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§126‑34.2.  Alternative dispute resolution.

(a)        Notwithstanding theprovisions of Articles 6 and 7 of this Chapter, or the other provisions of thisArticle, with the consent of the parties, a matter for which a State employee,a former State employee, or an applicant for State employment has filed acontested case under Article 3 of Chapter 150B of the General Statutes may behandled in accordance with alternative dispute resolution procedures adopted bythe State Personnel Commission.

(b)        In its discretion,the State Personnel Commission may adopt alternative dispute resolutionprocedures for the resolution of matters not constituting grounds for acontested case under G.S. 126‑34.1.

(c)        Nothing in thissection shall be construed to limit the right of any person to file in theOffice of Administrative Hearings a contested case under Article 3 of Chapter150B of the General Statutes. (1995, c. 141, s. 8.)