10A NCAC 21A .0302       GOOD CAUSE FOR DELAYED HEARINGS

(a)  A local appeal hearing shall be delayed for good cause as provided in G.S. 108A‑79(e).

(b)  A state appeal hearing may be delayed when there is good cause. The postponement may not exceed 30 calendar days.

(c)  Good cause exists when:

(1)           There is a death in the appellant's family;

(2)           The appellant or someone in his family is ill;

(3)           The appellant is unable to obtain representation;

(4)           The appellant's representative has a conflict with the scheduled date;

(5)           The appellant receives a notice of action proposing a reduction or termination of assistance after the ten work day notice expires;

(6)           The appellant is unable to obtain transportation;

(7)           The hearing officer determines that the hearing should be delayed for other circumstances satisfactory to the hearing officer.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 108A‑54; 108A‑79;

Eff. September 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1990.