Maine Revised Statutes

§9063. Bias of presiding officer or agency member

1. Hearings; impartial.  Hearings shall be conducted in an impartial manner. Upon the filing in good faith by a party of a timely charge of bias or of personal or financial interest, direct or indirect, of a presiding officer or agency member in the proceeding requesting that that person disqualify himself, that person shall determine the matter as a part of the record.
[ 1977, c. 551, §3 (NEW) .]
2. Counsel.  Notwithstanding section 9055, the person involved may consult with private counsel concerning the charge.
[ 1977, c. 551, §3 (NEW) .]
1977, c. 551, §3 (NEW).