North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Proposed Regulations

 

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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has the authority, granted by the Legislature, to create regulations called “rules” which although not state law,have the force of law.  The complete set of rules under the power of the Commission can be found here. The handout From Proposal to Regulation describes the Commission's rule-making procedures. Below is a list of the rules the Commission is currently proposing to change, a description of each and avenues for comment. The procedure for subjecting a proposed rule to legislative review is located below the table.

 

We welcome your feedback. Comments may be sent to regulations@ncwildlife.org.

 

 

 

 

 

2019-2020 Fishing, Hunting, Trapping, and Wildlife Resource Management Regulation Proposals

The public comment period for proposed 2019-2020 fishing, hunting, trapping, and wildlife resource management regulation changes will be open from December 3, 2018 to February 1, 2019. Click here for more information and to submit your comment.

 

Please click here for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission public hearing schedule for January 2019.

 

 

Procedure for Subjecting a Proposed Rule to Legislative Review:

 

If an objection is not resolved prior to the adoption of the rule,a person may also submit written objections to the Rules Review Commission. If the Rules Review Commission receives written and signed objections in accordance with G.S.150B-21.3(b2) from 10 or more persons clearly requesting review by the legislature and the Rules Review Commission approves the rule, the rule will become effective as provided in G.S.150B-21.3(b1). The  Rules Review Commission will receive written objections until 5:00 p.m. on the day following the day the Rules Review Commission approves the rule. The Rules Review Commission will receive those objections by mail, delivery service, hand delivery, or facsimile transmission.If you have any further questions concerning the submission of objections to the Rules Review Commission, please call a staff attorney at 919-431-3000.