hearing examiner

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Noun1.hearing examiner - an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
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The Hearing Examiner recommends that the NMPRC adopt the Certification of Stipulation in support of the acquisition, and states that the acquisition is in the public interest and has quantifiable and unquantifiable benefits to NMGC customers.
Both Ambling's plans and city staff recommendations to the hearing examiner assume that the number of University Ridge residents relying on shuttles or Whatcom Transportation Authority buses would minimize added traffic impacts, a premise that opponents of the project have not agreed with.
A City of Santa Monica, Calif., ordinance banning large aircraft from Santa Monica Airport violates the city's airport grant assurance agreements, according to a determination made by an FAA hearing examiner. The 114-page FAA decision, released yesterday, followed just days after the U.S.
The matter came before a board-appointed hearing examiner on September 4, 2007.
The matter came before a hearing examiner, who issued an adjudication and order, concluding that: (1) Goslin did not violate the specific sections of the Act by engaging in the unauthorized practice of medicine or by holding herself out to the public as being authorized to engage in the practice of medicine and surgery; but (2) Goslin violated the 1929 Law by engaging in unauthorized practice as a nurse-midwife and holding herself out to the public as being authorized to practice as a nurse-midwife.
They said a hearing examiner will be appointed for proceedings that could easily take months.
For his project, DeVries had to go through the hearing examiner, who settles disputes when projects don't align with the building code, to get approval to work outside the normal process.
To better support his family, he got a job at the State Rent Control Commission and eventually became a hearing examiner.
When an administrative hearing examiner in July affirmed the state's most recent decision not to continue benefits, Johnson filed suit in the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming.
When the hearings concluded, hearing examiner Edmund Sweeney ruled that there was no scientific basis for banning DDT.
The court found that misconduct reports were "some evidence" that supported a hearing examiner's decisions to find the inmate guilty of misconduct, and that the examiner's denial of certain witnesses at the inmate's misconduct hearings did not violate the inmate's due process rights.
So the board hired an outside hearing examiner, who overturned the planning commission's decision.