21 NCAC 22L .0105          NOTICE OF HEARING

(a)  The Board shall serve the party or parties in a contested case a notice of hearing not less than 30 days before the hearing.  The notice shall include: 

(1)           A statement of the date, hour, place, and nature of the hearing;

(2)           A reference to the particular sections of the statutes and rules involved;

(3)           A short and plain statement of the facts alleged; and

(4)           the name, position, address and telephone number of a person at the office of the Board to contact for further information on the hearing process.

(b)  The Board shall serve the notice of hearing on all parties in accordance with G.S. 1A‑1, Rule 4(j) or G.S.93D-10.

(c)  If the Board determines that the public health, safety or welfare requires such action, it may issue an order summarily suspending a license or registration.  Upon service of the order, the licensee or registrant to whom the order is directed shall immediately cease fitting and selling hearing aids in North Carolina.  The Board shall serve a notice of hearing following service of the order.  The suspension shall remain in effect until the Board issues a final agency decision in accordance with Rule .0115 of this Subchapter.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 93D‑3; 93D‑13; 150B‑3(c); 150B‑38; 150B-42;

Eff. January 1, 1992;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2013; March 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.