(a)  OAH shall refuse to publish any document submitted for publication that does not meet its requirements.

(b)  OAH shall return the document to the agency with an indication of the changes needed.

(c)  The agency may resubmit the document for publication, but the date that OAH receives such resubmission shall govern the publication date.

(d)  If the returned rule is for inclusion in the Code, the agency shall resubmit the rule to OAH within 48 hours.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 150B-21.19;

Temporary Adoption Eff. November 1, 1995;

Eff. April 1, 1996;

Temporary Amendment Eff. July 1, 2003;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2004;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.