21 NCAC 38 .0504 DECLARATORY RULINGS
(a) General. The issuance of declaratory rulings by the Board is governed by G.S. 150B‑17.
(b) Contents of Request. A request for a declaratory ruling shall be in writing and addressed to the Board. The request shall contain the following information:
(1) The name and address of the person making the request;
(2) The statute or rule to which the request relates;
(3) A concise statement of the manner in which the person has been aggrieved by the statute or rule; and
(4) A statement as to whether a hearing is desired, and if desired, the reason therefor.
(c) Refusal to Issue Ruling. The Board shall ordinarily refuse to issue a declaratory ruling under the following circumstances:
(1) When the Board has already made a controlling decision on substantially similar facts in a contested case;
(2) When the facts underlying the request for a ruling on a rule were specifically considered at the time of the adoption of the rule in question; and
(3) When the subject matter of the request is involved in pending litigation in North Carolina.
History Note: Authority G.S. 150B‑17;
Eff. May 1, 1989;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.