10A NCAC 21A .0302 GOOD CAUSE FOR DELAYED HEARINGS
(a) A local appeal hearing shall be delayed for good cause as provided in G.S. 108A‑79(e).
(b) A state appeal hearing may be delayed when there is good cause. The postponement may not exceed 30 calendar days.
(c) Good cause exists when:
(1) There is a death in the appellant's family;
(2) The appellant or someone in his family is ill;
(3) The appellant is unable to obtain representation;
(4) The appellant's representative has a conflict with the scheduled date;
(5) The appellant receives a notice of action proposing a reduction or termination of assistance after the ten work day notice expires;
(6) The appellant is unable to obtain transportation;
(7) The hearing officer determines that the hearing should be delayed for other circumstances satisfactory to the hearing officer.
History Note: Authority G.S. 108A‑54; 108A‑79;
Eff. September 1, 1984;
Amended Eff. August 1, 1990.