Sec. 16.19 - Motions.
(a) General. An application for an order or ruling not otherwise specifically provided for in this part shall be by motion. Unless otherwise ordered by the agency, the filing of a motion will not stay the date that any action is permitted or required by this part.
(b) Form and contents. Unless made during a hearing, motions shall be made in writing, shall state with particularity the relief sought and the grounds for the relief sought, and shall be accompanied by affidavits or other evidence relied upon. Motions introduced during hearings may be made orally on the record, unless the hearing officer directs otherwise.
(c) Answers to motions. Except as
otherwise provided in this part, or except when a motion is made during a
hearing, any party may file an answer in support of or in opposition to a
motion, accompanied by affidavits or other evidence relied upon, provided
that the answer to the motion is filed within 10 days after the motion has
been served upon the person answering, or any other period set by the
hearing officer. Where a motion is made during a hearing, the answer and
the ruling thereon may be made at the hearing, or orally or in writing
within the time set by the hearing officer.