Kan. Admin. Regs. § 5-3-4a - Hearing before issuance of an order
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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5-3-4a. Hearing before issuance of an order. (a) A hearing may be held pursuant to K.A.R. 5-14-3a by the chief engineer, or a person designated by the chief engineer, before the chief engineer issues an order if one of the following conditions is met:
(1) The chief engineer finds it to be in the public interest to hold a hearing.
(2) A hearing has been requested by a person who shows to the satisfaction of the chief engineer that approval of the application could cause impairment of senior water rights or permits.
(3) The chief engineer desires public input on the matter.
(b) The hearing shall be electronically recorded by the chief engineer.
(c) If all of the parties agree, an informal conference instead of a hearing may be held by the chief engineer pursuant to K.A.R. 5-14-3a. (Authorized by K.S.A. 82a-706a; implementing K.S.A. 82a-706a, K.S.A. 2008 Supp. 82a-708b, 82a-711, and 82a-737; effective May 1, 1980; amended May 31, 1994; amended March 20, 2009.)