(a)  The commissioner may request the recommendation of the advisory council appointed under G.S. 95‑134 of the act regarding adoption, promulgation, modification or revocation of standards.  In such event the commissioner shall submit to the council all pertinent factual information available to him including the results of research, demonstrations, and experiments.

(b)  The advisory council shall submit to the commissioner its recommendations within 90 days from the date of commencement of its assigned tasks or within such longer or shorter period otherwise prescribed by the commissioner.  If the council believes that it cannot submit its recommendations within the applicable period, its chairman may make a written request for an extension of time to the commissioner before the expiration of the period.  The commissioner may grant such a request, provided that the period of extension or extensions together with the original period for the submission of the recommendations is not longer than 270 days from the date the advisory council commenced its assigned tasks.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑134;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016.