10A NCAC 01A .0104       HEARINGS

(a)  Any person desiring to make an oral presentation at a public hearing is encouraged to submit a written copy of the presentation to the hearing office prior to or at the public hearing.

(b)  Presentations may not exceed 10 minutes unless, upon request made either before or at the hearing, the hearing officer grants an extension of time for good cause.

(c)  Any person may file a written submission containing data, comments, or arguments after publication of a rule making notice up to and including the day of the hearing.  A submission must clearly state the rule or proposed rule to which the comments are addressed and must also include the name and address of the person submitting it.  Written submissions must be sent to:

Staff Attorney for Administrative Procedures

Department of Human Resources

325 North Salisbury Street

Raleigh, North Carolina  27611

(d)  The hearing officer shall have complete control over the rulemaking hearing, including:

(1)           the responsibility of having a record made of the hearing;

(2)           extension of any time allotments,

(3)           recognition of speakers,

(4)           prevention of repetitious presentations, and

(5)           general management of the hearing.

The hearing officer shall assure that each person attending the hearing is given a fair opportunity to present views, data, and comments.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 150B‑11; 150B‑12;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1986; April 1, 1985; July 1, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 23, 2017.