21 NCAC 58A .0615         SETTLEMENTS

The Commission may consider disposing of any contested matter before it by consent order or upon stipulation of the respondent and the Commission's legal counsel. The Commission may approve or reject any proposal to dispose of a contested matter by consent or stipulation, however, any matter to which a respondent and the Commission's legal counsel have stipulated which is rejected by the Commission shall not thereafter bind the parties or the Commission. Except as may be otherwise allowed by the presiding officer, all proposals to dispose of a contested matter must be in written form and signed by the respondent not later than two days prior to the date set for the hearing of the matter, excluding any days during which the Commission's offices are closed.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 93A-3(d); 93A-6(a); 150B-38(h);

Eff. July 1, 2000;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 1, 2018.