|(a) A statement of grounds must set out in detail the reasons for disagreement with the findings or requirements of the notice and/or penalty assessed and shall include the factual and legal basis for the dispute. (b) To the extent practicable, a statement of grounds shall be accompanied by the following documents: (1) documentary evidence, if any, in support of petitioner's claim; (2) a list of all other parties whom petitioner claims are liable under the charges of the notice as described by §17.7 of this title (relating to Initiation of General Land Office Action). (c) A statement of grounds or a letter requesting an extension of time to file a statement of grounds must be filed within 20 days after receipt of the notice of the findings, requirements, and/or penalty. (d) Upon a showing of good cause by petitioner, the hearing examiner may extend the time for
submission of a statement of grounds. (e) The time for submission of a statement of grounds will be automatically extended 15 days if the petitioner, having requested a hearing, requests an informal conference with the hearing examiner prior to the original date set for submission of the statement of grounds. In order to receive the automatic 15-day extension, the petitioner must file a letter with the administrative hearing clerk before the original date the statement of grounds is due which sets out the date and place of the informal conference, as agreed upon by the petitioner and the hearing examiner.