(a)  Location.  Unless otherwise stated in a particular rule‑making notice, rule‑making hearings shall be held in the administrative hearing room of the Commission's Raleigh office.

(b)  Oral Presentations.  Any person desiring to present oral data, views or arguments on the proposed rule is encouraged to file a written notice of that desire with the Chairman.  The notice of the oral presentation should contain a brief summary of the individual's or organization's views with respect to the proposed adoption, amendment or repeal of a rule, and a statement of the length of time the speaker intends to speak.

(c)  The Chairman shall preside at the rule‑making hearing, and shall ensure that each person participating is given a fair opportunity to present oral arguments, comments and data supporting his position.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 18B-100; 18B‑207; 150B‑21.2(e);

Eff. January 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1992; May 1, 1984;

Transferred and Recodified from 04 NCAC 02R .0405 Eff. August 1, 2015;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 22, 2015.