SUBCHAPTER 1B ‑ RULE‑MAKING AND ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING PROCEDURES

 

SECTION .0100 ‑ PETITIONS FOR RULES

 

13 ncac 01b .0101          PETITION FOR RULE‑MAKING HEARINGS

Any person wishing to submit a petition requesting the adoption, amendment or repeal of a rule by the Commissioner of Labor shall submit the petition in writing to:  Rule-making Coordinator, N.C. Department of Labor, 4 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601-1092.  The exterior of the envelope or container of the petition shall clearly bear the notation:  RULE‑MAKING PETITION.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4(2);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2001; July 1, 1988; December 1, 1985.

 

13 ncac 01b .0102          CONTENTS OF PETITION

The petition shall include the following:

(1)           an indication of the subject area to which the petition is directed and, if known, the number of the North Carolina Administrative Code provision for which an amendment is proposed or the section of the North Carolina Administrative Code to which the new proposed rule is proposed to be added;

(2)           a printed copy of the text of the proposed amendment or rule and a computer disk containing the proposed text in WordPerfect7 or MSWORD7 or other word-processing program convertible to WordPerfect or MSWORD.  The requirement for a computer disk shall be waived upon a showing of lack of access to such a word-processing program;

(3)           reasons for the proposal;

(4)           the effect of the proposed amendment or rule including:

(a)           the effect on existing rules;

(b)           the effect on local government, if any, as described in G.S. 150B-21(c) and 150B-21.4(b);

(c)           whether the proposed amendment or rule would have a substantial economic impact as defined in G.S. 150B-21.4(b1) and an estimation of such impact and how the estimate was derived; and

(d)           the primary types of employees, businesses or other entities on which there would be an effect;

(5)           any supporting data or other materials such as examples and research; and

(6)           names, telephone and facsimile numbers and address(es) including e-mail address(es) of the petitioner(s).  If petitioner(s) represent organizations or entities, the name(s) and addresses of the represented organizations shall also be provided.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4(2); 150B‑16;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2001.

 

13 ncac 01b .0103          DISPOSITION OF PETITIONS

(a)  The rule-making coordinator designated under G.S. 150B-21 or the commissioner's designee shall review the request. If the requirements of 13 NCAC 01B .0102 regarding the contents of the petition are not met, the petition shall not be accepted and shall be returned to the petitioner(s) with the deficiencies noted.  Additional information may be requested from the petitioner(s).

(b)  Complete petition(s) and accompanying materials shall be reviewed to determine whether the petition(s) will be granted or denied.  Review of a petition may include additional information gathered by the department.  Petitioner(s) shall be notified of the decision of the department in accordance with G.S. 150B-20.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4(2); 150B‑16;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2001.

 

SECTION .0200 ‑ NOTICE OF RULE‑MAKING HEARINGS

 

13 NCAC 01B .0201          TIMING OF NOTICE

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4(2); 150B‑12(2);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Repealed Eff. July 1, 1988.

 

13 ncac 01b .0202          NOTICE MAILING LIST

13 ncac 01B .0203          additional information

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4; 150B‑12;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1988; December 1, 1985;

Repealed Eff. April 1, 2001.

 

SECTION .0300 ‑ RULE‑MAKING HEARINGS

 

13 ncac 01b .0301          REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE

13 ncac 01b .0302          contents of request: general time limitations

13 ncac 01b .0303          receipt of request: specific time limits

13 ncac 01b .0304          written submissions

13 ncac 01b .0305          presiding officer: powers and duties

13 ncac 01b .0306          statement of reasons for decision

13 ncac 01b .0307          record of proceedings

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4; 150B‑12;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1988; December 1, 1985;

Repealed Eff. April 1, 2001.

 

13 NCAC 01B .0308          EMERGENCY RULES

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4; 74A‑1; 150B‑13;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Repealed Eff. July 1, 1988.

 

SECTION .0400 ‑ DECLARATORY RULINGS

 

13 ncac 01b .0401          SUBJECTS OF DECLARATORY RULINGS

13 ncac 01b .0402          submission of request for ruling

13 ncac 01b .0403          disposition of requests

13 ncac 01b .0404          record of decision

13 ncac 01b .0405          definition

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4; 150B‑17;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1988; December 1, 1985;

Repealed Eff. April 1, 2001.

 

SECTION .0500 ‑ ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING PROCEDURES

 

13 ncac 01b .0501          RIGHT TO HEARING

13 ncac 01b .0502          petition for hearing

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4; 150B‑23;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1988; December 1, 1985;

Repealed Eff. April 1, 2001.

 

13 NCAC 01B .0503          GRANTING OR DENYING HEARING REQUESTS

13 NCAC 01B .0504          NOTICE OF HEARING

13 NCAC 01B .0505          WHO SHALL HEAR CONTESTED CASES

13 NCAC 01B .0506          PETITION FOR INTERVENTION

13 NCAC 01B .0507          TYPES OF INTERVENTION

13 NCAC 01B .0508          DISQUALIFICATION OF HEARING OFFICERS

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4; 150B;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1985;

Repealed Eff. July 1, 1988.

 

SECTION .0600 ‑ ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS: DECISIONS: RELATED RIGHTS AND   PROCEDURES

 

 

 

13 NCAC 01B .0601          FAILURE TO APPEAR

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4; 150B‑25(a);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Repealed Eff. July 1, 1988.

 

13 ncac 01b .0602          SIMPLIFICATION OF ISSUES

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4; 150B‑33;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Repealed Eff. April 1, 2001.

 

13 NCAC 01B .0603          SUBPOENAS

13 NCAC 01B .0604          DEPOSITIONS

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑4(2); 150B‑27; 150B‑28(a);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1985;

Repealed Eff. July 1, 1988.

 

13 ncac 01b .0605          REQUEST FOR DEPARTMENT RECORDS

13 nCAC 01b .0606          assistance of counsel

13 ncac 01b .0607          final decisions in administrative hearings

13 ncac 01b .0608          applicability

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95-4; 95‑4(2); 150B-2(2); 150B-23(a); 150B‑28(b); 150B-36;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Repealed Eff. April 1, 2001.