Ten letters of objection subject a proposed rule to legislative review. To count, letters must be received after the agency “adopts” or gives final approval to a rule after the public comment period. Letters are accepted until 5:00 p.m. the day after RRC approves the rule.
Please submit letters requesting a delayed effective date and legislative review via mail, delivery service, or hand delivery to the Office of Administrative Hearings at 1711 New Hope Church Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609. Alternatively, submit letters electronically via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To submit a letter via email, attach it as a Word or PDF file or copy and paste the contents of the letter into the body of an email. If you have any questions, please contact Rules Division staff.
Rules subject to legislative review and a delayed effective date after receiving 10 or more letters of objection pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3, pending RRC approval:
15A NCAC 07H .0208; 07M .0603 - Coastal Resources Commission
The Rules Review Commission (RRC) is the executive agency created by the General Assembly in 1986 charged with reviewing and approving rules adopted by state agencies. The statutory authority for the RRC is found in two places. The authority for the RRC itself is G.S. 143B-30.1 and following. The Commission’s substantive review procedures are set by the General Assembly and are codified in the Administrative Procedure Act, Chapter 150B, Articles 1 and 2A.