section .1200 declaratory rulings; default proceedings; disqualifications; and debarment


09 NCAC 06B .1201 declaratory rulings

(a) Any request for a determination regarding the application of a relevant rule, statute or standard established by the State CIO to a specific factual situation must be directed to the State CIO. The request for a ruling will follow the Rules of this Section and applicable statutes. A declaratory ruling proceeding may include written submissions, an oral hearing, or other procedure as may be appropriate in the circumstances of the particular request.

(b) Declaratory rulings pursuant to G.S. 150B-4 shall be issued by the State CIO only on the validity of a relevant rule or standard or on the applicability of a rule or order of the State CIO to stipulated facts. A declaratory ruling shall not be issued on a matter requiring an evidentiary proceeding.

(c) As used in this Section, "standard" shall refer to and include such standards, policies and procedures adopted by the State CIO pursuant to authority found in Article 3D of Chapter 147 of the N.C. General Statutes.

(d) The petitioner must possess such an interest in the question to be ruled on that the petitioner's need to have such a ruling in order to comply with statutory requirements, ITS rules, or standards shall be apparent from the petition and shall be explained therein.


History Note: Authority G.S. 147, Article 3D; 150B, Article 4;

Eff. September 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 25, 2015.