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§ 143.1. Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

(1) Appellant–A party to a benefit contested case hearing who is dissatisfied with the decision of the administrative law judge, and files a request for review of that decision by the appeals panel.

(2) Request–The appellant’s written appeal for review of the decision of an administrative law judge.

(3) Respondent–The other party to a benefit contested case hearing who must file a response to the appellant’s request.

(4) Response–The respondent’s written answer to the appellant’s request.

The provisions of this §143.1 adopted to be effective March 7, 1991, 16 TexReg 1195; amended to be effective May 9, 2004, 29 TexReg 4223; amended to be effective January 7, 2019, 44 TexReg 111.

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