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Title 45 Part 1149 → Subpart E → §1149.18

Title 45 → Subtitle B → Chapter XI → Subchapter B → Part 1149 → Subpart E → §1149.18

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Title 45 Part 1149 → Subpart E → §1149.18

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Title 45Subtitle BChapter XISubchapter BPart 1149Subpart E → §1149.18


Title 45: Public Welfare
PART 1149—PROGRAM FRAUD CIVIL REMEDIES ACT REGULATIONS
Subpart E—Procedures Following Service of a Complaint


§1149.18   May I file a general answer?

(a) If you are unable to file a timely answer which meets the requirements set forth in §1149.17(b), you may file with the reviewing official a general answer denying liability, requesting a hearing, and requesting an extension of time in which to file a complete answer. A general answer must be filed within 30 days of service of the complaint.

(b) If you file a general answer requesting an extension of time, the reviewing official must promptly file with the ALJ the complaint, the general answer, and the request for an extension of time.

(c) For good cause shown, the ALJ may grant you up to 30 additional days within which to file an answer meeting the requirements of paragraph (b) of this section. You must file the answer with the ALJ and serve a copy on the reviewing official.