DES Proposed Rules

DES PROPOSED RULES, EFFECTIVE June 1, 2022

Comment Period: February 15, 2022 – April 18, 2022.

Proposed Effective Date: June 1, 2022.

Explanation for Proposed Rule Amendments:  04 NCAC 24A .0108 is proposed for amendment to specify the individual authorized to sign a report or form for the employing unit. 04 NCAC 24C .0204 is proposed for amendment to notify the parties of the time frame for receiving notices by electronic transmissions and the procedure for providing additional documents and evidence to the Appeals Referee and opposing party. 04 NCAC 24C .0205 is proposed for amendment to improve efficiency of telephone hearings by outlining the procedures of notifying the Appeals Referee of the telephone numbers for the Appeals Referee to contact the parties and witness(es) for the scheduled appeals hearing. 04 NCAC 24C .0207 is proposed for amendment to provide a list of reasons for which the Appeals Referee may reschedule the appeals hearing and the procedure for requesting a continuance of the hearing. 04 NCAC 24C .0209 is proposed for amendment to notify the parties of the individuals authorized to conduct the appeals hearing, and the procedures for submitting additional evidence to the Appeals Referee and opposing party. Rules 04 NCAC 24C .0214 and 04 NCAC 24C .0215 are proposed for amendment to clarify the requirements for withdrawing an appeal, and the procedures for filing a new appeal of a determination after previously withdrawing an appeal to the same determination. 

The proposed amendments are also published in the North Carolina Register and are available on the Office of Administrative Hearings Rules Division website.

Public Hearing Notice

Date: March 2, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Teleconference: +1 (888) 204-5984  Access Code: 3069171

Comment Procedures: The comment period begins February 15, 2022 and ends April 18, 2022. Comments from the public shall be directed to:

Regina S. Adams

Attorney/Rulemaking Coordinator

N.C. Department of Commerce, Division of Employment Security
Post Office Box 25903
Raleigh, NC 27611
Phone: 984-236-5978
Fax: 919-733-8745
Email: DES.Rules@nccommerce.com

Proposed Rules

Index

04 NCAC 24A .0108       SIGNATURES ON REPORTS AND FORMS

04 NCAC 24C .0204       APPEALS HEARING NOTICE

04 NCAC 24C .0205       TELEPHONE HEARINGS

04 NCAC 24C .0207       RESCHEDULING A HEARING

04 NCAC 24C .0209       CONDUCT OF HEARINGS

04 NCAC 24C .0214       WITHDRAWAL OF APPEAL

04 NCAC 24C .0215       NEW FILING AFTER WITHDRAWAL OF APPEAL