Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 4: State Government

Chapter 5: Uniform Administrative Procedures Act

Part 3: Contested Cases

TCA 4-5-307: Notice of hearing.

(a)  In a contested case, all parties shall be afforded an opportunity for hearing after reasonable notice.

(b)  In all proceedings the notice shall include:

     (1)  A statement of the time, place, nature of the hearing, and the right to be represented by counsel;

     (2)  A statement of the legal authority and jurisdiction under which the hearing is to be held, including a reference to the particular sections of the statutes and rules involved; and

     (3)  A short and plain statement of the matters asserted. If the agency or other party is unable to state the matters in detail at the time the notice is served, the initial notice may be limited to a statement of the issues involved. Thereafter, upon timely, written application a more definite and detailed statement shall be furnished ten (10) days prior to the time set for the hearing.

History: [Acts 1974, ch. 725, § 8; 1975, ch. 370, §§ 3, 12; 1978, ch. 938, §§ 4, 5; T.C.A., §§ 4-514, 4-5-108(a), (b); Acts 1982, ch. 874, §§ 45, 54.]