Code of Federal Regulations

Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space
Volume: 1Date: 2023-01-01Original Date: 2023-01-01Title: Section 13.205 - Administrative law judges.Context: Title 14 - Aeronautics and Space. CHAPTER I - FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. SUBCHAPTER B - PROCEDURAL RULES. PART 13 - INVESTIGATIVE AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES. Subpart G - Rules of Practice In FAA Civil Penalty Actions.
§ 13.205 Administrative law judges. (a) Powers of an administrative law judge. In accordance with the rules of this subpart, an administrative law judge may: (1) Give notice of, and hold, prehearing conferences and hearings; (2) Administer oaths and affirmations; (3) Issue subpoenas as authorized by law; (4) Rule on offers of proof; (5) Receive relevant and material evidence; (6) Regulate the course of the hearing in accordance with the rules of this subpart; (7) Hold conferences to settle or to simplify the issues by consent of the parties; (8) Dispose of procedural motions and requests; (9) Make findings of fact and conclusions of law, and issue an initial decision; (10) Bar a person from a specific proceeding based on a finding of obstreperous or disruptive behavior in that specific proceeding; and (11) Take any other action authorized by this subpart. (b) Limitations. The administrative law judge must not issue an order of contempt, award costs to any party, or impose any sanction not specified in this subpart. If the administrative law judge imposes any sanction not specified in this subpart, a party may file an interlocutory appeal of right under § 13.219(c). (c) Disqualification. The administrative law judge may disqualify himself or herself at any time. A party may file a motion for disqualification under § 13.218.