(a) The Commissioner shall file a complaint
with the Commission no later than twenty (20) days after his receipt of the
notice of contest.
complaint shall set forth all alleged violations and proposed penalties which
are contested, stating with particularity:
The basis for jurisdiction;
time, location, place, and circumstances of each such alleged violation;
3. The considerations upon
which the period for abatement and proposed penalty on each such alleged
violation is based.
Where the Commissioner seeks in his complaint to amend his citation or proposed
penalty, he shall set forth the reasons for amendment and shall state with
particularity the change sought.
(a) Within thirty (30) days after service of
the complaint, the party against whom the complaint was issued shall file an
answer with the Commission.
answer shall contain a short and plain statement denying those allegations in
the complaint which the party intends to contest. Any allegation not denied
shall be deemed admitted.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original rule filed April
5, 1974; effective May 5, 1974. Amendment filed January 14, 1978; effective
February 13, 1978.
Authority: T.C.A. §50-544.