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Chapter 150B: Administrative Procedure Act.

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Article 1 - General Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-1§ 150B-1. Policy and scope.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-2§ 150B-2. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-3§ 150B-3. Special provisions on licensing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-4§ 150B-4. Declaratory rulings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-5 through 150B-8§§ 150B-5 through 150B-8. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Rule Making. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-9 through 150B-16§§ 150B-9 through 150B-16: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 418, s. 5.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-17§ 150B-17: Recodified as § 150B-4 by Session Laws 1991, c. 418, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2A - Rules. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-18§ 150B-18. Scope and effect.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-19§ 150B-19. Restrictions on what can be adopted as a rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-19.1§ 150B-19.1. Requirements for agencies in the rule-making process.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-19.2§ 150B-19.2: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-413, s. 3(c). For effective date, see editor's note.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-19.3§ 150B-19.3. Limitation on certain environmental rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-20§ 150B-20. Petitioning an agency to adopt a rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21§ 150B-21. Agency must designate rule-making coordinator; duties of coordinator.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.1§ 150B-21.1. Procedure for adopting a temporary rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.1A§ 150B-21.1A. Adoption of an emergency rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.1B§ 150B-21.1B: Expired pursuant to Session Laws 2009-475, s. 16, effective June 30, 2012.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.2§ 150B-21.2. Procedure for adopting a permanent rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.3§ 150B-21.3. Effective date of rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.3A§ 150B-21.3A. Periodic review and expiration of existing rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.4§ 150B-21.4. Fiscal and regulatory impact analysis on rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.5§ 150B-21.5. Circumstances when notice and rule-making hearing not required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.6§ 150B-21.6. Incorporating material in a rule by reference.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.7§ 150B-21.7. Effect of transfer of duties or termination of agency on rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.8§ 150B-21.8. Review of rule by Commission.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.9§ 150B-21.9. Standards and timetable for review by Commission.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.10§ 150B-21.10. Commission action on permanent rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.11§ 150B-21.11. Procedure when Commission approves permanent rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.12§ 150B-21.12. Procedure when Commission objects to a permanent rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.13§ 150B-21.13. Procedure when Commission extends period for review of permanent rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.14§ 150B-21.14. Public hearing on a rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.15§ 150B-21.15: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 507, s. 27.8(i).[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.16§ 150B-21.16: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-398, s. 9, effective October 1, 2011, and applicable to rules adopted on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.17§ 150B-21.17. North Carolina Register.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.18§ 150B-21.18. North Carolina Administrative Code.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.19§ 150B-21.19. Requirements for including rule in Code.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.20§ 150B-21.20. Codifier's authority to revise form of rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.21§ 150B-21.21. Publication of rules of North Carolina State Bar, Building Code Council, and exempt agencies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.22§ 150B-21.22. Effect of inclusion in Code.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.23§ 150B-21.23: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-398, s. 13, effective October 1, 2011, and applicable to rules adopted on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.24§ 150B-21.24. Access to Register and Code.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.25§ 150B-21.25. Paid copies of Register and Code.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.26§ 150B-21.26. Office of State Budget and Management to conduct preliminary review of certain administrative rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.27§ 150B-21.27. Minimizing the effects of rules on local budgets.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-21.28§ 150B-21.28. Role of the Office of State Budget and Management.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Administrative Hearings. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-22§ 150B-22. Settlement; contested case.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-22.1§ 150B-22.1. Special education petitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-23§ 150B-23. Commencement; assignment of administrative law judge; hearing required; notice; intervention.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-23.1§ 150B-23.1. Mediated settlement conferences.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-23.2§ 150B-23.2. Fee for filing a contested case hearing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-23.3§ 150B-23.3. Electronic filing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-24§ 150B-24. Venue of hearing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-25§ 150B-25. Conduct of hearing; answer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-25.1§ 150B-25.1. Burden of proof.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-26§ 150B-26. Consolidation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-27§ 150B-27. Subpoena.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-28§ 150B-28. Depositions and discovery.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-29§ 150B-29. Rules of evidence.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-30§ 150B-30. Official notice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-31§ 150B-31. Stipulations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-31.1§ 150B-31.1. Contested tax cases.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-32§ 150B-32. Designation of administrative law judge.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-33§ 150B-33. Powers of administrative law judge.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-34§ 150B-34. Final decision or order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-35§ 150B-35. No ex parte communication; exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-36§ 150B-36: Repealed by Session Laws 2011-398, s. 20. For effective date and applicability, see editor's note.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-37§ 150B-37. Official record.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3A - Other Administrative Hearings. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-38§ 150B-38. Scope; hearing required; notice; venue.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-39§ 150B-39. Depositions; discovery; subpoenas.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-40§ 150B-40. Conduct of hearing; presiding officer; ex parte communication.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-41§ 150B-41. Evidence; stipulations; official notice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-42§ 150B-42. Final agency decision; official record.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Judicial Review. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-43§ 150B-43. Right to judicial review.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-44§ 150B-44. Right to judicial intervention when final decision unreasonably delayed.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-45§ 150B-45. Procedure for seeking review; waiver.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-46§ 150B-46. Contents of petition; copies served on all parties; intervention.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-47§ 150B-47. Records filed with clerk of superior court; contents of records; costs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-48§ 150B-48. Stay of decision.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-49§ 150B-49. New evidence.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-50§ 150B-50. Review by superior court without jury.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-51§ 150B-51. Scope and standard of review.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-52§ 150B-52. Appeal; stay of court's decision.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-53 through 150B-57§§ 150B-53 through 150B-57. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Publication of Administrative Rules. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 150B-58 through 150B-64§§ 150B-58 through 150B-64: Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 418, s. 5.[HTML] [RTF]

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