Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–2352.07. Administrative appeals.

(a) A person aggrieved by an action of the Department taken pursuant to this act, or a regulation promulgated pursuant to this act, may appeal the action of the Department to the Office of Administrative Hearings, pursuant to section 6(a) of the Office of Administrative Hearings Establishment Act of 2001, effective March 6, 2002 (D.C. Law 14-76; D.C. Official Code § 2-1831.03(a)). The Office of Administrative Hearing shall provide a de novo hearing and shall determine whether the Department's action was legally proper.

(b) An appeal shall be filed within 15 days after the adverse action of the Department, or, if notice of the adverse action is served by the United States mail or commercial carrier, within 20 days after the adverse action of the Department.