64-28. Reporting of complaints.

(a) Filing of Complaint. - Any person with a good faith belief that a violation of G.S. 64-26 or G.S. 143-133.3 has occurred may file a complaint with the Commissioner setting forth the basis for that belief. The complaint may be on a form prescribed by the Commissioner pursuant to G.S. 64-27 or may be made in any other form that gives the Commissioner information that is sufficient to proceed with an investigation pursuant to G.S. 64-29. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the filing of anonymous complaints that are not submitted on a prescribed complaint form.

(b) False Statements a Misdemeanor. - A person who knowingly files a false or frivolous complaint under this section is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. (2011-263, s. 3; 2015-294, s. 4.)