Kan. Admin. Regs. § 91-22-9 - Answer; time to file; form; content; right to amend

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Any person charged in a complaint shall have 20 days after receipt of the complaint in which to file an answer. If no answer is filed within the prescribed period, the person shall be deemed to have admitted the allegations contained in the complaint and to have acquiesced in the proposed action. Any answer to a complaint shall be filed with the commission's secretary by certified mail, return receipt requested, or by personal delivery.
(b) Each person filing an answer shall type, sign, and verify the contents of the answer. The caption of any answer shall repeat the caption of the complaint in response to which it is filed, except that the title shall state "answer" instead of "complaint."
(c) Each person filing an answer shall set forth each responsive allegation or defense in clear and concise language and in separately numbered paragraphs. The person filing the answer shall admit or deny each allegation contained in the complaint. If the person is without knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief as to the truth of an allegation, the person shall state this in the answer, and this shall have the effect of a denial.

Each person filing an answer shall attach to the answer as exhibits or, if unavailable, shall reference in the answer any written instruments or documents under the control of, or known to, the person filing the answer that are relevant to the charges in the complaint or that the person intends to use in defending the charges.

(d) Any person filing an answer may amend the answer once as a matter of course at any time within 30 days after service of the complaint. Each amended answer shall be filed with the commission's secretary by restricted mail, return receipt requested, or by personal delivery.
(e) Upon application to, and order of, the commission's secretary, the time in which to file an answer may be extended once as a matter of course for a period not to exceed 10 additional days.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 91-22-9
Authorized by article 6, section 2 of the Kansas Constitution; implementing article 6, section 2 of the Kansas Constitution and K.S.A. 72-8507; effective Jan. 1, 1972; amended Feb. 15, 1977; amended May 1, 1979; amended May 19, 2000.

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