may parties obtain discovery of information needed for the case?
§ 1.642 When must a party supplement or amend information it has previously provided?
§ 1.643 What are the requirements for written interrogatories?
§ 1.644 What are the requirements for depositions?
§ 1.645 What are the requirements for requests for documents or tangible things or entry on land?
§ 1.646 What sanctions may the ALJ impose for failure to comply with discovery?
§ 1.647 What are the requirements for subpoenas and witness fees?
§ 1.650 When and where will the hearing be held?
§ 1.651 What are the parties' rights during the hearing?
§ 1.652 What are the requirements for presenting testimony?
§ 1.653 How may a party use a deposition in the hearing?
§ 1.654 What are the requirements for exhibits, official notice, and stipulations?
§ 1.655 What evidence is admissible at the hearing?
§ 1.656 What are the requirements for transcription of the hearing?
§ 1.657 Who has the burden of persuasion, and what standard of proof applies?
§ 1.658 When will the hearing record close?
§ 1.659 What are the requirements for post-hearing briefs?
§ 1.660 What are the requirements for the ALJ's decision?
§ 1.670 How must documents be filed and served under this subpart?
§ 1.671 How do I propose an alternative?
§ 1.672 May I file a revised proposed alternative?
§ 1.673 When will the Forest Service file its modified condition?
§ 1.674 How will the Forest Service analyze a proposed alternative and formulate its modified condition?
§ 1.675 Has OMB approved the information collection provisions of this subpart?
Subpart P—Rules of Practice and Procedure Governing Formal Rulemaking Proceedings Instituted by the Secretary
§ 1.800 Words in the singular form.
§ 1.801 Scope and applicability of this subpart.
§ 1.802 Definitions.
§ 1.803 Institution of proceedings.
§ 1.804 Notification by interested persons.
§ 1.805 Docket number.
§ 1.806 Judge.
§ 1.807 Direct testimony submitted as written documents.
§ 1.808 Motions and requests.
§ 1.809 Conduct of the hearing.
§ 1.810 Oral and written arguments.
§ 1.811 Certification of the transcript.
§ 1.812 Copies of the transcript.
§ 1.813 Administrator's recommended decision.
§ 1.814 Submission to Secretary.
§ 1.815 Decision by the Secretary.
§ 1.816 Filing, extension of time, effective date of filing, and computation of time.
§ 1.817 Ex parte communications.
§ 1.818 Additional documents to be filed with hearing clerk.
§ 1.819 Hearing before Secretary.

Authority

5 U.S.C. 301, unless otherwise noted.