|(a) Typewritten or printed. Pleadings shall be typewritten
or printed on paper not to exceed 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches with an
inside margin at least one inch wide and attached exhibits shall be
folded to the same size. Unless printed, the impression shall be on
one side of the paper only and shall be double spaced, except that
footnotes and quotations in excess of a few lines may be single spaced.
Reproductions may be by any process, provided all copies are true
and correct, clear and permanently legible.
(b) Content. Pleadings shall state their object, shall
contain a concise statement of the supporting facts, and shall be
signed by the Party or his Authorized Representative.
(c) Signature and address. The original of every Pleading
shall be signed in ink by the Party filing it or by his Authorized
Representative. Pleadings shall contain the address, phone number,
facsimile number and email address of the Party filing the document
or the name, business address, and telephone and facsimile numbers
of the Authorized Representative.
(d) Form for Pleadings. All Pleadings shall contain
(1) the name of the Party supporting or opposing the
action of the Executive Director, Examiner, the Board or its designee;
(2) a concise statement of the facts relied upon by
(3) a citation of the authority supporting the relief
(4) a prayer stating the type of relief, action, or
Order desired by the pleader;
(5) any other matter required by statute or applicable
(6) a certificate of service or other notation showing
that a copy of the Pleading has been served on all other Parties to
the Proceeding or their Authorized Representatives in accordance with §67.7
of this chapter (relating to filing and service of documents and Pleadings).
(e) Waiver. The Executive Director, Examiner, the Board
or its designee, if applicable, may waive any requirement of this
section if it is determined that application of the requirement to
a Party would create an unnecessary hardship and that not requiring
the Party to comply with the section will not adversely affect the
rights of any other Party.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §67.27 adopted to be effective March 19, 1986, 11 TexReg 1149; amended to be effective January 10, 1999, 24 TexReg 165; amended to be effective September 14, 2006, 31 TexReg 7359; amended to be effective December 24, 2015, 40 TexReg 9302