<html> <head> <title>Rule 12:53:02:03 Final decision.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 12:53:02:03"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 12:53:02:03 Final decision."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>12:53:02:03.&nbsp;&nbsp;Final decision.</b> The secretary shall issue a final decision in a contested case hearing within 20 days after the hearing. The secretary may take an additional 10 days to issue his final decision upon written notice to all parties.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 9 SDR 81, effective December 26, 1982; 12 SDR 128, 12 SDR 154, effective July 1, 1986.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=39-14-60">39-14-60.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b> SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=39-14-42">39-14-42.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>