14B NCAC 15A .0402 ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION
Based on a study of the petition and other relevant supporting material, the Commission shall deny the petition or initiate rule‑making proceedings within a reasonable time following submission of the petition.
(1) If the Commission determines that the adoption, amendment or repeal of a rule will serve no public interest, it may deny the petition; the Commission shall notify the petitioner in writing of its decision to deny the petition, stating the reasons for the denial.
(2) If the Commission determines that the proposed adoption, amendment or repeal of a rule will serve the public interest, it shall initiate rule‑making proceedings by issuing a rule‑making notice, as provided in this Section.
History Note: Authority G.S. 18B‑207; 150B‑11; 150B‑16;
Eff. January 1, 1982;
Amended Eff. May 1, 1984;
Transferred and Recodified from 04 NCAC 02R .0403 Eff. August 1, 2015;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 22, 2015.