19-3-3 Preliminary inquiry. Whenever
any matter is brought to the attention of a mem-
ber of the commission or the executive director
which appears to raise an issue of a violation of
the relevant law, the executive director is author-
ized to conduct a preliminary inquiry on the issue
of whether there are facts sufficient to support the
appearance of a violation. At the conclusion of a
preliminary inquiry, the executive director shall
report to the commission. The commission shall
thereafter determine whether further investiga-
tion is required. (Authorized by K.S.A. 25-4119a,
46-253; implementing K.S.A. 25-4158, 46-260; ef-
fective, E-76-52, Oct. 24, 1975; effective, E-77-
20, May 1, 1976; effective Feb. 15, 1977;
amended May 1, 1980; amended May 1, 1982.)