(a)  Any person desiring to present oral data, views, or arguments on the proposed rule must, at least five days before the hearing, file a notice with:

Secretary, Department of Commerce

P.O. Box 25249

Raleigh, North Carolina 27611.

Notice of this presentation may be waived or a failure to give the notice may be excused by the secretary for good reason.  Any person permitted to make an oral presentation is encouraged to submit a written copy of the presentation prior to or at the meeting.

(b)  A request to make an oral presentation must contain a brief summary of the individual's views with respect thereto, and a statement of the length of time the individual intends to speak.  Presentations may not exceed 10 minutes unless, upon request, either before or at the hearing, the secretary grants an extension of time, for good reason.

(c)  Upon receipt of the request to make an oral presentation the secretary will acknowledge receipt of the request, and inform the person requesting of the imposition of any limitations deemed necessary to the end of a full and effective public hearing on the proposed rule.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 150B‑12;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.