|(a) In response to a written complaint or on the Commission's
own motion, the Commission or the Hearings Director may issue a notice
commanding a person subject to the Commission's jurisdiction to appear
at a public hearing and show cause why the person should not be compelled
to do the act required, or refrain from doing an act, or why the Commission
should not take the proposed action.
(b) The respondent in a show-cause proceeding shall
have the burden of proof which is a preponderance of the evidence.
(c) On the respondent's failure to appear at the hearing
or meet its burden of proof, the respondent may be compelled to do
the act required or to refrain from doing an act, or the Commission
may take the proposed action.