Administrative Rule Adopted by Auditor's Office Pursuant to Rule-Making Authority
No appeal received after the specified deadline given to the complainant or member in the notification from IPR or IA regarding disposition of a complaint will be permitted, except that:
If an appeal request has been received within 60 calendar days after the complainant has been notified regarding the disposition of a complaint, the IPR Director may refer the appeal to the Citizen Review Committee (CRC) for an appeal hearing and recommendation if, after conferring with the CRC Chair (or designee) and Vice-Chair (or designee):
1. The IPR Director concludes that the appeal has merit, or
2. The IPR Director concludes that the complainant has a reasonable explanation for failing to file the appeal in a timely manner.