Cross Reference between New Subparts C & G and Old Subpart G

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The following table highlights the differences between the provisions of the old and new rules of practice in 10 CFR Part 2. This table provides links to both old and new provisions to simplify comparisons.

(NA = no comparable provision in former Subpart G. None = no substantive or editorial change; references to Part 2 sections are corrected.)

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Cross-References to New Subpart C
New Section Old Section Description/Modification
2.301 2.700a Paragraph (b) on applicability is removed.
2.302 2.701 Addresses facsimile transmissions and electronic mail.
2.303 2.702 Clarified; no substantive change.
2.304 2.708, 2.709 Addresses electronic mail; modifies document format requirements.
2.305 2.712 Addresses facsimile and electronic mail. Adds provision requiring service by most expeditious means, and provision on service on NRC staff when not a party. Deletes provisions on proof of service and free copying.
2.306 2.710 Addresses computation of time for electronic mail and facsimile transmissions.
2.307 2.711 Clarified.
2.308 N/A New section on Secretary's duty to forward petitions/requests for hearing to Commission or Chief Judge.
2.309 2.714 Changes requirement for petitions/request for hearing; requires filing of contentions with petition/request. Adds provision with standards for discretionary intervention, and adds provision on time limit for issuance of presiding officer's decision on petitions/requests for hearing.
2.310 N/A New section setting forth criteria for different hearing tracks.
2.311 2.714a Clarified; adds provision on appeals with respect to selection of hearing procedure.
2.312 2.703 Clarified; adds provision on statement of hearing procedures or subpart for order or notice of hearing.
2.313 2.704 Clarified and reorganized.
2.314 2.713 Simplified and expanded.
2.315 2.715 Clarified; adds requirement for designation of single representative for interested States, local governmental bodies, and affected Federally-recognized Indian Tribes not admitted as parties.
2.316 2.715a Clarified and simplified; expanded to cover all proceedings.
2.317 2.716, 2.761a Simplifies provision for establishment of separate hearings; no change to provision on consolidation of proceedings.
2.318 2.717 Conforming changes made to refer to administrative law judge.
2.319 2.718, 2.1233(e) Clarified; consolidates several provisions relating to authority of presiding officer.
2.320 2.707 None.
2.321 2.721 Conforming changes made to refer to Chief Administrative Judge.
2.322 2.722 None.
2.323 2.730 Clarified and expanded to address motions for referral, reconsideration and certification, and accuracy in filing.
2.324 2.731 None.
2.325 2.732 None.
2.326 2.734 None.
2.327 2.750 Replaces subsection on provision of free transcripts, and adds new provisions on video recordings.
2.328 2.751 None.
2.329 2.752, 2.751a Consolidates and adds provisions on purpose and objectives of prehearing conferences.
2.330 2.753 None.
2.331 2.755 None.
2.332 N/A New section on case scheduling and management.
2.333 2.757 Clarifies authority of presiding officer and adds provisions on cross-examination plans as conforming changes.
2.334 N/A New section setting forth schedules for proceedings.
2.335 2.758 Clarifies that paragraph (a) applies to all adjudicatory proceedings.
2.336 N/A New requirement for disclosure of materials.
2.337 2.743(c)—(f), (h), (i) Consolidates provisions on evidence at hearing; no substantive changes.
2.338 N/A New section on alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
2.339 2.761 None.
2.340 2.760a, 2.764 Consolidates provisions on effectiveness of initial decisions.
2.341 2.786 Clarified; codifies Commission practice of discretionary review of requests for interlocutory appeals; modifies provision on exhaustion of administrative remedies.
2.342 2.788 Modified to include service affected by electronic means.
2.343 2.763 None.
2.344 2.770 None.
2.345 2.771 NRC staff not provided additional time to respond to petitions for reconsideration.
2.346 2.772 Clarified; removes provision on Secretary's authority to extend time for Commission review of a Director's denial under 10 CFR 2.206(c) (now addressed in §2.206(c)).
2.347 2.780 None.
2.348 2.781 Clarified; no substantive change.
2.390 2.790 None.
Cross-References to New Subpart G
New Section Old Section Description/Modification
2.700 2.700 Updated to reflect new scope of Subpart G.
2.701 2.700a Applicability provision in former §2.700a(b) is removed.
2.702 2.720(a) (h)(1) Provisions in former §2.720(h)(2) addressing subpoenas of NRC staff transferred to §2.709.
2.703 2.733 No substantive change; new subdividing paragraphs added.
2.704 N/A New mandatory discovery provision analogous to §2.336.
2.705 N/A New mandatory discovery provision analogous to §2.336.
2.706 2.740a, 2.740b Consolidates (without substantive change) provisions formerly contained in §§2.740a and 2.740b.
2.707 2.741 None.
2.708 2.742 None.
2.709 2.720(h)(2), 2.744 Consolidates provisions formerly contained in §§2.720(h)(2) and 2.744.
2.710 2.749 New requirements on timing of summary disposition motions, responses, and presiding officer consideration of the motions.
2.711 2.743 None.
2.712 2.754 None.
2.713 2.760 None.