Acknowledge receipt; inform respondent. The Commissioner shall,
within five (5) days following receipt of a complaint, acknowledge receipt of
the complaint in writing to the complainant and, for informational purposes
only, send a copy of the complaint to the respondent.
Further information. The
Commissioner may submit to the complainant a request for further factual
information concerning the complaint. Such a request for further information
shall be made within five (5) days following receipt of the complaint by the
Commissioner. Upon receipt of the additional information requested, the
Commissioner shall, for informational purposes only, send a copy of such new
information to the respondent.
Action by commissioner.
Within ten (10) days following
acknowledgement of receipt of a complaint, or if further information is
requested, within ten (10) days following receipt of the additional
information, the Commissioner shall:
Dismiss the complaint if it is found not to be substantial; or
Order an investigation if the complaint
is found to be substantial.
If the Commissioner dismisses the complaint, he shall state in
writing to the parties, with a copy to each Board member, the reasons