V C Section 3050.4 Mandatory Settlement Conference

Mandatory Settlement Conference

3050.4.  In a protest or petition before the board, the board, its executive director, or an administrative law judge designated by the board or its executive director , may order a mandatory settlement conference. The failure of a party to appear, to be prepared, or to have authority to settle the matter may result in one or more of the following:

(a) The board, its executive director, or an administrative law judge designated by the board or its executive director , may suspend all proceedings before the board in the matter until compliance.

(b) The board, its executive director, or an administrative law judge designated by the board or its executive director , may dismiss the proceedings or any part thereof before the board with or without prejudice.

(c) The board, its executive director, or an administrative law judge designated by the board or its executive director , may require all the board's costs to be paid by the party at fault.

(d) The board, its executive director, or an administrative law judge designated by the board or its executive director , may deem that the party at fault has abandoned the matter.

Amended Sec. 10, Ch. 451, Stats. 2003. Effective January 1, 2004.