<html> <head> <title>Rule 20:04:01:19 Complaints authorized -- Procedure following filing.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 20:04:01:19"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 20:04:01:19 Complaints authorized -- Procedure following filing."> <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>20:04:01:19.&nbsp;&nbsp;Complaints authorized -- Procedure following filing.</b> A person claiming that a licensee has engaged or is engaging in conduct constituting grounds for disciplinary action which is not subject to the jurisdiction of a board of stewards may file with the executive secretary a written complaint stating the name and address of the licensee complained against. The complaint must fully detail the conduct upon which the complaint is made. If the executive secretary determines the complaint has merit, the executive secretary must immediately serve a copy of the complaint by mail on the licensee complained against and on any other affected parties. The licensee complained against has five days to answer after service of the complaint. If the licensee answers the complaint, the licensee must serve the answer on the commission.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A commission member, the executive secretary, or an agent of the commission may file a complaint. The executive secretary may reject a complaint if it does not meet the requirements of this section.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 18 SDR 9, effective July 23, 1991; 22 SDR 189, effective July 11, 1996.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=42-7-56">42-7-56.</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=1-26-27">1-26-27</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=42-7-56">42-7-56.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>