26 NCAC 05 .0105             REQUIRED NOTICE PRIOR TO ORAL RRC PRESENTATION

(a)  The Chair may allow an agency or any person to make oral statements in support of or in opposition to a rule or report as set forth in Rule .0206 of this Chapter.

(b)  Any person or agency desiring to make an oral statement concerning a permanent rule shall notify the RRC staff in writing by 5:00 p.m. of the second business day before the RRC meeting.  The notice shall identify the rule upon which the oral statement will be made and shall also include the name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address of the individual who will be making the oral statement.  If the person did not submit a written comment, the person shall state whether the oral statement will support or oppose the rule or report.

(c)  Any person or agency desiring to make an oral statement concerning a temporary rule shall notify the RRC staff prior to the start of the RRC meeting or RRC designee meeting at which a temporary rule will be reviewed.  The notice shall identify the rule upon which the oral statement will be made and shall also include the name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address of the individual who will be making the oral statement.  If the person did not submit a written comment, the person shall state whether the oral statement will support or oppose the rule.

(d)  At the same time the person notifies the RRC staff, the person shall also notify the rule making coordinator for the agency proposing the rule if the person wishes to speak in opposition to the rule or report.  If a person fails to notify the agency in accordance with this rule, the Chair may deny a request to make an oral statement to the RRC.

(e)  If the Commission asks an individual to address a rule or report, the prior notice required by this Rule does not apply.

 

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

Eff. August 1, 2008;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2014.