.12 Withdrawn or Abandoned Requests for Hearings.
A. Withdrawn Requests for Hearings. A request for a hearing may be withdrawn in writing by the petitioner or their counsel at any time.
B. Abandoned Requests for Hearings. The Secretary shall consider a request for a hearing abandoned if neither the petitioner nor the petitioner's counsel appears at the hearing.
C. Denied or Dismissed Requests for Hearings. The Secretary shall deny or dismiss a request for a hearing if:
(1) It is withdrawn by the petitioner or the petitioner's counsel in writing;
(2) The petitioner dies, dissolves, or otherwise terminates the petitioner's activities; or
(3) It is abandoned.