- A hearing may be continued for good cause. A written motion for a continuance shall be filed with the Board at least 6 days before the scheduled hearing date and served upon all parties at least 6 calendar days before the hearing. To be granted, the motion shall, in the opinion of the Board, set forth good and sufficient cause for continuance or demonstrate that an extreme emergency exists.
- A continuance shall not waive the requirements of this chapter governing the time in which to file objections, petitions, or other pleadings.
- The Board may, on motion of any party or on its own motion, continue a hearing to permit an ANC to vote on a material issue in the hearing or upon a determination that the interests of justice will be served by the granting of the continuance to any party.
- The Board may waive the provisions of this section if all parties agree to a continuance.
Historical and Statutory
D.C. Law 13-298 amended and enacted into law Title 25 of the District of Columbia Official Code.
Effect of Amendments
D.C. Law 14-190 rewrote subsec. (c) which had read as follows:
"(c) The Board may, on motion of any party or on its own motion, continue a hearing in order to permit an ANC to vote on a material issue in the hearing."
Emergency Act Amendments
For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 1702(j) of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-453, July 23, 2002, 49 DCR 8026).
Legislative History of Laws
For D.C. Law 13-298, see notes following § 25-101.
For Law 14-190, see notes following § 25-101.
DC CODE § 25-441
Current through December 11, 2012
(May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959; Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 1702(j), 49 DCR 6968.)