04 NCAC 24A .0503 INVOICE AND FEES
(a) A party who requests a copy of the file documents or a digital recording in a pending appeal or contested case under this Section shall be provided with the file documents and digital recording free of charge.
(b) A request for a written transcript of the hearing shall include payment assurance by stating that the requesting party will pay the fee for the transcript in accordance with 04 NCAC 24A .0104(z) or (aa). Payment is due upon receipt, but no more than 15 days after the date that the transcript was mailed or transmitted to the party.
(c) A party who requests a written transcript of a hearing but does not provide payment assurance in accordance with 04 NCAC 24A .0104(z) or (aa) shall receive a digital recording of the hearing free of charge.
(d) A party who requests a written transcript of a hearing with payment assurance as set forth in 04 NCAC 24A .0104(z) or (aa) shall receive a written transcript. An invoice for the fees charged by DES shall accompany the transcript and shall not exceed the lesser of sixty-five cents per page or sixty-five dollars ($65.00) per transcript pursuant to G.S. 96-15(f).
(e) Payment for transcripts under this Section shall include the invoice number and be made in accordance with 04 NCAC 24A .0104(z) or (aa).
History Note: Authority G.S. 96-4; 96-15; 20 CFR 603.8;
Eff. August 1, 2020.