This transmittal amends section I-2-4-15 of the Hearings, Appeals and Litigation Law (HALLEX) manual to update information regarding an administrative law judge (ALJ) dismissal of a request for hearing due to an untimely filing.
HALLEX I-2-4-15 is amended as follows:
I-2-4-15 – We changed the title of the section to be consistent with the language used in our regulations and other HALLEX sections.
I-2-4-15 A – We changed the title of the subsection to “General” and incorporated additional information to more closely mirror changes to HALLEX I-2-0-60 and I-3-4-2. We also made editorial changes and updated the existing information to more closely reflect current processes.
I-2-4-15 B – We moved the information in the subsection to new subsection C and changed the title to “Requesting Explanation for Untimely Filing.” We added information to more closely mirror changes to HALLEX I-2-0-60 and I-3-4-2.
I-2-4-15 C – We added subsection C titled “Evaluating Good Cause” and incorporated information previously in subsection B. We reorganized and made editorial changes to the language to be consistent with changes made to HALLEX I-2-0-60 and I-3-4-2.
Date: August 23, 2016