petition for modification of abatement period shall be addressed to the
Commissioner of Labor pursuant to such rules and regulations as may be duly
promulgated by the said Commissioner.
(2) In the event that objections are made to
any such petition by the Commissioner of Labor, or by an affected employee, or
authorized employee representative, the petition, citation and any objections
shall be forwarded to the Review Commission within the time limits set forth in
a rule or regulation pertaining to modification of abatement dates duly
promulgated by the Commissioner of Labor. In the absence of such a rule or
regulation the aforementioned items shall be forwarded to the Commission within
three (3) working days after such objections are made, or received, by the said
(3) The Commission
shall docket and process such petition in the same manner as any other
contested case, except that all hearings on such petitions shall be handled in
an expeditious fashion.
(5) Within ten (10)
working days after the receipt of the notice of the docketing by the Commission
of any petition for modification of abatement date, each objecting party shall
file a response setting forth the reasons for posing the granting of a
modification date different from that requested in the petition.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original rule filed April
5, 1974; effective May 5, 1974. Repealed and re-filed January 14, 1978;
effective February 13, 1978. Amendment by Public Chapter 969; effective July 1,
Authority: T.C.A. §50-554.