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hearing officer

noun adjudicator, arbitrator, addinistrative officer, final authority, hearing examiner, intervener, mediator, moderator, negotiator, reconciler
Associated concepts: administrative law judge, chief adminnstrator hearing officer, staff hearing officer
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The hearing officer entered a recommended order agreeing with the petitioner's contention that DOT's decision to reject all bids was arbitrary and capricious, and recommended award of the contract to Groves-Watkins.
When a parent appeals a hearing officer's decision to the second tier, the parent must prepare and serve a "Notice of Intention to Seek Review" upon the school district within twenty-five days of the hearing officer decision.
27) A due process complaint may lead to a due process hearing, at which an administrative due process hearing officer adjudicates the matter in a formal legal proceeding.
For this limited sample of cases, he found that the ratio of district to parent wins was 55% to 45% at the hearing officer level and 71% to 29% at the review officer level.
State two-year college Chancellor Bradley Byrne, who ordered Thomas fired, said he was pleased with the court's ruling, which he said gave the hearing officer "a very narrow window" to make his decision.
An informal survey found that the majority of jurisdictions participating in the Civil Traffic Infraction Hearing Officer Program are currently setting their noncriminal boating violations before hearing officers.
45) Similarly, the circuit judge "carefully considers" the hearing officer's recommended order for whether the evidence and findings "as fully set forth" in the recommended order support the recommendations, and the circuit judge enters the order "promptly" unless there appears reason to amend the order, conduct hearings, or re-refer the order to the hearing officer for further hearing.
One was that the hearing officer had failed to recommend a sanction.
A federal district court reversed this decision after determining that the hearing officer had failed, as required, to give "great weight" to the testimony of the Board's witnesses on the adequacy of the Board's proposed program.
Mike Knight, senior hearing officer at the Patent Office, said: 'In making decisions on dozens of cases every month, we frequently see people blunder in how they present their evidence and arguments.