39 CFR 962.3 - Petition for hearing.
Within 30 days of receiving the Postal Service's Complaint, issued pursuant to § 273.8 of this title, alleging liability under 31 U.S.C. 3802, the Respondent may request a hearing under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act by filing a written Hearing Petition with the Recorder in accordance with § 962.22(b). The Respondent's Petition must include the following:
(a) The words “Petition for Hearing Under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act,” or other words reasonably identifying it as such;
(b) The name of the Respondent as well as his or her work and home addresses, and work and home telephone numbers; or other address and telephone number where the Respondent may be contacted about the hearing proceedings;
(c) A statement of the date the Respondent received the Complaint issued by the Reviewing Official;
(d) A statement indicating whether the Respondent requests an oral hearing or a decision on the record;
(e) If the Respondent requests an oral hearing, a statement proposing a city for the hearing site, with justification for holding the hearing in that city, as well as recommended dates for the hearing; and
(f) A statement admitting or denying each of the allegations of liability made in the Complaint, and stating any defense on which the Respondent intends to rely.