(a)  Any interested person, either prior to adoption of a rule or within 30 days thereafter, who desires a concise statement of the principal reasons for and against the adoption of a rule by the Commission or Division Director and the factors that led to overruling the considerations urged against its adoption may submit a request to: A.P.A. Coordinator, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, 3001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-3001.

(b)  For purposes of this Rule, an "interested person" shall be any person, group, or organization whose rights, duties, or privileges might be affected by the adoption of the rule.

(c)  The request shall be made in writing, shall identify the rule or proposed rule involved, and shall contain a statement of the reasons of interest.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10(j)(2); 143B‑147; 150B‑11; 150B‑12;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1987; April 1, 1984;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 20, 2015.