(a) An application to the ALJ for an order or ruling will be by motion. Motions will:
(1) State the relief sought, the authority relied upon and the facts alleged; and
(2) Be filed with the ALJ and served on all other parties.
(b) Except for motions made during a prehearing conference or at a hearing, all motions will be in writing.
(c) Within 10 days after a written motion is served, or such other time as may be fixed by the ALJ, any party may file a response to such motion.
(d) The ALJ may not grant or deny a written motion before the time for filing responses has expired, except upon consent of the parties or following a hearing on the motion.
(e) The ALJ will make a reasonable effort to dispose of all outstanding motions prior to the beginning of the hearing.
(f) There is no right to appeal to the DAB any interlocutory ruling by the ALJ.
[61 FR 65470, Dec. 13, 1996]