24.26.1044 BOARD AGENT REVIEW OF UNIT CLARIFICATION PETITION
(1) A board agent will review the UC petition to ensure it is timely filed under ARM 24.26.1042. If it is not, the board agent will issue a written determination dismissing the petition.
(a) If either party disputes the determination, the party may submit additional information to the board agent within 14 days of service of the board agent's determination, and the board agent shall issue a redetermination.
(b) If either party objects to the redetermination, they may file written exceptions with the board agent within 14 days of service of the board agent's redetermination. The board agent shall then refer the matter to a hearing officer pursuant to ARM 24.26.1008.
(2) If the board agent finds the UC petition is timely filed under ARM 24.26.1042, the board agent shall serve the petition on the parties.
(a) The parties will have 14 days from service of the UC petition to file a response to the UC petition.
(b) Failure to respond will result in the board agent issuing a recommended order granting the relief requested by the petitioner.
History: 39-31-104, 39-32-103, MCA; IMP, 39-31-202, 39-31-207, 39-32-113, MCA; NEW, 2020 MAR p. 2422, Eff. 12/25/20.