Section XXIII-109 - Procedures for Hearings (Formerly LAC 37:I.1101.F) (Louisiana Code of Regulations)

§ XXIII-109. Procedures for Hearings (Formerly LAC 37:I.1101.F)

A. Upon receipt of a claim, the chairman will schedule the claim for board hearing within 60 days after all required documentation is received. Each claim shall be assigned a sequential number claim code which shall be utilized for official references.

B. The chairman shall notify the board members, claimant, and appointing authority of the claimant of the claim items up for consideration no later than 10 days prior to hearing.

C. At the hearing date described, the board shall officially receive and act upon all claims received.

D. The board may, at its discretion, entertain additional oral presentations from outside parties regarding the claim.

E. The board shall have the following options with regards to the claim action:

1. approval of the qualifying claim;

2. denial of the claim;

3. deferral pending receipt of additional data; or

4. conditional approval of qualifying claim, pending receipt of any outstanding documentation.

F. The board shall inform the claimant, in writing, of its determination.

G. If approved or upon receipt of outstanding documentation following conditional approval, the board chairman shall certify to the commissioner of administration and request payment in accordance with R.S. 39:1533.

(Promulgated by the Office of the Governor, Division of Administration, Office of Risk Management, LR 16:400 (May 1990), amended LR 31:69 (January 2005), LR 32:1443 (August 2006), amended by the Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Officers and Firemens Survivor Benefit Review Board, LR 431418 (July 2017).)

AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 40:1665, 40:1665.1, 40:1665.2, 40:1665.3, 33:2011, 33:2581, and 39:1533.

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