(a) Designations of parties are as follows: (1) Petitioner--the party requesting a hearing. (2) Respondent--the party named as such by the petitioners. (3) Intervenor--a person who shows an administratively cognizable or justiciable interest in the contested case. (b) Regardless of errors as to designation of parties in the pleadings, parties shall be accorded their true status in a formal contested case hearing at SOAH.
Source Note: The provisions of this §1.61 adopted to be effective February 26, 2004, 29 TexReg 1658