(a) The Chair of the Commission shall make a determination on the completeness of the request for hearing based on the requirements of this Section. The Chair shall return incomplete requests to the requesting party.
(b) Before deciding the merits of the request, the Commission shall determine if additional information or presentation(s) are needed and if so:
(1) request additional written submissions from the requesting party;
(2) request a written response from the Division staff or any other person; and
(3) hear oral arguments from the requesting party, intervenors, and Division staff or their legal counsel.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113-391(b);
Eff. March 17, 2015.