(a) Any person authorized by statute or rule to request a hearing before the Commission shall be a party to any hearing granted. The Department also shall be a party to any hearing granted. The Chair of the Commission shall rule on motions by any other persons seeking leave to intervene in the pending proceeding or seeking leave to file amicus curiae briefs. Persons seeking to intervene shall establish through their motion that they qualify for intervention under G.S. 1A-1, Rule 24.
(b) Upon receipt, the Division shall notify all Division Directors of the Department of a request. Any Division of the Department shall be a party to the hearing upon written request. Such request shall be made to the Chair of the Commission within five days of receipt of notice of the request for hearing.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113-391(a); 113-391.1; 113-393(a);
Eff. March 17, 2015.