Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules

In the 2013 legislative session, the General Assembly enacted Session Law 2013-413.  This law established G.S. § 150B-21.3A, “Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules.”  This statute requires the Rules Review Commission (“Commission”) to establish a process and schedule for those covered agencies to ensure compliance with the law. This schedule and process requires agencies to review all of their active rules codified in the NC Administrative Code (“the Code”) every 10 years.  

Overview of the Review Process

Commenting on Rules in Reports

As reports are received by agencies, OAH will post copies of the reports on the Commission’s website.  All comments on the individual rules contained in the reports must be directed to the agency contact who is listed below the link to the report.  Therefore, comments should not be sent directly to the Rules Review Commission or its staff. Any such comments directed to the Commission or its staff will not be considered as official comments.  Instead, the public must send the comments to the individual identified by the agency.