26 NCAC 05 .0203             DEADLINES

(a)  The Commission shall submit by email to the rulemaking coordinator of an agency subject to the review a report containing its existing rules. Agencies shall have 10 business days after the report is sent to review it for accuracy and completeness. An agency shall notify the Commission staff by email at oah.rules@oah.nc.gov of any errors or missing rules within the 10 business days following the date the RRC sent the report.

(b)  An agency shall complete the report as set out in Rule .0206(b) of this Section. The agency shall then submit its initial report to the Office of Administrative Hearings at the above email address and OAH shall post the report on its website within five business days of receipt.

(c)  All reports shall be filed on or before the 20th day of the month for Commission review of the report at its meeting the following month, using the schedule set forth in Rule .0211 of this Section. Commission counsel shall notify an agency if he or she intends to recommend reviewing this report at a later meeting. The Commission may delay reviewing a report until a later meeting if the workload of the Commission and its staff makes the review impracticable. If the Commission delays reviewing a report, it shall notify the agency. In rescheduling any review, the Commission shall consider the date on which the report was filed with the Commission.

(d)  All deadlines that require filing or notification as set forth in this Rule shall be by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the business day of the deadline or the next business day following the deadline if the deadline falls on a non-business day.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 150B-21.3A;

Eff. April 1, 2014;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2023.