|(a) If a rail transit agency disagrees with a decision
by the department regarding the corrective action plan under §7.91
of this subchapter (relating to Corrective Action Plan) or a violation
finding under §7.92 of this subchapter (relating to Administrative
Actions by the Department), the rail transit agency may file a request
for an administrative review with the executive director.
(b) The request for administrative review must:
(1) be in writing; and
(2) specify the reasons that the department's action
is in error and provide evidence that supports the rail transit agency's
(c) The executive director or the executive director's
designee, who is not below the level of division director, will make
a final determination on the appeal within 60 days after the date
the executive director receives the request for the appeal and will
notify the rail transit agency of the determination. If the final
determination upholds the department's decision under §7.91 of
this subchapter or finding under §7.92 of this subchapter, the
executive director or the executive director's designee will send
the final determination to the rail transit agency stating the reason
for the decision and setting a deadline for compliance with the department's
violation notice or the corrective action plan.
(d) The determination of executive director or the
executive director's designee under subsection (c) of this section
is final. The rail transit agency is not entitled to a contested case
hearing and has no right to appeal the decision of the executive director
or the executive director's designee.
(e) Failure of a rail transit agency to comply with
a deadline provided by the executive director or the executive director's
designee under subsection (c) of this section may result in the rescission
of the department's approval of the rail transit agency's system safety
program plan and the department may petition a court of competent
jurisdiction to halt the operation of the rail transit agency's rail
fixed guideway system program.