21 NCAC 62 .0201             petition for rulemaking

(a)  Any person wishing to submit a petition requesting the adoption, amendment or repeal of a rule by the Board shall submit the petition in writing to: Chair, State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners, c/o Division of Environmental Health, 1630 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina  27699-1630.

(b)  The petition shall be filed in accordance with G.S. 150B-20 and shall also contain the following:

(1)           reason for proposal;

(2)           any data supporting the proposal;

(3)           effect of the proposed rule on existing practices in the area involved, including cost factors;

(4)           names and addresses of those individual and groups most likely to be affected by the proposed rule change; and

(5)           name and address of each petitioner.

(c)  The Board shall determine, based on the information contained in the petition, or any other information obtained regarding the petition whether the public interest will be served by granting the petition.  All contents of the submitted petition, and any additional information deemed relevant, shall be considered.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90A‑57; 150B-20;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 22, 1978;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2010; November 1, 1994; April 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 13, 2015.