30 CFR § 44.20
Designation of administrative law judge.
Within 5 days after receipt of a referral of a request for hearing in a
petition for modification proceeding, the Chief Administrative Law Judge
shall designate an administrative law judge appointed under section 3105 of
Title 5 of the United States Code to preside over the hearing.
[55 FR 53442, Dec. 28, 1990]