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Notification of Proposed Permanent Amendments and Readoptions: 15A NCAC 18A .2650, .2651, .2652, .2653, .2654, .2655, .2661, .2670, and .2674 – The Sanitation of Food Service Establishments

The North Carolina Commission for Public Health (CPH) is proposing to amend 15A NCAC 18A .2651-.2655, .2661 and readopt with substantive changes rules 15A NCAC 18A .2650, .2670, and .2674. These rule actions are proposed in order to update these rules to align with the United States Food and Drug Administration’s 2017 Food Code and Supplement as well as to reflect current requirements and practices, clarify language, and comply with the requirements of G.S. 150B-21.3A, Periodic Review and Expiration of Existing Rules. The proposed effective date of these rules is October 1, 2021.

A public hearing will be held on Monday, June 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. The public hearing will be held by teleconference. You may participate in the public hearing by dialing 919-715-0769 (no access code).

Proposed Permanent Rules: 15A NCAC 18A .2650
15A NCAC 18A .2651
15A NCAC 18A .2652
15A NCAC 18A .2653
15A NCAC 18A .2654
15A NCAC 18A .2655
15A NCAC 18A .2661
15A NCAC 18A .2670
15A NCAC 18A .2674
Notice: Notification of Proposed Rule Actions: 15A NCAC 18A .2650, .2651, .2652, .2653, .2654, .2655, .2661, .2670, and .2674
Fiscal Note: Fiscal Note for Proposed Rule Actions: 15A NCAC 18A .2650, .2651, .2652, .2653, .2654, .2655, .2661, .2670, and .2674
Federal Certification: N/A

Public Comments

The public comment period runs from June 1, 2021 to August 2, 2021. Comments will also be accepted at the public hearing.

Written comments can be mailed to:

Virginia Niehaus
Rulemaking Coordinator
1931 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1931

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