2019 Alaska Statutes
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services, and Institutions
Chapter 32. Centralized Licensing and Related Administrative Procedures
Sec. 47.32.150. Hearings.
(a) Upon receipt of a timely request for a hearing by an entity regarding an enforcement action under AS 47.32.130(a) or 47.32.140(d)(3), (5), (6), (7), or (9), the department shall request the chief administrative law judge appointed under AS 44.64.020 to appoint an administrative law judge employed or retained by the office of administrative hearings to preside over a hearing conducted under this section. AS 44.62.330 - 44.62.630 and AS 44.64.060 apply to the hearing.
(b) Upon receipt of a timely request for a hearing by an entity regarding an enforcement action under AS 47.05.310, AS 47.32.070, or 47.32.140(d)(1), (2), (4), (8), (10), (11), or (12) or (f), the department shall conduct a hearing in front of an officer appointed by the commissioner. A hearing under this subsection may be conducted on the record, in an informal manner, and may not be conducted under AS 44.62 or AS 44.64. The appointed hearing officer may be a state employee.
(c) The decision following a hearing conducted under (a) or (b) of this section constitutes a final agency administrative order.
(d) A hearing conducted under this section shall take place within 120 days after the department's receipt of the request for hearing. A hearing may be held on an expedited basis upon a showing of good cause. An expedited hearing shall be held within 60 days after the department's receipt of the request for a hearing.