§ 36-4-40.2. Hearings Appeals.
(a) Immediately upon receipt of a written appeal request, the administrator of adjudication shall send a notice to all parties involved, pursuant to § 42-35-9. Hearings shall be held in an informal manner. However, the rules of evidence shall be followed whenever possible and a record of all hearings shall be made, either stenographically or by mechanical recording means.
(b) The administrator of adjudication shall, within twenty (20) calendar days of the hearing, render a decision in writing stating all pertinent facts and issues presented at the hearing, which decision shall contain findings of fact and conclusions of law, separately stated.
(c) Parties shall be notified either personally or by mail of the decision. Upon request, a copy of the decision shall be delivered or mailed forthwith to each party and to his or her attorney of record.
(d) A copy of a decision and transcript of a hearing shall be forwarded to the personnel appeal board when an appeal is taken. The cost of a transcript so supplied shall be borne by the appellant.
(P.L. 1980, ch. 188, § 3.)