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To display the the official rule documentation, click on the Rule Name Link goes outside of NC DHHS in the table below.

The public may provide comments for each rule, which will be sent electronically to the administrators at the agency responsible for collecting the comments for each subchapter.

To submit a comment regarding a rule, do the following:

  1. Find the rule in the table below.
  2. Click on the button in the row for that rule.
  3. A form will be displayed, where you can enter and submit your comment.
  4. To comment on rules in another subchapter, click on "Return to the main Rules Review page" link.

"Public comment" is defined by G.S. 150B-21.3A(a)(5) as a written objection to all or part of a rule. Additionally, pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A(c)(2), in order for the Rules Review Commission to determine whether the public comment has merit, the public comment must address the specific substance of the rule and address any of the standards of Commission review, as set forth in G.S. 150B-21.9(a).


Periodic Review of Rules

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules, the Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services and the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Use Services have posted Initial Determination Reports for the rules in 10A NCAC Subchapter 27G of the North Carolina Administrative Code.  Public comment means written comments objecting to the rule, in whole or in part, or objecting to an agency's determination of the rule as necessary or unnecessary; the comment must address the content of the rule to be considered by the Rules Review Commission.  An unnecessary rule is defined as a rule that the agency determines to be obsolete, redundant, or otherwise not needed.  A necessary rule is defined as any rule other than an unnecessary rule.

Public Comment Period:  March 8 through May 6, 2024.

Direct Comments to the following:
Denise Baker
3001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-3001
E-Mail:  [email protected]

Rule Section Rule Citation Rule Name Date and Last Agency Action on the Rule Agency Determination
Implements or Conforms to Federal Regulation [150B-21.3A(d1)] Federal Citation Comment
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