Ariz. Admin. Code § 10-3-408

Current through Register Vol. 27, No. 53, December 31, 2021
Section R10-3-408 - Notification of Respondent
A. Within 20 days of the filing of a complaint or the filing of an amended complaint, the Attorney General shall serve a notice on each respondent. A person who is not named as a respondent in a complaint, but who is identified in the course of the investigation as a person who is alleged to be engaged, to have engaged, or about to engage in the discriminatory act or practice upon which the complaint is based may be joined as an additional or substitute respondent by service of a notice on the person.
B. The notice shall:
1. Identify the alleged discriminatory act or practice upon which the complaint is based, and include a copy of the complaint;
2. State the date that the complaint was accepted for filing;
3. Advise the respondent of the time limits to file a response and of the procedural rights and obligations of the respondent;
4. Advise the respondent of the complaining person's right to commence a civil action under the Act in an Arizona Superior Court at any time within 2 years after the occurrence or termination of the alleged discriminatory act or practice.
5. If the person is not named in the complaint, but is being joined as an additional or substitute respondent, explain the basis for the Attorney General's belief that the joined person is properly joined as a respondent.
6. Advise the respondent that retaliation against any person because the person made a complaint or testified, assisted, or participated in an investigation or conciliation under this Section, is a discriminatory act or practice that is prohibited under A.R.S. § 41-1492.10.

Ariz. Admin. Code § R10-3-408

Adopted effective September 3, 1996 (Supp. 96-3).