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PDFWAC 196-09-012


The following definitions shall apply to this chapter:
(1) "Adjudicative proceedings" are processes of administrative review provided by the board and may be either a formal hearing before the full board including witness testimony or a simplified review by a single presiding officer without witness testimony.
(2) "Administrative review" means an objective review of an initial enforcement or licensing decision made by board staff, to which any person adversely affected by such a decision is entitled by law.
(3) "Board administrative staff" or "board staff" means staff who perform the day-to-day operations and administration for the board and who may make preliminary decisions on licensing and enforcement matters.
(4) "Case manager" means a board member who provides expertise and works with board staff on a specific licensing or enforcement matter and who will not participate in a judicial capacity on that matter.
(5) "Presiding officer" means a member of the board who may preside over a full board hearing, conduct prehearing conferences, or perform a brief adjudicative proceeding.
(6) "Respondent" means the person who has been named in a complaint and may request an administrative review of a board staff decision as described herein.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.43.035. WSR 21-22-092, ยง 196-09-012, filed 11/2/21, effective 12/3/21.]
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