15A NCAC 18C .1909      PAYMENTS:  HEARING

(a)  Within 30 days after receipt of notification of a penalty assessment, the respondent must tender payment, or submit in writing a request for an administrative hearing.  All appeals shall be made in accordance with G.S. 150B.

(b)  Payment may be tendered in conjunction with a hearing request and in such case, the payment will be accepted as conditional upon final action.

(c)  This Rule shall not preclude informal conferences concerning the penalty assessed.

(d)  Whenever an administrative hearing is scheduled, to avoid undue costs and delay, the respondent will be required to state all the issues in dispute and the Department will be required to hold only one administrative hearing.

(e)  The Department will acknowledge the receipt of all payments.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑22(f);

Eff. September 1, 1979;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1987;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. November 23, 2015.