27 NCAC 01D .1007         THE PANEL

(a)  Assignment of Matter to Panel - A matter referred by the board for hearing and determination shall be assigned to a panel for hearing.

(b)  Members of the Panel - A hearing panel shall consist of three members of the committee.

(c)  Designation of Members - The members of a hearing panel shall be designated by the chairperson of the committee.

(d)  Designation of Presiding Member - The chairperson of the committee shall designate one of the three members of a panel to serve as the presiding member.

(e)  Duties of Presiding Member - The presiding member shall:

(1)           timely schedule the hearing;

(2)           assure that proper and timely notice of hearing is given to the member and the board;

(3)           preside at the hearing and rule on any question of procedure that may arise;

(4)           preside at the deliberations of the panel;

(5)           sign the written determinations and recommendations of the panel;

(6)           report the panel's determinations and recommendations to the committee.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 84‑23; Order of the NC Supreme Court, dated October 7, 1987, 318 N.C. 711;

Readopted Eff. December 8, 1994.