Hearing Division   Hearing Division (602)542-4250  
    hearingsdiv@azcc.gov  
    Docket Control (602)542-3477  
      help-edocket@azcc.gov  

Dwight Nodes
Chief Administrative Law Judge

 
 
     
 

Mission: To preside over administrative hearings and procedural conferences concerning complex utilit y and securities matters, and to write and submit Recommended Opinion and Orders for the Commissioners' consideration at Open Meetings.  

The Hearing Division exercises the Commission's authority to hold public hearings and arbitrations on matters involving the regulation of public service corporations, the sale of securities, and the registration of non-municipal corporations. Under the direction of the Administrative Law Judges, proceedings are conducted through formal hearings that include taking sworn testimony, cross-examination of witnesses, admission of documentary and other physical evidence, and submission of oral arguments or post-hearing briefs. The Administrative Law Judges process Rate and Certificate of Convenience and Necessity applications under a procedural schedule taht complies with the Commission's "timeclock" rules to ensure that Recommended Opinion and Orders are issued in all timely manner.

The Hearing Division also included Docket Control, Which is responsible for hte Coimmission's filings and record-keeping.

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