Kan. Admin. Regs. § 19-5-1 - Filing of complaint
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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19-5-1. Filing of complaint. (a) Any complainant shall sign and file with the commission a verified complaint in writing. Assistance in drafting and filing complaints shall be available through the commission and its staff.
(b) If a commissioner files a complaint, that commissioner shall be disqualified from the commission's consideration of the complaint. The commissioner shall have the rights, duties, and liabilities of a party to a proceeding thus initiated.
(c) The executive director shall file a complaint following the completion of an investigation conducted pursuant to K.A.R. 19-3, if in the executive director's judgment there is probable cause to believe that a provision of relevant law has been violated.
(d) The executive director shall file a complaint when any person has failed to file any report at the time and in the manner required by relevant law, unless the executive director finds that for good cause a complaint should not be filed. In either case, the executive director shall report to the commission at its next meeting. (Authorized by K.S.A. 25-4119a, 46-253; implementing K.S.A. 25-4160, 46-255; effective, E-76-52, Oct. 24, 1975; effective, E-77-20, May 1, 1976; amended, E-77-47, Sep. 30, 1976; effective Feb. 15, 1977; amended May 1, 1980; amended May 1, 1982.)