I-2-7-35.Entering Posthearing Evidence Into the Record

Last Update: 4/17/15 (Transmittal I-2-140)

An administrative law judge (ALJ) must exhibit any proffered posthearing evidence.

In addition to exhibiting any proffered document(s), the ALJ must enter into the record all documents demonstrating compliance with proffer procedures, including copies of:

  • The proffer letter;

  • Comments submitted by the claimant or appointed representative, if any;

  • Copies of the Examination of Evidence form signed by an unrepresented claimant who reviewed the evidence at a field office (see Hearings, Appeals and Litigation Law manual I-2-7-30 D and I-2-7-96); and

  • Letters sent to treating physicians.