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.
Dawn Sturwold, the city's hearing examiner, approved a land-use application for the project in a 66-page decision issued on Wednesday, Oct.
Indeed, it seems that some politicians actually want to go back to the "bad old days" when hearing examiners were handpicked cronies, who decided cases the way the agencies wanted them to be decided, regardless of the circumstances of each case.
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.
Last month, the Washington State Shoreline Hearings Board and the Bellingham City Hearing Examiner, Dawn Sturwold, in separate decisions, ruled in favor of the current plans for the project off Roeder Avenue near Squalicum Harbor.
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.
So the board hired an outside hearing examiner, who overturned the planning commission's decision.
The hearing examiner system dates back to at least 1978, when it was used for hearing rezoning petitions, and was viewed as a success at improving the quality, consistency, and fairness of those decisions.
Terry Spear, hearing examiner, said in an opinion released last week, that Measure failed to prove former president David Beyer eliminated her job because of her complaints.