21 NCAC 08C .0114 PRE‑HEARING CONFERENCE
(a) The Board may itself conduct an informal pre-hearing conference for the purposes set forth in 21 NCAC 8C .0115 or it may designate a committee to conduct such a conference. The committee so designated may be composed entirely of staff members.
(b) Evidence of conduct or evidence of statements made during the pre-hearing conference are not admissable at the hearing in a contested case. However, evidence otherwise discoverable shall not be excluded merely because it is presented during the pre-hearing conference.
History Note: Authority G.S. 93-12; 150B-38;
Eff. May 1, 1989;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 28, 2014.