|(a) Any party of record may, within 15 days after the date
of service of a proposal for decision, file exceptions and briefs to the proposal
for decision, and replies to such exceptions and briefs may be filed within
10 days after the date for filing of such exceptions or briefs.
(b) The points involved in exceptions, briefs, and replies
shall be concisely stated. The evidence in support of each point shall be
abstracted or summarized, and/or briefly stated in the form of proposed findings
of fact. Complete citations to the page number of the record of exhibit referring
to evidence shall be made. The specific purpose for which the evidence is
relied upon shall be stated. The argument and authorities shall be organized
and directed to each point properly proposed as a finding of fact in a concise
and logical manner. Briefs shall contain a table of contents and authorities.
Prior to the issuance of a proposal for decision, briefs may be filed only
when requested or permitted by the judge.