<html> <head> <title>Rule 20:04:01:26 Answer.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 20:04:01:26"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 20:04:01:26 Answer."> <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>20:04:01:26.&nbsp;&nbsp;Answer.</b> The licensee may file an answer admitting, denying, qualifying, or explaining the allegations contained in the formal commission complaint. The answer must be filed before the date of the hearing or within 20 days after the receipt of the formal commission complaint, whichever is sooner. The person serving an answer under this section must serve an original and seven copies. The executive secretary may reject the answer for failure to serve the required number of copies.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 18 SDR 9, effective July 23, 1991.</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=1-26-29">1-26-29</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=42-7-56">42-7-56.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>