Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 24. Claims for Benefits

Hearing -- Decision Of Appeals Referee

39-51-2403. Hearing -- decision of appeals referee. Upon appeal of a determination or redetermination under 39-51-2402, an appeals referee shall hold a hearing, which may be conducted by telephone or by videoconference. After the hearing, the appeals referee shall promptly make findings and conclusions and affirm, modify, or reverse the department's determination or redetermination. Each interested party must be promptly furnished a copy of the decision and the supporting findings and conclusions. This decision is final unless further review is initiated pursuant to 39-51-2404 within 10 days after the decision was sent to the interested party's address of record. The 10-day period may be extended for good cause.

History: En. Sec. 6 (a) to (e), Ch. 137, L. 1937; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 171, L. 1957; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 262, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 368, L. 1975; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 20, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 87-107(e); amd. Sec. 19, Ch. 234, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 14, Ch. 195, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 15, Ch. 88, L. 2009; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 132, L. 2015.