CHAPTER Hum 100ORGANIZATION

††††††††† PART Hum 101DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 101.01Chair

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 101.02Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 101.03Commissioner

 

††††††††† PART Hum 102DESCRIPTION OF THE COMMISSION

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 102.01Description and Jurisdiction

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 102.02Organization of the Commission

 

††††††††† PART Hum 103SUBMISSIONS TO THE COMMISSION; REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION FROM THE COMMISSION

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 103.01How to Reach the Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 103.02Access to Commission Records

 

††††††††† PART Hum 104DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 104.01Description of Organization

 

CHAPTER Hum 200PROCEEDINGS PRIOR TO PUBLIC ADJUDICATIVE HEARING - EXPIRED

††††††††† PART Hum 201DEFINITIONS

 

††††††††† PART Hum 202COMPLAINTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 202.01Filing a Complaint

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 202.02Employment Discrimination Complaints

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 202.03Complaints of Discrimination Other than Employment Discrimination

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 202.04Method and Time of Filing a Complaint

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 202.05Amendment of Complaints and Responses

 

††††††††† PART Hum 203CHOICE OF SUPERIOR COURT AS FORUM

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 203.01Removal of Case to Superior Court by the Complainant

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 203.02Removal of Case to Superior Court by the Respondent after Determination of Probable Cause

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 203.03Limitation on Removal of Cases

 

††††††††† PART Hum 204REPRESENTATION BY ATTORNEY

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 204.01Representing Clients in Proceedings Pursuant to Hum 200

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 204.02Eligibility to Provide Pro Hac Vice Representation

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 204.03Application to Provide Pro Hac Vice Representation

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 204.04Approval of Pro Hac Vice Representation

 

††††††††† PART Hum 205APPEARANCES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 205.01Notice of Appearance

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 205.02Withdrawal of Appearance

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 205.03Service Upon Attorney

 

††††††††† PART Hum 206INVESTIGATORS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 206.01Investigating Commissioner

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 206.02Assignment of Investigator

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 206.03Role of the Investigator

 

††††††††† PART Hum 207INVESTIGATIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 207.01Additional Information from the Complainant

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 207.02Additional Information from the Respondent

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 207.03Obligation to Provide Copies to Parties

 

††††††††† PART Hum 208PRE-DETERMINATION CONFERENCES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 208.01Scheduling a Pre-Determination Conference

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 208.02Attendance at the Pre-Determination Conferences

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 208.03Procedures for the Investigation Portion of the Pre-Determination Conference

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 208.04Pre-Determination Settlement Procedures

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 208.05Pre-Determination Agreements

 

††††††††† PART Hum 209INVESTIGATION WHEN NO PRE-DETERMINATION AGREEMENT WAS SOUGHT OR REACHED

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 209.01Further Investigation

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 209.02Investigation Summation Letter

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 209.03Investigative Report and Recommendation

 

††††††††† PART Hum 210PROBABLE CAUSE DETERMINATIONS BY INVESTIGATING COMMISSIONER; CONSEQUENCES OF DETERMINATIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 210.01Probable Cause Determinations

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 210.02Temporary Injunctive Relief

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 210.03Reconsideration of Determination of Probable Cause or of No Probable Cause

 

††††††††† PART Hum 211CONCILIATION

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 211.01Conduct of Conciliation Negotiation

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 211.02Conciliation Agreement

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 211.03Closing Case after Conciliation

 

††††††††† PART Hum 212ADMINISTRATIVE CASE CLOSURES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 212.01Administrative Case Closure

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 212.02Closure of Cases Filed in Federal or State Court; Commissionís Receipt of Notice of Complainantís Request for Notice of Right to Sue

 

††††††††† PART Hum 213REOPENING CASES ADMINISTRATIVELY CLOSED

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 213.01Moving to Reopen

 

††††††††††† PART Hum 214WITHDRAWAL OF COMPLAINTS; REINSTITUTION OF WITHDRAWN COMPLAINTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 214.01Withdrawal of Complaint

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 214.02Reinstitution of Withdrawn Complaints

 

††††††††† PART Hum 215COMPLAINT WITHDRAWAL FORMS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 215.01Withdrawal of Complaints Pursuant to RSA 354-A Only

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 215.02Withdrawal of Employment Discrimination Complaints Dually Filed with the Commission and the EEOC

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 215.03Withdrawal of Complaints of Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Age Dually Filed with the Commission and the EEOC

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 215.04Withdrawal of Complaints of Discrimination on the Basis of Disability Dually Filed with the Commission and the EEOC

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 215.05Withdrawal of Complaints Brought Pursuant to RSA 354-A, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act Dually Filed with the Commission and the EEOC

 

††††††††† PART Hum 216MOTIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 216.01Default Rule Governing Motions

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 216.02Objection to Motions

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 216.03Decisions on Motions

 

††††††††† PART Hum 217DEPOSITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 217.01Depositions by Agreement

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 217.02Motions for Depositions

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 217.03Payment of Cost of Depositions

 

††††††††† PART Hum 218INTERROGATORIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 218.01Interrogatories and Answers to Interrogatories

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 218.02Objections to Interrogatories; Failure to Respond to Interrogatories

 

††††††††† PART Hum 219ACCESS TO INVESTIGATIVE FILES PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING; CONFIDENTIALITY

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 219.01Access to Investigative Files by Parties

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 219.02Requests by Parties for Photocopies

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 219.03Information Available to State and Federal Agencies

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 219.04Information Disclosed to the Public

 

††††††††† PART Hum 220SCHEDULING AND CONTINUANCES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 220.01Scheduling

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 220.02Motions for Postponement and Rescheduling

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 220.03Decisions on Motions for Postponements and Rescheduling

 

††††††††† PART Hum 221WAIVER OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 221.01 Motions for Waiver of Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 221.02Decisions on Motions for Waiver of Rules

 

CHAPTER Hum 300PUBLIC ADJUDICATIVE HEARINGS AND OTHER PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES

††††††††† PART Hum 301DEFINITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 301.01Definitions

 

††††††††† PART Hum 302SCOPE

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 302.01Scope

 

††††††††† PART Hum 303REPRESENTATION BY ATTORNEY; APPEARANCES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 303.01Attorney Representation of Clients in Public Adjudicative Hearings

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 303.02Appearance Required; Service Upon Attorneys

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 303.03Pro Hac Vice Representation

 

††††††††† PART Hum 304ROLES OF THE COMMISSION CHAIR AND THE PRESIDING OFFICER; COMPUTATION OF TIME PERIODS; ACCESS TO THE COMMISSIONíS FILE

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 304.01Role of the Chair of the Commission

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 304.02Roles of the Director and the Presiding Officer

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 304.03Computation of Time Periods

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 304.04Access to File After Issuance of Notice of Public Adjudicative Hearing

 

††††††††† PART Hum 305CONTINUANCES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 305.01Motions for Continuance and Rescheduling of Deadline or Date

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 305.02Objections to Motions for Continuances and Rescheduling

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 305.03Decisions on Motions for Continuance and Rescheduling

 

††††††††† PART Hum 306COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC ADJUDICATIVE HEARING, PREHEARING REQUIREMENTS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 306.01Commencement of the Proceedings by Notice of Public Adjudicative Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 306.02Pre-Hearing Conference

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 306.03Respondentís Answer to the Complaint Required Before Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 306.04Complainantís Materials Required Before Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 306.05Witness Lists, Lists of Exhibits and Exhibits

 

††††††††† PART Hum 307SUBPOENAS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 307.01Subpoenas for Public Adjudicative Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 307.02Payment of Fees Related to Subpoenas

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 307.03Vacation or Modification of Subpoena

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 307.04Failure to Comply

 

††††††††† PART Hum 308DEPOSITIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 308.01Depositions by Agreement

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 308.02Motions for Depositions

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 308.03Payment of Cost of Depositions

 

††††††††† PART Hum 309INTERROGATORIES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 309.01Interrogatories and Answers to Interrogatories

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 309.02Objections to Interrogatories; Failure to Respond to Interrogatories

 

††††††††† PART Hum 310MOTIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 310.01Default Rule Governing Motions

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 310.02Objections to Motions

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 310.03Decisions on Motions

 

††††††††† PART Hum 311INTERVENTION

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 311.01Motions for Intervention

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 311.02Objections to Motions for Intervention

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 311.03Decision on Motions for Intervention

 

††††††††† PART Hum 312JOINDER AND SEVERANCE

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 312.01Joinder

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 312.02Severance

 

††††††††† PART Hum 313 WAIVER OF RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 313.01Motions for Waiver of Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 313.02Decisions on Motions for Waiver of Rules

 

††††††††† PART Hum 314RECORDING; TRANSCRIPTS; PAYMENT FOR RECORD FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 314.01Recording

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 314.02Transcripts

 

††††††††† PART Hum 315CONDUCT OF PUBLIC ADJUDICATIVE HEARINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 315.01Rights of the Parties at Public Adjudicative Hearing

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 315.02Default

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 315.03Method of Presentation of the Case Supporting the Complaint

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 315.04Order of Proof

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 315.05Evidence

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 315.06Official Notice of Facts

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 315.07Burden and Standard of Proof

 

††††††††† PART Hum 316FINDINGS OF FACT; COMMISSION DECISIONS AND ORDERS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 316.01Basis for Commission Decisions

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 316.02Findings of Fact; Orders

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 316.03Retention of Final Commission Decisions

 

††††††††† PART Hum 317RECONSIDERATION AND REVIEW OF CASE DECISIONS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 317.01Initiation of Reconsideration of Case Decision by the Commission or On Motions of A Party

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 317.02Objections to Motions for Reconsideration

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 317.03Decision Maker Granting or Denying Reconsideration

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 317.04Bases for Granting Reconsideration and Review of the Commissionís Case Decision

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 317.05Procedural Effects of Reconsideration

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 317.06Method of Review of Case Decision

 

††††††††† PART Hum 318DECLARATORY RULINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 318.01Purpose of Declaratory Rulings

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 318.02Petitions for Declaratory Rulings

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 318.03Commission Responses to Petitions for Declaratory Rulings

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 318.04Effect of Declaratory Rulings

 

††††††††† PART Hum 319RULEMAKING

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 319.01Rulemaking Notice

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 319.02Petitions for Rulemaking

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 319.03Disposition of Petitions for Rulemaking

 

††††††††† PART Hum 320PUBLIC COMMENT HEARINGS

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 320.01Purpose

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 320.02Public Access and Participation

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 320.03Limitations on Public Participation

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 320.04Media Access

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 320.05Conduct of Public Comment Hearings

 

††††††††† PART Hum 321EXPLANATION OF ADOPTED RULES

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 321.01Requests for Explanation of Adopted Rules

††††††††††††††††† Section Hum 321.02Contents of Explanation