Title 46

PART 502

Part 502 - Rules Of Practice And Procedure

PART 502 - RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Authority:5 U.S.C. 504, 551, 552, 553, 556(c), 559, 561-569, 571-596; 5 U.S.C. 571-584; 18 U.S.C. 207; 28 U.S.C. 2112(a); 31 U.S.C. 9701; 46 U.S.C. 305, 40103-40104, 40304, 40306, 40501-40503, 40701-40706, 41101-41109, 41301-41309, 44101-44106; 5 CFR part 2635. Source:49 FR 44369, Nov. 6, 1984, unless otherwise noted.

46:9.0.1.1.3.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Information
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.1SECTION 502.1
   502.1 Scope of rules in this part.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.2SECTION 502.2
   502.2 Filing of documents.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.3SECTION 502.3
   502.3 Compliance with rules or orders of Commission.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.4SECTION 502.4
   502.4 Authentication of rules or orders of Commission.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.5SECTION 502.5
   502.5 Documents containing confidential materials.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.6SECTION 502.6
   502.6 Verification of documents.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.7SECTION 502.7
   502.7 Documents in foreign languages.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.8SECTION 502.8
   502.8 Denial of applications and notice thereof.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.9SECTION 502.9
   502.9 Suspension, amendment, etc., of rules in this part.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.10SECTION 502.10
   502.10 Waiver of rules in this part.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.11SECTION 502.11
   502.11 Ex parte communications.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.12SECTION 502.12
   502.12 Applicability of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.13SECTION 502.13
   502.13 Privacy protection for filings made with the Commission.
46:9.0.1.1.3.1.1.14SECTION 502.14
   502.14 Public hearings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Appearance and Practice Before the Commission
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.1SECTION 502.21
   502.21 Appearance.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.2SECTION 502.22
   502.22 Authority for representation.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.3SECTION 502.23
   502.23 Notice of appearance; substitution and withdrawal of representative.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.4SECTION 502.24
   502.24 Practice before the Commission defined.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.5SECTION 502.25
   502.25 Presiding officer.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.6SECTION 502.26
   502.26 Attorneys at law.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.7SECTION 502.27
   502.27 Persons not attorneys at law.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.8SECTION 502.29-502.30
   502.29-502.30 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.9SECTION 502.31
   502.31 Statement of interest.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.10SECTION 502.32
   502.32 Former employees.
46:9.0.1.1.3.2.1.11.2APPENDIX
   Exhibit No. 1 to Subpart B [§§ 502.23, 502.26, 502.27] of Part 502 - Notice of Appearance
46:9.0.1.1.3.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Parties
46:9.0.1.1.3.3.1.1SECTION 502.41
   502.41 Parties; how designated.
46:9.0.1.1.3.3.1.2SECTION 502.42
   502.42 Bureau of Enforcement.
46:9.0.1.1.3.3.1.3SECTION 502.43
   502.43 Substitution of parties.
46:9.0.1.1.3.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Rulemaking
46:9.0.1.1.3.4.1.1SECTION 502.51
   502.51 Initiation of procedure to issue, amend, or repeal a rule.
46:9.0.1.1.3.4.1.2SECTION 502.52
   502.52 Notice of proposed rulemaking.
46:9.0.1.1.3.4.1.3SECTION 502.53
   502.53 Participation in rulemaking.
46:9.0.1.1.3.4.1.4SECTION 502.54
   502.54 Contents of rules.
46:9.0.1.1.3.4.1.5SECTION 502.55
   502.55 Effective date of rules.
46:9.0.1.1.3.4.1.6SECTION 502.56
   502.56 Negotiated rulemaking.
46:9.0.1.1.3.4.1.7SECTION 502.57
   502.57 Service by parties of pleadings and other documents.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Private Complaints and Commission Investigations
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.1SECTION 502.61
   502.61 Proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.2SECTION 502.62
   502.62 Private party complaints for formal adjudication.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.3SECTION 502.63
   502.63 Commission enforcement action.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.4SECTION 502.64
   502.64 Alternative dispute resolution.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.5SECTION 502.65
   502.65 Decision on default.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.6SECTION 502.66
   502.66 Amendments or supplements to pleadings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.7SECTION 502.67
   502.67 Motion for more definite statement.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.8SECTION 502.68
   502.68 Motion for leave to intervene.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.9SECTION 502.69
   502.69 Motions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.10SECTION 502.70
   502.70 Procedure for dispositive motions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.11SECTION 502.71
   502.71 Procedure for non-dispositive motions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.12SECTION 502.72
   502.72 Dismissals.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.13SECTION 502.73
   502.73 Brief of an amicus curiae.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.14SECTION 502.74
   502.74 Consolidation of proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.5.1.15SECTION 502.75
   502.75 Opportunity for informal settlement.
46:9.0.1.1.3.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Petitions, Exemptions, and Orders to Show Cause
46:9.0.1.1.3.6.1.1SECTION 502.91
   502.91 Order to show cause.
46:9.0.1.1.3.6.1.2SECTION 502.92
   502.92 Exemption procedures - general.
46:9.0.1.1.3.6.1.3SECTION 502.93
   502.93 Declaratory orders and fee.
46:9.0.1.1.3.6.1.4SECTION 502.94
   502.94 Petitions - general and fee.
46:9.0.1.1.3.6.1.5SECTION 502.95
   502.95 Proceedings involving assessment agreements.
46:9.0.1.1.3.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Time
46:9.0.1.1.3.7.1.1SECTION 502.101
   502.101 Computation.
46:9.0.1.1.3.7.1.2SECTION 502.102
   502.102 Enlargement or reduction of time to file documents.
46:9.0.1.1.3.7.1.3SECTION 502.103
   502.103 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.1.3.7.1.4SECTION 502.104
   502.104 Postponement of hearing.
46:9.0.1.1.3.7.1.5SECTION 502.105
   502.105 Waiver of rules governing enlargement of time and postponement of hearings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Service of Documents
46:9.0.1.1.3.8.1.1SECTION 502.111-502.112
   502.111-502.112 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.1.3.8.1.2SECTION 502.113
   502.113 Service of private party complaints.
46:9.0.1.1.3.8.1.3SECTION 502.114
   502.114 Serving documents in Commission proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.8.1.4SECTION 502.115
   502.115 Service in rulemaking and petition proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.8.1.5SECTION 502.116
   502.116 Date of service.
46:9.0.1.1.3.8.1.6SECTION 502.117
   502.117 Certificate of service.
46:9.0.1.1.3.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Subpoenas
46:9.0.1.1.3.9.1.1SECTION 502.131
   502.131 Requests; issuance.
46:9.0.1.1.3.9.1.2SECTION 502.132
   502.132 Motions to quash or modify.
46:9.0.1.1.3.9.1.3SECTION 502.133
   502.133 Attendance and mileage fees.
46:9.0.1.1.3.9.1.4SECTION 502.134
   502.134 Service of subpoenas.
46:9.0.1.1.3.9.1.5SECTION 502.135
   502.135 Subpoena of Commission staff personnel, documents or things.
46:9.0.1.1.3.9.1.6SECTION 502.136
   502.136 Enforcement.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Disclosures and Discovery
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.1SECTION 502.141
   502.141 Duty to disclose; general provisions governing discovery.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.2SECTION 502.142
   502.142 Persons before whom depositions may be taken.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.3SECTION 502.143
   502.143 Depositions by oral examination.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.4SECTION 502.144
   502.144 Depositions by written questions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.5SECTION 502.145
   502.145 Interrogatories to parties.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.6SECTION 502.146
   502.146 Producing documents, electronically stored information, and tangible things, or entering onto land, for inspection and other purposes.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.7SECTION 502.147
   502.147 Requests for admission.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.8SECTION 502.148
   502.148 Use of discovery procedures directed to Commission staff personnel.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.9SECTION 502.149
   502.149 Use of depositions at hearings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.10SECTION 502.150
   502.150 Motions to compel initial disclosures or compliance with discovery requests; failure to comply with order to make disclosure or answer or produce documents; sanctions; enforcement.
46:9.0.1.1.3.10.1.11SECTION 502.151-502.169
   502.151-502.169 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.1.3.11SUBPART K
Subpart K [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.1.3.12SUBPART L
Subpart L - Presentation of Evidence
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.1SECTION 502.201
   502.201 Applicability and scope.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.2SECTION 502.202
   502.202 Right of parties to present evidence.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.3SECTION 502.203
   502.203 Burden of proof.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.4SECTION 502.204
   502.204 Evidence admissible.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.5SECTION 502.205
   502.205 Records in other proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.6SECTION 502.206
   502.206 Documents incorporated into the record by reference.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.7SECTION 502.207
   502.207 Stipulations.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.8SECTION 502.208
   502.208 Objection to public disclosure of information.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.9SECTION 502.209
   502.209 Prehearing conference.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.10SECTION 502.210
   502.210 Prehearing statements.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.11SECTION 502.211
   502.211 Notice of time and place of oral hearing; postponement of hearing.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.12SECTION 502.212
   502.212 Exceptions to rulings of presiding officer unnecessary.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.13SECTION 502.213
   502.213 Official transcript.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.14SECTION 502.214
   502.214 Briefs; requests for findings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.15SECTION 502.215
   502.215 Requests for enlargement of time for filing briefs.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.16SECTION 502.216
   502.216 Supplementing the record.
46:9.0.1.1.3.12.1.17SECTION 502.217
   502.217 Record of decision.
46:9.0.1.1.3.13SUBPART M
Subpart M - Decisions; Appeals; Exceptions
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.1SECTION 502.221
   502.221 Appeal from ruling of presiding officer other than orders of dismissal in whole or in part.
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.2SECTION 502.222
   502.222 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.3SECTION 502.223
   502.223 Decisions - Administrative law judges.
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.4SECTION 502.224
   502.224 Separation of functions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.5SECTION 502.225
   502.225 Decisions - Commission.
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.6SECTION 502.226
   502.226 Decision based on official notice; public documents.
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.7SECTION 502.227
   502.227 Exceptions to decisions or orders of dismissal of administrative law judge; replies thereto; review of decisions or orders of dismissal by Commission; and judicial review.
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.8SECTION 502.228
   502.228 Request for enlargement of time to file exceptions and replies to exceptions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.9SECTION 502.229
   502.229 Certification of record by presiding or other officer.
46:9.0.1.1.3.13.1.10SECTION 502.230
   502.230 Reopening by Commission.
46:9.0.1.1.3.14SUBPART N
Subpart N - Oral Argument; Submission for Final Decision
46:9.0.1.1.3.14.1.1SECTION 502.241
   502.241 Oral argument.
46:9.0.1.1.3.14.1.2SECTION 502.242
   502.242 Submission to Commission for final decision.
46:9.0.1.1.3.14.1.3SECTION 502.243
   502.243 Participation of absent Commissioner.
46:9.0.1.1.3.15SUBPART O
Subpart O - Reparation; Attorney Fees
46:9.0.1.1.3.15.1.1SECTION 502.251
   502.251 Proof on award of reparation.
46:9.0.1.1.3.15.1.2SECTION 502.252
   502.252 Reparation statements.
46:9.0.1.1.3.15.1.3SECTION 502.253
   502.253 Interest in reparation proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.15.1.4SECTION 502.254
   502.254 Attorney fees in complaint proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.15.1.5.3APPENDIX
   Exhibit No. 1 to Subpart O [§ 502.252] of Part 502 - Reparation Statement To Be Filed Pursuant to Rule 252
46:9.0.1.1.3.16SUBPART P
Subpart P - Reconsideration of Proceedings
46:9.0.1.1.3.16.1.1SECTION 502.261
   502.261 Petitions for reconsideration and stay.
46:9.0.1.1.3.16.1.2SECTION 502.262
   502.262 Reply to petition for reconsideration or stay.
46:9.0.1.1.3.17SUBPART Q
Subpart Q - Refund or Waiver of Freight Charges
46:9.0.1.1.3.17.1.1SECTION 502.271
   502.271 Special docket application for permission to refund or waive freight charges.
46:9.0.1.1.3.17.1.2.4APPENDIX
   Exhibit No. 1 to Subpart Q [§ 502.271(d)] of Part 502 - Application for Refund or Waiver of Freight Charges Due to Tariff or Quoting Error
46:9.0.1.1.3.18SUBPART R
Subpart R - Nonadjudicatory Investigations
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.1SECTION 502.281
   502.281 Investigational policy.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.2SECTION 502.282
   502.282 Initiation of investigations.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.3SECTION 502.283
   502.283 Order of investigation.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.4SECTION 502.284
   502.284 By whom conducted.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.5SECTION 502.285
   502.285 Investigational hearings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.6SECTION 502.286
   502.286 Compulsory process.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.7SECTION 502.287
   502.287 Depositions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.8SECTION 502.288
   502.288 Reports.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.9SECTION 502.289
   502.289 Noncompliance with investigational process.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.10SECTION 502.290
   502.290 Rights of witness.
46:9.0.1.1.3.18.1.11SECTION 502.291
   502.291 Nonpublic proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.19SUBPART S
Subpart S - Informal Procedure for Adjudication of Small Claims
46:9.0.1.1.3.19.1.1SECTION 502.301
   502.301 Statement of policy.
46:9.0.1.1.3.19.1.2SECTION 502.302
   502.302 Limitations of actions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.19.1.3SECTION 502.303
   502.303 [Reserved]
46:9.0.1.1.3.19.1.4SECTION 502.304
   502.304 Procedure and filing fee.
46:9.0.1.1.3.19.1.5SECTION 502.305
   502.305 Applicability of other rules of this part.
46:9.0.1.1.3.19.1.6.5APPENDIX
   Exhibit No. 1 to Subpart S [§ 502.304(a)] of Part 502 - Small Claim Form for Informal Adjudication and Information Checklist
46:9.0.1.1.3.19.1.6.6APPENDIX
   Exhibit No. 2 to Subpart S [§ 502.304(e)] of Part 502 - Respondent's Consent Form for Informal Adjudication
46:9.0.1.1.3.20SUBPART T
Subpart T - Formal Procedure for Adjudication of Small Claims
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.1SECTION 502.311
   502.311 Applicability.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.2SECTION 502.312
   502.312 Answer to complaint.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.3SECTION 502.313
   502.313 Reply of complainant.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.4SECTION 502.314
   502.314 Additional information.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.5SECTION 502.315
   502.315 Request for oral hearing.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.6SECTION 502.316
   502.316 Intervention.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.7SECTION 502.317
   502.317 Oral argument.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.8SECTION 502.318
   502.318 Decision.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.9SECTION 502.319
   502.319 Date of service and computation of time.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.10SECTION 502.320
   502.320 Service.
46:9.0.1.1.3.20.1.11SECTION 502.321
   502.321 Applicability of other rules of this part.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21SUBPART U
Subpart U - Alternative Dispute Resolution
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.1SECTION 502.401
   502.401 Policy.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.2SECTION 502.402
   502.402 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.3SECTION 502.403
   502.403 General authority.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.4SECTION 502.404
   502.404 Neutrals.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.5SECTION 502.405
   502.405 Confidentiality.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.6SECTION 502.406
   502.406 Arbitration.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.7SECTION 502.407
   502.407 Authority of the arbitrator.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.8SECTION 502.408
   502.408 Conduct of arbitration proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.9SECTION 502.409
   502.409 Arbitration awards.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.10SECTION 502.410
   502.410 Representation of parties.
46:9.0.1.1.3.21.1.11SECTION 502.411
   502.411 Mediation and other alternative means of dispute resolution.
46:9.0.1.1.3.22SUBPART V
Subpart V - Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act in Commission Proceedings
46:9.0.1.1.3.22.1.1SECTION 502.501
   502.501 General provisions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.22.1.2SECTION 502.502
   502.502 Information required from applicants.
46:9.0.1.1.3.22.1.3SECTION 502.503
   502.503 Procedures for considering petitions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.23SUBPART W
Subpart W - Compromise, Assessment, Mitigation, Settlement, and Collection of Civil Penalties
46:9.0.1.1.3.23.1.1SECTION 502.601
   502.601 Purpose and scope.
46:9.0.1.1.3.23.1.2SECTION 502.602
   502.602 Definitions.
46:9.0.1.1.3.23.1.3SECTION 502.603
   502.603 Assessment of civil penalties: Procedure; criteria for determining amount; limitations; relation to compromise.
46:9.0.1.1.3.23.1.4SECTION 502.604
   502.604 Compromise of penalties: Relation to assessment proceedings.
46:9.0.1.1.3.23.1.5SECTION 502.605
   502.605 Payment of penalty: Method; default.
46:9.0.1.1.3.23.1.6.7APPENDIX Appendix A
   Appendix A to Subpart W of Part 502 - Example of Compromise Agreement To Be Used Under 46 CFR 502.604
46:9.0.1.1.3.24SUBPART X
Subpart X - Hearing Procedure Governing Denial, Suspension, or Revocation of OTI License
46:9.0.1.1.3.24.1.1SECTION 502.701
   502.701 Purpose and scope.
46:9.0.1.1.3.24.1.2SECTION 502.702
   502.702 Hearing requests.
46:9.0.1.1.3.24.1.3SECTION 502.703
   502.703 Applicant or licensee response.
46:9.0.1.1.3.24.1.4SECTION 502.704
   502.704 Reply.
46:9.0.1.1.3.24.1.5SECTION 502.705
   502.705 Additional information.
46:9.0.1.1.3.24.1.6SECTION 502.706
   502.706 Request for an oral hearing or argument.
46:9.0.1.1.3.24.1.7SECTION 502.707
   502.707 Intervention.
46:9.0.1.1.3.24.1.8SECTION 502.708
   502.708 Decision.
46:9.0.1.1.3.24.1.9SECTION 502.709
   502.709 Applicability of other rules to this subpart.
46:9.0.1.1.3.25SUBPART Y
Subpart Y - Paperwork Reduction Act
46:9.0.1.1.3.25.1.1SECTION 502.991
   502.991 OMB control numbers assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.