Ariz. Admin. Code § 10-3-410

Current through Register Vol. 27, No. 53, December 31, 2021
Section R10-3-410 - Investigations
A. Upon the filing of a complaint, the Attorney General shall initiate an investigation to:
1. Obtain information concerning the events or transactions that relate to the alleged discriminatory act or practice identified in the complaint.
2. Document policies or practices of the respondent involved in the alleged discriminatory act or practice raised in the complaint.
3. Develop factual data necessary for the Attorney General to make a determination whether reasonable cause exists to believe that a discriminatory act or practice has occurred or is about to occur, and to take other actions provided by A.R.S. § 41-1492.09.
B. Issuance of interrogatories. During the course of investigation, any member of the Attorney General's Office may cause to be issued interrogatories upon any party or witness to the proceedings.
1. Interrogatories issued pursuant to this provision shall require that the person addressed answer the interrogatories under oath.
2. Interrogatories issued pursuant to this provision shall be answered and returned to the Attorney General's Office within 14 days of receipt of the interrogatories.
3. Any person served with interrogatories issued pursuant to this provision may request of the Attorney General's Office a reasonable extension of time in which to answer the interrogatories. In computing any time period under this provision, the computation shall be governed by Rule 6A, Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, A.R.S. Volume 16.
C. Taking of Testimony -- Mechanical Recording. A taking of testimony pursuant to R10-3-405(F)(4) may be recorded by other than stenographic means, including, but not limited to, tape recording.

Ariz. Admin. Code § R10-3-410

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