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Compliance Rules

[Effective date of amendments: March 15, 1994; March 12, 1999; and December 10, 2007.]

The Respondent shall be afforded a hearing on the charges and possible sanctions. The hearing shall be before a designated Hearing Panel of the Hearing Committee ("Hearing Panel"). A Hearing Panel shall consist of no fewer than three members of the Hearing Committee. The Chairman and the remaining members of the Hearing Panel shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Hearing Committee or his designee. If a Hearing Panel member's term on the Hearing Committee expires while the member is serving on a Hearing Panel, the member may continue to serve on that Hearing Panel until the matter is concluded. The hearing shall be held at such location as the Chairman of the Hearing Panel shall determine.

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