21 Ncac 17 .0120             Petitions for adoption, Amendment, or repeal of rules

(a)  Rule-making petitions made pursuant to G.S. 150B-20 shall be sent to the Board.  No special form is required, but the petitioner shall state his or her name and address.  The petition shall include:

(1)           the text of the proposed rule(s) for adoption or amendment;

(2)           a statement of the reasons for the proposal;

(3)           a statement of the effect of the proposal on existing rules or decisions;

(4)           any data supporting the proposed rule change;

(5)           if known, practices likely to be affected by the proposed rule change; and

(6)           if known, persons likely to be affected by the proposed rule change.

(b)  The Board shall make a decision to grant or deny the petition based upon a study of  the facts stated in the petition, whether the public interest will be better served by granting or denying the petition, and any other relevant information, as determined by the Board.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-356(2); 150B-20;

Eff. June 1, 2015;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 4, 2016.