North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 143 State Departments, Institutions, and Commissions

Article 1 - Executive Budget Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 1 through 143 3.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006 203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 1 through 143 3.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006 203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 1 through 143 3.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006 203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 1 through 143 3.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006 203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 1 through 143 3.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006 203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 1 through 143 3.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006 203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 1 through 143 3.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006 203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 1 through 143 3.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006 203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-3.6.   Repealed
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-3.7.   Repealed by Session Laws 1997-443, s. 23(b)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143 4 through 143 10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007 2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-10.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 689, s. 342
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-10.1A.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-10.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-10.3 through 143-10.6.   Repealed by Session Laws 2001-424, s. 12.2(a), effective July 1, 2001
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-10.3 through 143-10.6.   Repealed by Session Laws 2001-424, s. 12.2(a), effective July 1, 2001
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-10.7 through 143-11.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-10.7 through 143-11.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-11.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 717, s. 55
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-12 through 143-16.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-16.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 1999-237, s. 19a, effective June 30, 1999, and applicable to agreements entered on or after November 15, 1998
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-16.6.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-16.7.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-17.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-18.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-18.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-19.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-20.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-20.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-21.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-22.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-23.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-23.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 290, s. 4, effective July 1, 1985
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-23.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-23.3.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-24.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-25.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-26.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-27.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-27.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, 2nd Session, c. 1137, s. 43
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-27.2.   Repealed
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-28.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-28.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-29.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-30.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-31.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-31.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-31.2.   Repealed
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-31.3.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-31.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-31.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-32.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-33.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.3.   Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 802, s. 15.20
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.4.   Repealed
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.5.   Repealed by Sessions Laws 1985, c. 479, s. 160
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.6.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.7.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 1, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.8.   Repealed
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.9.   Repealed

Article 1A - Periodic Review of Certain State Agencies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.10.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 932, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.11.   Certain General Statutes provisions repealed effective July 1, 1979
    The following statutes are repealed effective July 1, 1979, (except for purposes of the winding-up period, as provided by section 5 of this act):...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.12 through 143-34.21.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 932, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.22.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.23.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.24.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 1.2 - Legislative Committee on Agency Review.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.25 through 143-34.27.   Expired
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.28 through 143-34.39.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 1B - Capital Improvement Planning Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.40.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 2, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.41.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 2, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.42.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 2, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.43.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 2, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.44.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 2, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-34.45.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 2, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter

Article 2 - State Personnel Department.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-35 through 143-47.   Repealed by Session Laws 1965, c. 640, s. 1

Article 2A - Incentive Award Program for State Employees.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-47.1 through 143-47.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 1965, c. 640, s. 1

Article 2B - Notice of Appointments to Public Offices.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-47.6.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context clearly requires otherwise: (1) "Appointing authority" means the Governor, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Lieutenant...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-47.7.   Notice and record of appointment required
    (a) Within 30 days after acceptance of appointment by a person appointed to public office, the appointing authority shall file written notice of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-47.8.   Repealed by Session Laws 2003-374, s. 3, effective August 31, 2003
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-47.9.   Subsistence, per diem compensation, and travel allowances conditioned on filing of notice
    No person who has been appointed to any public office and has accepted that appointment shall be entitled to receive subsistence, per diem compensation,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-47.10 through 143-47.14.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 2C - Limit on Number of State Employees.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-47.15 through 143-47.20.   Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 752, s. 45

Article 2D - North Carolina Board for Need-Based Student Loans.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-47.21 through 143-47.24.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 738, s. 41(c)

Article 3 - Purchases and Contracts.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-48.   State policy; cooperation in promoting the use of small contractors, minority contractors, physically handicapped contractors, and women contractors; purpose; required annual reports
    (a) Policy. - It is the policy of this State to encourage and promote the use of small contractors, minority contractors, physically handicapped contractors,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-48.1.   Medicaid program exemption
    (a) This Article shall not apply to any capitation arrangement or prepaid health service arrangement implemented or administered by the North Carolina Department of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-48.2.   Procurement program for nonprofit work centers for the blind and the severely disabled
    (a) An agency subject to the provisions of this Article for the procurement of goods may purchase goods directly from a nonprofit work center...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-48.3.   Electronic procurement
    (a) The Department of Administration shall develop and maintain electronic or digital standards for procurement. The Department of Administration shall consult with the Office...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-48.4.   Statewide uniform certification of historically underutilized businesses
    (a) In addition to the powers and duties provided in G.S. 143-49, the Secretary of Administration shall have the power, authority, and duty to:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-48.5.   Contractors must use E-Verify
    No contract subject to the provisions of this Article may be entered into unless the contractor and the contractor's subcontractors comply with the requirements...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-49.   Powers and duties of Secretary
    The Secretary of Administration has the power and authority, and it is the Secretary's duty, subject to the provisions of this Article: (1) To...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-49.1.   Purchases by volunteer nonprofit fire department and lifesaving and rescue squad
    In consideration of public service, any volunteer nonprofit fire department, lifesaving and rescue squad in this State may purchase gas, oil, and tires for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-50.   Certain contractual powers exercised by other departments transferred to Secretary
    All rights, powers, duties and authority relating to State printing, or to the acquisition of supplies, materials, equipment, and contractual services, now imposed upon...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-50.1.   Division of Purchase and Contract; Contract Management Section
    (a) The Contract Management Section (CMS) is established in the Division of Purchase and Contract, Department of Administration. The CMS shall include legal counsel...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-51.   Reports to Secretary required of all agencies as to needs and purchases
    (a) It shall be the duty of all departments, institutions, or agencies of the State government to furnish to the Secretary of Administration when...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-52.   Competitive bidding procedure; consolidation of estimates by Secretary; bids; awarding of contracts; cost plus percentage of cost contracts strictly prohibited
    (a) The Secretary of Administration shall compile and consolidate all estimates of goods and services needed and required by State departments, institutions and agencies...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-52.1.   Award recommendations; State Purchasing Officer action
    (a) Award Recommendation. - When the dollar value of a contract to be awarded under Article 3 of Chapter 143 of the General Statutes...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-52.2.   Certain contracts subject to review by Attorney General
    The Secretary of Administration and every department, agency, and institution of the State shall submit all proposed contracts for supplies, materials, printing, equipment, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-52.3.   Multiple award schedule contracts
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Communications equipment. - Mobile communications systems, desktop communications systems, base and repeater communications...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-53.   Rules
    (a) The Secretary of Administration may adopt rules governing the following: (1) Prescribing the routine and procedures to be followed in canvassing bids and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-53.1.   Setting of benchmarks; increase by Secretary
    (a) On and after July 1, 2014, the procedures prescribed by G.S. 143-52 with respect to competitive bids and the bid value benchmark authorized...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-54.   Certification that bids were submitted without collusion
    (a) The Director of Administration shall require bidders to certify that each bid is submitted competitively and without collusion. False certification is a Class...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-55.   Requisitioning by agencies; must purchase through sources certified
    (a) Unless otherwise provided by law, where sources of supply have been established by contract and certified by the Secretary of Administration to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-56.   Certain purchases excepted from provisions of Article
    GS_143-56 143-56. Certain purchases excepted from provisions of Article. Unless as may otherwise be ordered by the Secretary of Administration, the purchase of supplies,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-57.   Purchases of articles in certain emergencies
    In case of any emergency or pressing need arising from unforeseen causes including but not limited to delay by contractors, delay in transportation, breakdown...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-57.1.   Furniture requirements contracts
    (a) State Furniture Requirements Contract. - To ensure agencies access to sufficient sources of furniture supply and service, to provide agencies the necessary flexibility...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-58.   Contracts contrary to provisions of Article made void
    If any department, institution or agency of the State government, required by this Article and the rules adopted pursuant thereto applying to the purchase...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-58.1.   Unauthorized use of public purchase or contract procedures for private benefit
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person, by the use of the powers, policies or procedures described in this Article or established hereunder,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-58.2.   State policy; bid procedures and specifications; identification of products
    (a) It is the policy of this State to encourage and promote the purchase of products with recycled content. All State departments, institutions, agencies,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-58.3.   Purchase of recycled paper and paper products; goals
    In furtherance of the State policy, it is the goal of the State that each department, institution, agency, community college, and local school administrative...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-58.4.   Energy credit banking and selling program
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) AFV. - A hybrid electric vehicle that derives its transportation energy from gasoline and electricity....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-58.5.   Alternative Fuel Revolving Fund
    (a) The definitions set out in G.S. 143-58.4 apply to this section. (b) The Alternative Fuel Revolving Fund is created and shall be held...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-59.   Preference given to North Carolina products and citizens, and articles manufactured by State agencies; reciprocal preferences
    (a) Preference. - The Secretary of Administration and any State agency authorized to purchase foodstuff or other products, shall, in the purchase of or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-59.1.   Contracts with certain foreign vendors
    (a) Ineligible Vendors. - The Secretary of Administration and other entities to which this Article applies shall not contract for goods or services with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-59.1A.   Preference given to products made in United States
    If the Secretary of Administration or a State agency cannot give preference to North Carolina products or services as provided in G.S. 143-59, the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-59.2.   Certain vendors prohibited from contracting with State
    (a) Ineligible Vendors. - A vendor is not entitled to enter into a contract for goods or services with any department, institution, or agency...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-59.3.   Contracts for the purchase of reconstituted or recombined fluid milk products prohibited
    (a) As used in this section, "fluid milk product" has the same meaning as in 7 Code of Federal Regulations 1000.15 (1 January 2003...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-59.4.   Contracts performed outside the United States
    (a) A vendor submitting a bid shall disclose in a statement, provided contemporaneously with the bid, where services will be performed under the contract...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-60.   Rules covering certain purposes
    The Secretary of Administration may adopt, modify, or abrogate rules covering the following purposes, in addition to those authorized elsewhere in this Article: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-61.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 45
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-62.   Law applicable to printing Supreme Court Reports not affected
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed as amending or repealing G.S. 7A-6(b), relating to the printing of the Supreme Court Reports, or in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-63.   Financial interest of officers in sources of supply; acceptance of bribes
    Neither the Secretary of Administration, nor any assistant of the Secretary's shall be financially interested, or have any personal beneficial interest, either directly or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-63.1.   Sale, disposal and destruction of firearms
    (a) Except as hereinafter provided, it shall be unlawful for any employee, officer or official of the State in the exercise of his official...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-63.2.   Purchase of tires for State vehicles; repair or refurbishment of tires for State vehicles
    (a) Definitions. - The following terms apply in this section: (1) Critical tire information. - Tire brand name, tire line name, tire identification numbers,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-89, s. 1, effective June 28, 2012

Article 3A - Surplus Property.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.01.   Department of Administration designated State Surplus Property Agency
    The Department of Administration is designated as the State agency for State surplus property, and with respect to the acquisition of State surplus property...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.02.   Definitions
    As used in Part 1 of this Article, except where the context clearly requires otherwise: (1) "Agency" means an existing department, institution, commission, committee,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.03.   Powers and duties of the State agency for surplus property
    (a) The State Surplus Property Agency is authorized and directed to: (1) Sell all supplies, materials, and equipment that are surplus, obsolete, or unused;...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.04.   Powers of the Secretary to delegate authority
    (a) The Secretary of Administration may delegate to any employees of the State agency for surplus property such power and authority as he or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.05.   Service charge; receipts
    (a) The State agency for surplus property may assess and collect a service charge for the acquisition, receipt, warehousing, distribution, or transfer of any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.06.   North Carolina State University may sell timber
    Notwithstanding any provision of this Part or Chapter 146 of the General Statutes, the Board of Trustees of North Carolina State University may cause...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.1.   Department of Administration designated State agency for federal surplus property
    The Department of Administration is hereby designated as the State agency for federal surplus property, and with respect to the acquisition of federal surplus...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.2.   Authority and duties of the State agency for federal surplus property
    (a) The State agency for federal surplus property is hereby authorized and empowered (1) To acquire from the United States of America such property,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.3.   Power of Department of Administration and Secretary to delegate authority
    The Department of Administration and/or the Secretary of Administration may delegate to any employees of the State agency for federal surplus property such power...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.4.   Warehousing, transfer, etc., charges
    The State agency for federal surplus property is hereby authorized and empowered to assess and collect service charges or fees for the acquisition, receipts,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.5.   Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services exempted from application of Article
    Notwithstanding any provisions or limitations of Part 2 of this Article, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is authorized and empowered...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.6.   Repealed by Session Laws 2004-199, s. 36(a), effective August 17, 2004
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.7 through 143-64.9.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 3B - Conservation of Energy, Water, and Other Utilities in Government Facilities.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.10.   Findings; policy
    (a) The General Assembly finds all of the following: (1) That the State shall take a leadership role in aggressively undertaking the conservation of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.11.   Definitions
    For purposes of this Article: (1) "Economic life" means the projected or anticipated useful life of a facility. (2) "Energy-consumption analysis" means the evaluation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.12.   Authority and duties of the Department; State agencies and State institutions of higher learning
    (a) The Department of Environment and Natural Resources through the State Energy Office shall develop a comprehensive program to manage energy, water, and other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.13.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 334, s. 5
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.14.   Recodified as 143-64.16 by Session Laws 1993, c. 334, s. 7
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.15.   Life-cycle cost analysis
    (a) A life-cycle cost analysis shall be commenced at the schematic design phase of the construction or renovation project, shall be updated or amended...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.15A.   Certification of life-cycle cost analysis
    Each State agency and each State institution of higher learning performing a life-cycle cost analysis for the purpose of constructing or renovating any facility...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.16.   Application of Part
    The provisions of this Part shall not apply to municipalities or counties, nor to any agency or department of any municipality or county; provided,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17.   Definitions
    As used in this Part: (1) "Energy conservation measure" means a facility or meter alteration, training, or services related to the operation of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17A.   Solicitation of guaranteed energy savings contracts
    (a) RFP Issuance. - Before entering into a guaranteed energy savings contract, a governmental unit shall issue a request for proposals. Notice of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17B.   Guaranteed energy savings contracts
    (a) A governmental unit may enter into a guaranteed energy savings contract with a qualified provider if all of the following apply: (1) The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17C.   Repealed by Session Laws 2002, ch. 161, s. 5, effective January 1, 2003, and applicable to contracts entered into on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17D.   Contract continuance
    A guaranteed energy savings contract may extend beyond the fiscal year in which it becomes effective. Such a contract shall stipulate that it does...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17E.   Payments under contract
    A local governmental unit may use any funds, whether operating or capital, that are not otherwise restricted by law for the payment of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17F.   State agencies to use contracts when feasible; rules; recommendations
    (a) State governmental units shall evaluate the use of guaranteed energy savings contracts in reducing energy costs and may use those contracts when feasible...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17G.   Report on guaranteed energy savings contracts entered into by local governmental units
    A local governmental unit that enters into a guaranteed energy savings contract must report the contract and the terms of the contract to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17H.   Report on guaranteed energy savings contracts entered into by State governmental units
    A State governmental unit that enters into a guaranteed energy savings contract or implements an energy conservation measure pursuant to G.S. 143-64.17L must report...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17I.   Installment and lease purchase contracts
    A local governmental unit may provide for the acquisition, installation, or maintenance of energy conservation measures acquired pursuant to this Part by installment or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17J.   Financing by State governmental units
    State governmental units may finance the acquisition, installation, or maintenance of energy conservation measures acquired pursuant to this Part in the manner and to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17K.   Inspection and compliance certification for State governmental units
    The provisions of G.S. 143-341(3) shall not apply to any energy conservation measure for State governmental units provided pursuant to this Part, except as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17L.   Board of Governors may authorize energy conservation measures at constituent institutions
    (a) Authority. - Notwithstanding the provisions of this Part to the contrary, the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina may authorize...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17M.   Energy savings analysis required prior to implementation; post-implementation analyses required
    (a) Energy Savings Analysis Required Prior to Implementation. - Prior to implementing an energy conservation measure pursuant to G.S. 143-64.17L, an energy savings analysis...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.17L through 143-64.19.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 3C - Contracts to Obtain Consultant Services.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.20.   "Agency" defined; Governor's approval required
    (a) For purposes of this Article the term "agency" shall mean every State agency, institution, board, commission, bureau, department, division, council, member of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.21.   Findings to be made by Governor
    The Governor, before granting written approval of any such contract, must find: (1) That the contract is reasonably necessary to the proper function of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.22.   Contracts with other State agencies; competitive proposals
    The rules of the Department of Administration shall include provisions to assure that all consultant contracts let by State agencies shall be made with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.23.   Compliance required; penalty for violation of Article
    No disbursement of State funds shall be made and no such contract shall be binding until the provisions of G.S. 143-64.21 and 143-64.22 have...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.24.   Applicability of Article
    This Article shall not apply to the following agencies: (1) The General Assembly. (2) Special study commissions. (3) The Research Triangle Institute. (4) The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.25 through 143-64.30.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 3D - Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Surveying Services.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.31.   Declaration of public policy
    (a) It is the public policy of this State and all public subdivisions and Local Governmental Units thereof, except in cases of special emergency...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.32.   Written exemption of particular contracts
    Units of local government or the North Carolina Department of Transportation may in writing exempt particular projects from the provisions of this Article in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.33.   Advice in selecting consultants or negotiating consultant contracts
    On architectural, engineering, or surveying contracts, the Department of Transportation or the Department of Administration may provide, upon request by a county, city, town...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.34.   Exemption of certain projects
    State capital improvement projects under the jurisdiction of the State Building Commission, capital improvement projects of The University of North Carolina, and community college...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.35 through 143-64.49.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 3E - State/Public School Child Care Contracts.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.50.   State/public school-contracted on-, near-site child care facilities; location authorization; contract for program services authorization
    State agencies and local boards of education may contract with any city, county, or other political subdivision of the State, governmental or private agency,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.51.   State/public school-contracted child care facilities; licensing requirements
    All child care facilities established pursuant to this Article shall be licensed and regulated under the provisions of Article 7 of Chapter 110 of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.52.   State/public school-contracted child care facilities; limitation of State/local board liability
    The operators of the child care facilities established pursuant to this Article shall assume all financial and legal responsibility for the operation of the...

Article 3F - State Privacy Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.60.   State Privacy Act
    (a) It is unlawful for any State or local government agency to deny to any individual any right, benefit, or privilege provided by law...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.61 through 143-64.69.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 3G - Personal Service Contracts.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.70.   Personal service contracts - reporting requirements
    (a) By January 1 of each year, each State department, agency, and institution shall make a detailed written report to the Office of State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.71 through 143-64.79.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 3H - Overpayments of State Funds.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.80.   Overpayments of State funds to persons in State-supported positions; recoupment required
    (a) An overpayment of State funds to any person in a State-funded position, whether in the form of salary or otherwise, shall be recouped...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-64.81 through 143-64.85.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 4 - World War Veterans Loan Administration.

Article 5 - Check on License Forms, Tags and Certificates Used or Issued

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-106.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 913, s. 33
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-107.   Transferred to 143-106 by Session Laws 1951, c. 1010, s. 2

Article 6 - Officers of State Institutions.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-108.   Secretary to be elected from directors
    The board of directors of the various State institutions shall elect one of their number as secretary, who shall act as such at all...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-109.   Directors to elect officers and employees
    All officers and employees of the various State institutions who hold elective positions shall be nominated and elected by the board of directors of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-110.   Places vacated for failure to attend meetings
    Unless otherwise specially provided by law, whenever a trustee or director of any institution supported in whole or in part by State appropriation shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-111.   Director not to be elected to position under board
    It shall be unlawful for any board of directors, board of trustees or other governing body of any of the various State institutions (penal,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-112.   Superintendents to be within call of board meetings
    The superintendent of each of the various State institutions shall be present on the premises of his institution and within the call of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-113.   Trading by interested officials forbidden
    The directors, stewards, and superintendents of the State institutions shall not trade directly or indirectly with or among themselves, or with any concern in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-114.   Diversion of appropriations to State institutions
    It shall be unlawful for the board of trustees, board of directors, or other body controlling any State institution, to divert, use, or expend...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-115.   Trustee, director, officer or employee violating law guilty of misdemeanor
    Any member or members of any board of trustees, board of directors, or other controlling body governing any of the institutions of the State,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-116.   Venue for trial of offenses
    All offenses against G.S. 143-114 and 143-115 shall be held to have been committed in the County of Wake and shall be tried and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-116.1 through 143-116.5.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 6A - Rules of Conduct; Traffic Laws for Institutions.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-116.6.   Rules concerning conduct; violation
    (a) The Secretary of Health and Human Services may adopt rules for State-owned institutions under the jurisdiction of the Department of Health and Human...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-116.7.   Motor vehicle laws applicable to streets, alleys and driveways on the grounds of Department of Health and Human Services institutions; traffic regulations; registration and regulation of motor vehicles
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, all the provisions of Chapter 20 of the General Statutes relating to the use of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-116.8.   Motor vehicle laws applicable to State parks and forests road system
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, all the provisions of Chapter 20 of the General Statutes relating to the use of highways...

Article 7 - Persons Admitted to Department of Health and Human Services Institutions to Pay Costs.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-117.   Institutions included
    All persons admitted to the following institutions operated by the Department of Health and Human Services are required to pay the actual cost of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-117.1.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, the following terms have the meaning specified unless the content clearly implies otherwise: (1) "Care" means care, treatment, training,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-118.   Secretary of Health and Human Services to fix cost and charges
    (a) The Secretary shall determine and fix the actual cost of care to be paid by and for each person admitted to an institution....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-118.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 699, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-119.   Payments
    (a) The cost of care when fixed by the Secretary shall be paid by the person admitted or by the person legally responsible for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-120.   Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 508, s. 8, effective October 1, 1985
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-121.   Action to recover costs
    (a) Immediately upon the fixing of the amount of actual cost, a cause of action shall accrue for the costs in favor of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-121.1.   Ratification of past acts
    The past acts of the Secretary, boards of directors of the institutions and the North Carolina Hospital Board of Control in fixing the rate...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-122.   No limitation of action
    No statute of limitation shall apply to or constitute a defense to any cause of action asserted by the State under this Article and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-123.   Power to admit indigent persons
    (a) This Article shall not be construed to limit the authority of the institutions to provide care to all indigent persons who are otherwise...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-124.   Suit by Attorney General; venue
    At the request of the institution, all actions and suits shall be prosecuted by the Attorney General. The institution shall have the right to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-125.   Judgment; never barred
    Any judgment obtained by the State under this Article shall never be barred by any statute of limitation but shall to the extent unpaid...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-126.   Death of a person admitted; lien on estate
    (a) In the event of the death of person admitted, leaving any cost of care unpaid, then the unpaid cost shall constitute a lien...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-126.1.   Lien on property for unpaid balance due institution
    (a) There is hereby created a general lien on both the real and personal property of any person admitted who is receiving or who...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-127.   Money paid into State treasury
    All money collected by any institution pursuant to this Article shall be by such institution paid into the State treasury, and shall be by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-127.1.   Parental liability for payment of cost of care for long-term patients in Department of Health and Human Services facilities
    (a) Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of G.S. 143-117 through 143-127 inclusive, the natural or adoptive parents of persons who are non-Medicaid, long-term patients at...

Article 7A - Damage of Personal Property in State Institutions.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-127.2.   Repair or replacement of personal property
    The Secretary of Health and Human Services may adopt rules governing repair or replacement of personal property items excluding private passenger vehicles that belong...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-127.3.   Negligence
    Reimbursement for items damaged or stolen shall not be granted in instances in which the employee, volunteer, or client, if competent, is determined to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-127.4.   Other remedies
    The director of the facility shall determine if the person seeking reimbursement has made a good faith effort to recover the loss from all...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-127.5.   Limitations
    Reimbursement shall be limited to the amount specified in the rules and shall not exceed a maximum of two hundred dollars ($200.00) per incident....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-127.6.   Administrative and judicial review
    Chapter 150B of the General Statutes governs administrative and judicial review of a decision under this Article by the director of a facility. (1985,...

Article 8 - Public Contracts.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-128.   Requirements for certain building contracts
    (a) Preparation of specifications. - Every officer, board, department, commission or commissions charged with responsibility of preparation of specifications or awarding or entering into...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-128.1.   Construction management at risk contracts
    (a) For purposes of this section and G.S. 143-64.31: (1) "Construction management services" means services provided by a construction manager, which may include preparation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-128.1A.   Design-build contracts
    (a) Definitions for purposes of this section: (1) Design-builder. - As defined in G.S. 143-128.1B. (2) Governmental entity. - As defined in G.S. 143-128.1B....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-128.1B.   Design-build bridging contracts
    (a) Definitions for purposes of this section: (1) Design-build bridging. - A design and construction delivery process whereby a governmental entity contracts for design...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-128.1C.   Public-private partnership construction contracts
    (a) Definitions for purposes of this section: (1) Construction contract. - Any contract entered into between a private developer and a contractor for the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-128.2.   Minority business participation goals
    (a) The State shall have a verifiable ten percent (10%) goal for participation by minority businesses in the total value of work for each...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-128.3.   Minority business participation administration
    (a) All public entities subject to G.S. 143-128.2 shall report to the Department of Administration, Office of Historically Underutilized Business, the following with respect...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-128.4.   Historically underutilized business defined; statewide uniform certification
    (a) As used in this Chapter, the term "historically underutilized business" means a business that meets all of the following conditions: (1) At least...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.   Procedure for letting of public contracts
    (a) Bidding Required. - No construction or repair work requiring the estimated expenditure of public money in an amount equal to or more than...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.1.   Withdrawal of bid
    A public agency may allow a bidder submitting a bid pursuant to G.S. 143-129 for construction or repair work or for the purchase of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.2.   Construction, design, and operation of solid waste management and sludge management facilities
    (a) All terms relating to solid waste management and disposal as used in this section shall be defined as set forth in G.S. 130A-290,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.3.   Exemption of General Assembly from certain purchasing requirements
    (a) The Legislative Services Commission may provide that the provisions of G.S. 143-129 and Article 3 of this Chapter do not apply to purchases...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.4.   Guaranteed energy savings contracts
    The solicitation and evaluation of proposals for guaranteed energy savings contracts, as defined in Part 2 of Article 3B of this Chapter, and the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.5.   Purchases from nonprofit work centers for the blind and severely disabled
    Notwithstanding G.S. 143-129, a city, county, or other governmental entity subject to this Article may purchase goods and services directly from a nonprofit work...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.6.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.7.   Purchase with trade-in of apparatus, supplies, materials, and equipment
    Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 12 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes, municipalities, counties, and other political subdivisions of the State may include...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.8.   Purchase of information technology goods and services
    (a) In recognition of the complex and innovative nature of information technology goods and services and of the desirability of a single point of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.8A.   Purchase of certain goods and services for the North Carolina Zoological Park
    (a) Exemption. - The North Carolina Zoological Park is a State entity whose primary purpose is the attraction of, interaction with, and education of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.9.   Alternative competitive bidding methods
    (a) A political subdivision of the State may use any of the following methods to obtain competitive bids for the purchase of apparatus, supplies,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-130.   Allowance for convict labor must be specified
    In cases where the board or governing body of a State agency or of any political subdivision of the State may furnish convict or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-131.   When counties, cities, towns and other subdivisions may let contracts on informal bids
    (a) All contracts for construction or repair work or for the purchase of apparatus, supplies, materials, or equipment, involving the expenditure of public money...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-132.   Minimum number of bids for public contracts
    (a) No contract to which G.S. 143-129 applies for construction or repairs shall be awarded by any board or governing body of the State,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-133.   No evasion permitted
    No bill or contract shall be divided for the purpose of evading the provisions of this Article. (1933, c. 400, s. 3; 1967, c.
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-133.1.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-133.2.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-133.3.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-133.4.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-133.5.   Public contracts; labor organizations
    (a) It is the intent of the General Assembly that the provisions of this section will provide for more economical, nondiscriminatory, neutral, and efficient...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-134.   Applicable to Department of Transportation and Department of Public Safety; exceptions; all contracts subject to review by Attorney General and State Auditor
    (a) This Article applies to the Department of Transportation and the Department of Public Safety except in the construction of roads, bridges and their...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-134.1.   Interest on final payments due to prime contractors; payments to subcontractors
    (a) On all public construction contracts which are let by a board or governing body of the State government or any political subdivision thereof,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-134.2.   Actions by contractor on behalf of subcontractor
    (a) A contractor may, on behalf of a subcontractor of any tier under the contractor, file an action against an owner regarding a claim...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-134.3.   No damage for delay clause
    No contractual language forbidding or limiting compensable damages for delays caused solely by the owner or its agent may be enforced in any construction...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.   Limitation of application of Article
    Except for the provisions of G.S. 143-129 requiring bids for the purchase of apparatus, supplies, materials or equipment, this Article shall not apply to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.1.   State buildings exempt from county and municipal building requirements; consideration of recommendations by counties and municipalities
    (a) Buildings constructed by the State of North Carolina or by any agency or institution of the State in accordance with plans and specifications...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.2.   Contracts for restoration of historic buildings with private donations
    This Article shall not apply to building contracts let by a State agency for restoration of a historic building or structure where the funds...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.3.   Adjustment and resolution of State board construction contract claim
    (a) The word "board" as used in this section shall mean the State of North Carolina or any board, bureau, commission, institution, or other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.4.   Authority of Department of Administration not repealed
    Nothing contained in this Article shall be construed as contravening or repealing any authorities given by statute to the Department of Administration. (1967, c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.5.   State policy; cooperation in promoting the use of small, minority, physically handicapped and women contractors; purpose
    (a) It is the policy of this State to encourage and promote the use of small, minority, physically handicapped and women contractors in State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.6.   Adjustment and resolution of community college board construction contract claim
    (a) A contractor who has not completed a contract with a board of a community college for construction or repair work and who has...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.7.   Safety officers
    Each contract for a State capital improvement project, as defined in Article 8B of this Chapter, shall require the contractor to designate a responsible...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.8.   Prequalification
    Bidders may be prequalified for any public construction project. (1995, c. 367, s. 8.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.9.   Best Value procurements
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Best Value procurement. - The selection of a contractor based on a determination...

Article 8A - Board of State Contract Appeals.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.10 through 143-135.24.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 847, s. 5

Article 8B - State Building Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.25.   State Building Commission - Creation; staff; membership; appointments; terms; vacancies; chairman; compensation
    (a) A State Building Commission is created within the Department of Administration to develop procedures to direct and guide the State's capital facilities development...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.26.   Powers and duties of the Commission
    The State Building Commission shall have the following powers and duties with regard to the State's capital facilities development and management program: (1) To...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.27.   Definition of capital improvement project
    As used in this Article, "State capital improvement project" means the construction of and any alteration, renovation, or addition to State buildings, as defined...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.28.   Conflict of interest
    If any member of the Commission shall be interested either directly or indirectly, or shall be an officer or employee of or have an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.29.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.30.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.31.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.32.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.33.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.34.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 8C - Performance Standards for Sustainable, Energy Efficient Public Buildings.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.35.   Findings; legislative intent
    The General Assembly finds that public buildings can be built and renovated using sustainable, energy-efficient methods that save money, reduce negative environmental impacts, improve...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.36.   Definitions
    As used in this section, the following definitions apply unless the context requires otherwise: (1) "ASHRAE" means the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.37.   Energy and water use standards for public major facility construction and renovation projects; verification and reporting of energy and water use
    (a) Program Established. - The Sustainable Energy-Efficient Buildings Program is established within the Department to be administered by the Department. This program applies to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.38.   Use of other standard when standard not practicable
    When the Department, public agency, and the design team determine that the energy-efficiency standard or the water use standard required under G.S. 143-135.37 is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.39.   Guidelines for administering the Sustainable Energy-Efficient Buildings Program
    (a) Policies and Technical Guidelines. - The Department, in consultation with public agencies, shall develop and issue policies and technical guidelines to implement this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-135.40.   Monitor construction standards and sustainable building standards
    (a) The Department shall monitor the development of construction standards and sustainable building standards to determine whether there is any standard that the Department...

Article 9 - Building Code Council and Building Code.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-136.   Building Code Council created; membership
    (a) Creation; Membership; Terms. - There is hereby created a Building Code Council, which shall be composed of 17 members appointed by the Governor,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-137.   Organization of Council; rules; meetings; staff; fiscal affairs
    (a) First Meeting; Organization; Rules. - Within 30 days after its appointment, the Building Code Council shall meet on call of the Commissioner of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-138.   North Carolina State Building Code
    (a) Preparation and Adoption. - The Building Code Council may prepare and adopt, in accordance with the provisions of this Article, a North Carolina...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-138.1.   Introduction and instruction of the North Carolina Building Code; posting of written commentaries and interpretations on Department of Insurance Web site
    (a) Prior to the effective date of Code changes pursuant to G.S. 143-138, the State Building Code Council and Department of Insurance shall provide...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-139.   Enforcement of Building Code
    (a) Procedural Requirements. - Subject to the provisions set forth herein, the Building Code Council shall adopt such procedural requirements in the North Carolina...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-139.1.   Certification of manufactured buildings, structures or components by recognized independent testing laboratory; minimum standards for modular homes
    (a) Certification. - The State Building Code may provide, in circumstances deemed appropriate by the Building Code Council, for testing, evaluation, inspection, and certification...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-139.2.   Enforcement of insulation requirements; certificate for occupancy; no electric service without compliance
    (a) In addition to other enforcement provisions set forth in this Chapter, no single family or multi-unit residential building on which construction is begun...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-139.3.   Inspection of liquified petroleum gas piping systems for residential structures
    If the test required under the North Carolina State Building Code for a liquified petroleum gas piping system serving a one or two-family residential...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-140.   Hearings before enforcement agencies as to questions under Building Code
    Any person desiring to raise any question under this Article or under the North Carolina State Building Code shall be entitled to a technical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-140.1.   Appeals of alternative design construction and methods
    Alternative designs and construction shall follow the State Building Code. In the event of a dispute between a local authority having jurisdiction and the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-141.   Appeals to Building Code Council
    (a) Method of Appeal. - Whenever any person desires to take an appeal to the Building Code Council from the decision of a State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-142.   Further duties of the Building Code Council
    (a) Recommended Statutory Changes. - It shall be the duty of the Building Code Council to make a thorough study of the building laws...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.   Effect on certain existing laws
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed as abrogating or otherwise affecting the power of any State department or agency to promulgate regulations, make...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 882, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.2.   Electric wiring of houses, buildings, and structures
    The electric wiring of houses or buildings for lighting or for other purposes shall conform to the requirements of the State Building Code, which...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.3.   Temporary toilet facilities at construction sites
    (a) Suitable toilet facilities shall be provided and maintained in a sanitary condition during construction. An adequate number of facilities must be provided for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.4.   Door lock exemption for certain businesses
    (a) Notwithstanding this Article or any other law to the contrary, any business entity licensed to sell automatic weapons as a federal firearms dealer...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.5.   Access to toilets in shopping malls
    Notwithstanding any other law or rule, a horizontal travel distance of 300 feet for access to public use toilets in covered mall buildings shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.6.   Expired pursuant to Session Laws 2007-82, s. 2, effective July 1, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.7.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9A - North Carolina Manufactured Housing Board - Manufactured Home Warranties.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.8.   Purpose
    The General Assembly finds that manufactured homes have become a primary housing resource for many of the citizens of North Carolina. The General Assembly...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.9.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Part: (1) Bank. - A federally insured financial institution including institutions defined under G.S. 53C-1-4(4), savings and loan...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.10.   Manufactured Housing Board created; membership; terms; meetings
    (a) There is created the North Carolina Manufactured Housing Board within the Department. The Board shall be composed of 11 members as follows: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.10A.   Criminal history checks of applicants for licensure
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions shall apply in this section: (1) Applicant. - A person applying for licensure as a manufactured home manufacturer,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.11.   License required; application for license
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any manufactured home manufacturer, dealer, salesperson, or set-up contractor to engage in business as such in this State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.11A.   Notification of change of address, control of ownership, and bankruptcy
    (a) Every applicant for a license shall inform the Board of the applicant's business address. Every licensee shall give written notification to the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.11B.   Continuing education
    (a) The Board may establish programs and requirements of continuing education for licensees, but shall not require licensees to complete more than eight credit...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.12.   Bond required
    (a) A person licensed as a manufactured home salesperson shall not be required to furnish a bond, but each applicant approved by the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.13.   Grounds for denying, suspending, or revoking licenses; civil penalties
    (a) A license may be denied, suspended or revoked by the Board on any one or more of the following grounds: (1) Making a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.14.   Hearings; rules
    (a) License suspensions, revocations, and renewal refusals are subject to the provisions of Chapter 150B of the General Statutes. (b) If the Board finds...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.15.   Set-up requirements
    (a) Manufactured homes shall be set up in accordance with the standards adopted by the Commissioner. (b) If a manufactured home is insured against...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.16.   Warranties
    Each manufacturer, dealer and supplier of manufactured homes shall warrant each new manufactured home sold in this State in accordance with the warranty requirements...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.17.   Presenting claims for warranties and substantial defects
    (a) Whenever a claim for warranty service or about a substantial defect is made to a licensee, it shall be handled as provided in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.18.   Warranty service
    (a) When a service agreement exists between or among a manufacturer, dealer and supplier to provide warranty service, the agreement shall specify which party...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.19.   Dealer alterations
    (a) No alteration or modification shall be made to a manufactured home by a dealer after shipment from the manufacturer's plant, unless such alteration...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.20.   Disclosure of manner used in determining length of manufactured homes
    In any advertisement or other communication regarding the length of a manufactured home, a manufacturer or dealer shall not include the coupling mechanism in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.20A.   Display of pricing on manufactured homes
    (a) If the manufacturer of a manufactured home publishes a manufacturer's suggested retail price, that price shall be displayed near the front entrance of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.21.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 409, s. 6
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.21A.   Purchase agreements; buyer cancellations
    (a) A purchase agreement for a manufactured home shall include all of the following: (1) A description of the manufactured home and all accessories...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.21B.   Dealer cancellation; deposit refund
    A dealer shall refund to a buyer the full amount of a deposit on the purchase of a manufactured home if the buyer has...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.22.   Inspection of service records
    The Board may inspect the service records of a manufacturer, dealer, supplier or set-up contractor relating to a written warranty claim or complaint made...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.23.   Other remedies not excluded
    Nothing in this Part, rules adopted by the Board, or any action of the Board shall limit any right or remedy available to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.24.   Engaging in business without license a Class 1 misdemeanor
    If any person shall unlawfully act as a manufactured home manufacturer, dealer, salesperson, or set-up contractor without first obtaining a license from the Board,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.25.   Staff support for Board
    The Manufactured Building Division of the Department shall provide clerical and other staff services required by the Board; and shall administer and enforce all...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.26 through 143-143.49.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.50.   Escrow or trust account required
    (a) Dealers shall maintain buyers' deposits in an escrow or trust account with a bank. A dealer shall not commingle any other funds with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.51.   Use of escrow or trust funds; penalty for violations
    (a) Buyer funds in the dealer's escrow or trust account shall be held for the benefit of the buyer and may only be used...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.52.   Minimum requirements for dealer records for escrow or trust accounts at banks
    The records required for escrow or trust accounts maintained at a bank shall consist of the following and be maintained for a period of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.53.   Accountings for escrow or trust funds
    Upon the request of the buyer, the dealer shall provide to the buyer a written accounting of the receipts and disbursements of all escrow...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-143.54.   Audits and record inspection
    All financial records required by this Part shall be subject to audit for cause and to random audit at the discretion of and by...

Article 9B - Uniform Standards Code For Manufactured Homes.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-144.   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as "The Uniform Standards for Manufactured Homes Act." (1969, c. 961, s. 1; 1985, c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-145.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Act. - The National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, 42 U.S.C. 5401,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-146.   Statement of policy; rule-making power
    (a) Manufactured homes, because of the manner of their construction, assembly and use and that of their systems, components and appliances (including heating, plumbing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-147.   Structures built under previous standards
    The legal status of any structure built before the effective date of the Act shall not be affected by any changes made in this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-148.   Certain structures excluded from coverage
    The Commissioner may by rule provide for the exclusion of certain structures by certification in accordance with the Act. (1969, c. 961, s. 5;...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-149.   Necessity for obtaining label for purposes of sale
    No person shall sell or offer for sale any manufactured home in this State that does not have a label. It is a defense...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-150.   No electricity to be furnished units not in compliance
    It is unlawful for any person to furnish electricity for use in any manufactured home without first ascertaining that the manufactured home and its...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.   Penalties
    (a) Any person who is found by the Commissioner to have violated the provisions of the Act, this Article, or any rules adopted under...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.1.   Enforcement
    The Commissioner may initiate any appropriate action or proceeding to prevent, restrain, or correct any violation of the Act, this Article, or any rules...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.2.   Fees
    (a) The Commissioner shall establish a monitoring inspection fee in an amount required by the Secretary of HUD. This monitoring inspection fee shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.3.   Reports
    Each manufacturer, distributor, and dealer of manufactured homes shall establish and maintain such records, make such reports, and provide such information as the Commissioner...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.4.   Notification of defects and correction procedures
    Every manufacturer of manufactured homes shall provide for notification and correction procedures in any manufactured home produced by the manufacturer in accordance with the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.5.   Prohibited acts
    (a) No person shall: (1) Manufacture for sale, lease, sell, offer for sale or lease, or introduce or deliver, or import into the United...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.6.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.7.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9C - North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.8.   Definitions
    (a) As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) "Board" means the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board. (2) "Code" means...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.9.   North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board established; members; terms; vacancies
    (a) There is hereby established the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board in the Department of Insurance. The Board shall be composed of 20...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.10.   Compensation
    Members of the Board who are State officers or employees shall receive no salary for serving on the Board, but shall be reimbursed for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.11.   Chairman; vice-chairman; other officers; meetings; reports
    (a) The members of the Board shall select one of their members as chairman upon its creation, and shall select the chairman each July...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.12.   Powers
    In addition to powers conferred upon the Board elsewhere in this Article, the Board shall have the power to: (1) Adopt rules necessary to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.13.   Required standards and certificates for Code-enforcement officials
    (a) No person shall engage in Code enforcement under this Article unless that person possesses one of the following types of certificates, currently valid,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.13A.   Professional development program for officials
    (a) As used in this section, "official" means a qualified Code-enforcement official as that term is defined in G.S. 143-151.8. (b) The Board may...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.14.   Comity
    The Board may, without requiring an examination, grant a standard certificate as a qualified Code-enforcement official for a particular type of position and level...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.15.   Return of certificate to Board; reissuance by Board
    A certificate issued by the Board under this Article is valid as long as the person certified is employed by the State of North...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.16.   Certification fees; renewal of certificates; examination fees
    (a) The Board shall establish a schedule of fees to be paid by each applicant for certification as a qualified Code-enforcement official. Such fee...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.17.   Grounds for disciplinary actions; investigation; administrative procedures
    (a) The Board shall have the power to suspend any or all certificates, revoke any or all certificates, demote any or all certificates to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.18.   Violations; penalty; injunction
    On and after July 1, 1979, it shall be unlawful for any person to represent himself as a qualified Code-enforcement official who does not...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.19.   Administration
    (a) The Division of Engineering and Building Codes in the Department of Insurance shall provide clerical and other staff services required by the Board,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.20.   Donations and appropriations
    (a) In addition to appropriations made by the General Assembly, the Board may accept for any of its purposes and functions under this Article...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.21.   Disposition of fees
    Fees collected by the Commissioner under this Article shall be credited to the Insurance Regulatory Fund created under G.S. 58-6-25. (1991, c. 689, s....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.22 through 143-151.25.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9D - Enforcement of Building Code Insulation and Energy Utilization Standards.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.26 through 143-151.41.   Repealed by Session Laws 1999-393, s. 3, effective August 4, 1999

Article 9E - Master Electrical and Natural Gas Meters Prohibited.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.42.   Prohibition of master meters for electric and natural gas service
    (a) From and after September 1, 1977, in order that each occupant of an apartment or other individual dwelling unit may be responsible for...

Article 9F - North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.43.   Short title
    This Article is the Home Inspector Licensure Act and may be cited by that name. (1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 724, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.44.   Purpose
    This Article safeguards the public health, safety, and welfare and protects the public from being harmed by unqualified persons by regulating the use of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.45.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) (Effective until October 1, 2013) Associate home inspector. - An individual who is affiliated with or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.46.   North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board established; members; terms; vacancies
    (a) Membership. - The North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board is established in the Department of Insurance. The Board shall be composed of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.47.   Compensation of Board members
    Members of the Board shall receive no salary for serving on the Board. Members may be reimbursed for their travel and other expenses in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.48.   Election of officers; meetings of Board
    (a) Officers. - Within 30 days after making appointments to the Board, the Governor shall call the first meeting of the Board. The Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.49.   Powers and responsibilities of Board
    (a) General. - The Board has the power to do all of the following: (1) Examine and determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.50.   License required to perform home inspections for compensation or to claim to be a 'licensed home inspector'
    (a) Requirement. - To perform a home inspection for compensation or to claim to be a licensed home inspector, an individual must be licensed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.51.   Requirements to be licensed as a home inspector
    (a) Licensure Eligibility. - To be eligible to be licensed as a home inspector, an applicant must do all of the following: (1) Submit...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.52.   (Repealed effective October 1, 2013) Requirements to be licensed as an associate home inspector
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.53.   Notification to applicant following evaluation of application
    If the Board finds that the applicant has not met fully the requirements for licensing, the Board shall refuse to issue the license and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.54.   Miscellaneous license provisions
    (a) License as Property of the Board and Display of License. - A license issued by the Board is the property of the Board....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.55.   Renewal of license; inactive licenses; lapsed licenses
    (a) Renewal. - A license expires on September 30 of each year. A license may be renewed by filing an application for renewal with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.56.   Suspension, revocation, and refusal to renew license
    (a) The Board may deny or refuse to issue or renew a license, may suspend or revoke a license, or may impose probationary conditions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.57.   Fees
    (a) Maximum Fees. - The Board may adopt fees that do not exceed the amounts set in the following table for administering this Article:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.58.   Duties of licensed home inspector
    (a) Home Inspection Report. - A licensed home inspector must give to each person for whom the inspector performs a home inspection for compensation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.59.   Violation is a misdemeanor
    A person who violates a provision of this Article is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. Each unlawful act or practice constitutes a distinct...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.60.   Injunctions
    The Board may make application to any appropriate court for an order enjoining violations of this Article. Upon a showing by the Board that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.61.   (Repealed effective October 1, 2013) Certain applicants do not have to be licensed as an associate home inspector before being eligible for licensure as a home inspector
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.62.   Persons and practices not affected
    This Article does not apply to any of the following: (1) A person who is employed as a code enforcement official by the State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.63.   Administration
    (a) The Division of Engineering and Building Code in the Department of Insurance shall provide clerical and other staff services required by the Board,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.64.   Continuing education requirements
    (a) Requirements. - The Board may establish programs of continuing education for licensees under this Article. A licensee subject to a program under this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.65.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.66.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.67.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.68.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.69.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9G - Military Lands Protection.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.70.   Short title
    This Article shall be known as the Military Lands Protection Act of 2013. (2013-206, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.71.   Definitions
    Within the meaning of this Article: (1) "Area surrounding major military installations" is the area that extends five miles beyond the boundary of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.72.   Legislative findings
    North Carolina has a vested economic interest in preserving, maintaining, and sustaining land uses that are compatible with military activities at major installations. Development...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.73.   Certain buildings and structures prohibited without endorsement
    (a) No county or city may authorize the construction of and no person may construct a tall building or structure in any area surrounding...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.74.   Exemptions from applicability
    (a) Wind energy facilities and wind energy facility expansions, as those terms are defined in Chapter 143 of the General Statutes, that are subject...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.75.   Endorsement for proposed tall buildings or structures required
    (a) No person shall undertake construction of a tall building or structure in any area surrounding a major military installation in this State without...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.76.   Application to existing tall buildings and structures
    G.S. 143-151.73 applies to tall buildings or structures that existed in an area surrounding major military installations upon the effective date of this Article...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-151.77.   Enforcement and penalties
    (a) In addition to injunctive relief, the Commissioner may assess and collect a civil penalty against any person who violates any of the provisions...

Article 10 - Various Powers and Regulations.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-152.   Injury to water supply misdemeanor
    If any person shall in any way intentionally or maliciously damage or obstruct any waterline of any public institution, or in any way contaminate...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-153.   Keeping swine near State institutions; penalty
    On the petition of a majority of the legal voters living within a radius of one quarter of a mile of the administrative building...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-154.   Expenditures for departments and institutions; accounting and warrants
    All expenditures of any character allowed by the General Assembly in making appropriations and not covered in the appropriations named shall be charged against...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-155.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 913, s. 36, effective July 22, 1983
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-156.   Certain institutions to report to Governor and General Assembly
    It shall be the duty of the boards of directors, managers, or trustees of the several State institutions for the insane, or the several...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-157.   Reports of departments and institutions; investigations and audits
    All State departments and State institutions shall make reports to the Governor from time to time as may be required by him, and the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-157.1.   Reports on gender-proportionate appointments to statutorily created decision-making regulatory bodies
    (a) Appointments. - In appointing members to public bodies set forth in subsections (c) and (d) of this section, the appointing authority should select,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-158.   Special investigations
    At any time, upon complaint made to him or upon his own motion, the Governor may appoint a special commission to investigate any State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-159.   Governor given authority to direct investigation
    The Governor is hereby authorized and empowered to call upon and direct the Attorney General to investigate the management of or condition within any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-160.   Conduct of investigation
    Whenever called upon and requested by the Governor as set out in G.S. 143-159, the Attorney General shall conduct such investigation at such reasonable...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-161.   Stenographic record of proceedings
    A stenographic record of the proceedings had in such investigation shall be taken and copy thereof forwarded by the Attorney General to the Governor...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-162.   Repealed by Session Laws 1955, c. 984
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-162.1.   First menu operator access
    (a) The General Assembly finds that: (1) Some telephone systems operated by State government agencies require callers to proceed through several menus to finally...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-162.2.   Use of public property by production companies
    If a State agency makes real property available to a production company for a production, it shall not charge any fee other than reimbursement...

Article 11 - Revenue Bonds and Governmental Aid.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-163.   State agencies may issue bonds to finance certain public undertakings
    The several departments, institutions, agencies and commissions of the State of North Carolina, acting at the suggestion of the Governor of North Carolina, with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-164.   Acceptance of federal loans and grants permitted
    The State of North Carolina, and its several departments, institutions, agencies and commissions, are hereby authorized to accept and receive loans, grants, and other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-165.   Approval by Governor and Council of State necessary; covenants in resolutions authorizing bonds
    The several departments, institutions, agencies and commissions of the State of North Carolina, before issuing any revenue bonds as herein provided for any undertaking,...

Article 12 - Law-Enforcement Officers' Retirement System.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166 through 143-166.04.   Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 479, s. 196(t)

Article 12A - Law-Enforcement Officers', Firemen's, Rescue Squad Workers' and Civil Air Patrol Members' Death Benefits Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.1.   Purpose
    In consideration of hazardous public service rendered to the people of this State, there is hereby provided a system of benefits for dependents of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.2.   Definitions
    (a) The term "dependent child" shall mean any unmarried child of the deceased officer, fireman, rescue squad worker or senior member of the Civil...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.3.   Payments; determination
    (a) When any law-enforcement officer, fireman, rescue squad worker or senior Civil Air Patrol member shall be killed in the line of duty, the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.4.   Funds; conclusiveness of award
    Such award of benefits as is provided for by this Article shall be paid from the Contingency and Emergency Fund and such amounts as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.5.   Other benefits not affected
    None of the other benefits now provided for law-enforcement officers, or other persons covered by this Article, or their dependents by the Workers' Compensation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.6.   Awards exempt from taxes
    Any award made under the provisions of this Article shall be exempt from taxation by the State or any political subdivision. The Industrial Commission...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.7.   Applicability of Article
    The provisions of this Article shall apply and be in full force and effect with respect to any law-enforcement officer, fireman, rescue squad worker...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.8 through 143-166.12.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 12B - Salary Continuation Plan for Certain State Law-Enforcement Officers.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.13.   Persons entitled to benefits under Article
    (a) The following persons who are subject to the Criminal Justice Training and Standards Act are entitled to benefits under this Article: (1) State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.14.   Payment of salary notwithstanding incapacity; Workers' Compensation Act applicable after two years; duration of payment
    The salary of any of the above listed persons shall be paid as long as his employment in that position continues, notwithstanding his total...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.15.   Application of 97-27; how payments made
    Notwithstanding the provisions of G.S. 143-166.14 of this Article, the persons entitled to benefits shall be subject to the provisions of G.S. 97-27 during...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.16.   Effect on workers' compensation and other benefits; application of 97-24
    The provisions of G.S. 143-166.14 shall be in lieu of all compensation provided for the first two years of incapacity by G.S. 97-29 and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.17.   Period of incapacity not charged against sick leave or other leave
    The period for which the salary of any person is paid pursuant to G.S. 143-166.14 while he is incapacitated as a result of an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.18.   Report of incapacity
    Any person designated in G.S. 143-166.13, who, as a result of an injury by accident arising out of and in the course of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.19.   Determination of cause and extent of incapacity; hearing before Industrial Commission; appeal; effect of refusal to perform duties
    Upon the filing of the report, the secretary or other head of the department or, in the case of the General Assembly, the Legislative...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.20.   Subrogation
    The same rights and remedies set forth in G.S. 97-10.2 shall apply in all third party liability cases occurring under this Article, including cases...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.21 through 143-166.29.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 12C - Retirement Benefits for State Law-Enforcement Officers.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.30.   Retirement benefits for State law-enforcement officers
    (a) Definitions. - The following words and phrases as used in this Article, unless a different meaning is plainly required by the context, shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.31 through 143-166.39.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 12D - Separation Allowances for Law-Enforcement Officers.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.40.   Rules for selection and retention of law-enforcement officers; rules exempt from Administrative Procedure Act
    (a) Except as otherwise provided by State and federal law, the head of each principal State department may establish rules and procedures for the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.41.   Special separation allowance
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every sworn law-enforcement officer as defined by G.S. 135-1(11c) or G.S. 143-166.30(a)(4) employed by a State department,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.42.   Special separation allowances for local officers
    (a) On and after January 1, 1987, every sworn law enforcement officer as defined by G.S. 128-21(11d) or G.S. 143-166.50(a)(3) employed by a local...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.43 through 143-166.49.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 12E - Retirement Benefits for Local Governmental Law-Enforcement Officers.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.50.   Retirement benefits for local governmental law-enforcement officers
    (a) Definitions. - The following words and phrases as used in this Article, unless a different meaning is plainly required by the context, have...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.51 through 143-166.59.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 12F - Separate Insurance Benefits Plan for State and Local Governmental Law-Enforcement Officers.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.60.   Separate insurance benefits plan for law-enforcement officers
    (a) A Separate Insurance Benefits Plan, hereinafter called the "Plan", is to be an employee welfare benefit plan, established for the benefit of (i)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.61 through 143-166.69.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 12G - Transfers of Assets of Law-Enforcement Officers' Retirement System to Other Retirement Systems.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.70.   Transfers of assets of Law-Enforcement Officers' Retirement System to other retirement systems
    As of January 1, 1986, assets of the Law-Enforcement Officers' Retirement System, provided for under Article 12 of Chapter 143 of the General Statutes,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.71 through 143-166.79.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 12H - Sheriffs' Supplemental Pension Fund Act of 1985.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.80.   Short title and purpose
    (a) This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "Sheriffs' Supplemental Pension Fund Act of 1985". (b) The purpose of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.81.   Scope
    (a) This Article provides supplemental pension benefits for all county sheriffs who are retired from the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System or an equivalent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.82.   Assets
    (a) On and after July 1, 1985, each Clerk of Superior Court shall remit to the Department of Justice the monthly receipts collected pursuant...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.83.   Disbursements
    (a) Repealed by Session Laws 1991 (Reg. Sess., 1992), c. 900, s. 54, effective January 1, 1993. (b) Immediately following January 1, 1993, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.84.   Eligibility
    (a) Each county sheriff who has retired from the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System, and who has attained the age of 55 years or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-166.85.   Benefits
    (a) An eligible retired sheriff shall be entitled to and receive an annual pension benefit, payable in equal monthly installments, equal to one share...

Article 13 - Publications.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-167.   Transferred to G.S. 147-54.1 by Session Laws 1943, c. 543
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-168.   Reports; conciseness
    The annual or biennial reports now authorized or required to be printed by the several State agencies and institutions shall be as compact and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-169.   Limitations on publications
    (a) Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 866, s. 2. (b) Repealed by Session Laws 2007-234, s. 1, effective July 18, 2007. (c) Every...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-169.1.   State agency public document mailing lists to be updated
    (a) On or before July 1 of each year, beginning with July 1, 1976, the head of every agency of this State shall certify...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-169.2.   Definitions
    (a) For the purposes of this Article, the term "public document" shall mean any annual, biennial, regular or special report or publication of which...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-170.   Repealed by Session Laws 1955, c. 986
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-170.1.   Statement of cost of public documents; chief administrator charged with compliance
    (a) Every agency of this State publishing a public document, other than one published for the principal purpose of sale to the public, shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-170.2.   Publication procedure manuals
    (a) The State Librarian in consultation with the State Auditor shall administer and periodically revise guidelines to be used by all State agencies and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-170.3.   Reports; audits
    (a) The Department of Administration shall report to the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations each State agency and community college that fails to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-170.4.   Administrative Office of the Courts; publications procedures manual; reports
    Not later than June 1, 1990, the Administrative Office of the Courts, after review of the Department of Administration's state publications procedures guidelines and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-170.5.   Designated public documents to be printed on alkaline paper
    The State Librarian and the University Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shall designate annually as provided by G.S. 125-11.13...

Article 14 - North Carolina Zoological Authority.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-171 through 143-176.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 85
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-177.   Right to receive gifts
    In order to carry out the purposes of this Article, the Board is authorized to acquire by gift or will, absolutely or in trust,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-177.1.   North Carolina Zoological Park Fund
    All gifts made to the North Carolina Zoological Park for the purposes of this Article shall be exempt from every form of taxation including,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-177.2.   Cities and counties
    Cities and counties are hereby authorized to expend funds derived from nontax sources and to make gifts of surplus property, to assist in carrying...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-177.3.   Sources of funds
    (a) It is the intent of this Article that the funds for the creation, establishment, construction, operation and maintenance of the North Carolina Zoological...

Article 15 - Council of State Governments.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-178 through 143-185.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 25
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-186.   Council of State Governments a joint governmental agency
    The Council of State Governments is hereby declared to be a joint governmental agency of this State and of the other states which cooperate...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-187.   Transferred to G.S. 143-186 by Session Laws 1959, c. 137, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-188.   Repealed by Session Laws 1959, c. 137, s. 1

Article 16 - Spanish-American War Relief Fund.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-189 through 143-190.   Repealed by Session Laws 1961, c. 481

Article 17 - State Post-War Reserve Fund.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-191.   Appropriation for fund
    There is hereby appropriated from the general fund of the State the sum of twenty million dollars ($20,000,000), the said sum, together with the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-192.   Fund to be invested by Governor and Council of State; State Treasurer custodian
    The Governor and Council of State are hereby fully authorized and directed to invest the said fund exclusively in bonds of the United States...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-193.   Fund to be held for such use as directed by General Assembly
    The said State Post-War Reserve Fund shall be held for such use as shall hereafter be directed by an act of the General Assembly...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-194.   Report to General Assembly
    The Governor and Council of State shall make a report in writing to the General Assembly, not later than the tenth day of each...

Article 18 - Rules and Regulations Filed with Secretary of State.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-195 through 143-198.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1331, s. 2

Article 19 - Roanoke Island Historical Association.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-199.   Association under patronage and control of State
    Roanoke Island Historical Association, Incorporated is hereby permanently placed under the patronage and control of the State. (1945, c. 953, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-200.   Members of board of directors; terms; appointment
    The governing body of the Association shall be a board of directors consisting of the Governor of the State, the Attorney General, the Superintendent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-201.   Bylaws; officers of board
    The said board of directors when organized under the terms of this Article shall have authority to adopt bylaws for the organization and said...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-202.   Exempt from taxation; gifts and donations
    The said Association is and shall be an educational and charitable association within the meaning of the laws of the State of North Carolina,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-203.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 913, s. 39, effective July 22, 1983
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-204.   Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 996, s. 3

Article 19A - Governor Richard Caswell Memorial Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-204.1 through 143-204.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 116

Article 19B - Historic Swansboro Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-204.5 through 143-204.7.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 116

Article 19C - Outdoor Historical Dramas.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-204.8.   Allotments to outdoor historical dramas
    (a) Upon the application of an outdoor historical drama corporation or trust, approved by the Secretary of Cultural Resources, the Governor and the Council...

Article 20 - Recreation Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-205 through 143-210.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 1145, s. 4

Article 21 - Water and Air Resources.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-211.   Declaration of public policy
    (a) It is hereby declared to be the public policy of this State to provide for the conservation of its water and air resources....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-212.   Definitions
    Unless a different meaning is required by the context, the following definitions apply to this Article and Articles 21A and 21B of this Chapter:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-213.   Definitions
    Unless the context otherwise requires, the following terms as used in this Article and Articles 21A and 21B of this Chapter are defined as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 23
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.1.   Water; water quality standards and classifications; duties of Commission
    (a) Development and Adoption of Classifications and Standards. - The Commission is hereby directed and empowered, as rapidly as possible within the limits of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.2.   Prohibited discharges
    (a) The discharge of any radiological, chemical or biological warfare agent or high-level radioactive waste to the waters of the State is prohibited. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.2A.   Prohibited disposal of medical waste
    (a) Violation. - It is unlawful for any person to engage in conduct which causes or results in the dumping, discharging, or disposal directly...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.2B.   Storage of waste on vessels
    The operator of a vessel in the State's waters shall take precautions to ensure that certain items do not enter and contaminate the waters....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.3.   Revision to water quality standard
    (a) Any person subject to the provisions of G.S. 143-215.1 may petition the Commission for a hearing pursuant to G.S. 143-215.4 for a revision...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.4.   Certain cleaning agents containing phosphorus prohibited
    (a) No person may manufacture, store, sell, use, or distribute for sale or use any cleaning agent containing phosphorus in the State, except as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.5.   Water supply watershed protection
    (a) Policy Statement. - This section provides for a cooperative program of water supply watershed management and protection to be administered by local governments...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.6.   Repealed by Session Laws 2004-195, s. 3.1, effective August 17, 2004
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.7.   Stormwater runoff rules and programs
    (a) Policy, Purpose and Intent. - The Commission shall undertake a continuing planning process to develop and adopt a statewide plan with regard to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.7A.   Stormwater control best management practices
    (a) The Department of Environment and Natural Resources shall establish standard stormwater control best management practices and standard process water treatment processes or equivalent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.7B.   Fast-track permitting for stormwater management systems
    The Commission shall adopt rules to establish a fast-track permitting process that allows for the issuance of stormwater management system permits without a technical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.8.   Ecosystem Enhancement Program: established
    The Ecosystem Enhancement Program is established within the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The Ecosystem Enhancement Program shall be developed by the Department...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.9.   Ecosystem Enhancement Program: purposes
    The purposes of the program are as follows: (1) To restore wetlands functions and values across the State to replace critical functions lost through...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.10.   Ecosystem Enhancement Program: development and implementation of basinwide restoration plans
    Develop Basinwide Restoration Plans. - The Department shall develop basinwide plans for wetlands and riparian area restoration with the goal of protecting and enhancing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.11.   Ecosystem Enhancement Program: compensatory mitigation
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply to this section: (1) Compensatory mitigation. - The restoration, creation, enhancement, or preservation of jurisdictional waters required...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.12.   Ecosystem Enhancement Program: Ecosystem Restoration Fund
    (a) Ecosystem Restoration Fund. - The Ecosystem Restoration Fund is established as a nonreverting fund within the Department. The Fund shall be treated as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.13.   Ecosystem Enhancement Program: reporting requirement
    (a) The Department of Environment and Natural Resources shall report each year by November 1 to the Environmental Review Commission and to the Joint...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.14.   Cooperative State-local coalition water quality protection plans
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply in this section: (1) "Basin" means a river basin as defined in G.S. 143-215.22G or any subbasin...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.15 through 143-214.19.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.20.   Riparian Buffer Protection Program: Alternatives to maintaining riparian buffers; compensatory mitigation fees
    (a) Compensatory Mitigation for Riparian Buffer Loss. - The Commission shall establish a program to provide alternatives for persons who would otherwise be required...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.21.   Riparian Buffer Protection Program: Riparian Buffer Restoration Fund
    The Riparian Buffer Restoration Fund is established as a nonreverting fund within the Department. The Fund shall be treated as a special trust fund...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.22.   Riparian Buffer Protection Program: Department may accept donations of real property
    The Department may accept donations of real property and interests in real property if the real property or interest in real property is a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.23.   Riparian Buffer Protection Program: Delegation of riparian buffer protection requirements to local governments
    (a) The Commission may delegate responsibility for the implementation and enforcement of the State's riparian buffer protection requirements to units of local government that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.24.   Riparian Buffer Protection Program: Coordination with River Basin Associations
    (a) Prior to drafting temporary or permanent rules that require the preservation of riparian buffers in a river basin, the Department shall consult with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.25.   Expired
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.25A.   Riparian Buffer Protection Program: Surface Water Identification Training and Certification Program
    (a) The Division of Water Resources of the Department shall develop a program to train and certify individuals to determine the presence of surface...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-214.26.   Nutrient offset credits
    (a) Nutrient offset credits may be purchased to partially offset nutrient loadings to surface waters as required by the Environmental Management Commission. Nutrient offset...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.   Effluent standards or limitations
    (a) The Commission is authorized and directed to develop, adopt, modify and revoke effluent standards or limitations and waste treatment management practices as it...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.1.   Control of sources of water pollution; permits required
    (a) Activities for Which Permits Required. - Except as provided in subsection (a6) of this section, no person shall do any of the following...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.1A.   Closed-loop groundwater remediation systems allowed
    (a) The phrase "closed-loop groundwater remediation system" means a system and attendant processes for cleaning up contaminated groundwater by pumping groundwater, treating the groundwater...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.1B.   Extension of date for compliance with nitrogen and phosphorus discharge limits
    (a) The Commission may extend a compliance date established under G.S. 143-215.1(c6) only in accordance with the requirements of this section and only upon...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.1C.   Report to wastewater system customers on system performance; publication of notice of discharge of untreated wastewater and waste
    (a) Report to Wastewater System Customers. - The owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works, the operation of which is primarily...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.2.   Special orders
    (a) Issuance. - The Commission may, after the effective date of classifications, standards and limitations adopted pursuant to G.S. 143-214.1 or G.S. 143-215, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.3.   General powers of Commission and Department; auxiliary powers
    (a) Additional Powers. - In addition to the specific powers prescribed elsewhere in this Article, and for the purpose of carrying out its duties,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.3A.   Water and Air Quality Account; use of application and permit fees; Title V Account; I & M Air Pollution Control Account; reports
    (a) The Water and Air Quality Account is established as an account within the Department. Revenue in the Account shall be applied to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.3B.   Repealed by Session Laws, 2005-454, s. 8, effective January 1, 2006
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.3C.   Confidential information protected
    (a) Information obtained under this Article or Article 21A or 21B of this Chapter shall be available to the public except that, upon a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.3D.   Fee schedule for water quality permits
    (a) Annual fees for discharge and nondischarge permits under G.S. 143-215.1. - (1) Major Individual NPDES Permits. - The annual fee for an individual...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.4.   Mailing list for rules; procedures for public input; form of order or decision; seal; official notice
    (a) Mailing List. - When the Commission proposes or adopts a rule establishing water quality classifications and standards under G.S. 143-214.1 or establishing effluent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.5.   Judicial review
    (a) Article 4 of Chapter 150B of the General Statutes governs judicial review of a final agency decision or order of the Secretary or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.6.   Recodified as 143-215.6A through 143-215.6C
    ( a) Recodified as G.S. 143-215.6A by Session Laws 1989 (Regular Session, 1990), c. 1045, s. 1. (b) Recodified as G.S. 143-215.6B by Session...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.6A.   Enforcement procedures: civil penalties
    (a) A civil penalty of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) may be assessed by the Secretary against any person who: (1) Violates...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.6B.   Enforcement procedures: criminal penalties
    (a) For purposes of this section, the term "person" shall mean, in addition to the definition contained in G.S. 143-212, any responsible corporate or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.6C.   Enforcement procedures; injunctive relief
    Whenever the Department has reasonable cause to believe that any person has violated or is threatening to violate any of the provisions of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.6D.   Additional requirements applicable to certain municipal wastewater treatment facilities
    (a) As used in this section, "municipal" and "municipality" refer to any unit of local government which operates a wastewater treatment plant. As used...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.6E.   Violation Points System applicable to swine farms
    (a) The Commission shall develop a Violation Points System applicable to permits for animal waste management systems for swine farms. This system shall operate...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.7.   Effect on laws applicable to public water supplies and the sanitary disposal of sewage
    This Article shall not be construed as amending, repealing, or in any manner abridging or interfering with the provisions of Article 10 of Chapter...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.8.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 698, s. 13
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.8A.   Planning
    (a) Policy, Purpose and Intent. - The Commission and Department shall undertake a continuing planning process to develop and adopt plans and programs to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.8B.   Basinwide water quality management plans
    (a) The Commission shall develop and implement a basinwide water quality management plan for each of the 17 major river basins in the State....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.8C.   Repealed by Session Laws 2005-386, s. 2.1, effective December 1, 2005
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.8D.   North Carolina Water Quality Workgroup; Rivernet
    (a) The Department of Environment and Natural Resources and North Carolina State University shall jointly establish the North Carolina Water Quality Workgroup. The Workgroup...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.9.   Restrictions on authority of the Commission
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to: (1) Grant to the Commission any jurisdiction or authority with respect to air contamination existing solely...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.9A.   Reports
    (a) The Department shall report to the Environmental Review Commission and the Fiscal Research Division on or before 1 October of each year on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.9B.   Systemwide municipal and domestic wastewater collection system permit program report
    The Environmental Management Commission shall develop and implement a permit program for municipal and domestic wastewater collection systems on a systemwide basis. The collection...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.9C.   Use of certain types of culverts allowed
    (a) The Division of Water Resources in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources shall allow the use of structures known as three-sided, open-bottom,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 23
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10A.   Legislative findings and intent
    The General Assembly finds that animal operations provide significant economic and other benefits to this State. The growth of animal operations in recent years...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10B.   Definitions
    As used in this Part: (1) "Animal operation" means any agricultural feedlot activity involving 250 or more swine, 100 or more confined cattle, 75...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10C.   Applications and permits
    (a) No person shall construct or operate an animal waste management system for an animal operation or operate an animal waste management system for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10D.   Operations review
    (a) The Division, in cooperation with the Division of Soil and Water Conservation of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, shall develop a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10E.   Violations requiring immediate notification
    (a) Any employee of a State agency or unit of local government lawfully on the premises and engaged in activities relating to the animal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10F.   Inspections
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the Division shall conduct inspections of all animal operations that are subject to a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10G.   Fees for animal waste management systems
    (a) The Department shall charge an annual permit fee to an animal operation that is subject to a permit under G.S. 143-215.10C for an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10H.   Swine integrator registration
    (a) Definitions. - As used in this section: (1) "Grower" means a person who holds a permit for an animal waste management system under...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10I.   Performance standards for animal waste management systems that serve swine farms; lagoon and sprayfield systems prohibited
    (a) As used in this section: (1) "Anaerobic lagoon" means a lagoon that treats waste by converting it into carbon dioxide, methane, ammonia, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10J.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10K.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10L.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.10M.   Reports
    (a) The Department shall report to the Environmental Review Commission and the Fiscal Research Division on or before 1 October of each year as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.11.   Short title
    This Part shall be known and may be cited as the Water Use Act of 1967. (1967, c. 933, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.12.   Declaration of purpose
    It is hereby declared that the general welfare and public interest require that the water resources of the State be put to beneficial use...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.13.   Declaration of capacity use areas
    (a) The Environmental Management Commission may declare and delineate from time to time, and may modify, capacity use areas of the State where it...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.14.   Rules within capacity use areas; scope and procedures
    (a) Following the declaration of a capacity use area by the Commission, it shall prepare proposed rules to be applied in said area, containing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.15.   Permits for water use within capacity use areas - Procedures
    (a) In areas declared by the Commission to be capacity use areas no person shall (after the expiration of such period, not in excess...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.16.   Permits for water use within capacity use areas - duration, transfer, reporting, measurement, present use, fees and penalties
    (a) No permit under G.S. 143-215.15 shall be issued for a longer period than the longest of the following: (i) 10 years, or (ii)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.17.   Enforcement procedures
    (a) Criminal Penalties. - Any person who shall be adjudged to have violated any provision of this Part shall be guilty of a Class...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.18.   Map or description of boundaries of capacity use areas
    (a) The Commission in designating and the Department in recommending the boundaries of any capacity use area may define such boundaries by showing them...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.19.   Administrative inspection; reports
    (a) When necessary for enforcement of this Part, and when authorized by rules of the Commission, employees of the Commission may inspect any property,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.20.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 827, s. 173
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.21.   Definitions
    Unless the context otherwise requires, the following terms as used in this Part are defined as follows: (1), (2) Repealed by Session Laws 1987,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22.   Law of riparian rights not changed
    Nothing contained in this Part shall change or modify existing common or statutory law with respect to the relative rights of riparian owners concerning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22A.   Water withdrawal policy; remedies
    (a) It is against the public policy of North Carolina to withdraw water from any major river or reservoir if both of the following...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22B.   Roanoke River Basin water rights
    The State reserves and allocates to itself, as protector of the public interest, all rights in the water located in those portions of Kerr...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22C through 143-215.22F.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22G.   Definitions
    In addition to the definitions set forth in G.S. 143-212 and G.S. 143-213, the following definitions apply to this Part. (1) "Mainstem" means that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22H.   Registration of water withdrawals and transfers required
    (a) Any person who withdraws 100,000 gallons per day or more of water from the surface or groundwaters of the State or who transfers...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22I.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-518, s. 2, effective August 31, 2007, and applicable to any petition for a certificate for a transfer of surface water from one river basin to another river basin for which preparation of an environmental assessment or an environmental impact statement has begun on or after August 31, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22J.   Repealed by Session Laws 2004-195, s. 3.1, effective August 17, 2004
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22K.   Repealed by Session Laws 2004-195, s. 3.1, effective August 17, 2004
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.22L.   Regulation of surface water transfers
    (a) Certificate Required. - No person, without first obtaining a certificate from the Commission, may: (1) Initiate a transfer of 2,000,000 gallons of water...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.23.   Short title
    This Part shall be known and may be cited as the Dam Safety Law of 1967. (1967, c. 1068, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.24.   Declaration of purpose
    It is the purpose of this Part to provide for the certification and inspection of dams in the interest of public health, safety, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.25.   Definitions
    As used in this Part, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) "Dam" means a structure and appurtenant works erected to impound or divert water....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.25A.   Exempt dams
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this Part, this Part does not apply to any dam: (1) Constructed by the United States Army Corps...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.26.   Construction of dams
    (a) No person shall begin the construction of any dam until at least 10 days after filing with the Department a statement concerning its...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.27.   Repair, alteration, or removal of dam
    (a) Before commencing the repair, alteration or removal of a dam, application shall be made for written approval by the Department, except as otherwise...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.28.   Action by Commission upon applications
    (a) Following receipt of agency comments the Commission shall approve, disapprove, or approve subject to conditions necessary to ensure safety and to satisfy minimum...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.28A.   Application fees
    (a) In accordance with G.S. 143-215.3(a)(1a), the Commission may establish a fee schedule for processing applications for approvals of construction or removal of dams...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.29.   Supervision by qualified engineers; reports and modification during work
    (a) Any project for which the Commission's approval is required under G.S. 143-215.26, 143-215.27, and 143-215.28, and any project undertaken pursuant to an order...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.30.   Notice of completion; certification of final approval
    (a) Immediately upon completion, enlargement, repair, alteration or removal of a dam, notice of completion shall be given the Commission. As soon as possible...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.31.   Supervision over maintenance and operation of dams
    (a) The Commission shall have jurisdiction and supervision over the maintenance and operation of dams to safeguard life and property and to satisfy minimum...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.32.   Inspection of dams
    (a) The Department may at any time inspect any dam, including a dam that is otherwise exempt from this Part, upon receipt of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.33.   Administrative hearing
    A person to whom a decision or a dam safety order is issued under this Part may contest the decision or order by filing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.34.   Investigations by Department; employment of consultants
    The Department shall make such investigations and assemble such data as it deems necessary for a proper review and study of the design and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.35.   Liability for damages
    No action shall be brought against the State of North Carolina, the Department, or the Commission or any agent of the Commission or any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.36.   Enforcement procedures
    (a) Criminal Penalties. - Any person who shall be adjudged to have violated this Article shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.37.   Rights of investigation, entry, access, and inspection
    The Commission shall have the right to direct the conduct of such investigations as it may reasonably deem necessary to carry out its duties...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.38.   Short title
    This Part shall be known as and may be cited as the Federal Water Resources Development Law of 1969. (1969, cc. 724, 968.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.39.   Public policy
    It is hereby declared the public policy of the State of North Carolina to encourage development of such river and harbor, flood control and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.40.   Resolutions and ordinances assuring local cooperation
    (a) The boards of commissioners of the several counties, in behalf of their respective counties, the governing bodies of the several municipalities, in behalf...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.41.   Items of cooperation to which localities and the State may bind themselves
    Such resolutions and ordinances may irrevocably bind such county, municipality, other local unit, or the State of North Carolina, acting through the Commission, to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.42.   Acquisition of lands
    (a) For the purpose of complying with the terms of local cooperation as specified in this Part, and as stipulated in the congressional document...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.43.   Additional powers
    For the purpose of complying with requirements of local cooperation as described in this Part, county and municipal governing bodies shall also have the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.44.   Right of withdrawal
    (a) A person who lawfully impounds water for the purpose of withdrawal shall have a right of withdrawal of excess volume of water attributable...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.45.   Transfer of right of withdrawal
    A person with a right of withdrawal may assign or transfer it in whole or in part to another, subject to those rights of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.46.   Exercise of right of withdrawal
    A person may exercise right of withdrawal by withdrawing directly from the impoundment, from a watercourse below the impoundment, or from both; provided, however,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.47.   Effect of right of withdrawal on discharges of water
    Neither a right of withdrawal nor any assignment or transfer of said right may be asserted in defense against a claim that the method...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.48.   Determining streamflows
    (a) In litigation in which the rate of flow of water that would exist in the absence of an impoundment is in issue, that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.49.   Right of withdrawal for use in community water supply
    A person operating a municipal, county, community or other local water distribution or supply system and having a right of withdrawal may assert that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.50.   Interpretation with other statutes
    Whether rights of withdrawal shall have effect in a capacity use area declared by the Commission under the Water Use Act of 1967 shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.51.   Purposes
    The purposes of this Part are to: (1) Minimize the extent of floods by preventing obstructions that inhibit water flow and increase flood height...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.52.   Definitions
    (a) As used in this Part: (1) "Artificial obstruction" means any obstruction to the flow of water in a stream that is not a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.53.   Repealed by Session Laws 2000-150, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.54.   Regulation of flood hazard areas; prohibited uses
    (a) A local government may adopt ordinances to regulate uses in flood hazard areas and grant permits for the use of flood hazard areas...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.54A.   Minimum standards for ordinances; variances for prohibited uses
    (a) A flood hazard prevention ordinance adopted by a county or city pursuant to this Part shall, at a minimum: (1) Meet the requirements...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.55.   Acquisition of existing structures
    A local government may acquire, by purchase, exchange, or condemnation an existing structure located in a flood hazard area in the area regulated by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.56.   Delineation of flood hazard areas and 100-year floodplains; powers of Department; powers of local governments and of the Department
    (a) For the purpose of delineating a flood hazard area and evaluating the possibility of flood damages, a local government may: (1) Request technical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.56A.   Floodplain Mapping Fund
    The Floodplain Mapping Fund is established as a special revenue fund. The Fund consists of the fees credited to it under G.S. 161-11.5. Revenue...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.57.   Procedures in issuing permits
    (a) A local government may establish application forms and require maps, plans, and other information necessary for the issuance of permits in a manner...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.58.   Violations and penalties
    (a) Any willful violation of this Part or of any ordinance adopted (or of the provisions of any permit issued) under the authority of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.59.   Other approvals required
    (a) The granting of a permit under the provisions of this Part shall in no way affect any other type of approval required by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.60.   Liability for damages
    No action for damages sustained because of injury or property damage caused by a structure or obstruction for which a permit has been granted...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.61.   Floodplain management
    The provisions of this Part shall not preclude the imposition by responsible local governments of land use controls and other regulations in the interest...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.62.   Revolving fund established; conditions and procedures
    (a) There is established under the control and direction of the Department a Hurricane Flood Protection and Beach Erosion Control Project Revolving Fund, to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.63.   Short title
    This Part shall be known and may be cited as the Water and Air Quality Reporting Act of 1971. (1971, c. 1167, s. 9.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.64.   Purpose
    The purpose of this Article is to require all persons who are subject to the provisions of G.S. 143-215.1, 143-215.108, or 143-215.109 to file...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.65.   Reports required
    All persons subject to the provisions of G.S. 143-215.1, 143-215.108, or 143-215.109 who discharge wastes to the waters or emit air contaminants to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.66.   Monitoring required
    In order to provide for adequately monitoring the discharge of wastes to the waters and the emission of contaminants to the outdoor atmosphere and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.67.   Acceptance of wastes to disposal systems and air-cleaning devices
    (a) No person subject to the provisions of G.S. 143-215.1, 143-215.108, or 143-215.109 shall willfully cause or allow the discharge of any wastes or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.68.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 827, s. 188
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.69.   Enforcement procedures
    (a) (1) Criminal Penalties. - Except as provided in subdivision (2) of this subsection, any person who violates any provisions of this Part or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.70.   Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources authorized to accept applications
    The Secretary is authorized to accept applications for grants for nonfederal costs relating to water resources development projects from units of local government sponsoring...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.71.   Purposes for which grants may be requested
    Applications for grants may be made for the nonfederal share of water resources development projects for the following purposes in amounts not to exceed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.72.   Review of applications
    (a) The Secretary shall receive and review applications for the grants specified in this Part and approve, approve in part, or disapprove such applications....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.73.   Recommendation and disbursal of grants
    After review of grant applications, project funds shall be disbursed and monitored by the Department. (1979, c. 1046, s. 1; 1983, c. 717, s....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.73A.   Water Resources Development Plan
    (a) Plan prepared. - Before 1 July in each calendar year, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources shall prepare a statewide plan for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.73B.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.73C.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.73D.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.73E.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.73F.   Shallow Draft Navigation Channel and Lake Dredging Fund
    The Shallow Draft Navigation Channel and Lake Dredging Fund is established as a special revenue fund. The Fund consists of fees credited to it...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.74 through 143-215.74B.   Recodified as Article 72 of Chapter 106, G.S. 106-850 through G.S. 106-852, by Session Laws 2011-145, s. 13.22A(t), effective July 1, 2011
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.74C through 143-215.74E.   Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 626, s. 13
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.74F.   Program authorized
    The Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources may establish a Stream Watch Program to recognize and assist civic, environmental, educational, and other volunteer...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.74G.   Applications
    The Department may accept and approve applications to affiliate with the Stream Watch Program from volunteer groups willing to adopt a specific body of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143.215.74H.   Assistance
    The Department may provide technical, organizational, and financial assistance to stream watch groups from such resources as may be available to the Department. (1989,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.74I.   Projects
    The Department may encourage and assist stream watch groups to carry out projects for stream cleanup and restoration, stream surveillance and water quality monitoring,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.74J.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.74K.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.74L.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.74M.   Recodified as Article 73 of Chapter 106, G.S. 106-860, by Session Laws 2011-145, s. 13.22A(x), effective July 1, 2011

Article 21A - Oil Pollution and Hazardous Substances Control.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.75.   Title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "Oil Pollution and Hazardous Substances Control Act of 1978." (1973, c. 534, s....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.76.   Purpose
    It is the purpose of this Article to promote the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of this State by protecting the land...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.77.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) "Barrel" shall mean 42 U.S. gallons at 60 degrees Fahrenheit. (2) "Commission" means...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.77A.   Designation of hazardous substances and determination of quantities which may be harmful
    (a) Those substances designated as hazardous as of June 1, 1980, by the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency under 33 U.S.C....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.78.   Oil pollution control program
    The Department shall establish an oil pollution control program for the administration of this Article. The Department may employ and prescribe the duties of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.79.   Inspections and investigations; entry upon property
    The Commission, through its authorized representatives, is empowered to conduct such inspections and investigations as shall be reasonably necessary to determine compliance with the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.80.   Confidential information
    Any information relating to a secret process, device or method of manufacturing or production discovered or obtained in the course of an inspection, investigation,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.81.   Authority supplemental
    The authority and powers granted under this Article shall be in addition to, and not in derogation of, any authority or powers vested in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.82.   Local ordinances
    Nothing in the Article shall be construed to deny any county, municipality, sanitary district, metropolitan sewerage district or other authorized local governmental entity, by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.83.   Discharges
    (a) Unlawful Discharges. - It shall be unlawful, except as otherwise provided in this Part, for any person to discharge, or cause to be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.84.   Removal of prohibited discharges
    (a) Person Discharging. - Except as provided in subsection (a2) of this section, any person having control over oil or other hazardous substances discharged...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.85.   Required notice
    (a) Except as provided in G.S. 143-215.94E(a1) and subsections (b) and (c) of this section, every person owning or having control over oil or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.85A.   Recordation of oil or hazardous substance discharge sites
    (a) The owner of the real property on which a site is located that is subject to current or future use restrictions approved as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.86.   Other State agencies and State-designated local agencies
    (a) Planning. - The State Emergency Response Commission shall be responsible for developing a program, including training, for the waters of the State, including...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.87.   Oil or Other Hazardous Substances Pollution Protection Fund
    There is hereby established under the control and direction of the Department an Oil or Other Hazardous Substances Pollution Protection Fund which shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.88.   Payment to State agencies or State-designated local agencies
    Upon completion of any oil or other hazardous substances removal or restoration project or activity conducted pursuant to the provisions of this Part, each...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.88A.   Enforcement procedures: civil penalties
    (a) Any person who intentionally or negligently discharges oil or other hazardous substances, or knowingly causes or permits the discharge of oil in violation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.88B.   Enforcement procedures: criminal penalties
    (a) No proceeding shall be brought or continued under this section for or on account of a violation by any person who has previously...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.89.   Multiple liability for necessary expenses; limit on State recovery
    (a) Any person liable for costs of cleanup of oil or other hazardous substances under this Part shall have a cause of action to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.90.   Liability for damage to public resources
    (a) Any person who discharges oil or other hazardous substances in violation of this Article or violates any order or rule of the Commission...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.91.   Recodified as 143-215.88A, 143-215.88B
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.91A.   Limited liability for volunteers in oil and hazardous substance abatement
    Part 5 of this Article shall apply to the determination of civil liability or penalty pursuant to this Article. (1987, c. 269, s. 3.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.92.   Lien on vessel
    Any vessel (other than one owned or operated by the State of North Carolina or its political subdivisions or the United States government) from...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.93.   Liability for damage caused
    Any person having control over oil or other hazardous substances which enters the waters of the State in violation of this Part shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.93A.   Limitation on liability of persons engaged in removal of oil discharges
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person is not liable under this Part, Part 2C of this Article, Articles...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94.   Joint and several liability
    In order to provide maximum protection for the public interest, any actions brought pursuant to G.S. 143-215.88 through 143-215.91(a), 143-215.93 or any other section...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94A.   Definitions
    Unless a different meaning is required by the context, the following definitions shall apply throughout this Part and Part 2B of this Article: (1a)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94B.   Commercial Leaking Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund
    (a) There is established under the control and direction of the Department the Commercial Leaking Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund. This Commercial Fund...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94C.   Commercial leaking petroleum underground storage tank cleanup fees
    (a) For purposes of this subsection, each compartment of a commercial underground storage tank that is designed to independently contain a petroleum product is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94D.   Noncommercial Leaking Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund
    (a) There is established under the control and direction of the Department the Noncommercial Leaking Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund. This Noncommercial Fund...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94E.   Rights and obligations of the owner or operator
    (a) Upon a determination that a discharge or release of petroleum from an underground storage tank has occurred, the owner or operator of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94F.   Limited amnesty
    Any owner or operator who reports a suspected discharge or release from an underground storage tank prior to 1 October 1989 shall not be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94G.   Authority of the Department to engage in cleanups; actions for fund reimbursement
    (a) The Department may use staff, equipment, or materials under its control or provided by other cooperating federal, State, or local agencies and may...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94H.   Financial responsibility
    (a) The Department shall require each owner and operator of a petroleum underground storage tank who is required to demonstrate financial responsibility under rules...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94I.   Insurance pools authorized; requirements
    (a) As used in this section, "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Insurance of the State of North Carolina. (b) Owners and operators of underground...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94J.   Limitation of liability of the State of North Carolina
    (a) No claim filed against either the Commercial Fund or the Noncommercial Fund shall be paid except from assets of the respective fund as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94K.   Enforcement
    The provisions of G.S. 143-215.94W through G.S. 143-215.94Y shall apply to this Part. (1987 (Reg. Sess., 1988), c. 1035, s. 1; 1993, c. 400,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94L.   Definitions
    (a) The Commission may adopt rules necessary to implement the provisions of this Part. Except as may be otherwise specifically provided, the provisions of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94M.   Reports
    (a) The Secretary shall present an annual report to the Environmental Review Commission, the Fiscal Research Division, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94N.   Applicability
    (a) The provisions of this Part as they relate to costs paid from the Commercial Fund apply only to discharges or releases that are...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94O.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-266, s. 1.20(a), effective July 1, 2011
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94P.   Groundwater Protection Loan Fund
    (a) There is established under the control and direction of the Department the Groundwater Protection Loan Fund. This Loan Fund shall be a nonreverting...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94Q through 143-215.94S.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94T.   Adoption and implementation of regulatory program
    (a) The Commission shall adopt, and the Department shall implement and enforce, rules relating to underground storage tanks as provided by G.S. 143-215.3(a)(15) and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94U.   Registration of petroleum commercial underground storage tanks; operation of petroleum underground storage tanks; operating permit required
    (a) The owner or operator of each petroleum commercial underground storage tank shall annually obtain an operating permit from the Department for the facility...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94V.   Standards for petroleum underground storage tank cleanup
    (a) Legislative findings and intent. (1) The General Assembly finds that: a. The goals of the underground storage tank program are to protect human...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94W.   Enforcement procedures: civil penalties
    (a) A civil penalty of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) may be assessed by the Secretary against any person who: (1) Violates...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94X.   Enforcement procedures: criminal penalties
    (a) Any person who negligently commits any of the offenses set out in subdivisions (1) through (9) of G.S. 143-215.94W(a) shall be guilty of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94Y.   Enforcement procedures; injunctive relief
    Whenever the Department has reasonable cause to believe that any person has violated or is threatening to violate any of the provisions of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94Z.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94AA.   Declaration of public policy
    The General Assembly hereby finds and declares as follows: (1) The traditional uses of the seacoast of the State are public and private recreation,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94BB.   Definitions
    In addition to the definitions set out in G.S. 143-215.77, the following definitions shall apply to this Part: (1) "Damages" are damages for any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94CC.   Liability under this section; exceptions
    (a) Any responsible person shall be strictly liable, notwithstanding any language of limitation found in G.S. 143-215.89, for all cleanup and removal costs and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94DD.   Joint and several liability; damages; personal injury
    (a) Liability under this Part shall be joint and several. However, this section does not bar a cause of action that a responsible person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94EE.   Removal of prohibited discharges
    (a) The Department shall be authorized and empowered to proceed with the cleanup of discharges covered under this Part pursuant to the authority granted...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94FF.   Authorization of the Attorney General; citizens' suits
    (a) For any violation of this Part, the Attorney General may, on behalf of the State and on behalf of affected citizens of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94GG.   Notification by persons responsible for discharge
    (a) Any person responsible for an offshore discharge under this Part shall immediately notify the Division of Emergency Management pursuant to rules established by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94HH.   Oil spill contingency plan
    (a) The State Emergency Response Commission, in consultation with the Secretary of Administration or his designee in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Office, shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94II.   Emergency proclamation; Governor's powers
    (a) Whenever any emergency exists or appears imminent, arising from the discharge of oil or other pollutants within the marine environment, the Governor shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94JJ.   Federal law
    Nothing in this Part shall authorize State agencies to impose any duties or obligations in conflict with limitations on State authority established by federal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94KK.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94LL.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94MM.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94NN.   Applicability
    The requirements of this Part apply to underground storage tank systems regulated under Subtitle I of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94OO.   Definitions
    Unless a different meaning is required by the context, the definitions in G.S. 143-212 and G.S. 143-215.94A apply in this Part. (1) "Emergency response...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94PP.   Designation of operators to be trained
    (a) The owner of an underground storage tank system shall designate the primary operator of the underground storage tank system. The person designated shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94QQ.   Training requirements for primary operators
    (a) The Department shall develop and implement a training program for primary operators. The training program shall provide instruction on the proper operation and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94RR.   Training requirements for emergency response operators
    (a) The Department shall develop a training program for emergency response operators. In order to satisfactorily complete the training, an emergency response operator shall,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94SS.   Tank systems for emergency power generators
    This section applies only to a facility that utilizes an underground storage tank system to store fuel solely for use by emergency power generators....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94TT.   Enforcement
    This Part may be enforced as provided in G.S. 143-215.94W, 143-215.94X, and 143-215.94Y. (2010-154, s. 2.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94UU.   Effect on other laws
    The requirements of this Part are in addition to, and not in lieu of, any other requirements applicable to underground storage tank owners or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.94VV through 143-215.94ZZ.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.95.   Duties of Secretary
    The Secretary shall administer the provisions for registration of oil terminal facilities contained in this Part. In addition, he shall engage in such study...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.96.   Oil terminal facility registration
    (a) The owner or operator of every oil terminal facility in the State shall secure a registration certificate from the Secretary. The Secretary shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.97.   Rules
    The Secretary may adopt rules to implement this Part. (1973, c. 534, s. 1; 1975, 2nd Sess., c. 983, s. 82; 1977, c. 771,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.98.   Violations
    Any person who shall be adjudged to have violated any provision of this Part or any rule of the Secretary adopted hereunder shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.99.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 521, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.100.   Oil refining facility permits
    No facility which is to be used or is capable of being used for the purpose of refining oil shall be initiated or constructed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.101.   Powers of the Secretary
    The Secretary has the power to: (1) Adopt rules implementing this Part. Rules adopted under this Part may include the following matters: a. Requirements...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.102.   Penalties
    (a) Civil Penalty. - Any person who violates any provision of this Part, or any rule, regulation or order made pursuant to this Part,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.103.   Definitions
    As used in this Part, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) "Discharge" shall mean leakage, seepage, or other release. (2) "Hazardous materials" shall mean...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104.   Limited liability for volunteers in hazardous material abatement
    Any person who provides assistance or advice in mitigating or attempting to mitigate the effects of an actual or threatened discharge of hazardous materials,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104A.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Title; sunset
    This part is the "Dry-Cleaning Solvent Cleanup Act of 1997" and may be cited by that name. Except as otherwise provided in this section,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104B.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Definitions
    (a) Unless a different meaning is required by the context or unless a different meaning is set out in subsection (b) of this section,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104C.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Dry-Cleaning Solvent Cleanup Fund
    (a) Creation. - The Dry-Cleaning Solvent Cleanup Fund is established as a special revenue fund to be administered by the Commission. Accordingly, revenue in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104D.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Powers of the Commission
    (a) Administrative Functions. - The Commission may delegate any or all of the powers enumerated in this subsection to the Department. The Commission shall:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104E.   Repealed by Session Laws 2000-19, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104F.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Requirements for certification, assessment agreements, and remediation agreements
    (a) General Requirements. - Any person petitioning for certification of a facility or an abandoned site pursuant to G.S. 143-215.104G, for a dry-cleaning solvent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104G.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Certification of facilities and abandoned sites
    (a) A potentially responsible party may petition the Commission to certify a facility or abandoned site where a release of dry-cleaning solvent has occurred....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104H.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Dry-Cleaning Solvent Assessment Agreements
    (a) Assessment Agreements. - One or more potentially responsible parties may petition the Commission to enter into a dry-cleaning solvent assessment agreement regarding a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104I.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Dry-Cleaning solvent remediation agreements
    (a) Upon the completion of assessment activities required by a dry-cleaning solvent assessment agreement, one or more potentially responsible parties may petition the Commission...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104J.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Decertification; termination of assessment agreements and remediation agreements
    (a) The Commission may decertify a facility or abandoned site or renegotiate or terminate an assessment agreement or remediation agreement with respect to any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104K.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Liability protection
    (a) A potentially responsible party who enters into an assessment agreement or remediation agreement with the Commission and who is complying with the agreement...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104L.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Public notice and community involvement
    (a) If a petitioner desires to enter into a dry-cleaning solvent remediation agreement based on remediation standards that rely on the creation of land-use...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104M.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Notice of Dry-Cleaning Solvent Remediation; land-use restrictions in deeds
    (a) Land-Use Restriction. - In order to reduce or eliminate the danger to public health or the environment posed by a dry-cleaning solvent contamination...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104N.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Disbursement of dry-cleaning solvent assessment and remediation costs; limitations; cost recovery
    (a) Allowable Costs. - To the extent monies are available in the Fund, the Commission shall pay for reasonable and necessary assessment and remediation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104O.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Remediation of uncertified sites
    (a) In the event the owner or operator of a facility or the current owner of an abandoned site cannot be identified or located,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104P.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Enforcement procedures; civil penalties
    (a) The Secretary may assess a civil penalty of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) or, if the violation involves a hazardous waste,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104Q.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Enforcement procedures; criminal penalties
    (a) Any person who negligently commits any of the offenses set out in subdivisions (1) through (10) of G.S. 143-215.104P(a) shall be guilty of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104R.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Enforcement procedures; injunctive relief
    Whenever the Commission has reasonable cause to believe that any person has violated or is threatening to violate any of the provisions of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104S.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Appeals
    Any person who is aggrieved by a decision of the Commission under G.S. 143-215.104F through G.S. 143-215.104O may commence a contested case by filing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104T.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Construction of this Part
    (a) This Part is not intended to and shall not be construed to: (1) Affect the ability of local governments to regulate land use...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.104U.   (Expires January 1, 2022 - see notes) Reporting requirements
    (a) The Secretary shall present an annual report to the Environmental Review Commission that shall include at least the following: (1) A list of...

Article 21B - Air Pollution Control.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.105.   Declaration of policy; definitions
    The declaration of public policy set forth in G.S. 143-211, the definitions in G.S. 143-212, and the definitions in G.S. 143-213, applicable to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.106.   Administration of air quality program
    The Department shall administer the air quality program of the State. (1973, c. 821, s. 6; c. 1262, s. 23; 1977, c. 771, s....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.106A.   Assessments to establish Title V program
    (a) The holders of permits issued by the Commission for the control of sources of air pollution are assessed Title V program implementation fees...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.107.   Air quality standards and classifications
    (a) Duty to Adopt Plans, Standards, etc. - The Commission is hereby directed and empowered, as rapidly as possible within the limits of funds...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.107A.   Motor vehicle emissions testing and maintenance program
    (a) General Provisions. - (1) G.S. 143-215.107(a)(6) shall be implemented as provided in this section. (2) Motor vehicle emissions inspections shall be performed by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.107B.   Statewide goals for reduction in emissions of oxides of nitrogen; report
    It shall be the goal of the State to reduce emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) from all sources by at least twenty-five percent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.107C.   State agency goals, plans, duties, and reports
    (a) As used in this section, alternative-fueled vehicle means a motor vehicle capable of operating on electricity; natural gas; propane; hydrogen; reformulated gasoline; ethanol;...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.107D.   Emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and sulfur dioxide (SO2) from certain coal-fired generating units
    (a) As used in this section: (1) "Coal-fired generating unit" means a coal-fired generating unit, as defined by 40 Code of Federal Regulations 96.2...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.108.   Control of sources of air pollution; permits required
    (a) Except as provided in subsections (a1) and (a2) of this section, no person shall do any of the following things or carry out...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.108A.   Control of sources of air pollution; construction of new facilities; alteration or expansion of existing facilities
    (a) New Facilities. - A person may not, without obtaining a permit under G.S. 143-215.108, construct or operate an air contaminant source, equipment, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.109.   Control of complex sources
    (a) The Commission may by rule establish criteria for controlling the effects of complex sources on air quality. The rules shall set forth such...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.110.   Special orders
    (a) Issuance. - The Commission is hereby empowered, after the effective date of standards and classifications adopted pursuant to G.S. 143-215.107, to issue (and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.111.   General powers of Commission; auxiliary powers
    In addition to the specific powers prescribed elsewhere in this Article and the applicable general powers prescribed in G.S. 143-215.3, and for the purpose...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.112.   Local air pollution control programs
    (a) The Commission is authorized and directed to review and have general oversight and supervision over all local air pollution control programs and to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.113.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 827, s. 211
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.114.   Recodified as 143-215.114A through 143-215.114C
    (a) Recodified as G.S. 143-215.114A by Session Laws 1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 1045, s. 4. (b) Recodified as G.S. 143-215.114B by Session Laws...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.114A.   Enforcement procedures: civil penalties
    (a) A civil penalty of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) may be assessed by the Secretary against any person who: (1) Violates...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.114B.   Enforcement procedures: criminal penalties
    (a) For purposes of this section, the term "person" shall mean, in addition to the definition contained in G.S. 143-212, any responsible corporate or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.114C.   Enforcement procedures: injunctive relief
    Whenever the Department has reasonable cause to believe that any person has violated or is threatening to violate any of the provisions of this...

Article 21C - Permitting of Wind Energy Facilities.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.115.   Definitions
    In addition to the definitions set forth in G.S. 143-212, the following definitions apply to this Article: (1) "Major military installation" means Fort Bragg,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.116.   Permit to site wind energy facilities
    No person shall undertake construction, operation, or expansion activities associated with a wind energy facility in this State without first obtaining a permit from...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.117.   Permit preapplication site evaluation meeting; notice; preapplication package requirements
    (a) Permit Preapplication Site Evaluation Meeting. - No less than 180 days prior to filing an application for a permit to construct, operate, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.118.   Permit application scoping meeting and notice
    (a) Scoping Meeting. - No less than 60 days prior to filing an application for a permit for a proposed wind energy facility or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.119.   Permit application requirements; fees; notice of receipt of completed permit; public hearing; public comment
    (a) Permit Requirements. - A person applying for a permit for a proposed wind energy facility or proposed wind energy facility expansion shall include...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.120.   Criteria for permit approval; time frame; permit conditions; other approvals required
    (a) Permit Approval. - The Department shall approve an application for a permit for a proposed wind energy facility or proposed wind energy facility...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.121.   Financial assurance requirements
    The applicant for a permit or a permit holder for a wind energy facility shall establish financial assurance that will ensure that sufficient funds...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.122.   Monitoring and reporting
    The applicant shall annually submit copies to the Department of any post-construction monitoring, such as reports on the impacts on wildlife in the location...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.123.   Annual review of military presence
    The Department shall consult with representatives of the major military installations to review information regarding military air navigation routes, air traffic control areas, military...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.124.   Record keeping
    The Department shall serve as the custodian of all data, information, and records received from a permit applicant or a major military installation pursuant...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.125.   Rule making
    The Environmental Management Commission shall adopt any rules necessary for the implementation of this Article. In adopting rules, the Commission shall consult with the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-215.126.   Civil penalties
    (a) The Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources may impose an administrative penalty on a person who constructs a wind energy facility or wind...

Article 22 - State Ports Authority.

Article 23 - Armories.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-229.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 604, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-230 through 143-231.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 620, s. 9
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-232 through 143-236.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 604, s. 1

Article 23A - Stadium Authority.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-236.2 through 143-236.28.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 882, s. 2

Article 24 - Wildlife Resources Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-237.   Title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Law. (1947, c. 263, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-238.   Definitions
    As used in this Article unless the context clearly requires otherwise: (1) The word "Commission" shall mean the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. (2)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-239.   Statement of purpose
    The purpose of this Article is to create a separate State agency to be known as the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, the function,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-240.   Creation of Wildlife Resources Commission; districts; qualifications of members
    (a) There is hereby created the Wildlife Resources Commission of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources which shall consist of 19 citizens of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-241.   Appointment and terms of office of Commission members; filling of vacancies
    The members of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission shall be appointed as follows: The Governor shall appoint one member each from the first,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-242.   Vacancies by death, resignation or otherwise
    Appointments to fill vacancies of gubernatorial appointees on the Commission occurring by reason of death, disability, resignation or otherwise shall be made by the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-243.   Organization of the Commission; election of officers; Robert's Rules of Order
    The Commission shall hold at least two meetings annually, one in January and one in July, and seven members of the Commission shall constitute...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-244.   Location of offices
    The Board of Public Buildings and Grounds shall provide the Commission with offices in the city of Raleigh, North Carolina. (1947, c. 263, s.
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-245.   Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 906, s. 5
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-246.   Executive Director; appointment, qualifications and duties
    The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission as soon as practicable after its organization shall select and appoint a competent person qualified as hereinafter set...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-247.   Transfer of powers, duties, jurisdiction, and responsibilities
    All duties, powers, jurisdiction, and responsibilities now vested by statute in and heretofore exercised by the Department of Conservation and Development, the Board of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-247.1.   Commission may accept gifts
    The Wildlife Resources Commission is hereby authorized and empowered to accept gifts, donations or contributions from any source, which funds shall be held in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-247.2.   Wildlife Conservation Account; emblems for those who donate to the Account
    (a) Account. - The Wildlife Conservation Account is established within the Wildlife Resources Fund and is subject to the oversight of the State Auditor...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-248.   Transfer of lands, buildings, records, equipment, and other properties
    There is hereby transferred to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission all lands, buildings, structures, records, reports, equipment, vehicles, supplies, materials, and other properties,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-249.   Transfer of personnel
    Upon July 1, 1947, the Division of Game and Inland Fisheries of the North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development shall cease to exist...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-249.1.   Operating budget
    No more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the certified operating budget of the Wildlife Resources Commission shall be allowed to accumulate in a cash...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-250.   Wildlife Resources Fund
    All moneys in the game and fish fund or any similar State fund when this Article becomes effective shall be credited forthwith to a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-250.1.   Wildlife Endowment Fund
    (a) Recognizing the inestimable importance to the State and its people of conserving the wildlife resources of North Carolina, and for the purpose of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-251.   Cooperative agreements
    In furtherance of the purposes of this Article the Commission is hereby authorized and empowered to enter into cooperative agreements pertaining to the management...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-252.   Article subject to Chapter 113
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to affect the jurisdictional division between the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the Department of Environment...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-253.   Jurisdictional questions
    In the event of any questions arising between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission as to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-254.   Repealed by Session Laws, 1987, c. 827, s. 214
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-254.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 830, s. 8
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-254.2.   Enforcement of local laws
    (a) It shall be the duty and responsibility of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to enforce all local acts heretofore or hereinafter enacted...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-254.5.   Disclosure of personal identifying information
    Social security numbers and identifying information obtained by the Commission shall be treated as provided in G.S. 132-1.10. For purposes of this section, "identifying...

Article 25 - National Park, Parkway and Forests Development Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-255 through 143-257.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 86
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-258.   Repealed by Session Laws 2002-165, s. 1.8, effective October 23, 2002
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-259 through 143-260.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 86

Article 25A - Historic Sites Commission; Historic and Archeological Sites.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.1 through 143-260.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 1955, c. 543, s. 5

Article 25B - State Nature and Historic Preserve Dedication Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.6.   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the State Nature and Historic Preserve Dedication Act. (1973, c. 443, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.7.   Purpose
    It is the purpose of this Article to prescribe the conditions and procedures under which properties may be specially dedicated for the purposes enumerated...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.8.   Procedures
    (a) Within the meaning of this section: (1) "Local governing body" means, as the case may be, the board of commissioners of a county,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.9.   Dedication shall not affect maintenance and improvement of existing structures or facilities
    The dedication of property to the State Nature and Historic Preserve shall not prevent the administering State agency or local governing body from carrying...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.10.   Components of State Nature and Historic Preserve
    The following are components of the State Nature and Historic Preserve accepted by the North Carolina General Assembly pursuant to G.S. 143-260.8: (1) All...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.10A through 143-260.10B.   Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 146, ss. 3, 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.10C.   Removal of land in Hemlock Bluffs from the State Nature and Historic Preserve
    Notwithstanding the provisions of G.S. 143-260.10(1), the tract identified as a portion of the property legally described in Deed Book 3135, Page 937, Wake...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.10D.   Removal of land at Hammocks Beach State Park from the State Nature and Historic Preserve
    Notwithstanding the provisions of G.S. 143-260.10(1), the tract identified as a portion of the property legally described in Deed Book 414, Page 607, Onslow...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.10E.   Utility easement at William B. Umstead State Park
    (a) The State of North Carolina may grant a utility easement to Carolina Power and Light Company across a tract of land within William...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.10F.   Road right-of-way; Pilot Mountain State Park
    (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of G.S. 143-260.10, the State of North Carolina may convey a road right-of-way to the Department of Transportation across lands...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-260.10G.   Removal of land in Crowders Mountain State Park from the State Nature and Historic Preserve
    (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of G.S. 143-260.10(6), the portion of that certain tract or parcel of property at Crowders Mountain State Park in Gaston...

Article 26 - State Education Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-261.   Appointment and membership; duties
    The Governor of North Carolina is hereby authorized to appoint a commission to be known as the State Education Commission, consisting of 18 members,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-262.   Organization meeting; election of officers; status of members
    After their appointment, the Commission shall meet in the office of the Governor of North Carolina not later than the fifteenth of May, 1947,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-263.   Comprehensive study of education problems
    This Commission shall make a comprehensive study of organization, administration, finance, teacher education, supervision, curriculum, standardization, consolidation, transportation, buildings, personnel, a merit rating system...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-264.   Per diem and travel allowances
    Each member of the Commission shall be entitled to per diem and travel the same as is paid to the State Board of Education,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-265.   Salary of executive secretary
    The Commission is authorized to set the salary of a full-time executive secretary, with the approval of the Director of the Budget. (1947, c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-266.   Powers of executive secretary
    The executive secretary of the Commission shall have the authority and power to subpoena witnesses and compel their attendance to testify and/or produce records...

Article 27 - Settlement of Affairs of Certain Inoperative Boards and Agencies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-267.   Release and payment of funds to State Treasurer; delivery of other assets to Secretary of Administration
    Whenever the statutes creating, or granting authority to, any licensing, regulatory, or examining board or agency have been or are hereafter repealed, or declared...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-268.   Official records turned over to Department of Cultural Resources; conversion of other assets into cash; allocation of assets to State agency or department
    The Secretary of Administration shall receive all such assets so delivered and, after they have served their purpose in the liquidation of the affairs...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-269.   Deposit of funds by State Treasurer
    The State Treasurer shall receive all funds delivered to him under this Article and shall deposit the same in a special fund for the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-270.   Statement of claims against board or agency; time limitation on presentation
    Any person having any claim or cause of action against any board or agency whose affairs are being liquidated under this Article, may present...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-271.   Claims certified to State Treasurer; payment; escheat of balance to University of North Carolina
    The Secretary of Administration shall certify to the State Treasurer a schedule of all claims approved or disapproved, and after one year from the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-272.   Audit of affairs of board or agency; payment for audit and other expenses
    Irrespective of the provisions of G.S. 143-271 of this Article, the State Treasurer is specifically authorized, in his discretion, to cause an audit to...

Article 28 - Communication Study Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-273 to 143-278.   Expired

Article 29 - Commission to Study the Care of the Aged and Handicapped.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-279.   Establishment and designation of Commission
    A Commission is hereby established for the study of the problems relating to the care of the aged with especial reference to those failing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-280.   Membership
    The Commission shall consist of three members from the Department of Health and Human Services, one member from the boards of county commissioners, one...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-281.   Appointment and removal of members
    The Governor shall appoint the members of this Commission, and may remove any member; he shall not be required to give any reason for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-282.   Duties of Commission; recommendations
    This Commission shall study the problems relating to the care of the aged with especial reference to those failing mentally and shall inquire into...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.   Compensation
    The members of the Commission shall receive for each day in actual performance of duties under this Article, a per diem of seven dollars...

Article 29A - Governor's Council on Employment of the Handicapped.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.1.   Short title
    This Article may be cited as "The Governor's Council on Employment of the Handicapped Act." (1961, c. 981; 1973, c. 476, s. 179.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.2.   Purpose of Article; cooperation with President's Committee
    The purpose of this Article is to carry on a continuing program to promote the employment of the physically, mentally, emotionally, and otherwise handicapped...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.3.   Celebration of National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week
    The Governor's Council shall, by proclamation, designate the first full week in October of each year as "National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week." The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.4 through 143-283.6.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 179
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.7.   Repealed by Session Laws 1991, c. 45, s. 25
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.8.   Governor's Council nonpartisan and nonprofit
    The Governor's Council shall be nonpartisan, nonprofit, and shall not be used for the dissemination of partisan principles, nor for the promotion of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.9 through 143-283.10.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 179

Article 29B - Governor's Coordinating Council on Aging.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.11 through 143-283.23.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 173

Article 29C - Youth Councils Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.24 through 143-283.30.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 30
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.31.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 797, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.32.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 30
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.33 through 143-283.40.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 29D - Manpower Council.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-283.41 through 143-283.48.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 42

Article 30 - Nutbush Conservation Area.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-284 through 143-286.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 76
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-286.1.   Nutbush Conservation Area
    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is hereby authorized to enter into lease agreements with the proper agencies of the federal government covering...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-287 through 143-288.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 76
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-289.   Contributions from certain counties and municipalities authorized; other grants or donations
    The boards of county commissioners of the Counties of Granville, Vance and Warren and the municipalities within these counties are authorized and empowered in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-290 through 143-290.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 76

Article 31 - Tort Claims against State Departments and Agencies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-291.   Industrial Commission constituted a court to hear and determine claims; damages; liability insurance in lieu of obligation under Article
    (a) The North Carolina Industrial Commission is hereby constituted a court for the purpose of hearing and passing upon tort claims against the State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-291.1.   Costs
    The Industrial Commission is authorized by such order to tax the costs against the loser in the same manner as costs are taxed by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-291.2.   Costs and fees
    (a) The Industrial Commission may by order tax the costs against the losing party in the same amount and the same manner as costs...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-291.3.   Counterclaims by State
    The filing of a claim under this Article shall constitute consent by the plaintiff to the jurisdiction of the Industrial Commission to hear and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-292.   Notice of determination of claim; appeal to full Commission
    Upon determination of said claim the Commission shall notify all parties concerned in writing of its decision and either party shall have 15 days...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-293.   Appeals to Court of Appeals
    Either the claimant or the State may, within 30 days after receipt of the decision and order of the full Commission, to be sent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-294.   Appeal to Court of Appeals to act as supersedeas
    The appeal from the decision of the Industrial Commission to the Court of Appeals shall act as a supersedeas, and the State department, institution...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-295.   Settlement of claims
    (a) Any claims except claims of minors pending or hereafter filed against the various departments, institutions and agencies of the State may be settled...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-295.1.   Settlement of small claims against institutions of the Department of Health and Human Services
    When the property of a resident of a State institution under the Department of Health and Human Services is lost, destroyed, or otherwise damaged...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-296.   Powers of Industrial Commission; deputies
    The members of the Industrial Commission, or a deputy thereof, shall have power to issue subpoenas, administer oaths, conduct hearings, take evidence, enter orders,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-297.   Affidavit of claimant; docketing; venue; notice of hearing; answer, demurrer or other pleading to affidavit
    In all claims listed in Section 13 of Chapter 1059 of the Session Laws of 1951, and all claims which may hereafter be filed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-298.   Duty of Attorney General; expenses; subpoenas
    It shall be the duty of the Attorney General to represent all departments, institutions, and agencies of the State in connection with claims asserted...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-299.   Limitation on claims
    All claims against any and all State departments, institutions, and agencies shall henceforth be forever barred unless a claim be filed with the Industrial...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-299.1.   Contributory negligence a matter of defense; burden of proof
    Contributory negligence on the part of the claimant or the person in whose behalf the claim is asserted shall be deemed to be a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-299.1A.   Limit use of public duty doctrine as an affirmative defense
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the public duty doctrine is an affirmative defense on the part of the State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-299.2.   Limitation on payments by the State
    (a) The maximum amount that the State may pay cumulatively to all claimants on account of injury and damage to any one person arising...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-299.3.   Use of State vehicles by North Carolina Amateur Sports; State to incur no liability
    (a) Notwithstanding G.S. 14-247 and G.S. 143-341(8)i, the Department of Administration or any other department of State government may allow North Carolina Amateur Sports...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-299.4.   Payment of State excess liability
    For each claim payable during any fiscal year in excess of one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) per claim arising under this Article, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.   Rules and regulations of Industrial Commission; destruction of records
    The Industrial Commission is hereby authorized and empowered to adopt such rules and regulations as may, in the discretion of the Commission, be necessary...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.1.   Claims against county and city boards of education for accidents involving school buses or school transportation service vehicles
    (a) The North Carolina Industrial Commission shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine tort claims against any county board of education or any city...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.1A.   (See Editor's note on condition precedent) Claims arising from certain smallpox vaccinations of State employees
    The North Carolina Industrial Commission shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine claims in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Article made...

Article 31A - Defense of State Employees, Medical Contractors and Local Sanitarians.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.2.   Definitions
    Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions contained in this section govern the construction of this Article. (1) "Civil or criminal action or proceeding"...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.3.   Defense of State employees
    Except as otherwise provided in G.S. 143-300.4, upon request of an employee or former employee, the State may provide for the defense of any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.4.   Grounds for refusal of defense
    (a) The State shall refuse to provide for the defense of a civil or criminal action or proceeding brought against an employee or former...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.5.   Regulations for providing defense counsel
    The Governor may issue regulations for the defense of employees or former employees of the State pursuant to this Article through one or more...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.6.   Payments of judgments; compromise and settlement of claims
    (a) Payment of Judgments and Settlements. In an action to which this Article applies, the State shall pay (i) a final judgment awarded in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.7.   Defense of medical contractors
    Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Article, any person or professional association who at the request of the Division of Adult Correction of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.8.   Defense of local sanitarians
    Any local health department sanitarian enforcing rules of the Commission for Public Health under the supervision of the Department of Health and Human Services...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.9.   Payment of excess damages relating to unconstitutional taxes
    In an action to which this Article applies, the State shall pay the excess amount of a judgment or settlement under G.S. 143-300.6 for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.10.   Payment of excess damages relating to unconstitutional goals program
    In an action to which this Article applies, the State shall pay the excess amount of a judgment or settlement under G.S. 143-300.6 for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.11.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.12.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 31B - Defense of Public School Employees.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.13.   Definition of public school employee
    For the purpose of this Article, a public school employee is a person whose major responsibility is to teach or directly supervise teaching and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.14.   Defense of public school employees
    Except as provided in G.S. 143-300.15, the State shall provide defense counsel for the employee against whom a claim is made or civil action...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.15.   Refusal of defense
    The Attorney General may refuse to defend an employee for any of the reasons listed in G.S. 143-300.4(a). (1979, c. 971, s. 2.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.16.   Payment of judgments and settlement of claims
    (a) Any final judgment awarded against an employee in an action that meets the requirements of G.S. 143-300.14, or any amount payable under a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.17.   Employee's obligation for attorney fees
    If any employee has been defended by the Attorney General, or if the State has provided private counsel for an employee, and judgment rendered...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.18.   Protection is additional
    The protection to employees provided in this Article is in addition to any other protection provided in the General Statutes. (1979, c. 971, s.
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.19 through 143-300.29.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 31C - Service on Certification Entity.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.30.   Service on National Tobacco Grower Settlement Trust
    (a) (1) Philip Morris, Inc., Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corporation, Lorillard Tobacco Company, and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (hereinafter, the "tobacco companies") have proposed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.31 through 143-300.34.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 31D - State Employee Federal Remedy Restoration Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-300.35.   State Employee Federal Remedy Restoration Act
    (a) The sovereign immunity of the State is waived for the limited purpose of allowing State employees, except for those in exempt policy-making positions...

Article 32 - Payroll Savings Plan for State Employees.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-301.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-210, s. 1, effective June 23, 2011
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-302.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-210, s. 1, effective June 23, 2011
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-303.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-210, s. 1, effective June 23, 2011
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-304.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-210, s. 1, effective June 23, 2011
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-305.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-210, s. 1, effective June 23, 2011

Article 33 - Judicial Review of Decisions of Certain Administrative Agencies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-306 through 143-316.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1331, s. 2, as amended by Session Laws 1975, c. 69, s. 4

Article 33A - Rules of Evidence in Administrative Proceedings before State Agencies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-317 through 143-318.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1331, s. 2, as amended by Session Laws 1975, c. 69, s. 4

Article 33B - Meetings of Governmental Bodies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.1 through 143-318.8.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 655, s. 1

Article 33C - Meetings of Public Bodies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.9.   Public policy
    Whereas the public bodies that administer the legislative, policy-making, quasi-judicial, administrative, and advisory functions of North Carolina and its political subdivisions exist solely to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.10.   All official meetings of public bodies open to the public
    (a) Except as provided in G.S. 143-318.11, 143-318.14A, and 143-318.18, each official meeting of a public body shall be open to the public, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.11.   Closed sessions
    (a) Permitted Purposes. - It is the policy of this State that closed sessions shall be held only when required to permit a public...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.12.   Public notice of official meetings
    (a) If a public body has established, by ordinance, resolution, or otherwise, a schedule of regular meetings, it shall cause a current copy of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.13.   Electronic meetings; written ballots; acting by reference
    (a) Electronic Meetings. - If a public body holds an official meeting by use of conference telephone or other electronic means, it shall provide...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.14.   Broadcasting or recording meetings
    (a) Except as herein below provided, any radio or television station is entitled to broadcast all or any part of a meeting required to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.14A.   Legislative commissions, committees, and standing subcommittees
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (e) below, all official meetings of commissions, committees, and standing subcommittees of the General Assembly (including, without limitation,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.15.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-203, s. 94, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to the budget for the 2007-2009 biennium and each subsequent biennium thereafter
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.16.   Injunctive relief against violations of Article
    (a) The General Court of Justice has jurisdiction to enter mandatory or prohibitory injunctions to enjoin (i) threatened violations of this Article, (ii) the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.16A.   Additional remedies for violations of Article
    (a) Any person may institute a suit in the superior court requesting the entry of a judgment declaring that any action of a public...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.16B.   Assessments and awards of attorneys' fees
    When an action is brought pursuant to G.S. 143-318.16 or G.S. 143-318.16A, the court may make written findings specifying the prevailing party or parties,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.16C.   Accelerated hearing; priority
    Actions brought pursuant to G.S. 143-318.16 or G.S. 143-318.16A shall be set down for immediate hearing, and subsequent proceedings in such actions shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.16D.   Local acts
    Any reference in any city charter or local act to an "executive session" is amended to read "closed session". (1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.17.   Disruptions of official meetings
    A person who willfully interrupts, disturbs, or disrupts an official meeting and who, upon being directed to leave the meeting by the presiding officer,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-318.18.   Exceptions
    This Article does not apply to: (1) Grand and petit juries. (2) Any public body that is specifically authorized or directed by law to...

Article 34 - Local Affairs.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-319.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 51
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-320.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) "Department" means the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. (2) "Secretary" means the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-321 through 143-322.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 51
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-323.   Functions of Department of Environment and Natural Resources
    (a) Recreation. - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources shall have the following powers and duties with respect to recreation: (1) To study...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-324.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 51
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-325.   Functions of committees
    (a) Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 51. (b) Committee on Law and Order. - The Committee on Law and Order shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-326.   Transfer of functions, records, property, etc
    (a) All of the powers, duties, functions, records, property, supplies, equipment, personnel, funds, credits, appropriations, quarterly allotments, and executory contracts of the North Carolina...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-327.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 51
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-328.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 35 - Youth Service Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-329.   Expired
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-330.   Expired
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-331.   Expired
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-332.   Expired
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-333.   Expired

Article 36 - Department of Administration.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-334.   Short title
    This Article may be cited as the Department of Administration Act. (1957, c. 269, s. 1; 2000-140, s. 76(h).)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-335.   Department of Administration created
    There is hereby created the Department of Administration. (1957, c. 269, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-336.   Definitions
    As used in this Article: "Agency" includes every agency, institution, board, commission, bureau, council, department, division, officer, and employee of the State, but does...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-337 through 143-339.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 46
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-340.   Powers and duties of Secretary
    The Secretary of Administration has the following powers and duties: (1) To establish the State Employee Suggestion Program pursuant to Article 36A of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-341.   Powers and duties of Department
    The Department of Administration has the following powers and duties: (1) Repealed by Session Laws 1979, 2nd Session, c. 1137, s. 38. (2) Purchase...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-341.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-451, s. 17.3(c), effective July 1, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-342.   Rules governing allocation of property and space
    The Governor, with the approval of the Council of State, shall adopt such reasonable rules, regulations, and procedures as he deems necessary concerning the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-342.1.   State-owned office space; fees for use by self-supporting agencies
    The Department shall determine equitable fees for the use of State owned and operated office space, and it shall assess the Department of State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-343.   General Services Division
    If the Governor and Council of State at any time determine, pursuant to G.S. 129-11, that the General Services Division should be made a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-344.   Transfer of functions, property, records, etc
    (a) Repealed by Session Laws 1979, 2nd Session, c. 1137, s. 39. (b) All of the powers, duties, functions, records, property, supplies, equipment, personnel,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.   Saving clause
    No transfer of functions to the Department of Administration provided for in this Article shall affect any action, suit, proceeding, prosecution, contract, lease, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.1.   Rules and regulations
    The Governor, with the approval of the Council of State, shall adopt reasonable rules and regulations governing the use, care, protection, and maintenance of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.2.   Disorderly conduct in and injury to public buildings and grounds
    Any person who commits a nuisance or conducts himself in a disorderly manner in or around any public building or grounds, or defaces or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.3.   Construction and repair of public buildings; use of Contingency and Emergency Fund
    It is lawful to resort to the Contingency and Emergency Fund provided in the Appropriation Act for financial aid in the construction, alteration, renovation,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.4.   Moore and Nash squares and other public lots
    The governing body of the City of Raleigh is authorized, at its own expense, to grade, to lay out in walks, to plant with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.5.   Program for location and construction of future public buildings
    The Department of Administration is hereby authorized, empowered, and directed to formulate a long range building policy program and shall cooperate with the governing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.6.   Recodified as 147-54.3 by Session Laws 1991, c. 689, s. 181(b)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.7.   Repair and reconstruction of the Western Residence of the Governor
    If the Western Residence of the Governor in Asheville is damaged or destroyed by fire or other disaster, it shall be repaired or reconstructed....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.8.   North Carolina Purchase Directory
    The Division of Purchase and Contract of the Department of Administration shall electronically advertise information on contract and purchase requirements from the Division of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.9.   Official "Prisoner of War/Missing in Action" flag to be flown over the State Capitol
    The Department of Administration is authorized to fly the official "Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA)" flag over the State Capitol on Veterans Day,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.10.   Parking of maintenance vehicles
    Maintenance vehicles of the Department of Administration may park without charge at any metered parking space located on the street blocks bordering the State's...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.11.   Secretary's approval of plans for State buildings required
    (a) No agency or other person authorized or directed by law to select a plan and erect a building for the use of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.12.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.13.   Reporting of stocks of coal and petroleum fuels
    The Department of Administration may, with the prior express approval of the Energy Policy Council and the Governor, require that all coal and petroleum...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.14.   Authority to collect data; administration and enforcement; confidentiality
    (a) The Department of Administration shall have the authority to obtain from prime suppliers of petroleum products specific petroleum supply data concerning State-level sales...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.15.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.16.   Recodified as G.S. 143B-437.14 by Session Laws 2010-96, s. 21, effective July 20, 2010
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.17.   Recodified as G.S. 143B-437.15 by Session Laws 2010-96, s. 21, effective July 20, 2010
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.18.   Recodified as G.S. 143B-437.16 by Session Laws 2010-96, s. 21, effective July 20, 2010

Article 36A - State Employee Suggestion Program (NC-Thinks)

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.20.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Baseline reversion. - The two-year historical average of reversions by a State department, agency, or institution....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.21.   State employee suggestion program
    (a) A State employee or team of State employees may receive an incentive bonus or bonuses in reward for suggestions or innovations resulting in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.22.   Allocation of suggestion program funds; nonmonetary recognition
    (a) If a State employee's suggestion or innovation results in a monetary savings or increased revenue to the State, the funds saved or increased...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.23.   Suggestion and review process; role of agency coordinator and agency evaluator
    (a) The process for a State employee or team of State employees to submit a cost-saving or revenue-increasing proposal shall begin with the employee...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.24.   State Suggestion Review Committee
    (a) The State Suggestion Review Committee shall consist of nine members, as follows: (1) The State Coordinator. (2) A representative of the Office of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-345.25.   Innovations deemed property of the State; effect of decisions regarding bonuses
    (a) All suggestions or innovations submitted by State employees pursuant to this Article are the property of the State, and all related intellectual property...

Article 37 - Salt Marsh Mosquito Control.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-346.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 183
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-347.   Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 123, s. 1

Article 37A - Marine Science Council.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-347.1 through 143-347.9.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 33

Article 37B - Marine Resources Center Administrative Board.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-347.10 through 143-347.14.   Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 202, s. 4

Article 38 - Water Resources.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-348 through 143-349.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 892, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-350.   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) "Commission" means the Environmental Management Commission. (2) "Department" means the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. (3) "Essential...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-351.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 892, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-352.   Purpose of Article
    The purpose of this Article is to create a State agency to coordinate the State's water resource activities; to devise plans and policies and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-353.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 892, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-354.   Ordinary powers and duties of the Commission
    (a) Powers and Duties in General. - Except as otherwise specified in this Article, the powers and duties of the Commission shall be as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-355.   Powers and duties of the Department
    (a) Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 603, s. 1. (b) Functions to Be Performed. - The Department shall: (1) Request the North Carolina...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-355.1.   Drought Management Advisory Council; drought advisories
    (a) The Department shall establish a Drought Management Advisory Council. The purposes of the Council are: (1) To improve coordination among local, State, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-355.2.   Water conservation measures for drought
    (a) Each unit of local government that provides public water service and each large community water system shall develop and implement water conservation measures...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-355.3.   Water shortage emergency powers
    (a) Declaration of Water Shortage Emergency. - If, after consultation with the affected water system and the unit of local government with jurisdiction over...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-355.4.   Water system efficiency
    (a) Local government water systems and large community water systems shall require separate meters for new in-ground irrigation systems on lots platted and recorded...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-355.5.   Water reuse; policy; rule making
    (a) Water Reuse Policy. - It is the public policy of the State that the reuse of treated wastewater or reclaimed water and the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-355.6.   Enforcement
    (a) The Secretary may assess a civil penalty of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) against...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-355.7.   Water supply development; State-local cooperation
    (a) At the request of one or more units of local government, the Department may assist the local government in identifying the preferred water...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-355.8.   Regional water supply planning organizations
    (a) One or more water systems may establish a water supply planning organization to plan for and coordinate water resource supply and demand on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-356 through 143-357.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 222, ss. 1, 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-358.   Cooperation of State officials and agencies
    All State agencies and officials shall cooperate with and assist the Commission in enforcing and carrying out the provisions of this Article and rules...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-359.   Repealed by Session Laws 2001-452, s. 1.1

Article 39 - U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-360 through 143-362.   Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 741, s. 5
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-363 through 143-365.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 59
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-366.   Recodified as 143B-73.1 by Session Laws 1977, c. 741, s. 8
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-367 through 143-369.   Recodified as 143B-74.1 to 143B-74.3 by Session Laws 1977, c. 741, s. 8

Article 39A - Frying Pan Lightship Marine Museum Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-369.1 through 143-369.3.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 116

Article 40 - Advisory Commission for State Museum of Natural History.

Article 41 - Science and Technology Research Center.

Article 42 - Board of Science and Technology.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-378 through 143-383.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1262, s. 79

Article 43 - North Carolina Seashore Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-384 through 143-391.   Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 1143, s. 1

Article 44 - North Carolina Traffic Safety Authority.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-392 through 143-395.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 90, s. 1

Article 45 - North Carolina American Revolution Bicentennial Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-396 through 143-399.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 70

Article 46 - Governor's Committee on Law and Order.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-400 through 143-402.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 1145, s. 4

Article 47 - Promotion of Arts.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-403.   "Arts" defined
    The term "arts" includes, but is not limited to: music, dance, drama, creative writing, architecture and allied fields, painting, sculpture, photography, crafts, television, radio,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-404 through 143-405.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 79
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-406.   Duties of Department of Cultural Resources
    The Department of Cultural Resources shall take action to carry out the following purposes as funds and staff permit: (1) Study, collect, maintain, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-407.   Appropriations; funds
    In addition to the appropriations out of the general fund of the State, the Department may accept gifts, devises, matching funds, or other considerations...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-407.1.   Composer laureate
    (a) The Governor of North Carolina may appoint a distinguished living composer as "Composer-Laureate for the State of North Carolina." (b) Any person appointed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-408.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 79

Article 47A - Art Works in State Buildings.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-408.1 through 143-408.7.   Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 324, s. 12.2

Article 48 - Executive Mansion.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-409.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 67
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-410.   Purpose
    The purpose of the Department of Cultural Resources shall be: (1) To preserve and maintain the Executive Mansion, located at 200 North Blount Street,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-411.   Powers of Department of Cultural Resources
    The Department of Cultural Resources is hereby empowered on behalf of the State of North Carolina to receive gifts, contributions of money and objects...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-412 through 143-414.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 67
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-415.   Authority, etc., of Department of Administration not affected
    This Article shall not be construed as divesting the Department of Administration of any powers, duties and authority relating to the budget or the...

Article 49 - North Carolina Human Relations Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-416 through 143-422.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 36

Article 49A - Equal Employment Practices.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-422.1.   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the Equal Employment Practices Act. (1977, c. 726, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-422.2.   Legislative declaration
    It is the public policy of this State to protect and safeguard the right and opportunity of all persons to seek, obtain and hold...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-422.3.   Investigations; conciliations
    The Human Relations Commission in the Department of Administration shall have the authority to receive charges of discrimination from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Article 50 - Commission on the Status of Women.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-423 through 143-428.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 39

Article 51 - Tobacco Museums.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-429 through 143-430.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 116
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-431.   Tobacco museums
    It shall be the duty of the Department of Cultural Resources to establish, supervise, manage and maintain the tobacco museums. The Department of Cultural...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-432.   Location of museums
    One of the tobacco museums shall be located within Rockingham County at a site to be determined by the Department of Cultural Resources, and...

Article 51A - Tax Study Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-433 through 143-433.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 14, s. 1

Article 51B - North Carolina Federal Tax Reform Allocation Committee.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-433.6.   Legislative findings
    (a) The General Assembly finds and determines that the Tax Reform Act of 1984 established a federal volume limitation upon the aggregate amount of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-433.7.   North Carolina Federal Tax Reform Allocation Committee
    The North Carolina Federal Tax Reform Allocation Committee, hereinafter referred to as the "Committee", is hereby established. The Committee is a continuation of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-433.8.   Duties
    The Committee shall perform the following duties: (1) Manage the allocation of private activity bonds, low-income housing credits, qualified public educational facility bonds, recovery...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-433.9.   Allocation
    (a) To provide for the orderly and prompt issuance of bonds the allocation of which is managed under this Article, the Committee must follow...

Article 52 - Pesticide Board.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-434.   Short title
    This Article may be cited as the North Carolina Pesticide Law of 1971. (1971, c. 832, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-435.   Preamble
    (a) The Legislative Research Commission was directed by House Resolution 1392 of the 1969 General Assembly "to study agricultural and other pesticides," and to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-436.   North Carolina Pesticide Board; creation and organization
    (a) There is hereby established the North Carolina Pesticide Board which, together with the Commissioner of Agriculture, shall be responsible for carrying out the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-437.   Pesticide Board; functions
    The Pesticide Board shall be the governing board for the programs of pesticide management and control set forth in this Article. The Pesticide Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-438.   Commissioner of Agriculture to administer and enforce Article
    The Commissioner of Agriculture shall have the following powers and duties under this Article: (1) To administer and enforce the provisions of this Article....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-439.   Pesticide Advisory Committee; creation and functions
    (a) There is hereby authorized the establishment of the Pesticide Advisory Committee, which shall assist the Board and the Commissioner in an advisory capacity...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-440.   Restricted use pesticides regulated
    (a) The Board may, by regulation after a public hearing, adopt and from time to time revise a list of restricted use pesticides for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-441.   Handling, storage and disposal of pesticides
    (a) The Board may adopt regulations: (1) Concerning the handling, transport, storage (which may include security precautions), display or distribution of pesticides, and concerning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-442.   Registration
    (a) Every pesticide prior to being distributed, sold, or offered for sale within this State or delivered for transportation or transported in intrastate commerce...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-443.   Miscellaneous prohibited acts
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to distribute, sell, or offer for sale within this State or deliver for transportation or transport...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-444.   Determinations
    The Board is authorized: (1) To declare as a pest any form of plant or animal life or virus which is injurious to plants,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-445.   Exemptions
    (a) The penalties provided for violations of G.S. 143-443(a) shall not apply to: (1) Any carrier while lawfully engaged in transporting pesticides within this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-446.   Samples; submissions
    (a) The Board, or its agent, is authorized and directed to sample, test, inspect and make analyses of pesticides sold or offered for sale...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-447.   Emergency suspensions; seizures
    (a) The Board may order the summary suspension of the registration of a pesticide if it finds the suspension necessary to prevent an imminent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-448.   Licensing of pesticide dealers; fees
    (a) No person shall act in the capacity of a pesticide dealer, or shall engage or offer to engage in the business of, advertise...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-449.   Qualifications for pesticide dealer license; examinations
    (a) An applicant for a license must present evidence satisfactory to the Board concerning his qualifications for such license. (b) Each applicant shall satisfy...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-450.   Employees of pesticide dealers; dealer's responsibility
    (a) Every licensed pesticide dealer shall submit to the Board, at such times as the Board or the Commissioner may prescribe, the names of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-451.   Denial, suspension and revocation of license
    (a) The Board may deny, suspend, modify, or revoke a license issued under this Part if it finds that the applicant or licensee or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-452.   Licensing of pesticide applicators; fees
    (a) No person shall engage in the business of pesticide applicator within this State at any time unless he is licensed annually as a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-453.   Qualifications for pesticide applicator's license; examinations
    (a) An applicant for a license must present satisfactory evidence to the Board concerning his qualifications for a pesticide applicator license. The contractor and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-454.   Solicitors, salesmen and operators; applicator's responsibility
    (a) Every licensed pesticide applicator shall submit to the Board, at such times as the Board or the Commissioner may prescribe, the names of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-455.   Pest control consultant license
    (a) No person shall perform services as a pest control consultant without first procuring from the Board a license. Applications for a consultant license...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-456.   Denial, suspension and revocation of license
    (a) The Board may deny, suspend, modify, or revoke a license issued under this Part if it finds that the applicant or licensee or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-457.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 592, s. 8
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-458.   Rules and regulations concerning methods of application
    (a) The Board may adopt rules prescribing the method to be used in the application of pesticides and the times and places pesticides may...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-459.   Reporting of shipments and volumes of pesticides
    Every person selling pesticides directly to the consumer shall file with the Board, in such manner and with such frequency as the Board may...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-460.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) The term "active ingredient" means a. In the case of a pesticide other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-461.   General powers of Board
    In addition to the specific powers prescribed elsewhere in this Article, and for the purpose of carrying out its duties, the Board shall have...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-462.   Procedures for revocations and related actions affecting licenses
    In all proceedings, the effect of which would be to revoke, suspend, deny, or withhold renewal of a license issued under Part 3 or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-463.   Adoption and publication of rules
    Chapter 150B of the General Statutes governs the adoption of rules under this Article and the publication of those rules. (1971, c. 832, s....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-464.   Procedures concerning registration of pesticides
    A denial, suspension, or cancellation of a registration of a pesticide shall be made in accordance with the procedures in Chapter 150B of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-465.   Reciprocity; intergovernmental cooperation
    (a) The Board may issue any license required by this Article on a reciprocal basis with other states without examination to a nonresident who...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-466.   Records; information; inspection; enforcement
    (a) The Board shall require licensees to maintain records with respect to the sale and application of such pesticides as it may from time...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-467.   Financial responsibility
    (a) The Board may require from a licensee or an applicant for a license under this Article evidence of his financial ability to properly...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-468.   Disposition of fees and charges
    (a) Except as provided in G.S. 143-469 and in subsection (b), all fees and charges received by the Board under this Article shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-469.   Penalties
    (a) Any person who shall be adjudged to have violated any provision of this Article, or any regulation of the Board adopted pursuant to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-470.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 592, s. 13
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-470.1.   Report of minor violations in discretion of Board or Commissioner
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to require the Board or the Commissioner to initiate, or attempt to initiate, any criminal or administrative...

Article 53 - Commission for Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-471 through 143-475.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 18
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-475.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 589, s. 44

Article 54 - North Carolina Council on State Goals and Policy Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-476 through 143-489.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 879, s. 9

Article 55 - The Southern Growth Policies Agreement.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-490.   Compact enacted into law
    The Southern Growth Policies Agreement is hereby enacted into law and entered into by this State with all other states legally joining therein in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-491.   Article I. Findings and Purposes
    (a) The party states find that the South has a sense of community based on common social, cultural and economic needs and fostered by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-492.   Article II. The Board
    (a) There is hereby created the Southern Growth Policies Board, hereinafter called "the Board." (b) The Board shall consist of five members from each...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-493.   Article III. Powers
    (a) The Board shall prepare and keep current a statement of regional objectives, including recommended approaches to regional problems. The statement may also identify...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-494.   Article IV. Avoidance of Duplication
    (a) To avoid duplication of effort and in the interest of economy, the Board shall make use of existing studies, surveys, plans and data...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-495.   Article V. Advisory Committees
    The Board shall establish a Local Governments Advisory Committee. In addition, the Board may establish advisory committees representative of subregions of the South, civic...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-496.   Article VI. Internal Management of the Board
    (a) The members of the Board shall be entitled to one vote each. No action of the Board shall be binding unless taken at...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-497.   Article VII. Finance
    (a) The Board shall advise the governor or designated officer or officers of each party state of its budget of estimated expenditures for such...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-498.   Article VIII. Cooperation with the Federal Government and Other Governmental Entities
    Each party state is hereby authorized to participate in cooperative or joint planning undertakings with the federal government, and any appropriate agency or agencies...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-499.   Article IX. Subregional Activities
    The Board may undertake studies or investigations centering on the problems of one or more selected subareas within the region: Provided that in its...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-500.   Article X. Comprehensive Land Use Planning
    If any two or more contiguous party states desire to prepare a single or consolidated comprehensive land use plan, or a land use plan...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-501.   Article XI. Compacts and Agencies Unaffected
    Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to: (1) Affect the powers or jurisdiction of any agency of a party state or any subdivision...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-502.   Article XII. Eligible Parties; Entry into and Withdrawal
    (a) This Agreement shall have as eligible parties the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-503.   Article XIII. Construction and Severability
    This Agreement shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate the purposes thereof. The provisions of this Agreement shall be severable and if any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-504.   Copies of bylaws and amendments to be filed
    Copies of bylaws and amendments to be filed pursuant to Article VI(j) of the Agreement shall be filed with chief state records-keeping agency. (1973,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-505.   Continuance of states as parties
    Nothing contained in the Southern Growth Policies Agreement as enacted by this Article shall in any event be construed to terminate the participation of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.   Rights of State and local governments not restricted
    No section, Article, or provision contained herein shall be construed so as to prohibit, restrict or restrain the actions of any individual member state...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.1 through 143-506.5.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 55A - Balanced Growth Policy Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.6.   Title
    This Article shall be known as the North Carolina Balanced Growth Policy Act. (1979, c. 412, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.7.   Purposes
    The purposes of this Article are to declare as a policy that the State of North Carolina shall encourage economic progress and job opportunities...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.8.   Declaration of State Balanced Growth Policy
    The General Assembly of North Carolina recognizes the importance of reaching a higher standard of living throughout North Carolina by maintaining a balance of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.9.   Cooperation of agencies
    The General Assembly encourages, to the fullest extent possible, all State agencies to review their existing policies, procedures and regulations to bring them into...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.10.   Designation of growth centers; achieving balanced growth
    It shall be the policy of the State of North Carolina to support the expansion of the State and to designate growth areas or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.11.   Citizen participation
    The Governor shall establish a process of citizen participation that assures the expression of needs and aspirations of North Carolina's citizens in regard to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.12.   Policy areas
    The following program area guidelines shall become the policy for the State of North Carolina: (1) To encourage diversified job growth in different areas...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.13.   Implementation of a State-local partnership
    The Governor, with the advice of the State Goals and Policy Board, shall establish a statewide policy-setting process for Balanced Growth, in partnership with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.14.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-266, s. 1.12, effective July 1, 2011

Article 55B - North Carolina Commission on Jobs and Economic Growth.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-506.15.   Expired

Article 56 - Emergency Medical Services Act of 1973.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-507.   Establishment of Statewide Emergency Medical Services System
    (a) There is established a comprehensive Statewide Emergency Medical Services System in the Department of Health and Human Services. All responsibility for this System...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-508.   Department of Health and Human Services to establish program; rules and regulations of North Carolina Medical Care Commission
    (a) The State Department of Health and Human Services shall establish and maintain a program for the improvement and upgrading of emergency medical services...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-509.   Powers and duties of Secretary
    The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services has full responsibilities for supervision and direction of the emergency medical services program and,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-510.   North Carolina Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council
    (a) There is created the North Carolina Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council to consult with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-511.   Powers and duties of the Council
    The North Carolina Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council may advise the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on policy issues regarding...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-512.   Regional demonstration plans
    The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services may develop and implement, in conjunction with any local sponsors that may agree to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-513.   Regional emergency medical services councils
    The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services may establish emergency medical services regional councils to implement and coordinate emergency medical services...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-514.   Scope of practice for credentialed emergency medical services personnel
    The North Carolina Medical Board shall determine the scope of practice for credentialed emergency medical services personnel regardless of other provisions of law by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-515.   Establishment of regions
    The Secretary may establish an appropriate number of multicounty emergency medical services regions. (1973, c. 208, s. 9; 2001-220, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-516.   Single State agency
    The Department of Health and Human Services is hereby designated as the single agency for North Carolina for the purposes of all federal emergency...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-517.   Ambulance support; free enterprise
    Each county shall ensure that emergency medical services are provided to its citizens. Nothing in this Article affects the power of local governments to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-518.   Confidentiality of patient information
    (a) Medical records compiled and maintained by the Department, hospitals participating in the statewide trauma system, or EMS providers in connection with dispatch, response,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-519.   Emergency Medical Services Disciplinary Committee
    (a) There is created the Emergency Medical Services Disciplinary Committee. The Committee shall review and make recommendations to the Department regarding all disciplinary matters...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-520.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 57 - Crime Study Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-521 through 143-531.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 504, s. 3

Article 58 - Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-532.   Definitions
    For the purposes of this Article: (1) The term "inaugural period" means the period which includes the day on which the ceremony inaugurating the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-533.   Creation, appointment of members; members ex officio
    There is hereby created a Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies to consist of three representatives to be appointed by the Speaker of the House, (or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-534.   Time of appointments; terms of office
    Appointments to the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies shall be made on or before July 1 of years in which there is an election of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-535.   Vacancies
    Vacancies in the appointive membership of the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies occurring during a term shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-536.   Chairman; rules of procedure; quorum
    At its first meeting the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies shall, by majority vote, elect a chairman from within the Committee membership. There shall also...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-537.   Meetings
    The first meeting of the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies shall be held during the inaugural planning period at the call of the President of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-538.   Powers and duties
    During the inaugural planning period the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies shall plan and sponsor official parades, swearing-in ceremonies and other formal occasions connected with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-539.   Offices; per diem and allowances of members; payments from appropriations
    The Department of Administration shall provide office space to the Committee. The members of the Committee, including ex officio members, shall be paid such...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-540 through 143-544.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 59 - Vocational Rehabilitation Services.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-545.   Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 403, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-545.1.   Purpose, establishment and administration of program; services
    (a) Policy. - Recognizing that disability is a natural part of human experience, the State establishes as its policy that individuals with physical and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-546.   Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 403, s. 2(a)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-546.1.   Duties of Secretary; cooperation with federal rehabilitation services administration or successor
    (a) [Duties of Secretary]. - In carrying out the purposes of this Article, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services shall:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-547.   Subrogation rights; withholding of information a misdemeanor
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, to the extent of payments under this Article, the State Vocational Rehabilitation program shall be subrogated to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-548.   Vocational Rehabilitation Council
    (a) There is established the Vocational Rehabilitation Council within the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services to be composed of not more than 18 appointed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-549 through 143-551.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 60 - State and Certain Local Educational Entity Employees, Nonsalaried Public Officials, and Legislators Required to Repay Money Owed to State.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-552.   Definitions
    As used in this Part: (1) "Employing entity" means and includes: a. Any State entity enumerated in G.S. 143B-3 of the Executive Organization Act...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-553.   Conditional continuing employment; notification among employing entities; repayment election
    (a) All persons employed by an employing entity as defined by this Part who owe money to the State and whose salaries are paid...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-554.   Right of employee appeal
    (a) Any employee or former employee of an employing entity within the meaning of G.S. 143-552(1)a whose employment is terminated pursuant to the provisions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-555.   Definitions
    As used in this Part: (1) "Appointing authority" means the Governor, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House, President...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-556.   Notification of the appointing authority; investigation
    Whenever a representative of an employing entity as defined by this Part has knowledge that a public official owes money to the State and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-557.   Conditional continuing appointment; repayment election
    If after investigation under the terms of this Part an appointing authority determines the existence of a delinquent monetary obligation owed to the State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-558.   Definition of employing entity
    For the purposes of this Part "employing entity" shall have the same meaning as provided in G.S. 143-552(1) and 143-555(2). (1979, c. 864, s.
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-559.   Notification to the Legislative Ethics Committee; investigation
    Whenever a representative of any employing entity as defined by this Part has knowledge that a legislator owes money to the State and is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-560.   Confidentiality exemption
    Notwithstanding the provisions of any law of this State making confidential the contents of any records or prohibiting the release or disclosure of any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-561.   Preservation of federal funds
    Nothing in this Article is intended to conflict with any provision of federal law or to result in the loss of federal funds. If...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-562.   Applicability of a statute of limitations
    Payments on obligations to the State collected under the procedures established by this Article shall not be construed to revive obligations or any part...

Article 61 - Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-563 through 143-570.   Expired

Article 62 - North Carolina Child Fatality Prevention System.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-571 through 143-579.   Repealed by Session Laws 1998-202, s. 5, effective July 1, 1999

Article 63 - State Employees Workplace Requirements Program for Safety and Health.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-580.   Definition
    As used in this Article, "State agency" means any department, commission, division, board, or institution of the State within the executive branch of government...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-581.   Program goals
    Each State agency shall establish a written program for State employee workplace safety and health. The program shall promote safe and healthful working conditions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-582.   Program requirements
    The written program required under this Article shall describe at a minimum: (1) The methods to be used to identify, analyze, and control new...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-583.   Model program; technical assistance; reports
    (a) The State Human Resources Commission, through the Office of State Human Resources, shall: (1) Maintain a model program of safety and health requirements...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-584.   State agency safety and health committees
    Each State agency shall create, pursuant to guidelines adopted under subsection (a) of G.S. 143-583, safety and health committees to perform workplace inspections, review...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-585 through 143-588.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-589.   Legislative and judicial branch safety and health programs
    The Legislative Services Commission and the Administrative Office of the Courts are authorized to separately establish safety and health programs for their employees. (1991...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-590 through 143-594.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 64 - Smoking in Public Places.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-595.   Legislative intent
    It is the intent of the General Assembly to address the needs and concerns of both smokers and nonsmokers in public places by providing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-596.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context clearly provides otherwise: (1) Constituent institution. - As defined in G.S. 116-2(4) and G.S. 116-4. (1a)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-597.   Nonsmoking areas in State-controlled buildings
    (a) All of the following areas may be designated as nonsmoking in buildings owned, leased, or occupied by State government: (1) Any library open...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-598.   Prohibited acts related to nonsmoking areas
    (a) No person shall smoke in a nonsmoking area in a State-controlled building or area pursuant to G.S. 143-597. (b) Any person who continues...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-599.   Exemptions
    All of the following facilities shall be exempt from the provisions of this Article: (1) Any primary or secondary school or child care center,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-600.   Construction of Article
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to permit smoking in any area where smoking is prohibited by any other law or rule for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-601.   Applicability of Article; local government may enact
    (a) This Article shall not supersede nor prohibit the enactment or enforcement of any otherwise valid local law, rule, or ordinance enacted prior to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-602 through 143-609.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 65 - Medical Education and Primary Care.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-610, 143-611.   Repealed by Session Laws 1996, Second Extra Session, c. 17, s. 16.2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-612.   Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 507, s. 23A.3(d)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-612A.   Repealed by Session Laws 1996, Second Extra Session, c. 17, s. 16.2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-613.   Medical education; primary care physicians and other providers
    (a) In recognition of North Carolina's need for primary care physicians, Bowman Gray School of Medicine and Duke University School of Medicine shall each...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-614.   Repealed by Session Laws 1996, Second Extra Session, c. 17, s. 16.2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-615 through 143-620.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 66 - Health Care Purchasing Alliance Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-621 through 143-639.   Repealed by Session Laws 2000-67, s. 21.2

Article 67 - First Flight Centennial Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-640.   Commission established; purpose; members; terms of office; quorum; compensation; termination
    (a) Establishment. - There is established the First Flight Centennial Commission. The Commission shall be located within the Department of Cultural Resources for organizational,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-641.   Powers and duties of the Commission
    (a) Powers and Duties. - The Commission shall have the following powers and duties: (1) To plan and develop activities appropriate to commemorate the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-642.   Assignment of property; offices
    (a) Assignment of Property. - Upon request of the Commission, the head of any State agency may assign property, equipment, and personnel of such...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-643.   Commission reports
    (a) Annual Report. - Before July 1, 1995, the Commission shall submit to the General Assembly a comprehensive report incorporating specific recommendations of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-644 through 143-649.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 68 - Regulation of Boxing.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-650.   Repealed by Session Laws 2004-124, s. 18.2(a), effective July 1, 2004
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-651.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Amateur. - A person who is not receiving or competing for and has never received or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-652.   Repealed by Session Laws 2004-124, s. 18.2.(a), effective July 1, 2004
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-652.1.   Regulation of boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and toughman events
    The Alcohol Law Enforcement Section of the Department of Public Safety shall regulate live boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts matches, whether professional, amateur,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-652.2.   Boxing Advisory Commission
    (a) Creation. - The Boxing Advisory Commission is created within the Department of Public Safety to advise the Alcohol Law Enforcement Section of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-653.   Unauthorized matches prohibited
    No person shall promote, conduct, or engage in an unarmed combat match, whether the participants are professional or amateur, except as authorized by this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-654.   Licensing and permitting
    (a) License and Permit Required. - Except for sanctioned amateur matches, it is unlawful for any person to act in this State as an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-655.   Fees; State Boxing Revenue Account
    (a) License Fees. - The Section shall collect the following license fees: Announcer $75.00 Contestant $50.00 Judge $75.00 Manager $150.00 Matchmaker $300.00 Promoter $450.00...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-656.   Contracts and financial arrangements
    Any contract between licensees and related to a match or exhibition held or to be held in this State must meet the requirements of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-657.   Repealed by Session Laws 1997-504, s. 6
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-657.1.   Sanctioned amateur matches
    In addition to the other applicable provisions of this Article, a sanctioned amateur match shall be conducted pursuant to the rules of the sports...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-658.   Violations
    (a) Civil Penalties. - The Secretary of Public Safety may issue an order against a licensee or other person who willfully violates any provision...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-659.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 69 - Criminal Justice Information Network Governing Board.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-660.   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) "Board" means the Criminal Justice Information Network Governing Board established by G.S. 143-661. (2) "Local government user" means...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-661.   Criminal Justice Information Network Governing Board - creation; purpose; membership; conflicts of interest
    (a) The Criminal Justice Information Network Governing Board is established within the Office of the State Chief Information Officer to operate the State's Criminal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-662.   Compensation and expenses of Board members; travel reimbursements
    Members of the Board shall serve without compensation but may receive travel and subsistence as follows: (1) Board members who are officials or employees...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-663.   Powers and duties
    (a) The Board shall have the following powers and duties: (1) To establish and operate the Network as an integrated system of State and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-664.   Election of officers; meetings; staff, etc
    (a) The Governor shall call the first meeting of the Board. At the first meeting, the Board shall elect a chair and a vice-chair,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-665 through 143-669.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 70 - Adopt-A-Beach Program.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-670 through 143-674.   Repealed by Session Laws 2001-452, s. 1.1

Article 71 - North Carolina Postal History Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-675.   Commission established; purpose; members; terms of office; quorum; compensation; termination
    (a) Establishment. - There is established the North Carolina Postal History Commission. The Commission shall be located within the Department of Cultural Resources for...

Article 7 - North Carolina Postal History Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-676.   Powers and duties of the Commission
    (a) Powers and Duties. - The Commission shall have the following powers and duties: (1) To advise the Secretary of Cultural Resources on the...

Article 71 - North Carolina Postal History Commission.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-677.   Assignment of property; offices
    (a) Assignment of Property. - Upon request of the Commission, the head of any State agency may assign property, equipment, and personnel of such...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-678.   Commission reports
    (a) Annual Report. - Before July 1, 1998, the Commission shall submit to the General Assembly a comprehensive report incorporating specific recommendations of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-679.   Application of Article
    The provisions of Article 1 of Chapter 121 of the General Statutes apply to the Commission. (1997-443, s. 30.5.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-680.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-681.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 72 - Commission On Children With Special Health Care Needs.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-682.   Commission established
    (a) There is established the Commission on Children With Special Health Care Needs. The Department of Health and Human Services shall provide staff services...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-683.   Powers and duties of the Commission
    The Commission shall have the following powers and duties: (1) Study the needs of children with special health care needs in this State for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-684.   Compensation and expenses of Commission members; travel reimbursements
    Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation but may receive travel and subsistence as follows: (1) Commission members who are officials or employees...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-685 through 143-689.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 73 - Reserved.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-690 through 143-693.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 74 - North Carolina Government Competition Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-701 through 143-709.   Repealed by Session Laws 1999-395, s. 18.1, effective July 1, 1999
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-710 through 143-714.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 75 - Tobacco Trust Fund.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-715.   Policy; purpose
    The General Assembly finds: (1) For many years, the State and its prosperity have been supported by its agricultural economy and particularly by the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-716.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Commission. - The Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. (2) Compensatory programs. - Programs developed by the Commission...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-717.   Commission
    (a) Creation. - The Tobacco Trust Fund Commission is created. The Commission shall be administratively located within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-718.   Powers and duties
    The Commission shall have the following powers and duties: (1) To administer the provisions of this Article. (2) To develop compensatory programs and qualified...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-719.   Tobacco Trust Fund; creation; investment; priority use
    (a) Fund Established. - The Tobacco Trust Fund is established in the Office of the State Treasurer. The Fund shall be used for the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-720.   Benefits and administration of Fund for compensatory programs
    (a) Funds held in the Fund may be expended on compensatory programs as provided in this section. (b) The Fund may provide direct and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-721.   Benefits and administration of Fund for qualified agricultural programs
    (a) Funds held in the Fund may be expended on qualified agricultural programs as provided in this section. (b) In implementing qualified agricultural programs,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-722.   Reporting
    (a) The chair of the Commission shall report each year by November 1 to the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations and the chairs...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-723.   Open meetings; public records; audit
    The Open Meetings Law (Article 33 of Chapter 143 of the General Statutes) and the Public Records Act (Chapter 132 of the General Statutes)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-724.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 76 - North Carolina Geographic Information Coordinating Council.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-725.   Council established; role of the Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
    (a) Council Established. - The North Carolina Geographic Information Coordinating Council ("Council") is established to develop policies regarding the utilization of geographic information, GIS...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-726.   Council membership; organization
    (a) Members. - The Council shall consist of up to 35 members, or their designees, as set forth in this section. An appointing authority...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-727.   Compensation and expenses of Council members; travel reimbursements
    Members of the Council shall serve without compensation but may receive travel and subsistence as follows: (1) Council members who are officials or employees...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-728.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-729.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 77 - Managed Care Patient Assistance Program.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-730.   Health Insurance Smart NC
    (a) The Office of Managed Care Patient Assistance Program shall hereafter be known as the Health Insurance Smart NC. (b) The Health Insurance Smart...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-731.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-732.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-733.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-734.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 78 - Commission on State Property.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-735.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-12, s. 1, effective April 12, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-736.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-12, s. 1, effective April 12, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-737.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-12, s. 1, effective April 12, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-738.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-739.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-740.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-741.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-742.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-743.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-744.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 79 - Internal Auditing.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-745.   Definitions; intent; applicability
    (a) For the purposes of this section: (1) "Agency head" means the Governor, a Council of State member, a cabinet secretary, the President of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-746.   Internal auditing required
    (a) Requirements. - A State agency shall establish a program of internal auditing that: (1) Promotes an effective system of internal controls that safeguards...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-747.   Council of Internal Auditing
    (a) The Council of Internal Auditing is created, consisting of the following members: (1) The State Controller who shall serve as Chair. (2) The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-748.   Confidentiality of internal audit work papers
    Internal audit work papers are confidential except as otherwise provided in this section or upon subpoena issued by a duly authorized court. A published...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-749.   Obstruction of audit
    It shall be a Class 2 misdemeanor for any officer, employee, or agent of a State agency subject to the provisions of this Article...

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