26 NCAC 05 .0104             SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN COMMENTS CONCERNING TEMPORARY RULES TO THE RRC

(a)  Written comments submitted by any person concerning a temporary rule shall be received by the RRC staff by 5:00 p.m. the business day prior to the RRC meeting at which the temporary rule is to be reviewed.  If comments are submitted electronically, the comments shall be sent to rrc.comments@oah.nc.gov.

(b)  Written comments shall state how a rule either complies with or fails to comply with the statutory grounds for the RRC's review set out in G.S. 150B-21.1 and G.S. 150B-21.9.

(c)  Persons submitting comments shall also submit a copy of the comments at the same time and in the same manner to the agency's rulemaking coordinator.  Rulemaking coordinator contact information is located at www.ncoah.com/rules.

(d)  A person or agency may submit rebuttal comments concerning temporary rules.  An agency may submit rebuttal comments at the RRC meeting.

(e)  Any person submitting written comments or rebuttal comments at an RRC meeting shall submit sufficient copies for each of the Commissioners, commission counsel, agency rulemaking coordinator, and the permanent record, a total of 16 copies.

(f)  The Chair may waive the requirements of this Rule based on the factors in Rule .0112 of this Chapter.

(g)  Written comments not submitted in accordance with this Rule are subject to being excluded from the record by the Commission.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-30.1;

Eff. August 1, 2008;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2016.