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Chapter 480-23 PROCEDURAL RULES

Rule 480-23-.01 Investigations and Hearings

(1) Proceedings by the Board in the exercise of its authority to cancel, suspend, sanction, or revoke any license issued by the Board shall be conducted in accordance with O.C.G.A. Tit le 50 Chapter 13, the "Georgia Administrative Procedure Act." In all such proceedings, the Board shall have the authority to compel the attendance of witnesses and production of any book, writing, or document upon the issuance of a subpoena thereafter signed by the Executive Director for the Board or the Director of the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency (GDNA).
(2) The Board shall have the authority to conduct investigative interviews or board hearing, with or without the necessity of utilizing the Office of the State Administrative Hearings, in respect thereto.
(3) The Vice President of the Board will be known as the investigative member of the Board and shall have the following duties:
(a) Serve as the contact member, or liaison member, between the Board and the GDNA;
(b) Receive findings from GDNA case reports and other investigations regarding possible violations of law and report same to the Board;
(c) Conduct investigative interviews on behalf of the Board; and
(d) Make various presentments, recommendations, and findings from investigative interviews and other miscellaneous sources to the Board.