(a) The office of administrative hearings is the successor agency to the office of
independent hearing examiners created by W.S. 27-14-602 and the office of hearing examiners created by W.S. 31-7-105. Effective July 1, 1992:
(i) There is transferred to the office of administrative hearings all positions, personnel,
property and appropriated funds of the office of independent hearing examiners and
the office of hearing examiners;
(ii) The office of administrative hearings shall assume all duties and responsibilities
and exercise all authority of the office of independent hearing examiners and the
office of hearing examiners set out in title 27, chapter 14 and title 31, chapters 6, 7, 9 and 17 of the Wyoming statutes.
(b) In addition to conducting hearings pursuant to subsection (a) of this section,
the office of administrative hearings may, if requested, provide hearing services
for any other state agency, provided:
(i) Hearing services shall be provided to other agencies subject to available resources;
(ii) The cost of the hearing services as determined by the director of the office
of administrative hearings shall be paid by the requesting agency to the office of
(iii) Hearings will be conducted in an impartial manner pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative
Procedure Act, applicable provisions of the Wyoming Rules of Civil Procedure and any
rules for the conduct of contested cases adopted by the director of the office of
administrative hearings which shall take precedence over hearing rules promulgated
by the requesting agency. In the case of personnel hearings conducted pursuant to W.S. 9-2-1019, the state personnel rules shall govern the conduct of the hearings;
(iv) Hearings may be held in any area of the state giving consideration to the resources
of the office of administrative hearings and the convenience of the parties.
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