04 NCAC 24C .0205         TELEPHONE HEARINGS

(a)  Hearings shall be conducted by telephone conference call, unless a request is made for an in-person hearing at the time the appeal is filed or an objection is made pursuant to Rule .0206 of this Section.

(b)  In cases of telephone hearings, the Appeals Section shall provide a Telephone Hearing Questionnaire for each party to use to submit each telephone number to be called by the Appeals Referee for the hearing.

(c)  Each party may complete and submit the Telephone Hearing Questionnaire containing each number to be called for the hearing to the Appeals Referee listed in the hearing notice, or pursuant to 04 NCAC 24A .0104(b).

(d)  After receiving the hearing notice, and prior to the hearing, any party may contact the Appeals Referee to provide the name of each participant and each telephone number to be called for the hearing. In the absence of the submission by a party of any telephone number to be called for the hearing, the Appeals Referee shall call the party at the telephone number listed on the hearing notice.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 96-4; 96-15;

Eff. July 1, 2015;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2017.