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Current Rulemaking
         
  Crowdfunding - NC PACES Act 
    NC Crowdfunding Law - the PACES Act (S 481)  
    Invitation to submit rule ideas and topics  
      Invitation letter from Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall  
      Summary of Crowdfunding Rulemaking process  
      Definition of "Rule" and what is not a rule  
    Proposed rules  
      Proposed rules  
      Notice of hearing on proposed rules  
      Notice of comment period on proposed rules  
    Adopted rules  
Existing Rules Review

       
  2016 Review 
    Securities Rules, 18 NCAC 06  
      Click here for existing Departmental Rules. Public Comment period is open from February 22, 2016 - April 25, 2016
      Click here for our Initial Classification of the Departmental Rules.  
      Classification of the Departmental Rules will be posted here.
    Notary Public and E-Notary Rules, 18 NCAC 07 
      Click here for existing Departmental Rules. 
      Click here for our Initial Classification of the Departmental Rules.  Public Comment period is open from February 12, 2016 to April 15, 2016
      Final Classification of the Departmental Rules will be posted here.
    Electronic Commerce Rules, 18 NCAC 10  
      Click here for existing Departmental Rules. 
      Click here for our Initial Classification of the Departmental Rules.  Comment period: February 19, 2016 - April 20, 2016
      Final Classification of the Departmental Rules will be posted here.
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