North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 90 Medicine and Allied Occupations

Article 1 - Practice of Medicine.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-1.   North Carolina Medical Society incorporated
    The association of regularly graduated physicians, calling themselves the State Medical Society, is hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, to be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-1.1.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Board. - The North Carolina Medical Board. (2) Hearing officer. - Any current or past member...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-2.   Medical Board
    (a) There is established the North Carolina Medical Board to regulate the practice of medicine and surgery for the benefit and protection of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-2.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 3, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-3.   Review Panel recommends certain Board members; criteria for recommendations
    (a) There is created a Review Panel to review all applicants for the physician positions and the physician assistant or nurse practitioner position on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-4.   Board elects officers; quorum
    The North Carolina Medical Board is authorized to elect all officers and adopt all bylaws as may be necessary. A majority of the membership...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-5.   Meetings of Board
    The North Carolina Medical Board shall assemble once in every year in the City of Raleigh, and shall remain in session from day to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-5.1.   Powers and duties of the Board
    (a) The Board shall: (1) Administer this Article. (2) Issue interpretations of this Article. (3) Adopt, amend, or repeal rules as may be necessary...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-5.2.   Board to collect and publish certain data
    (a) The Board shall require all physicians and physician assistants to report to the Board certain information, including, but not limited to, the following:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-5.3.   Reporting and publication of medical judgments, awards, payments, and settlements
    (a) All physicians and physician assistants licensed or applying for licensure by the Board shall report to the Board: (1) All medical malpractice judgments...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-6.   Recodified as G.S. 90-8.1 and G.S. 90-8.2, by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 7, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-7.   Bond of secretary
    The secretary of the North Carolina Medical Board shall give bond with good surety, to the president of the Board, for the safekeeping and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-8.   Officers may administer oaths, and subpoena witnesses, records and other materials
    The president and secretary of the Board may administer oaths to all persons appearing before it as the Board may deem necessary to perform...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-8.1.   Rules governing applicants for licensure
    The North Carolina Medical Board is empowered to adopt rules that prescribe additional qualifications for an applicant, including education and examination requirements and application...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-8.2.   Appointment of subcommittees
    (a) The North Carolina Medical Board shall appoint and maintain a subcommittee to work jointly with a subcommittee of the Board of Nursing to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-9.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-418, s. 2, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-9.1.   Requirements for licensure as a physician under this Article
    (a) Except as provided in G.S. 90-9.2, to be eligible for licensure as a physician under this Article, an applicant shall submit proof satisfactory...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-9.2.   Requirements for graduates of foreign medical schools
    (a) To be eligible for licensure under this section, an applicant who is a graduate of a medical school not approved by the Liaison...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-9.3.   Requirements for licensure as a physician assistant
    (a) To be eligible for licensure as a physician assistant, an applicant shall submit proof satisfactory to the Board that the applicant: (1) Has...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-9.4.   Requirements for licensure as an anesthesiologist assistant
    Every applicant for licensure as an anesthesiologist assistant in the State shall meet the following criteria: (1) Satisfy the North Carolina Medical Board that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-10.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-418, s. 2, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-10.1.   Examinations accepted by the Board
    The Board may administer or accept the following examinations for licensure: (1) A State Board licensing examination. (2) The National Board of Medical Examiners...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-11.   Criminal background checks
    (a) Repealed by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 11, effective October 1, 2007. (a1) Repealed by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 9.1, effective October 1, 2007....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 12, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.01.   Limited license to practice in a medical education and training program
    (a) As provided in rules adopted by the Board, the Board may issue a limited license known as a "resident's training license" to a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.1.   Recodified as G.S. 90-12.4, by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 7, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.1A.   Limited volunteer license
    (a) The Board may issue a "limited volunteer license" to an applicant who: (1) Has a license to practice medicine and surgery in another...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.1B.   Retired limited volunteer license
    (a) The Board may issue a "retired limited volunteer license" to an applicant who is a physician and who has allowed his or her...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.2.   Recodified as G.S. 90-12.5, by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 7, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.2A.   Special purpose license
    (a) The Board may issue a special purpose license to practice medicine to an applicant who: (1) Holds a full and unrestricted license to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.3.   Medical school faculty license
    (a) The Board may issue a medical school faculty license to practice medicine and surgery to a physician who: (1) Holds a full-time appointment...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.4.   Physician assistant limited volunteer license
    (a) The Board shall issue a limited volunteer license to an applicant who: (1) Holds a current license or registration in another state; and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.4A.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.4B.   Physician Assistant retired limited volunteer license
    (a) The Board may issue a "retired limited volunteer license" to an applicant who is a physician assistant and who has allowed his or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-12.5.   Disasters and emergencies
    In the event of an occurrence which the Governor of the State of North Carolina has declared a state of emergency, or in the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-13.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-418, s. 2, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-13.1.   License fees
    (a) Each applicant for a license to practice medicine and surgery in this State under either G.S. 90-9.1 or G.S. 90-9.2 shall pay to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-13.2.   Registration every year with Board
    (a) Every person licensed to practice medicine by the North Carolina Medical Board shall register annually with the Board within 30 days of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-13.3.   Salaries, fees, expenses of the Board
    (a) The compensation and expenses of the members and officers of the Board and all expenses proper and necessary in the opinion of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.   Disciplinary Authority
    (a) The Board shall have the power to place on probation with or without conditions, impose limitations and conditions on, publicly reprimand, assess monetary...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.1.   Judicial review of Board's decision denying issuance of a license
    Whenever the North Carolina Medical Board has determined that a person who has duly made application to take an examination to be given by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.2.   Hearing before disciplinary action
    (a) Before the Board shall take disciplinary action against any license granted by it, the licensee shall be given a written notice indicating the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.3.   Service of notices
    Any notice required by this Chapter may be served either personally by an employee of the Board or by an officer authorized by law...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 17, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.5.   Use of hearing committee and depositions; appointment of hearing officers
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (a1) of this section, the Board, in its discretion, may designate in writing three or more hearing officers...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.6.   Evidence admissible
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in proceedings held pursuant to this Article the Board shall admit and hear evidence in the same manner and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.7.   Procedure where person fails to request or appear for hearing
    If a person who has requested a hearing does not appear, and no continuance has been granted, the Board or its trial examiner or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.8.   Appeal from Board's decision taking disciplinary action on a license
    (a) A licensee against whom the Board imposes any public disciplinary sanction, as authorized under G.S. 90-14(a), may appeal such action. (b) A licensee...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.9.   Appeal bond; stay of Board order
    (a) The person seeking the review shall file with the clerk of the reviewing court a copy of the notice of appeal and an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.10.   Scope of review
    Upon the review of the Board's decision taking disciplinary action on a license, the case shall be heard by the judge without a jury,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.11.   Appeal; appeal bond
    (a) Any party to the review proceeding, including the Board, may appeal from the decision of the superior court under rules of procedure applicable...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.12.   Injunctions
    The Board may appear in its own name in the superior courts in an action for injunctive relief to prevent violation of this Article...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-14.13.   Reports of disciplinary action by health care institutions; reports of professional liability insurance awards or settlements; immunity from liability
    (a) The chief administrative officer of every licensed hospital or other health care institution, including Health Maintenance Organizations, as defined in G.S. 58-67-5, preferred...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-15.   Recodified as G.S. 90-13.1, by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 7, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-15.1.   Recodified as G.S. 90-13.2, by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 7, effective October 1, 2007
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-16.   Self-reporting requirements; confidentiality of Board investigative information; cooperation with law enforcement; patient protection; Board to keep public records
    (a) The North Carolina Medical Board shall keep a regular record of its proceedings with the names of the members of the Board present,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-17.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 691, s. 59
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-18.   Practicing without license; penalties
    (a) No person shall perform any act constituting the practice of medicine or surgery, as defined in this Article, or any of the branches...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-18.1.   Limitations on physician assistants
    (a) Any person who is licensed under the provisions of G.S. 90-9.3 to perform medical acts, tasks, and functions as an assistant to a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-18.2.   Limitations on nurse practitioners
    (a) Any nurse approved under the provisions of G.S. 90-18(14) to perform medical acts, tasks or functions may use the title "nurse practitioner." Any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-18.2A.   Physician assistants receiving, prescribing, or dispensing prescription drugs without charge or fee
    The North Carolina Medical Board shall have sole jurisdiction to regulate and license physician assistants receiving, prescribing, or dispensing prescription drugs under the supervision...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-18.3.   Physical examination by nurse practitioners and physician assistants
    (a) Whenever a statute or State agency rule requires that a physical examination shall be conducted by a physician, the examination may be conducted...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-18.4.   Limitations on clinical pharmacist practitioners
    (a) Any pharmacist who is approved under the provisions of G.S. 90-18(c)(3a) to perform medical acts, tasks, and functions may use the title "clinical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-18.5.   Limitations on anesthesiologist assistants
    (a) Any person who is licensed to provide anesthesia services as an assistant to an anesthesiologist licensed under Article 1 of this Chapter may...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-18.6.   Requirements for certain nicotine replacement therapy programs
    The Health and Wellness Trust Fund ("Trust Fund") or the Department of Health and Human Services ("Department") may contract for the operation of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-18.7.   Coordination of rules on pathological materials
    The North Carolina Medical Board (Board) shall adopt rules governing the procedures regarding the request for and release of pathological materials made to clinical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-19 through 90-20.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 691, s. 59
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.   Repealed by Session Laws 2007-346, s. 26, effective October 1, 2007

Article 1A - Treatment of Minors.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.1.   When physician may treat minor without consent of parent, guardian or person in loco parentis
    It shall be lawful for any physician licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina to render treatment to any minor without first obtaining the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.2.   "Treatment" defined
    The word "treatment" as used in G.S. 90-21.1 is hereby defined to mean any medical procedure or treatment, including X rays, the administration of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.3.   Performance of surgery on minor; obtaining second opinion as to necessity
    The word "treatment" as defined in G.S. 90-21.2 shall also include any surgical procedure which in the opinion of the attending physician is necessary...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.4.   Responsibility, liability and immunity of physicians
    (a) Any physician licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina providing health services to a minor under the terms, conditions and circumstances of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.5.   Minor's consent sufficient for certain medical health services
    (a) Any minor may give effective consent to a physician licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina for medical health services for the prevention,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.6.   Definitions
    For the purposes of Part 2 only of this Article, unless the context clearly requires otherwise: (1) "Unemancipated minor" or "minor" means any person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.7.   Parental consent required
    (a) No physician licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina shall perform an abortion upon an unemancipated minor unless the physician or agent thereof...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.8.   Procedure for waiver of parental consent
    (a) The requirements and procedures under Part 2 of this Article are available and apply to unemancipated minors seeking treatment in this State. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.9.   Medical emergency exception
    The requirements of parental consent prescribed by G.S. 90-21.7(a) shall not apply when, in the best medical judgment of the physician based on the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.10.   Penalty
    Any person who intentionally performs an abortion with knowledge that, or with reckless disregard as to whether, the person upon whom the abortion is...

Article 1B - Medical Malpractice Actions.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.11.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Health care provider. - Without limitation, any of the following: a. A person who pursuant to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.12.   Standard of health care
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, in any medical malpractice action as defined in G.S. 90-21.11(2)(a), the defendant health care...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.12A.   Nonresident physicians
    A patient may bring a medical malpractice claim in the courts of this State against a nonresident physician who practices medicine or surgery by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.13.   Informed consent to health care treatment or procedure
    (a) No recovery shall be allowed against any health care provider upon the grounds that the health care treatment was rendered without the informed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.14.   First aid or emergency treatment; liability limitation
    (a) Any person, including a volunteer medical or health care provider at a facility of a local health department as defined in G.S. 130A-2...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.15.   Emergency treatment using automated external defibrillator; immunity
    (a) It is the intent of the General Assembly that, when used in accordance with this section, an automated external defibrillator may be used...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.16.   Volunteer health care professionals; liability limitation
    (a) This section applies as follows: (1) Any volunteer medical or health care provider at a facility of a local health department or at...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.17.   Portable do not resuscitate order and Medical Order for Scope of Treatment
    (a) It is the intent of this section to recognize a patient's desire and right to withhold cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other life-prolonging measures to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.18.   Medical directors; liability limitation
    A medical director of a licensed nursing home shall not be named a defendant in an action pursuant to this Article except under any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.19.   Liability limit for noneconomic damages
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section, in any medical malpractice action in which the plaintiff is entitled to an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.19A.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.19B.   Verdicts and awards of damages in medical malpractice actions; form
    In any malpractice action, any verdict or award of damages, if supported by the evidence, shall indicate specifically what amount, if any, is awarded...

Article 1C - Physicians and Hospital Reports.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.20.   Reporting by physicians and hospitals of wounds, injuries and illnesses
    (a) Such cases of wounds, injuries or illnesses as are enumerated in subsection (b) shall be reported as soon as it becomes practicable before,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.20A.   Reporting by physicians of pilots' mental or physical disabilities or infirmities
    (a) A physician who reports to a government agency responsible for pilots' licenses or certificates or a government agency responsible for air safety that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.20B.   Access to and disclosure of medical information for certain purposes
    (a) Notwithstanding G.S. 8-53 or any other provision of law, a health care provider may disclose to a law enforcement officer protected health information...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.21.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 529, s. 1

Article 1D - Peer Review.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.22.   Peer review agreements
    (a) The North Carolina Medical Board may, under rules adopted by the Board in compliance with Chapter 150B of the General Statutes, enter into...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.22A.   Medical review and quality assurance committees
    (a) As used in this section, the following terms mean: (1) "Medical review committee." - A committee composed of health care providers licensed under...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.23.   Election by State
    For the purpose of making applicable in the State the early opt-in provisions of Title 4 of the "Health Care Quality Improvement Act of...

Article 1E - Certificate of Public Advantage.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.24.   Findings
    The General Assembly of North Carolina makes the following findings: (1) That technological and scientific developments in health care have enhanced the prospects for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.25.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, the following terms have the meanings specified: (1) "Attorney General" means the Attorney General of the State of North...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.26.   Certificate of public advantage; application
    (a) A physician and any person who is a party to a cooperative agreement with a physician may negotiate, enter into, and conduct business...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.27.   Procedure for review; standards for review
    (a) The Department shall review the application in accordance with the standards set forth in subsection (b) of this section and shall hold a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.28.   Issuance of a certificate
    If the Department determines that the likely benefits of a cooperative agreement outweigh the likely disadvantages attributable to reduction of competition as a result...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.29.   Objection by Attorney General
    If the Attorney General is not persuaded that the applicant has demonstrated by clear and convincing evidence that the benefits likely to result from...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.30.   Record keeping
    The Department shall maintain on file all cooperative agreements for which certificates of public advantage are in effect and a copy of the certificate,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.31.   Review after issuance of certificate
    If at any time following the issuance of a certificate of public advantage, the Department or the Attorney General has questions concerning whether the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.32.   Periodic reports
    (a) During the time that a certificate is in effect, a report of activities pursuant to the cooperative agreement must be filed every two...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.33.   Right to judicial action
    (a) Any applicant or other person aggrieved by a decision to issue or not issue a certificate of public advantage is entitled to judicial...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.34.   Fees for applications and periodic reports
    (a) The Department and the Attorney General shall establish and collect administrative fees for filing of an application for a certificate of public advantage...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.35.   Department and Attorney General authority
    The Department and Attorney General shall adopt rules to conduct review of applications for certificates of public advantage and of periodic reports filed in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.36.   Effects of certificate of public advantage; other laws
    (a) Activities conducted pursuant to a cooperative agreement for which a certificate of public advantage has been issued are immunized from challenge or scrutiny...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.37 through 90-21.40.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 1F - Psychotherapy Patient/Client Sexual Exploitation Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.41.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Client. - A person who may also be called patient or counselee who seeks or obtains...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.42.   Action for sexual exploitation
    Any client who is sexually exploited by the client's psychotherapist shall have remedy by civil action for sexual exploitation if the sexual exploitation occurred:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.43.   Remedies
    A person found to have been sexually exploited as provided under this Article may recover from the psychotherapist actual or nominal damages, and reasonable...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.44.   Scope of discovery
    (a) In an action under this Article, evidence of the client's sexual history is not subject to discovery, except under the following conditions: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.45.   Admissibility of evidence of sexual history
    (a) At the trial of an action under this Article, evidence of the client's sexual history is not admissible unless: (1) The psychotherapist requests...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.46.   Prohibited defense
    It shall not be a defense in any action brought pursuant to this Article that the client consented to the sexual exploitation or that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.47.   Statute of limitations
    An action for sexual exploitation must be commenced within three years after the cause of action accrues. A cause of action for sexual exploitation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.48.   Agreements to not pursue complaint before licensing entity void
    Any provision of a settlement agreement of a claim based in whole or part on an allegation of sexual exploitation as defined in this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.49.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 1G - Health Care Liability.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.50.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the term: (1) "Health benefit plan" means an accident and health insurance policy...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.51.   Duty to exercise ordinary care; liability for damages for harm
    (a) Each managed care entity for a health benefit plan has the duty to exercise ordinary care when making health care decisions and is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.52.   No liability under this Article on the part of an employer or employer group organization that purchases coverage or assumes risk on behalf of its employees or a physician or health care provider; liability of State Health Plan under State Tort Claims Act
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section, this Article does not create any liability on the part of an employer...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.53.   Separate trial required
    Upon motion of any party in an action that includes a claim brought pursuant to this Article involving a managed care entity, the court...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.54.   Exhaustion of administrative remedies and appeals
    No action may be commenced under this Article until the plaintiff has exhausted all administrative remedies and appeals, including those internal remedies and appeals...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.55.   External review decision
    (a) Either the insured or enrollee or the personal representative of the insured or enrollee or the managed care entity may use an external...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.56.   Remedies
    (a) Except as provided in G.S. 90-21.52(b), an insured or enrollee who has been found to have been harmed by the managed care entity...

Article 1H - Voluntary Arbitration of Negligent Health Care Claims.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.60.   Voluntary arbitration; prior agreements to arbitration void
    (a) Application of Article. - This Article applies to all claims for damages for personal injury or wrongful death based on alleged negligence in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.61.   Requirements for submitting to arbitration
    (a) Before Action Is Filed. - Before an action is filed, a person who claims damages for personal injury or wrongful death based on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.62.   Selection of arbitrator
    (a) Selection by Agreement. - An arbitrator shall be selected by agreement of all the parties no later than 45 days after the date...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.63.   Witnesses; discovery; depositions; subpoenas
    (a) General Conduct of Arbitration; Experts. - The arbitrator may conduct the arbitration in such manner as the arbitrator considers appropriate so as to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.64.   Time limitations for arbitration
    (a) Time Frames. - The time frames provided in this section shall run from the date of the filing of the stipulation where the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.65.   Written decision by arbitration
    (a) Issuing the Decision. - The arbitrator shall issue a decision in writing and signed by the arbitrator within 14 days after the completion...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.66.   Judgment by court
    After a party to the arbitration proceeding receives notice of a decision, the party may file a motion with the court for a judgment...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.67.   Retention of jurisdiction by court
    The court shall retain jurisdiction over the action during the pendency of the arbitration proceeding. The court may, at the request of the arbitrator,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.68.   Appeal of arbitrator's decision
    There is no right to a trial de novo on an appeal of the arbitrator's decision under this Article. An appeal of the arbitrator's...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.69.   Revised Uniform Arbitration Act not applicable
    The provisions of Article 45C of Chapter 1 of the General Statutes do not apply to arbitrations conducted under this Article except to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.70.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.71.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.72.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.73.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.74.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.75.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.76.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.77.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.78.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.79.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 1I - Woman's Right to Know Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.80.   Short title
    This act may be cited as the "Woman's Right to Know Act." (2011-405, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.81.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Abortion. - The use or prescription of any instrument, medicine, drug, or other substance or device...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.82.   Informed consent to abortion
    No abortion shall be performed upon a woman in this State without her voluntary and informed consent. Except in the case of a medical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.83.   Printed information required
    (a) Within 90 days after this Article becomes effective, the Department shall publish in English and in each language that is the primary language...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.84.   Internet Web site
    The Department shall develop and maintain a stable Internet Web site to provide the information described under G.S. 90-21.83. No information regarding who accesses...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.85.   Display of real-time view requirement
    (a) Notwithstanding G.S. 14-45.1, except in the case of a medical emergency, in order for the woman to make an informed decision, at least...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.86.   Procedure in case of medical emergency
    When a medical emergency compels the performance of an abortion, the physician shall inform the woman, before the abortion if possible, of the medical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.87.   Informed consent for a minor
    If the woman upon whom an abortion is to be performed is an unemancipated minor, the voluntary and informed written consent required under G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.88.   Civil remedies
    (a) Any person upon whom an abortion has been performed and any father of an unborn child that was the subject of an abortion...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.89.   Protection of privacy in court proceedings
    In every proceeding or action brought under this Article, the court shall rule whether the anonymity of any woman upon whom an abortion has...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.90.   Assurance of informed consent
    (a) All information required to be provided under G.S. 90-21.82 to a woman considering abortion shall be presented to the woman individually and, except...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.91.   Assurance that consent is freely given
    If a physician acting pursuant to this Article has reason to believe that a woman is being coerced into having an abortion, the physician...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.92.   Severability
    If any one or more provision, section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase, or word of this Article or the application thereof to any person or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.93.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.94.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.95.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.96.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.97.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.98.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.99.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 1J - Voluntary Health Care Services Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.100.   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the Volunteer Health Care Services Act. (2012-155, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.101.   Findings
    (a) The General Assembly makes the following findings: (1) Access to high-quality health care services is a concern of all persons. (2) Access to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.102.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Department. - The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. (2) Free clinic. - A...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.103.   Limitation on duration of voluntary health care services
    A sponsoring organization duly registered in accordance with G.S. 90-21.104 may organize or arrange for the voluntary provision of health care services at a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.104.   Registration, reporting, and record-keeping requirements
    (a) A sponsoring organization shall not organize or arrange for the voluntary provision of health care services in this State without first registering with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.105.   Department and licensure boards to review licensure status of volunteers
    The Department shall forward the information received from a sponsoring organization under G.S. 90-21.104(d)(1) to the appropriate licensure board within seven days after receipt....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.106.   On-site requirements
    A sponsoring organization that organizes or arranges for the provision of voluntary health care services at a location in this State shall ensure that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.107.   Additional licensure not required for certain volunteers
    (a) A health care provider who engages in the voluntary provision of health care services in association with a sponsoring organization for no more...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.108.   Immunity from civil liability for acts or omissions
    (a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, a health care provider who engages in the voluntary provision of health care services at any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.109.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.110.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.111.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.112.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.113.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.114.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.115.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.116.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.117.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.118.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.119.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 1K - Certain Abortions Prohibited.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.120.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Abortion. - As defined in G.S. 90-21.81(1). (2) Attempt to perform an abortion. - As defined...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.121.   Sex-selective abortion prohibited
    (a) Notwithstanding any of the provisions of G.S. 14-45.1, no person shall perform or attempt to perform an abortion upon a woman in this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.122.   Civil remedies
    (a) Any person who violates any provision of this Article shall be liable for damages, including punitive damages pursuant to Chapter 1D of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-21.123.   Protection of privacy in court proceedings
    In every proceeding or action brought under this Article, the court shall rule whether the anonymity of any woman upon whom an abortion has...

Article 2 - Dentistry.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-22.   Practice of dentistry regulated in public interest; Article liberally construed; Board of Dental Examiners; composition; qualifications and terms of members; vacancies; nominations and elections; compensation; expenditures by Board
    (a) The practice of dentistry in the State of North Carolina is hereby declared to affect the public health, safety and welfare and to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-23.   Officers; common seal
    The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall, at each annual meeting thereof, elect one of its members president and one secretary-treasurer. The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-24.   Quorum; adjourned meetings
    A majority of the members of said Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and at any meeting of the Board,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-25.   Records and transcripts
    The said Board shall keep a record of its transactions at all annual or special meetings and shall provide a record book in which...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-26.   Annual and special meetings
    The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall meet annually on the date and at the time and place as may be determined...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-27.   Judicial powers; additional data for records
    The president of the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners, and/or the secretary-treasurer of said Board, shall have the power to administer oaths,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-28.   Bylaws and regulations; acquisition of property
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall have the power to make necessary bylaws and regulations, not inconsistent with the provisions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-29.   Necessity for license; dentistry defined; exemptions
    (a) No person shall engage in the practice of dentistry in this State, or offer or attempt to do so, unless such person is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-29.1.   Extraoral services performed for dentists
    Licensed dentists may employ or engage the services of any person, firm or corporation to construct or repair, extraorally, prosthetic dentures, bridges, or other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-29.2.   Requirements in respect to written work orders; penalty
    (a) Any licensed dentist who employs or engages the services of any person, firm or corporation to construct or repair, extraorally, prosthetic dentures, bridges,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-29.3.   Provisional license
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall, subject to its rules and regulations, issue a provisional license to practice dentistry to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-29.4.   Intern permit
    The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners may, in the exercise of the discretion of said Board, issue to a person who is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-29.5.   Instructor's license
    (a) The Board may issue an instructor's license to a person who is not otherwise licensed to practice dentistry in this State if the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-30.   Examination and licensing of applicants; qualifications; causes for refusal to grant license; void licenses
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall grant licenses to practice dentistry to such applicants who are graduates of a reputable...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-30.1.   Standards for general anesthesia and enteral and parenteral sedation; fees authorized
    The North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners may establish by regulation reasonable education, training, and equipment standards for safe administration and monitoring of general...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-31.   Annual renewal of licenses
    The laws of North Carolina now in force, having provided for the annual renewal of any license issued by the North Carolina State Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-31.1.   Continuing education courses required
    All dentists licensed under G.S. 90-30 shall be required to attend Board-approved courses of study in subjects relating to dentistry. The Board shall have...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-32.   Contents of original license
    The original license granted by the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall bear a serial number, the full name of the applicant,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-33.   Displaying license and current certificate of renewal
    The license and the current certificate of renewal of license to practice dentistry issued, as herein provided, shall at all times be displayed in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-34.   Refusal to grant renewal of license
    For nonpayment of fee or fees required by this Article, for failure to comply with continuing education requirements adopted by the Board under the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-35.   Duplicate licenses
    When a person is a holder of a license to practice dentistry in North Carolina or the holder of a certificate of renewal of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-36.   Licensing practitioners of other states
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners may issue a license by credentials to an applicant who has been licensed to practice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-37.   Certificate issued to dentist moving out of State
    Any dentist duly licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners, desiring to move from North Carolina to another state, territory or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-37.1.   Limited volunteer dental license
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners may issue to an applicant a "Limited Volunteer Dental License" to practice dentistry only in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-37.2.   Temporary permits for volunteer dentists
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners may issue to a person who is not licensed to practice dentistry in this State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-38.   Licensing former dentists who have moved back into State or resumed practice
    Any person who shall have been licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners to practice dentistry in this State who shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-39.   Fees
    In order to provide the means of carrying out and enforcing the provisions of this Article and the duties devolving upon the North Carolina...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-40.   Unauthorized practice; penalty
    If any person shall practice or attempt to practice dentistry in this State without first having passed the examination and obtained a license from...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-40.1.   Enjoining unlawful acts
    (a) The practice of dentistry by any person who has not been duly licensed so as to practice or whose license has been suspended...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-40.2.   Management arrangements
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Ancillary personnel. - Dental hygienists or dental assistants who assist licensed dentists in providing direct...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-41.   Disciplinary action
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall have the power and authority to (i) Refuse to issue a license to practice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-41.1.   Hearings
    (a) With the exception of applicants for license by comity and applicants for reinstatement after revocation, every licensee, provisional licensee, intern, or applicant for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-42.   Restoration of revoked license
    Whenever any dentist has been deprived of his license, the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners, in its discretion, may restore said license...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-43.   Compensation and expenses of Board
    Notwithstanding G.S. 93B-5(a), each member of the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall receive as compensation for his services in the performance...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-44.   Annual report of Board
    Said Board shall, on or before the fifteenth day of February in each year, make an annual report as of the thirty-first day of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-45.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 218, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-46.   Filling prescriptions
    Legally licensed druggists of this State may fill prescriptions of dentists duly licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners. (1935, c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-47.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, 2nd Sess., c. 1195, s. 13
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.   Rules and regulations of Board; violation a misdemeanor
    The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall be and is hereby vested, as an agency of the State, with full power and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.1.   Free choice by patient guaranteed
    No agency of the State, county or municipality, nor any commission or clinic, nor any board administering relief, social security, health insurance or health...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.2.   Board agreements with special peer review organizations for impaired dentists
    (a) The State Board of Dental Examiners may, under rules adopted by the Board in compliance with Chapter 150B of the General Statutes, enter...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.3.   Board authority to include impaired dental hygienists in programs developed for impaired dentists
    The Board may enter into agreements with special impaired dentist peer review organizations to include programs for impaired dental hygienists, and the provisions of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.4 through 90-48.6.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 2A - Dental Peer Review Protection Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.7.   Title
    General Statutes 90-48.7 through G.S. 90-48.11 may be cited as the "Dental Peer Review Protection Act." (1979, 2nd Sess., c. 1192, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.8.   Immunity of a member
    No member of a dental peer review committee of a State or local dental society shall be held liable in damages to any person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.9.   Immunity of witnesses before dental peer review committee
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person providing information to any dental peer review committee or organization shall be held, by reason of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.10.   Confidentiality of review organization's proceedings and records
    The proceedings and records of a dental review committee except those concerning the investigation and consideration of Medicare and Medicaid charges or payments, shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-48.11.   No limitation on previous privileges and immunities
    Nothing in this G.S. 90-48.7 through G.S. 90-48.11 shall be deemed to annul, abridge, or limit in any manner any privileges or immunities heretofore...

Article 3 - The Licensing of Mouth Hygienists to Teach and Practice Mouth Hygiene in Public Institutions.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-49 through 90-52.   Repealed by Session Laws 1945, c. 639, s. 14

Article 4 - Pharmacy.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-53 through 90-75.   Recodified as 90-85.2 to 90-85.26, 90-85.32 to 90-85.40
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-76.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 1017, s. 1, effective January 1, 1980
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-76.1 through 90-76.5.   Recodified as 90-85.27 to 90-85.31 pursuant to Session Laws 1981 (Regular Session, 1982), c. 1188, s. 3, effective July 1, 1982
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-76.6.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981 (Regular Session, 1982), c. 1188, s. 4, effective July 1, 1982
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-77 through 90-80.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981 (Regular Session, 1982), c. 1188, s. 5, effective July 1, 1982
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-81 through 90-85.   Repealed by Session Laws 1955, c. 1330, s. 8
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981 (Regular Session, 1982), c. 1188, s.5

Article 4A - North Carolina Pharmacy Practice Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.2.   Legislative findings
    The General Assembly of North Carolina finds that mandatory licensure of all who engage in the practice of pharmacy is necessary to insure minimum...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.3.   Definitions
    (a) "Administer" means the direct application of a drug to the body of a patient by injection, inhalation, ingestion or other means. (b) "Board"...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.3A.   Practice of pharmacy
    (a) A pharmacist is responsible for interpreting and evaluating drug orders, including prescription orders; compounding, dispensing, and labeling prescription drugs and devices; properly and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.4.   North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association
    The North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association, and the persons composing it, shall continue to be a body politic and corporate under the name and style...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.5.   Objective of Pharmaceutical Association
    The objective of the Association is to unite the pharmacists of this State for mutual aid, encouragement, and improvement; to encourage scientific research, develop...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.6.   Board of Pharmacy; creation; membership; qualification of members
    (a) Creation. - The responsibility for enforcing the provisions of this Article and the laws pertaining to the distribution and use of drugs is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.7.   Board of Pharmacy; selection; vacancies; commission; term; per diem; removal
    (a) The Board of Pharmacy shall consist of six persons. Five of the members shall be licensed as pharmacists within this State and shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.8.   Organization
    The Board shall elect from its members a president, vice-president, and other officers as it deems necessary. The officers shall serve one-year terms and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.9.   Meetings
    The Board shall meet at least twice annually for the purpose of administering examinations and conducting other business. Four Board members constitute a quorum....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.10.   Employees; Executive Director
    The Board shall employ as Executive Director a pharmacist to serve as a full-time employee of the Board. The Executive Director shall serve as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.11.   Compensation of employees
    The Board shall determine the compensation of its employees. Employees shall be reimbursed for all necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.11A.   Acquisition of real property; equipment; liability insurance
    (a) The Board shall have the power to acquire, hold, rent, encumber, alienate, and otherwise deal with real property in the same manner as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.12.   Executive Director to make investigations and prosecute
    (a) Upon receiving information concerning a violation of this Article that is a threat to the public safety, health, or welfare, the Executive Director...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.13.   Approval of schools and colleges of pharmacy
    The Board shall approve schools and colleges of pharmacy upon a finding that students successfully completing the course of study offered by the school...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.14.   Practical experience program
    The Board shall issue regulations governing a practical experience program. These regulations shall assure that the person successfully completing the program will have gained...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.15.   Application and examination for licensure as a pharmacist; prerequisites
    (a) Any person who desires to be licensed as a pharmacist shall file an application with the Executive Director on the form furnished by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.15A.   Pharmacy technicians
    (a) Registration, Generally. - A registration program for pharmacy technicians is established for the purposes of identifying those persons who are employed or are...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.15B.   Immunizing pharmacists
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) and (c) of this section, an immunizing pharmacist may administer vaccinations or immunizations only if the vaccinations...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.16.   Examination
    The license examination shall be given by the Board at least twice each year. The Board shall determine the subject matter of each examination...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.17.   License renewal
    In accordance with Board regulations, each license to practice pharmacy shall expire on December 31 and shall be renewed annually by filing with the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.18.   Approval of continuing education programs
    The Board shall approve providers of continuing education programs upon finding that the provider is competent to and does offer an educational experience designed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.19.   Reinstatement
    Whenever a pharmacist who has not renewed his license for five or more years seeks to renew or reinstate his license, he must appear...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.20.   Licensure without examination
    (a) The Board may issue a license to practice pharmacy, without examination, to any person who is licensed as a pharmacist in another jurisdiction...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.21.   Pharmacy permit
    (a) In accordance with Board regulations, each pharmacy in North Carolina shall annually register with the Board on a form provided by the Board....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.21A.   Applicability to out-of-state operations
    (a) Any pharmacy operating outside the State which ships, mails, or delivers in any manner a dispensed legend drug into this State shall annually...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.21B.   Unlawful practice of pharmacy
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation not licensed or registered under the provisions of this Article to: (1) Use in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.22.   Device and medical equipment permits
    (a) Devices. - Each place, whether located in this State or out-of-state, where devices are dispensed or delivered to the user in this State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.23.   License and permit to be displayed
    Every pharmacist-manager's license, every permit, and every current renewal shall be conspicuously posted in the place of business owned by or employing the person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.24.   Fees collectible by Board
    (a) The Board of Pharmacy shall be entitled to charge and collect not more than the following fees: (1) For the examination of an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.25.   Disasters and emergencies
    (a) In the event of an occurrence which the Governor of the State of North Carolina has declared a state of emergency, or in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.26.   Prescription orders preserved
    (a) Every pharmacist-manager of a pharmacy shall maintain for at least three years the original of every prescription order and refill compounded or dispensed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.26A.   Clinical pharmacist practitioners subcommittee
    The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy shall appoint and maintain a subcommittee of the Board consisting of four licensed pharmacists to work jointly with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.27.   Definitions
    As used in G.S. 90-85.28 through G.S. 90-85.31: (1) "Equivalent drug product" means a drug product which has the same established name, active ingredient,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.28.   Selection by pharmacists permissible; prescriber may permit or prohibit selection; price limit on selected drugs
    (a) A pharmacist dispensing a prescription for a drug product prescribed by its brand name may select any equivalent drug product which meets the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.29.   Prescription label
    The prescription label of every drug product dispensed shall contain the brand name of any drug product dispensed, or in the absence of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.30.   Prescription record
    The pharmacy file copy of every prescription shall include the brand or trade name, if any, or the established name and the manufacturer of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.31.   Prescriber and pharmacist liability not extended
    The selection of an equivalent drug product pursuant to this Article shall impose no greater liability upon the pharmacist for selecting the dispensed drug...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.32.   Rules pertaining to filling, refilling, transfer, and mail or common-carrier delivery of prescription orders
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Board may adopt rules governing the filling, refilling and transfer of prescription orders not inconsistent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.33.   Unit dose medication systems
    The Board may adopt regulations governing pharmacists providing unit dose medication systems. The regulations shall ensure the safe and proper distribution of drugs in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.34.   Unique pharmacy practice
    Consistent with the provisions of this Article, the Board may regulate unique pharmacy practices including, but not limited to, nuclear pharmacy and clinical pharmacy,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.34A.   Public health pharmacy practice
    (a) A registered nurse in a local health department clinic may dispense prescription drugs and devices, other than controlled substances as defined in G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.35.   Availability of patient records
    Pharmacists employed in health care facilities shall have access to patient records maintained by those facilities when necessary for the pharmacist to provide pharmaceutical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.36.   Availability of pharmacy records
    (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) below, written or electronic prescription orders on file in a pharmacy or other place where...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.37.   Embargo
    Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, whenever an authorized representative of the Board has reasonable cause to believe that any drug or device presents...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.38.   Disciplinary authority
    (a) The Board may, in accordance with Chapter 150B of the General Statutes, issue a letter of reprimand or suspend, restrict, revoke, or refuse...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.39.   Injunctive authority
    The Board may apply to any court for an injunction to prevent violations of this Article or of any rules enacted pursuant to it....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.40.   Violations
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any owner or manager of a pharmacy or other place to allow or cause anyone other than a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.41.   Board agreements with special peer review organizations for impaired pharmacy personnel
    (a) The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy may, under rules adopted by the Board in compliance with Chapter 150B of the General Statutes, enter...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.42.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.43.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.44.   Drug, Supplies, and Medical Device Repository Program established
    (a) Definitions. - As used in this section unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following definitions apply: (1) Board. - As defined in...

Article 4B - Pharmacy Quality Assurance Protection Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.45.   Legislative intent
    It is the intent of the General Assembly to require pharmacy quality assurance programs to further contribute to and enhance the quality of health...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.46.   Definitions
    The following definitions shall apply in this Article: (1) Board. - The North Carolina Board of Pharmacy. (2) Pharmacy quality assurance program. - A...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.47.   Pharmacy quality assurance program required; limited liability; discovery
    (a) Every person or entity holding a valid pharmacy permit pursuant to G.S. 90-85.21 or G.S. 90-85.21A shall establish or participate in a pharmacy...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.48.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.49.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 4C - Pharmacy Audit Rights.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.50.   Declaration of pharmacy rights during audit
    (a) The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) "Pharmacy" means a person or entity holding a valid pharmacy permit pursuant to G.S. 90-85.21...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.51.   Mandatory appeals process
    (a) Each entity that conducts an audit of a pharmacy shall establish an appeals process under which a pharmacy may appeal an unfavorable preliminary...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.52.   Pharmacy audit recoupments
    (a) The entity conducting an audit shall not recoup any disputed funds, charges, or other penalties from a pharmacy until (i) the deadline for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-85.53.   Applicability
    This Article does not apply to any audit, review, or investigation that involves alleged Medicaid fraud, Medicaid abuse, insurance fraud, or other criminal fraud...

Article 5 - North Carolina Controlled Substances Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-86.   Title of Article
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "North Carolina Controlled Substances Act." (1971, c. 919, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-87.   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) "Administer" means the direct application of a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-88.   Authority to control
    (a) The Commission may add, delete, or reschedule substances within Schedules I through VI of this Article on the petition of any interested party,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-89.   Schedule I controlled substances
    This schedule includes the controlled substances listed or to be listed by whatever official name, common or usual name, chemical name, or trade name...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-89.1.   Treatment of controlled substance analogues
    A controlled substance analogue shall, to the extent intended for human consumption, be treated for the purposes of any State law as a controlled...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-90.   Schedule II controlled substances
    This schedule includes the controlled substances listed or to be listed by whatever official name, common or usual name, chemical name, or trade name...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-91.   Schedule III controlled substances
    This schedule includes the controlled substances listed or to be listed by whatever official name, common or usual name, chemical name, or trade name...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-92.   Schedule IV controlled substances
    (a) This schedule includes the controlled substances listed or to be listed by whatever official name, common or usual name, chemical name, or trade...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-93.   Schedule V controlled substances
    (a) This schedule includes the controlled substances listed or to be listed by whatever official name, common or usual name, chemical name, or trade...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-94.   Schedule VI controlled substances
    This schedule includes the controlled substances listed or to be listed by whatever official name, common or usual name, chemical name, or trade name...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95.   Violations; penalties
    (a) Except as authorized by this Article, it is unlawful for any person: (1) To manufacture, sell or deliver, or possess with intent to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95.1.   Continuing criminal enterprise
    (a) Any person who engages in a continuing criminal enterprise shall be punished as a Class C felon and in addition shall be subject...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95.2.   Cooperation between law-enforcement agencies
    (a) The head of any law-enforcement agency may temporarily provide assistance to another agency in enforcing the provisions of this Article if so requested...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95.3.   Restitution to law-enforcement agencies for undercover purchases; restitution for drug analyses; restitution for seizure and cleanup of clandestine laboratories
    (a) When any person is convicted of an offense under this Article, the court may order him to make restitution to any law-enforcement agency...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95.4.   Employing or intentionally using minor to commit a drug law violation
    (a) A person who is at least 18 years old but less than 21 years old who hires or intentionally uses a minor to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95.5.   Civil liability - employing a minor to commit a drug offense
    A person 21 years of age or older, who hires, employs, or intentionally uses a person under 18 years of age to commit a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95.6.   Promoting drug sales by a minor
    (a) A person who is 21 years of age or older is guilty of promoting drug sales by a minor if the person knowingly:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-95.7.   Participating in a drug violation by a minor
    (a) A person 21 years of age or older who purchases or receives a controlled substance from a minor 13 years of age or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-96.   Conditional discharge for first offense
    (a) Whenever any person who has not previously been convicted of (i) any felony offense under any state or federal laws; (ii) any offense...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-96.01.   Drug education schools; responsibilities of the Department of Health and Human Services; fees
    (a) The Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services shall establish standards and guidelines for the curriculum and operation of local...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-96.1.   Immunity from prosecution for minors
    Whenever any person who is not more than 18 years of age, who has not previously been convicted of any offense under this Article...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-96.2.   Drug-related overdose treatment; limited immunity
    (a) As used in this section, "drug-related overdose" means an acute condition, including mania, hysteria, extreme physical illness, coma, or death resulting from the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-97.   Other penalties
    Any penalty imposed for violation of this Article shall be in addition to, and not in lieu of, any civil or administrative penalty or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-98.   Attempt and conspiracy; penalties
    Except as otherwise provided in this Article, any person who attempts or conspires to commit any offense defined in this Article is guilty of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-99.   Republishing of schedules
    The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services shall update and republish the schedules established by this Article on a semiannual basis for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-100.   Rules
    The Commission may adopt rules relating to the registration and control of the manufacture, distribution, security, and dispensing of controlled substances within this State....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-101.   Annual registration and fee to engage in listed activities with controlled substances; effect of registration; exceptions; waiver; inspection
    (a) Every person who manufactures, distributes, dispenses, or conducts research with any controlled substance within this State or who proposes to engage in any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-102.   Additional provisions as to registration
    (a) The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services shall register an applicant to manufacture or distribute controlled substances included in Schedules I...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-102.1.   Registration of persons requiring limited use of controlled substances for training purposes in certain businesses
    (a) Definitions. - As used in this Article: (1) "Commercial detection service" means any person, firm, association, or corporation contracting with another person, firm,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-103.   Revocation or suspension of registration
    (a) A registration under G.S. 90-102 to manufacture, distribute, or dispense a controlled substance, may be suspended or revoked by the Commission upon a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-104.   Records of registrants or practitioners
    Each registrant or practitioner manufacturing, distributing, or dispensing controlled substances under this Article shall keep records and maintain inventories in conformance with the record-keeping...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-105.   Order forms
    Controlled substances included in Schedules I and II of this Article shall be distributed only by a registrant or practitioner, pursuant to an order...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-106.   Prescriptions and labeling
    (a) Except when dispensed directly by a practitioner, other than a pharmacist, to an ultimate user, no controlled substance included in Schedule II of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-106.1.   Photo ID requirement for Schedule II controlled substances
    (a) Immediately prior to dispensing a Schedule II controlled substance, or any of the Schedule III controlled substances listed in subdivisions 1. through 8....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-106.2.   Treatment of overdose with opioid antagonist; immunity
    (a) As used in this section, "opioid antagonist" means naloxone hydrochloride that is approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration for the treatment...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-107.   Prescriptions, stocks, etc., open to inspection by officials
    Prescriptions, order forms and records, required by this Article, and stocks of controlled substances included in Schedules I through VI of this Article shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-108.   Prohibited acts; penalties
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person: (1) Other than practitioners licensed under Articles 1, 2, 4, 6, 11, 12A of this Chapter...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-109.   Licensing required
    A facility for drug treatment as defined in G.S. 122C-3(14)b. shall obtain the license required by Article 2 of Chapter 122C of the General...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-109.1.   Treatment
    (a) A person may request treatment and rehabilitation for drug dependence from a practitioner, and such practitioner or employees thereof shall not disclose the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-110.   Injunctions
    (a) The superior court of North Carolina shall have jurisdiction in proceedings in accordance with the rules of those courts to enjoin violations of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-111.   Cooperative arrangements
    The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Attorney General of North Carolina shall cooperate with federal and other State agencies...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-112.   Forfeitures
    (a) The following shall be subject to forfeiture: (1) All controlled substances which have been manufactured, distributed, dispensed, or acquired in violation of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-112.1.   Remission or mitigation of forfeitures; possession pending trial
    (a) Whenever, in any proceeding in court for a forfeiture, under G.S. 90-112 of any conveyance seized for a violation of this Article the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 540, s. 7
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.1.   Burden of proof; liabilities
    (a) It shall not be necessary for the State to negate any exemption or exception set forth in this Article in any complaint, information,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.2.   Judicial review
    All final determinations, findings, and conclusions of the Commission under this Article shall be final and conclusive decisions of the matters involved, except that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.3.   Education and research
    (a) The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina are authorized and directed to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.4.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 500, s. 2, effective October 1, 1981
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.4A.   Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 784, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.5.   State Board of Pharmacy, North Carolina Department of Justice and peace officers to enforce Article
    It is hereby made the duty of the State Board of Pharmacy, its officers, agents, inspectors, and representatives, and all peace officers within the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.6.   Payments and advances
    (a) The Attorney General is authorized to pay any person, from funds appropriated for the North Carolina Department of Justice, for information concerning a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.7.   Pending proceedings
    (a) Prosecutions for any violation of law occurring prior to January 1, 1972, shall not be affected by these repealers, or amendments, or abated...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.8.   Continuation of regulations
    Any orders, rules, and regulations which have been promulgated under any law affected by this act [c. 919 of the 1971 Session Laws] and...

Article 5A - North Carolina Toxic Vapors Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.8A.   Title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "North Carolina Toxic Vapors Act." (1971, c. 1208, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.9.   Definitions
    For purposes of this Article, unless the context requires otherwise, (1) "Intoxication" means drunkenness, stupefaction, depression, giddiness, paralysis, irrational behavior, or other change, distortion,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.10.   Inhaling fumes for purpose of causing intoxication
    It is unlawful for any person to knowingly breathe or inhale any compound, liquid, or chemical containing toluol, hexane, trichloroethane, isopropanol, methyl isobutyl ketone,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.10A.   Alcohol vaporizing devices prohibited
    It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly manufacture, sell, give, deliver, possess, or use an alcohol vaporizing device. As used in this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.11.   Possession of substances
    It is unlawful for any person to possess any compound, liquid, or chemical containing toluol, hexane, trichloroethane, isopropanol, methyl isobutyl ketone, methyl cellosolve acetate,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.12.   Sale of substance
    It is unlawful for any person to sell, offer to sell, deliver, give, or possess with the intent to sell, deliver, or give any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.13.   Violation a misdemeanor
    Violation of this Article is a Class 1 misdemeanor. (1979, c. 671, s. 5; 1993, c. 539, s. 623; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.14.   Conditional discharge for first offenses
    (a) Whenever any person who has not previously been convicted of any offense under this Article or under any statute of the United States...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.15 through 90-113.19.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 5B - Drug Paraphernalia.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.20.   Title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "North Carolina Drug Paraphernalia Act." (1981, c. 500, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.21.   General provisions
    (a) As used in this Article, "drug paraphernalia" means all equipment, products and materials of any kind that are used to facilitate, or intended...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.22.   Possession of drug paraphernalia
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to knowingly use, or to possess with intent to use, drug paraphernalia to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.23.   Manufacture or delivery of drug paraphernalia
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to deliver, possess with intent to deliver, or manufacture with intent to deliver, drug paraphernalia knowing that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.24.   Advertisement of drug paraphernalia
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to purchase or otherwise procure an advertisement in any newspaper, magazine, handbill, or other publication, or purchase...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.25 through 90-113.29.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 5C - North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.30.   Declaration of purpose
    The North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, established by G.S. 90-113.32, is recognized as the registering, certifying, and licensing authority for substance abuse...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.31.   Repealed by Session Laws 2005-431, s. 1, effective September 22, 2005
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.31A.   Definitions
    The following definitions shall apply in this Article: (1) Applicant. - A person who has initiated a process to become a substance abuse professional...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.31B.   Scope of practice
    The scope of practice is the use by all substance abuse professionals and their ongoing supervisees of principles, methods, and procedures of the Twelve...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.32.   Board; composition; voting
    (a) The Board is created as the authority to credential substance abuse professionals in North Carolina. (b) Repealed by Session Laws 2008-130, s. 2,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.33.   Board; powers and duties
    The Board shall: (1) Examine and determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for certification and licensure to practice in this State. (1a) Determine...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.33A.   Officers may administer oaths, and subpoena witnesses, records, and other materials
    The President or other presiding officer of the Board may administer oaths to all persons appearing before it as the Board may deem necessary...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.34.   Records to be kept; copies of records
    (a) The Board shall keep a regular record of its proceedings, together with the names of the members of the Board present, the names...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.35.   Disposition of funds
    All fees and other moneys collected and received by the Board shall be used to implement this Article. The financial records of the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.36.   Credentials
    (a) The Board shall furnish a certificate of certification or licensure to each applicant successfully completing the requirements for his or her credential. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.37.   Repealed by Session Laws 2005-431, s. 1, effective September 22, 2005
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.37A.   Renewal of credential; lapse
    (a) Every person credentialed pursuant to this Article who desires to maintain his or her credentials shall apply to the Board for a renewal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.38.   Maximums for certain fees
    (a) The fee to obtain a certificate of certification as a substance abuse counselor, substance abuse prevention consultant, clinical supervisor, substance abuse residential facility...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.39.   Standards for credentials
    The Board shall establish standards to credential substance abuse professionals. The credentialing standards of the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.40.   Requirements for certification and licensure
    (a) The Board shall issue a certificate certifying an applicant as a "Certified Substance Abuse Counselor" or as a "Certified Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant"...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.40A.   Requirements for registration
    (a) Upon application and payment of the required fee, the Board shall issue a registration designating an applicant as a registrant if the applicant:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.40B.   Applicant supervision
    The Board shall designate a person as an applicant supervisor of individuals applying for registration, certification, or licensure as a substance abuse professional as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.41.   Examination
    (a) Except for those individuals applying for licensure under G.S. 90-113.41A, applicants for certification or licensure under this Article shall file an application at...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.41A.   Deemed status
    (a) To be granted deemed status by the Board, a credentialing body of a professional discipline or its designee shall demonstrate that its substance...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.41B.   Change of name or address
    Every person licensed, certified, or registered under the provisions of this Article shall give written notice to the Board of any change in his...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.42.   Violations; exemptions
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person not licensed or otherwise credentialed as a substance abuse professional pursuant to this Article to engage...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.43.   Illegal practice; misdemeanor penalty
    (a) Except as otherwise authorized in this Article, no person shall: (1) Offer substance abuse professional services, practice, attempt to practice, or supervise while...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.44.   Grounds for disciplinary action
    (a) Grounds for disciplinary action for an applicant or credentialed professional include: (1) The employment of fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation in obtaining or attempting...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.45.   Enjoining illegal practices
    (a) The Board may, if it finds that any person is violating any of the provisions of this Article or of the rules adopted...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.46.   Application of requirements of Article
    All persons credentialed by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, Inc., as of July 1, 1994, shall be credentialed by the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.46A.   Criminal history record checks of applicants for registration, certification, or licensure
    (a) All applicants for registration, certification, or licensure shall consent to a criminal history record check. Refusal to consent to a criminal history record...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.47.   Repealed by Session Laws 1999-199, s. 3.1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.48.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.49.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 5D - Control of Methamphetamine Precursors.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.50.   Title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "Methamphetamine Lab Prevention Act of 2005." (2005-434, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.51.   Definitions
    (a) For purposes of this Article, "pseudoephedrine product" means a product containing any detectable quantity of pseudoephedrine or ephedrine base, their salts or isomers,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.52.   Pseudoephedrine: restrictions on sales
    (a) A pseudoephedrine product in the form of a tablet, caplet, or gel cap shall not be offered for retail sale loose in bottles...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.52A.   Electronic record keeping
    (a) A retailer shall, before completing a sale of a product containing a pseudoephedrine product, electronically submit the required information to the National Precursor...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.53.   Pseudoephedrine transaction limits
    (a) No person shall deliver to any one person, attempt to deliver to any one person, purchase, or attempt to purchase at retail more...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.54.   Posting of signs
    (a) A retailer shall post a sign or placard in a clear and conspicuous manner in the area of the premises where the pseudoephedrine...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.55.   Training of employees
    A retailer shall require that employees of the establishment involved in the sale of pseudoephedrine products in the form of tablets or caplets, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.56.   Penalties
    (a) If a retailer willfully and knowingly violates the provisions of G.S. 90-113.52, 90-113.52A, 90-113.53, or 90-113.54, the retailer shall be guilty of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.57.   Immunity
    A retailer or an employee of the retailer who, reasonably and in good faith, reports to any law enforcement agency any alleged criminal activity...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.58.   Commission authority to control pseudoephedrine products
    (a) The Commission may add or delete a specific pseudoephedrine product from requirements of this Article on the petition of any interested party, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.59.   Commission development of employee training programs
    The Commission shall develop training and education programs targeted for employees of establishments where pseudoephedrine products are available for sale and shall approve such...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.60.   Preemption
    This Article shall preempt all local ordinances or regulations governing the sale by a retailer of over-the-counter products containing pseudoephedrine. (2005-434, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.61.   Regulation of pseudoephedrine products in the form of liquids, liquid capsules, gel capsules, and pediatric products
    Except as to those specific products for which the Commission issues an order pursuant to G.S. 90-113.58 subjecting the product to requirements under this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.62.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.63.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.64.   SBI annual report
    Beginning with the 2011 calendar year, the State Bureau of Investigation shall determine the number of methamphetamine laboratories discovered in the State each calendar...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.65.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.66.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.67.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.68.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 5E - North Carolina Controlled Substances Reporting System Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.70.   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "North Carolina Controlled Substances Reporting System Act." (2005-276, s. 10.36(a).)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.71.   Legislative findings and purpose
    (a) The General Assembly makes the following findings: (1) North Carolina is experiencing an epidemic of poisoning deaths from unintentional drug overdoses. (2) Since...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.72.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) "Commission" means the Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services established under Part...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.73.   Requirements for controlled substances reporting system
    (a) The Department shall establish and maintain a reporting system of prescriptions for all Schedule II through V controlled substances. Each dispenser shall submit...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.74.   Confidentiality
    (a) Prescription information submitted to the Department is privileged and confidential, is not a public record pursuant to G.S. 132-1, is not subject to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.75.   Civil penalties; other remedies; immunity from liability
    (a) A person who intentionally, knowingly, or negligently releases, obtains, or attempts to obtain information from the system in violation of a provision of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.76.   Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services to adopt rules
    The Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services shall adopt rules necessary to implement this Article. (2005-276, s. 10.36(a).)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.77.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.78.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.79.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 5F - Control of Potential Drug Paraphernalia Products.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.80.   Title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "Drug Paraphernalia Control Act of 2009." (2009-205, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.81.   Definitions
    For the purposes of this Article: (a) "Glass tube" means an object which meets all of the following requirements: (1) A hollow glass cylinder,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.82.   Glass tubes or splitters; restrictions on sales
    (a) Glass tubes or splitters shall not be offered for retail sale by self-service, but shall be stored and sold from behind a counter...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.83.   Penalties
    (a) A retailer, or an employee of the retailer, who willfully and knowingly violates any one of the subsections of G.S. 90-113.82 shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-113.84.   Immunity
    A retailer, or an employee of the retailer, who, reasonably and in good faith, (i) reports to any law enforcement agency any alleged criminal...

Article 6 - Optometry.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-114.   Optometry defined
    Any one or any combination of the following practices shall constitute the practice of optometry: (1) The examination of the human eye by any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-115.   Practice without registration unlawful
    After the passage of this Article it shall be unlawful for any person to practice optometry in the State unless he has first obtained...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-115.1.   Acts not constituting the unlawful practice of optometry
    In addition to the exemptions from this Article otherwise existing the following acts or practices shall not constitute the unlawful practice of optometry: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-116.   Board of Examiners in Optometry
    In order to properly regulate the practice of optometry, there is established a North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry, which shall consist...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-117.   Officers; common seal
    The North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry shall, at each annual meeting thereof, elect one of its members president and one secretary-treasurer....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-117.1.   Quorum; adjourned meetings
    A majority of the members of said Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. If a majority of members are not...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-117.2.   Records and transcripts
    The said Board shall keep a record of its transactions at all annual or special meetings and shall provide a record book in which...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-117.3.   Annual and special meetings
    The North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry shall meet annually in June of each year at such place as may be determined...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-117.4.   Judicial powers; additional data for records
    The president of the North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry, and/or the secretary-treasurer of said Board, shall have the power to administer...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-117.5.   Bylaws and regulations
    The North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry shall have the power to make necessary bylaws and regulations, not inconsistent with the provisions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.   Examination and licensing of applicants; qualifications; causes for refusal to grant license; void licenses; educational requirements for prescription and use of pharmaceutical agents
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry shall grant licenses to practice optometry to such applicants who are graduates of an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.1.   Contents of original license
    The original license granted by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry shall bear a serial number, the full name of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.2.   Displaying license and current certificate of renewal
    The license and the current certificate of renewal of license to practice optometry issued, as herein provided, shall at all times be displayed in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.3.   Refusal to grant renewal of license
    For nonpayment of fee or fees required by this Article, or for violation of any of the terms or provisions of G.S. 90-121.2, the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.4.   Duplicate licenses
    When a person is a holder of a license to practice optometry in North Carolina or the holder of a certificate of renewal of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.5.   Licensing practitioners of other states
    (a) If an applicant for licensure is already licensed in another state in optometry, the North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.6.   Certificate issued to optometrist moving out of State
    Any optometrist duly licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry, desiring to move from North Carolina to another state, territory...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.7.   Licensing former optometrists who have moved back into State or resumed practice
    Any person who shall have been licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry to practice optometry in this State who...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.8 through 90-118.9.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 811, ss. 4, 5
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.10.   Annual renewal of licenses
    Since the laws of North Carolina now in force provided for the annual renewal of any license issued by the North Carolina State Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-118.11.   Unauthorized practice; penalty for violation of Article
    If any person shall practice or attempt to practice optometry in this State without first having passed the examination and obtained a license from...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-119.   Persons in practice before passage of statute
    Every person who had been engaged in the practice of optometry in the State for two years prior to the date of the passage...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-120 through 90-121.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 800, ss. 19, 20
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-121.1.   Board may enjoin illegal practices
    In view of the fact that the illegal practice of optometry imminently endangers the public health and welfare, and is a public nuisance, the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-121.2.   Rules and regulations; discipline, suspension, revocation and regrant of certificate
    (a) The Board shall have the power to make, adopt, and promulgate such rules and regulations, including rules of ethics, as may be necessary...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-121.3.   Hearings
    (a) The Board shall grant any person whose license is affected the right to be heard before the Board, before any of the following...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-121.4.   Restoration of revoked license
    Whenever any optometrist has been deprived of his license, the North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry in its discretion may restore said...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-121.5.   Confidentiality of investigative information; cooperation with law enforcement; self-reporting requirements
    (a) The Board may, in a closed session, receive information or evidence involving or concerning the treatment of a patient who has not expressly...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-121.6.   Reporting and publication of judgments, awards, payments, and settlements
    (a) All optometrists licensed or applying for licensure by the Board shall report to the Board: (1) All medical malpractice judgments or awards affecting...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-122.   Compensation and expenses of Board
    Notwithstanding G.S. 93B-5(a), each member of the North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry shall receive as compensation for his services in the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-123.   Fees
    In order to provide the means of carrying out and enforcing the provisions of this Article and the duties of devolving upon the North...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-123.1.   Continuing education courses required
    All registered optometrists now or hereafter licensed in the State of North Carolina are and shall be required to take annual courses of study...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-124.   Rules and regulations of Board; violation a misdemeanor
    Rules and regulations adopted by the Board shall become effective 30 days after passage, and the same may be proven, as evidence, by the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-125.   Practicing under other than own name or as a salaried or commissioned employee
    Except as provided for in Chapter 55B of the General Statutes of North Carolina, it shall be unlawful for any person licensed to practice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-126 through 90-126.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 800, s. 26
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-127.   Application of Article
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to apply to physicians and surgeons authorized to practice under the laws of North Carolina, except the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-127.1.   Free choice by patient guaranteed
    No agency of the State, county or municipality, nor any commission or clinic, nor any board administering relief, social security, health insurance or health...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-127.2.   Filling prescriptions
    Legally licensed druggists of this State may fill prescriptions of optometrists duly licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-127.3.   Copy of prescription furnished on request
    All persons licensed or registered under this Chapter shall upon request give each patient having received an eye examination a copy of his spectacle...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-128.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 800, s. 26

Article 6A - Optometry Peer Review.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-128.1.   Peer review agreements
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry may, under rules adopted by the Board in compliance with Chapter 150B of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-128.2 through 90-128.6.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 7 - Osteopathy.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-129.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-130.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-131.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-132.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-133.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-134.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-135.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-136.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-137.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-138.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-447, s. 2, effective August 7, 2009

Article 8 - Chiropractic.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-139.   Creation and membership of Board of Examiners
    (a) The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners is created to consist of eight members appointed by the Governor and General Assembly. Six of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-140.   Selection of chiropractic members of Board
    The Governor and the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate shall appoint chiropractic members of the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-141.   Organization; quorum
    The Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall elect such officers as they may deem necessary. Four members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-142.   Rules and regulations
    The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners may adopt suitable rules and regulations for the performance of their duties and the enforcement of the provisions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-143.   Definitions of chiropractic; examinations; educational requirements
    (a) "Chiropractic" is herein defined to be the science of adjusting the cause of disease by realigning the spine, releasing pressure on nerves radiating...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-143.1.   Applicants licensed in other states
    If an applicant for licensure is already licensed in another state to practice chiropractic, the Board shall issue a license to practice chiropractic to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-143.2.   Certification of diagnostic imaging technicians
    (a) The State Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall certify the competence of any person employed by a licensed chiropractor practicing in the State if...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-143.3.   Criminal record checks of applicants for licensure
    (a) Any person applying for licensure as a chiropractic physician in this State shall provide to the Board a fingerprint card in a format...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-143.4.   (Effective July 1, 2014) Chiropractic clinical assistants; certification of competency
    (a) "Chiropractic clinical assistant" means a nonlicensed employee of a chiropractic physician whose duties include (i) collecting general health data, such as the taking...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-144.   Meetings of Board of Examiners
    The North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall meet at least once a year at such time and place as said Board shall determine...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-145.   Grant of license
    The Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall grant to each applicant who is found to be competent, upon examination, a license authorizing him or her...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-146.   Graduates from other states
    A graduate of a regular chiropractic school who comes into this State from another state may be granted a license by the Board of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-147.   Practice without license a misdemeanor; injunctions
    Any person practicing chiropractic in this State without possessing a license as provided in this Article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-148.   Records of Board
    The secretary of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall keep a record of the proceedings of the Board, giving the name of each applicant...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-149.   Application fee
    Each applicant shall pay the secretary of the Board a fee as prescribed and set by the Board which fee shall not be more...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-150.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 218, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-151.   Extent and limitation of license
    Any person obtaining a license from the Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall have the right to practice the science known as chiropractic, in accordance...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-151.1.   Selling nutritional supplements to patients
    A chiropractic physician may sell nutritional supplements at a chiropractic office to a patient as part of the patient's plan of treatment but may...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-152.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 691, s. 59
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-153.   Licensed chiropractors may practice in public hospitals
    A licensed chiropractor in this State may have access to and practice chiropractic in any hospital or sanitarium in this State that receives aid...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-154.   Grounds for professional discipline
    (a) The Board of Chiropractic Examiners may impose any of the following sanctions, singly or in combination, when it finds that a practitioner or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-154.1.   Collection of certain fees prohibited
    (a) Any patient or any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, cancel payment, or be reimbursed for payment...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-154.2.   Unethical conduct
    Unethical conduct is defined as: (1) The over-utilization or improper use, in the providing of treatment, physiological therapeutics, radiographics, or any other service not...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-154.3.   Acceptable care in the practice of chiropractic
    (a) It shall be unlawful for a doctor of chiropractic to examine, treat, or render any professional service to a patient that does not...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-154.4.   Enticements prohibited
    (a) For purposes of this section, an enticement is anything of monetary value offered by a chiropractor to a prospective patient as an incentive...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-155.   Annual fee for renewal of license
    Any person practicing chiropractic in this State, in order to renew his license, shall, on or before the first Tuesday after the first Monday...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-156.   Pay of Board and authorized expenditures
    Notwithstanding G.S. 93B-5(a), the members of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners shall receive as compensation for their services a sum not to exceed two...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-157.   Chiropractors subject to State and municipal regulations
    Chiropractors shall observe and be subject to all State and municipal regulations relating to the control of contagious and infectious diseases. (1917, c. 73,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-157.1.   Free choice by patient guaranteed
    No agency of the State, county or municipality, nor any commission or clinic, nor any board administering relief, social security, health insurance or health...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-157.2.   Chiropractor as expert witness
    A Doctor of Chiropractic, for all legal purposes, shall be considered an expert in his field and, when properly qualified, may testify in a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-157.3.   Ownership of chiropractic practices limited
    (a) Each partner in a partnership that is engaged in the practice of chiropractic shall be licensed under this Article. (b) Each general partner...

Article 9 - Nurse Practice Act.

Article 9A - Nursing Practice Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.19.   Legislative findings
    The General Assembly of North Carolina finds that mandatory licensure of all who engage in the practice of nursing is necessary to ensure minimum...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.20.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) "Board" means the North Carolina Board of Nursing. (2) "Health care provider" means...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.21.   Board of Nursing; composition; selection; vacancies; qualifications; term of office; compensation
    (a) The Board shall consist of 14 members. Eight members shall be registered nurses. Three members shall be licensed practical nurses. Three members shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.22.   Officers
    The officers of the Board shall be a chair, a vice-chair, and any other officers the Board considers necessary. All officers shall be elected...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.23.   Duties, powers, and meetings
    (a) Meetings. The Board shall hold at least two meetings each year to transact its business. The Board shall adopt rules with respect to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.24.   Executive director
    The executive director shall perform the duties prescribed by the Board and serve as secretary/treasurer to the Board. (1981, c. 360, s. 1; 1993,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.25.   Custody and use of funds
    The executive director shall deposit in financial institutions designated by the Board as official depositories all fees payable to the Board. The funds shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.26.   The Board may accept contributions, etc
    The Board may accept grants, contributions, devises, and gifts which shall be kept in a separate fund and shall be used by it to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.27.   Expenses payable from fees collected by Board
    (a) All salaries, compensation, and expenses incurred or allowed for the purposes of carrying out this Article shall be paid by the Board exclusively...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.28.   Nurses registered under previous law
    On June 30, 1981, any nurse who holds a license to practice nursing as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse, issued by a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.29.   Qualifications of applicants for examination
    In order to be eligible for licensure by examination, the applicant shall make a written application to the Board on forms furnished by the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.30.   Licensure by examination
    At least twice each year the Board shall give an examination, at the time and place it determines, to applicants for licensure to practice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.31.   Reexamination
    Any applicant who fails to pass the first licensure examination may take subsequent examinations in accordance with the rules of the Board. (1981, c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.32.   Qualifications for license as a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse without examination
    The Board may, without examination, issue a license to an applicant who is duly licensed as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse under...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.33.   Temporary license
    (a) Until the implementation of the computer-adaptive licensure examination, the Board may issue a nonrenewable temporary license to persons who are applying for licensure...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.34.   Licensure renewal
    Every unencumbered license, except temporary license, issued under this Article shall be renewed for two years. On or before the date the current license...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.35.   Reinstatement
    A licensee who has allowed license to lapse by failure to renew as herein provided may apply for reinstatement on a form provided by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.36.   Inactive list
    (a) When a licensee submits a request for inactive status, the Board shall issue to the licensee a statement of inactive status and shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.36A.   Retired nurse status; reinstatement
    (a) After a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse has retired, upon payment of the one-time fee required by G.S. 90-171.27(b), the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.37.   Revocation, discipline, suspension, probation, or denial of licensure
    The Board may initiate an investigation upon receipt of information about any practice that might violate any provision of this Article or any rule...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.37A.   Use of hearing committee and depositions
    (a) The Board, in its discretion, may designate in writing three or more of its members to conduct hearings as a hearing committee to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.38.   Standards for nursing programs
    (a) A nursing program may be operated under the authority of a general hospital, or an approved post-secondary educational institution. The Board shall establish,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.39.   Approval
    The Board shall designate persons to survey proposed nursing programs, including the clinical facilities. The persons designated by the Board shall submit a written...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.40.   Ongoing approval
    The Board shall review all nursing programs in the State at least every eight years or more often as considered necessary. If the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.41.   Baccalaureate in nursing candidate credits
    Every graduate of a diploma or associate degree school of nursing in this State who has passed the registered nurse examination shall, upon admission...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.42.   Continuing education programs
    (a) Upon request, the Board shall grant approval to continuing education programs upon a finding that the program offers an educational experience designed to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.43.   License required
    No person shall practice or offer to practice as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse, or use the word "nurse" as a title...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.43A.   Mandatory employer verification of licensure status
    (a) Before hiring a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse in North Carolina, a health care facility shall verify that the applicant has...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.44.   Prohibited acts
    It shall be a violation of this Article, and subject to action under G.S. 90-171.37, for any person to: (1) Sell, fraudulently obtain, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.45.   Violation of Article
    The violation of any provision of this Article, except G.S. 90-171.47, shall be a Class 1 misdemeanor. (1981, c. 360, s. 1; 1993, c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.46.   Injunctive authority
    The Board may apply to the superior court for an injunction to prevent violations of this Article or of any rules enacted pursuant thereto....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.47.   Reports: immunity from suit
    Any person who has reasonable cause to suspect misconduct or incapacity of a licensee or who has reasonable cause to suspect that any person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.48.   Criminal history record checks of applicants for licensure
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions shall apply in this section: (1) Applicant. - A person applying for initial licensure as a registered nurse...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.49.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9B - Information and Financial Assistance for Nursing Students and Inactive Nurses.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.50.   Existing scholarship and loan information to be consolidated and published
    The State Education Assistance Authority of the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina shall consolidate information on existing scholarships and loan...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.51.   Emergency Financial Assistance Fund
    There is established an Emergency Financial Assistance Fund for students in State educational nursing and licensed practical nursing programs, to be administered by each...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.52.   Nursing licensing exam follow-up assistance
    The Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina shall direct the constituent institutions and the State Board of Community Colleges shall direct...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.53.   Area Health Education Centers publicity programs
    The Area Health Education Centers of The University of North Carolina and the Board of Nursing shall cooperate in developing publicity on: (1) New...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.54.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9C - Nurses Aides Registry Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.55.   Nurses Aides Registry
    (a) The Board of Nursing, established pursuant to G.S. 90-171.21, shall establish a Nurses Aides Registry for persons functioning as nurses aides regardless of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.56.   Medication aide requirements
    The Board of Nursing shall do the following: (1) Establish standards for faculty and applicant requirements for medication aide training. (2) Provide ongoing review...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.57.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.58.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.59.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9D - Nursing Scholars Program.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.60.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-74, s. 3(a), effective July 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.61.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-74, s. 3(a), effective July 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.62.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-74, s. 3(a), effective July 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.63 through 90-171.64.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9E - Need-Based Nursing Scholarships.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.65.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-74, s. 4(a), effective July 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.66 through 90-171.69.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9F - North Carolina Center for Nursing.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.70.   North Carolina Center for Nursing; establishment; goals
    There is established the North Carolina Center for Nursing to address issues of supply and demand for nursing, including issues of recruitment, retention, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.71.   North Carolina Center for Nursing; governing board
    (a) The North Carolina Center for Nursing shall be governed by a policy-setting board of directors. The Board shall consist of 16 members, with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.72.   North Carolina Center for Nursing; State support
    The General Assembly finds that it is imperative that the State protect its investment and progress made in its nursing efforts to date. The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.73 through 90-171.79.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9G - Nurse Licensure Compact.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.80.   Entering into Compact
    The Nurse Licensure Compact is hereby enacted into law and entered into by this State with all other states legally joining therein, in the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.81.   Findings and declaration of purpose
    (a) The General Assembly of North Carolina makes the following findings: (1) The health and safety of the public are affected by the degree...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.82.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Adverse action. - A home or remote state action. (2) Alternative program. - A voluntary, nondisciplinary...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.83.   General provisions and jurisdiction
    (a) A license to practice registered nursing that is issued by a home state to a resident in that state shall be recognized by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.84.   Application for licensure in a party state
    (a) Upon receiving an application for a license, the licensing board in a party state shall ascertain through the coordinated licensure information system whether...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.85.   Adverse actions
    (a) The licensing board of a remote state shall promptly report to the administrator of the coordinated licensure information system any remote state actions,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.86.   Current significant investigative information
    (a) If a licensing board finds current significant investigative information as defined in G.S. 90-171.82(5)a., the licensing board shall, after giving the licensee notice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.87.   Additional authority of party state nursing licensing boards
    Notwithstanding any other powers, party state nurse licensing boards may do any of the following: (1) If otherwise permitted by state law, recover from...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.88.   Coordinated licensure information system
    (a) All party states shall participate in a cooperative effort to create a coordinated data base of all licensed registered nurses and licensed practical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.89.   Compact administration and interchange of information
    (a) The executive director of the nurse licensing board of each party state or the executive director's designee shall be the administrator of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.90.   Immunity
    A party state or the officers, employees, or agents of a party state's nurse licensing board who act in accordance with this Compact shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.91.   Effective date, withdrawal, and amendment
    (a) This Compact shall become effective as to any state when it has been enacted into the laws of that state. Any party state...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.92.   Dispute resolution
    If there is a dispute that cannot be resolved by the party states involved, the following procedure shall be used: (1) The party states...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.93.   Construction and severability
    This Compact shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate the purposes as stated in G.S. 90-171.81(b). The provisions of this Compact shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.94.   Applicability of compact
    This Article is applicable only to nurses whose home states are determined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing to have licensure requirements that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.95.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.96.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.97.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.98.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.99.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 9H - Graduate Nurse Scholarship Program for Faculty Production.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.100.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-74, s. 2(a), effective July 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-171.101.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-74, s. 2(a), effective July 1, 2012

Article 10 - Midwives.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-172.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 897, s. 2, effective October 1, 1983
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-173 through 90-178.   Repealed by Session Laws 1957, c. 1357, s. 7

Article 10A - Practice of Midwifery.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-178.1.   Title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the Midwifery Practice Act. (1983, c. 897, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-178.2.   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) "Interconceptional care" includes but is not limited to: a. Family planning; b. Screening for cancer of the breast...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-178.3.   Regulation of midwifery
    (a) No person shall practice or offer to practice or hold oneself out to practice midwifery unless approved pursuant to this Article. (b) A...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-178.4.   Administration
    (a) The joint subcommittee of the North Carolina Medical Board and the Board of Nursing created pursuant to G.S. 90-18.2 shall administer the provisions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-178.5.   Qualifications for approval
    In order to be approved by the joint subcommittee pursuant to this Article, a person shall: (1) Complete an application on a form furnished...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-178.6.   Denial, revocation or suspension of approval
    (a) In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 150B, the joint subcommittee may deny, revoke or suspend approval when a person has: (1) Failed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-178.7.   Enforcement
    (a) The joint subcommittee may apply to the Superior Court of Wake County to restrain any violation of this Article. (b) Any person who...

Article 11 - Veterinarians.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-179.   Purpose of Article
    In order to promote the public health, safety, and welfare by safeguarding the people of this State against unqualified or incompetent practitioners of veterinary...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-180.   Title
    This Article shall be known as the North Carolina Veterinary Practice Act. (1973, c. 1106, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-181.   Definitions
    When used in this Article these words and phrases shall be defined as follows: (1) "Accredited school of veterinary medicine" means any veterinary college...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-181.1.   Practice facility names and levels of service
    (a) In order to accurately inform the public of the levels of service offered, a veterinary practice facility shall use in its name one...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-182.   North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board; appointment, membership, organization
    (a) In order to properly regulate the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery, there is established a Board to be known as the North...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-183.   Meeting of Board
    The Board shall meet at least four times per year at the time and place fixed by the Board. Other meetings may be called...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-184.   Compensation of the Board
    In addition to such reimbursement for travel and other expenses as is normally allowed to State employees, each member of the Board, for each...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-185.   General powers of the Board
    The Board may: (1) Examine and determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for a license to practice veterinary medicine in the State. (2)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-186.   Special powers of the Board
    In addition to the powers set forth in G.S. 90-185 above, the Board may: (1) Fix minimum standards for continuing veterinary medical education for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.   Application for license; qualifications
    (a) Any person desiring a license to practice veterinary medicine in this State shall make written application to the Board. (b) The application shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.1.   Examinations
    The Board shall hold at least one examination during each year and may hold such additional examinations as may appear necessary. The executive director...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.2.   Status of persons previously licensed
    Any person holding a valid license to practice veterinary medicine in this State on July 1, 1974, shall be recognized as a licensed veterinarian...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.3.   Applicants licensed in other states
    (a) The Board may issue a license without written examination, other than the written North Carolina license examination, to applicants already licensed in another...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.4.   Temporary permit
    (a) The Board may issue, without examination, a temporary permit to practice veterinary medicine in this State: (1) To a qualified applicant for license...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.5.   License renewal
    All licenses and limited licenses shall expire annually or biennially, as determined by the Board, on December 31 but may be renewed by application...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.6.   Veterinary technicians and veterinary employees
    (a) "Veterinary technicians," "veterinary student interns," and "veterinary student preceptees," before performing any services otherwise prohibited to persons not licensed or registered under this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.7.   Abandonment of animals; notice to owner; relief from liability for disposal; "abandoned" defined
    (a) Any animal placed in the custody of a licensed veterinarian for treatment, boarding or other care, which shall be unclaimed by its owner...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.8.   Discipline of licensees
    (a) Upon complaint or information, and within the Board's discretion, the Board may revoke or suspend a license issued under this Article, may otherwise...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.9.   Reinstatement
    Any person whose license is suspended or revoked may, at the discretion of the Board, be relicensed or reinstated at any time without an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.10.   Necessity for license; certain practices exempted
    No person shall engage in the practice of veterinary medicine or own all or part interest in a veterinary medical practice in this State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.11.   Partnership, corporate, or sole proprietorship practice
    A veterinary medical practice may be conducted as a sole proprietorship, by a partnership, or by a duly registered professional corporation. Whenever the practice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.12.   Unauthorized practice; penalty
    If any person shall (1) Practice or attempt to practice veterinary medicine in this State without first having obtained a license or temporary permit...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.13.   Injunctions
    The Board may appear in its own name in the superior courts in an action for injunctive relief to prevent violation of this Article...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.14.   Veterinary faculty certificates and zoo veterinary certificates
    (a) The Board may, upon application, issue veterinary faculty certificates in lieu of a license that otherwise would be required by this Article. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-187.15.   Board agreement for programs for impaired veterinary personnel
    (a) The Board may enter into agreements with organizations that have developed programs for impaired veterinary personnel. Activities to be covered by these agreements...

Article 12 - Podiatrists.

Article 12A - Podiatrists.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.2.   'Podiatry' defined
    (a) Podiatry as defined by this Article is the surgical, medical, or mechanical treatment of all ailments of the human foot and ankle, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.3.   Unlawful to practice unless registered
    No person shall practice podiatry unless he shall have been first licensed and registered so to do in the manner provided in this Article,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.4.   Board of Podiatry Examiners; terms of office; powers; duties
    (a) There shall be established a Board of Podiatry Examiners for the State of North Carolina. This Board shall consist of four members appointed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.5.   Applicants to be examined; examination fee; requirements; temporary licenses
    (a) Any person not heretofore authorized to practice podiatry in this State shall file with the Board of Podiatry Examiners an application for examination...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.6.   Examinations; subjects; certificates
    (a) The Board of Podiatry Examiners shall hold at least one examination annually for the purpose of examining applicants under this Article. The examination...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.7.   Applicants licensed in other states
    If an applicant for licensure is already licensed in another state to practice podiatry, the Board shall issue a license to practice podiatry to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.8.   Revocation of certificate; grounds for; suspension of certificate
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Podiatry Examiners, in accordance with Chapter 150B (Administrative Procedure Act) of the General Statutes, shall have the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.9.   Fees for certificates and examinations; compensation of Board
    To provide a fund in order to carry out the provisions of this Article the Board shall charge not more than one hundred dollars...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.10.   Annual fee; cancellation or renewal of license
    On or before the first day of July of each year every podiatrist engaged in the practice of podiatry in this State shall transmit...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.11.   Continuing education courses required
    Beginning May 1, 1976, all registered podiatrists then or thereafter licensed in the State of North Carolina shall be required to take annual courses...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.12.   Free choice by patient guaranteed
    No agency of the State, county or municipality, nor any commission or clinic, nor any board administering relief, social security, health insurance or health...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.13.   Injunctions
    The Board may appear in its own name in the superior courts in an action for injunctive relief to prevent violation of this Article...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-202.14.   Not applicable to physicians
    Nothing in this Article shall apply to a physician licensed to practice medicine or to a person acting under the supervision or at his...

Article 13 - Embalmers and Funeral Directors.

Article 13A - Practice of Funeral Service.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.18.   Repealed by Session Laws 2004-192, s. 1, effective January 1, 2005
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.18A.   Board of Funeral Service created; qualifications; vacancies; removal
    (a) The General Assembly declares that the practice of funeral service affects the public health, safety, and welfare and is subject to regulation and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.19.   Board members' oath of office
    The members of said Board, before entering upon their duties, shall take and subscribe to the oath of office prescribed for other State officers,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.20.   Definitions
    (a) "Advertisement" means the publication, dissemination, circulation or placing before the public, or causing directly or indirectly to be made, published, disseminated or placed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.21.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 430, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.22.   Required meetings of the Board
    The Board shall hold at least four meetings in each year. In addition, the Board may meet as often as the proper and efficient...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.23.   Powers and duties of the Board
    (a) The Board is authorized to adopt and promulgate such rules and regulations for transaction of its business and for the carrying out and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.24.   Inspector
    (a) The Board may appoint one or more agents who shall serve at the pleasure of the Board and who shall have the title...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.25.   Licensing
    (a) Qualifications, Examinations, Resident Traineeship and Licensure. - (1) To be licensed for the practice of funeral directing under this Article, a person must:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.25A.   Recodified as G.S. 65-77 by Session Laws 2003-420, s. 8(b), effective October 1, 2003
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.25B.   Persons who shall not be licensed under this Article
    (a) The board shall not issue or renew any licensure, permit, or registration to any person or entity who has been convicted of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.25C.   Notification forms for deceased voters
    (a) At the time funeral arrangements are made, a funeral director or funeral service licensee is encouraged to make available to near relatives of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.26.   Good moral character
    Evidence of good moral character may be shown by the affidavits of three persons who have been acquainted with the applicant for three years...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.27.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 430, s. 12
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.27A.   Funeral establishments
    (a) Every funeral establishment shall contain a preparation room which is strictly private, of suitable size for the embalming of dead bodies. Each preparation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.28.   Fees
    The Board may set and collect fees, not to exceed the following amounts: Establishment permit Application ......................................................................................... $400.00 Annual renewal .................................................................................. 250.00 Late renewal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.29.   Students
    (a) Students who are enrolled in duly accredited mortuary science colleges in North Carolina may engage in the practices defined in this Article if...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.29A.   Identification of bodies before burial or cremation
    The funeral director or person otherwise responsible for the final disposition of a dead body shall, prior to the interment or entombment of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.29B.   Examination scores not public record
    The examination scores of applicants for licensure shall not be subject to the provisions of Chapter 132 of the General Statutes. The Board shall...

Article 13B - Funeral and Burial Trust Funds.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.30 through 90-210.39.   Repealed by 1991 (Regular Session, 1992), c. 901, s. 1

Article 13C - Cremations.

Article 13D - Preneed Funeral Funds.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.60.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) "Board" means the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service as created pursuant to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.61.   Deposit or application of preneed funeral funds
    (a) Preneed funeral funds are subject to the provisions of this Article and shall be deposited or applied as follows: (1) If the preneed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.62.   Types of preneed funeral contracts; forms
    (a) A preneed licensee may offer standard preneed funeral contracts and inflation-proof preneed funeral contracts. A standard preneed funeral contract applies the trust funds...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.63.   Substitution of licensee
    (a) If the preneed funeral contract is irrevocable, the preneed funeral contract purchaser, or after his death the preneed funeral contract beneficiary or his...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.63A.   Amendment of preneed funeral contracts
    (a) Unless otherwise provided by this Article, preneed funeral contracts may be modified by mutual consent of the contracting preneed funeral establishment and the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.64.   Death of preneed funeral contract beneficiary; disposition of funds
    (a) After the death of a preneed funeral contract beneficiary and full performance of the preneed funeral contract by the preneed licensee, the preneed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.65.   Refund of preneed funeral funds
    (a) Within 30 days of receipt of a written request from the purchaser of a revocable preneed funeral contract who has trust funds deposited...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.66.   Recovery fund
    (a) There is established the Preneed Recovery Fund. The Fund shall be administered by the Board. The purpose of the Fund is to reimburse...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.67.   Application for license
    (a) No person may offer or sell preneed funeral contracts or offer to make or make any funded funeral prearrangements without first securing a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.68.   Licensee's books and records; notice of transfers, assignments and terminations
    (a) Every preneed licensee shall keep for examination by the Board accurate accounts, books, and records in this State of all preneed funeral contract...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.69.   Rulemaking; enforcement of Article; judicial review; determination of penalty amount
    (a) The Board is authorized to adopt rules for the carrying out and enforcement of the provisions of this Article. The Board may perform...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.70.   Penalties
    (a) Anyone who embezzles or who fraudulently, or knowingly and willfully misapplies, or in any manner converts preneed funeral funds to his own use,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.71.   Nonregulation of insurance sales
    The provisions of this Article do not regulate the issuance and sale of insurance policies, but apply only to the underlying preneed funeral contracts....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.72.   Nonapplication to certain funeral contracts
    This Article does not apply to contracts for funeral services or merchandise sold as preneed burial insurance policies pursuant to Part 13 of Article...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.73.   Not public record
    The names and addresses of the purchasers and beneficiaries of preneed funeral contracts filed with the Board shall not be subject to Chapter 132...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.74 through 90-210.79.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 13E - Mutual Burial Associations.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.80.   Duties of Board; meetings
    It shall be the duty of the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service to supervise, pursuant to this Article, all burial associations authorized by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.81.   Requirements as to rules and bylaws
    All burial associations now operating within the State of North Carolina shall have and maintain rules and bylaws embodying the following: Article 1. The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.82.   Limitation of soliciting agents; licensing and qualifications; officers exempt from license; issuance of membership certificates
    Each burial association shall have for each funeral home sponsoring the said burial association not more than five agents or representatives soliciting members other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.83.   Assessments against associations
    In order to meet the expenses of the supervision of the burial associations, the Board of Funeral Service shall prepare an annual budget for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.84.   Unlawful to operate without written authority of Board
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, association or organization to organize, operate, or in any way solicit members for a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.85.   Revocation of license
    In the event it is proven to the satisfaction of the Board of Funeral Service that any burial association is being operated not in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.86.   Deposit or investment of funds of mutual burial associations
    Funds belonging to each mutual burial association over and above the amount determined by the Board of Funeral Service to be necessary for operating...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.87.   Unclaimed funds of defunct burial association
    All unclaimed funds of any burial association that is no longer in operation shall be disposed of in accordance with Chapter 116B. (1969, c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.88.   Penalty for failure to operate in substantial compliance with bylaws
    If any burial association or other organization or official thereof, or any person operates or allows to be operated a burial association on any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.89.   Penalty for wrongfully inducing person to change membership
    Any burial association official, agent or representative thereof or any person who shall use fraud or make any promise not part of the printed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.90.   Penalty for making false and fraudulent entries
    Any person or burial association official who makes or allows to be made any false entry on the books of the association with intent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.91.   Accepting applications without collecting fee and first assessment
    Any burial association official, agent or representative, or any other person who shall accept any application for membership in any association without collecting the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.92.   Removal of secretary-treasurer for failure to maintain proper records
    Any burial association secretary-treasurer who fails to maintain records to the minimum standards required by the Board of Funeral Service shall be by such...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.93.   Free services; failure to make proper assessments, etc., made a misdemeanor
    Any person or persons who offer free funeral services or free embalming, free ambulance service or any other thing free of charge, acting for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.94.   Right of appeal upon revocation or suspension of license
    Upon the revocation or suspension of any license or authority by the Board of Funeral Service, under any of the provisions of this Article,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.95.   Bond of secretary or secretary-treasurer of burial associations
    The secretary or secretary-treasurer of each burial association shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, and for the faithful performance thereof, execute...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.96.   Assessments
    Every burial association now or hereinafter organized shall make 12 assessments, or their equivalent, per year per member. The Board of Funeral Service shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.97.   Making false or fraudulent statement a misdemeanor
    Any officer or employee of any burial association authorized to do business under this Article, who shall knowingly or willfully make any false or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.98.   Statewide organization of associations
    It shall be lawful for the several mutual burial associations of the State of North Carolina, in good standing, to organize and provide for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.99.   Article deemed exclusive authority for organization, etc., of mutual burial associations
    This Article shall be deemed and held exclusive authority for the organization and operation of mutual burial associations within the State of North Carolina,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.100.   Operation of association in violation of law prohibited
    No person, firm or corporation shall operate as a burial association in this State unless incorporated under the laws of the State of North...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.101.   Member of Armed Forces failing to pay assessments; reinstatement
    If a member of a burial association who is in the Armed Forces of the United States fails to pay any assessment, the member...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.102.   Hearing by Board of dispute over liability for funeral benefits; appeal
    In case of a disagreement between the representative of a deceased member of any burial association and such deceased member's burial association a hearing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.103.   Board authorized to subpoena witnesses, administer oaths and compel attendance at hearings
    For the purpose of holding hearings the Board of Funeral Service shall have power to subpoena witnesses, administer oaths, and compel attendance of witnesses...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.104.   Authority of Board to examine financial records
    The Board of Funeral Service shall have authority to examine all records relating to a burial association's financial condition wherever such records are located,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.105.   Board authorized to freeze certain funds of Association
    Whenever in the opinion of the Board of Funeral Service it deems it necessary for the protection of the interest of members of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.106.   Authority of foreign or domestic mutual burial association or domestic or foreign insurance company to purchase, merge or consolidate with North Carolina mutual burial associations
    (a) Any mutual burial association or insurance company operating pursuant to the laws of this State or any other state may purchase the assets...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.107.   Acquisition, merger, dissolution, and liquidation of mutual burial associations
    (a) Any insurance company which desires to purchase the assets of or to merge with a burial association as provided in G.S. 90-210.106 shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.108 through 90-210.119.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 13F - Cremations.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.120.   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the North Carolina Crematory Act. (1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 988, s. 1; 2003-420,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.121.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) "Authorizing agent" means a person legally entitled to authorize the cremation of human...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.122.   Crematory Authority established
    (a) The North Carolina Crematory Authority is established as a Committee within the Board. The Crematory Authority shall suggest rules to the Board for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.123.   Licensing and inspection
    (a) Any person doing business in this State, or any cemetery, funeral establishment, corporation, partnership, joint venture, voluntary organization, or any other entity may...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.124.   Authorizing agent
    (a) The following person, in the priority list below, shall have the right to serve as an "authorizing agent": (1) An individual at least...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.125.   Authorization to cremate
    (a) A crematory licensee shall not cremate human remains until it has received a cremation authorization form signed by an authorizing agent. The cremation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.126.   Preneed cremation arrangements
    (a) Any person, on a preneed basis, may authorize the person's own cremation and the final disposition of the person's cremated remains by executing,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.127.   Record keeping
    (a) The crematory licensee shall furnish to the person who delivers such human remains to the crematory licensee a receipt, signed by both the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.128.   Cremation containers
    (a) No crematory licensee shall make or enforce any rules requiring that any human remains be placed in a casket before cremation or that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.129.   Cremation procedures
    (a) In deaths certified by the attending physician, the body shall not be cremated before the crematory licensee receives a death certificate signed by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.130.   Final disposition of cremated remains
    (a) The authorizing agent shall provide the person with whom cremation arrangements are made with a signed statement specifying the ultimate disposition of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.131.   Limitation of liability
    (a) Any person signing a cremation authorization form as authorizing agent shall be deemed to warrant the truthfulness of any facts set forth in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.132.   Fees
    (a) The Board may set and collect fees not to exceed the following amounts from crematory licensees, crematory manager permit holders, and applicants: (1)........
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.133.   Crematory licensee rights
    (a) A crematory licensee may adopt reasonable rules consistent with this Article for the management and operation of a crematory. Nothing in this subsection...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.134.   Rulemaking, applicability, violations, and prohibitions of Article
    (a) The Board is authorized to adopt and promulgate such rules for the carrying out and enforcement of the provisions of this Article as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-210.135.   Cremation societies
    No person, firm, or corporation licensed as a crematory under the provisions of this Article may operate a cremation society without first registering the...

Article 14 - Cadavers for Medical Schools.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-211.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 476, s. 128
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-212 through 90-216.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 694, s. 1

Article 14A - Bequest of Body or Part Thereof.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-216.1 through 90-216.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 84, s. 2

Article 14B - Disposition of Unclaimed Bodies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-216.6 through 90-216.11.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 891, s. 3, effective January 1, 1984

Article 14C - Final Disposition or Transportation of Deceased Migrant Farm Workers and Their Dependents.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-216.12.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 891, s. 4, effective January 1, 1984

Article 15 - Autopsies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-217 through 90-220.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 891, s. 5, effective January 1, 1984

Article 15A - Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-220.1 through 90-220.11.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 891, s. 6, effective January 1, 1984

Article 15B - Blood Banks.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-220.12.   Supervision of licensed physician required; penalty for violation
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to engage in the selection of blood donors or in the collection, storage, processing,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-220.13.   Selection of donors; due care required
    In the selection of donors due care shall be exercised to minimize the risks of transmission of agents that may cause hepatitis or other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-220.14.   Inapplicability
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to affect the provisions of G.S. 20-16.2 and G.S. 20-139.1. (1971, c. 938.)

Article 16 - Dental Hygiene Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-221.   Definitions
    (a) "Dental hygiene" as used in this Article shall mean the performance of the following functions: Complete oral prophylaxis, application of preventive agents to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-222.   Administration of Article
    The Board is hereby vested with the authority and is charged with the duty of administering the provisions of this Article. (1945, c. 639,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-223.   Powers and duties of Board
    (a) The Board is authorized and empowered to: (1) Conduct examinations for licensure, (2) Issue licenses and provisional licenses, (3) Issue annual renewal certificates,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-224.   Examination
    (a) The applicant for licensure must be of good moral character, have graduated from an accredited high school or hold a high school equivalency...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-224.1.   Licensure by credentials
    (a) The Board may issue a license by credentials to an applicant who has been licensed to practice dental hygiene in any state or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-225.   License issue and display
    (a) The Board shall issue licenses to examinees who pass the Board's examination. (b) The Board shall determine: (1) The method and time of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-225.1.   Continuing education courses required
    All dental hygienists licensed under G.S. 90-225 shall be required to attend Board-approved courses of study in subjects relating to dental hygiene. The Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-226.   Provisional license
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall, subject to its rules and regulations, issue a provisional license to practice dental hygiene...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-227.   Renewal certificates
    (a) The Board shall issue annual renewal certificates to licensed dental hygienists. (b) The Board shall have the authority to establish in its rules...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-228.   Renewal of license
    The Board shall have the authority to renew the license of a dental hygienist who fails to obtain a renewal certificate for any year...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-229.   Disciplinary measures
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners shall have the power and authority to (i) Refuse to issue a license to practice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-230.   Certificate upon transfer to another state
    Any dental hygienist duly licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners, desiring to move from North Carolina to another state, territory...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-231.   Opportunity for licensee or applicant to have hearing
    (a) With the exception of applicants for reinstatement after revocation, every applicant for a license or provisional license to practice dental hygiene or licensee...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-232.   Fees
    (a) In order to provide the means of carrying out and enforcing the provisions of this Article and the duties devolving upon the North...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-233.   Practice of dental hygiene
    (a) A dental hygienist may practice only under the supervision of one or more licensed dentists. This subsection shall be deemed to be complied...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-233.1.   Violation a misdemeanor
    Any person who shall violate, or aid or abet another in violating, any of the provisions of this Article shall be guilty of a...

Article 17 - Dispensing Opticians.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-234.   Necessity for certificate of registration
    On and after the first day of July, 1951, no person or combination of persons shall for pay, or reward, either directly or indirectly,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-235.   Definition
    Within the meaning of the provisions of this Article, the term "dispensing optician" defines one who prepares and dispenses lenses, spectacles, eyeglasses and/or appurtenances...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-236.   What constitutes practicing as a dispensing optician
    Any one or combination of the following practices when done for pay or reward shall constitute practicing as a dispensing optician: Interpreting prescriptions issued...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-236.1.   Requirements for filling contact lens prescriptions
    No person, firm or corporation licensed or registered under this Article shall fill a prescription or dispense lenses, other than spectacle lenses, unless the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-237.   Qualifications for dispensing opticians
    In order to be issued a license as a registered licensed optician by the North Carolina State Board of Opticians, the applicant: (1) Shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-238.   North Carolina State Board of Opticians created; appointment and qualification of members
    The North Carolina State Board of Opticians is created. The Board's duty is to carry out the purposes and enforce the provisions of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-239.   Organization, meetings and powers of Board
    Within 30 days after appointment of the Board, the Board shall hold its first regular meeting, and at said meeting and annually thereafter shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-240.   Examination
    (a) Applicants to take the examination for dispensing opticians shall be high school graduates or the equivalent who: (1) Have successfully completed a two-year...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-241.   Waiver of written examination requirements
    (a) The Board shall grant a license without examination to any applicant who: (1) Is at least 18 years of age. (2) Is of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-242.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 600, s. 10
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-243.   Registration of places of business, apprentices
    The Board may adopt rules requiring, as a condition of dispensing, the registration of places of business where ophthalmic dispensing is engaged in, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-244.   Display, use, and renewal of license of registration
    (a) Every person to whom a license has been granted under this Article shall display the same in a conspicuous part of the office...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-245.   Collection of fees
    The secretary to the Board is hereby authorized and empowered to collect in the name and on behalf of this Board the fees prescribed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-246.   Fees
    In order to provide the means of administering and enforcing the provisions of this Article and the other duties of the North Carolina State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-247.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 600, s. 14
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-248.   Compensation and expenses of Board members and secretary
    Each member of the Board shall receive for his or her services for time actually in attendance upon Board meetings and affairs of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-249.   Powers of the Board
    (a) The Board shall have the power to make rules, not inconsistent with this Article and the laws of the State of North Carolina,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-249.1.   Disciplinary actions
    (a) The Board may suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue, renew, or reinstate any license for any of the following: (1) Offering to practice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-250.   Sale of optical glasses
    No optical glass or other kindred products or instruments of vision shall be dispensed, ground or assembled in connection with a given formula prescribed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-251.   Licensee allowing unlicensed person to use his certificate or license
    Each licensee licensed under the provisions of this Article who shall rent, loan or allow the use of his registration certificate or license to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-252.   Engaging in practice without license
    Any person, firm or corporation owning, managing or conducting a store, shop or place of business and not having in its employ and on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-253.   Exemptions from Article
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to apply to optometrists, or physicians trained in ophthalmology who are authorized to practice under the laws...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-254.   General penalty for violation
    Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Article for which no other penalty has been provided shall, upon conviction,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-255.   Rebates
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to offer or give any gift or premium or discount, directly or indirectly, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-255.1.   Sale of flammable frames
    No person shall distribute, sell, exchange or deliver, or have in his possession with intent to distribute, sell, exchange or deliver any eyeglass frame...

Article 18 - Physical Therapy.

Article 18A - Psychology Practice Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.1.   Title; purpose
    (a) This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "Psychology Practice Act." (b) The practice of psychology in North Carolina is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.2.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Board. - The North Carolina Psychology Board. (2) Examination. - Any and all examinations that are...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.3.   Practice of medicine and optometry not permitted
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed as permitting licensed psychologists or licensed psychological associates to engage in any manner in all or any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.4.   Exemptions to this Article
    (a) Nothing in this Article shall be construed to prevent the teaching of psychology, the conduct of psychological research, or the provision of psychological...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.5.   Application; examination; supervision; provisional and temporary licenses
    (a) Except as otherwise exempted by G.S. 90-270.4, persons who are qualified by education to practice psychology in this State must make application for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.6.   Psychology Board; appointment; term of office; composition
    For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Article, there is created a North Carolina Psychology Board, which shall consist of seven...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.7.   Qualifications of Board members; removal of Board members
    (a) Each licensed psychologist and licensed psychological associate member of the Board shall have the following qualifications: (1) Shall be a resident of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.8.   Compensation of members; expenses; employees
    Members of the Board shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall receive their necessary expenses incurred in the performance of duties required...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.9.   Election of officers; meetings; adoption of seal and appropriate rules; powers of the Board
    The Board shall annually elect the chair and vice-chair from among its membership. The Board shall meet annually, at a time set by the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.10.   Annual report
    On June 30 of each year, the Board shall submit a report to the Governor of the Board's activities since the preceding July 1,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.11.   Licensure; examination; foreign graduates
    (a) Licensed Psychologist. - The Board shall issue a permanent license to practice psychology to any applicant who pays an application fee and any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.12.   Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 670, s. 8
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.13.   Licensure of psychologists licensed or certified in other jurisdictions; licensure of diplomates of the American Board of Professional Psychology; reciprocity
    (a) Upon application and payment of the required fee, the Board shall grant permanent licensure at the appropriate level to any person who, at...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.14.   Renewal of licenses; duplicate or replacement licenses
    (a) A license in effect on October 1, 1993, must be renewed on or before January 1, 1994. Thereafter, a license issued under this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.15.   Denial, suspension, or revocation of licenses and health services provider certification, and other disciplinary and remedial actions for violations of the Code of Conduct; relinquishing of license
    (a) Any applicant for licensure or health services provider certification and any person licensed or certified under this Article shall have behaved in conformity...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.16.   Prohibited acts
    (a) Except as permitted in G.S. 90-270.4 and G.S. 90-270.5, it shall be a violation of this Article for any person not licensed in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.17.   Violations and penalties
    Any person who violates G.S. 90-270.16 is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. Each violation shall constitute a separate offense. (1967, c. 910, s....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.18.   Disposition and schedule of fees
    (a) Except for fees paid directly to the vendor as provided in subdivision (b)(2) of this section, all fees derived from the operation of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.19.   Injunctive authority
    The Board may apply to the superior court for an injunction to prevent violations of this Article or of any rules enacted pursuant thereto....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.20.   Provision of health services; certification as health services provider
    (a) Health services, as defined in G.S. 90-270.2(4) and G.S. 90-270.2(8), may be provided by qualified licensed psychological associates, qualified licensed psychologists holding provisional,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.21.   Ancillary services
    A psychologist licensed under this Article may employ or supervise unlicensed individuals who assist in the provision of psychological services to clients, patients, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.22.   Criminal history record checks of applicants for licensure and licensees
    (a) The Board may request that an applicant for licensure or reinstatement of a license or that a licensed psychologist or psychological associate currently...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.23.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 18B - Physical Therapy.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.24.   Definitions
    In this Article, unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions shall apply: (1) "Board" means the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.25.   Board of Examiners
    The North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners is hereby created. The Board shall consist of eight members, including one medical doctor licensed and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.26.   Powers of the Board
    The Board shall have the following general powers and duties: (1) Examine and determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for a license to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.27.   Records to be kept; copies of record
    The Board shall keep a record of proceedings under this Article and a record of all persons licensed under it. The record shall show...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.28.   Disposition of funds
    All fees and other moneys collected and received by the Board shall be used for the purposes of implementing this Article. The financial records...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.29.   Qualifications of applicants for examination; application; fee
    Any person who desires to be licensed under this Article and who: (1) Is of good moral character; (2) If an applicant for physical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.29A.   Criminal history record checks of applicants for licensure
    (a) All applicants for licensure shall consent to a criminal history record check. Refusal to consent to a criminal history record check may constitute...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.30.   Licensure of foreign-trained physical therapists
    Any person who has been trained as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant in a foreign country and desires to be licensed under...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.31.   Certificates of licensure
    (a) The Board shall furnish a certificate of licensure to each applicant successfully passing the examination for licensure as a physical therapist or physical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.32.   Renewal of license; lapse; revival
    (a) Every licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant shall, during the month of January of every year, apply to the Board for a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.33.   Fees
    The Board may collect fees established by its rules, but those fees shall not exceed the following schedule for the specified items: (1)....... Each...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.34.   Exemptions from licensure; certain practices exempted
    (a) The following persons shall be permitted to practice physical therapy or assist in the practice in this State without obtaining a license under...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.35.   Unlawful practice
    Except as otherwise authorized in this Article, if any person, firm, or corporation shall: (1) Practice, attempt to practice, teach, consult, or supervise in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.36.   Grounds for disciplinary action
    Grounds for disciplinary action shall include but not be limited to the following: (1) The employment of fraud, deceit or misrepresentation in obtaining or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.37.   Enjoining illegal practices
    (a) The Board may, if it finds that any person is violating any of the provisions of this Article, apply in its own name...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.38.   Title
    This Article may be cited as the "Physical Therapy Practice Act". (1951, c. 1131, s. 15; 1969, c. 556; 1979, c. 487; 1985, c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.39.   Osteopaths, chiropractors, and podiatrists not restricted
    Nothing in this Article shall restrict the use of physical therapy modalities by licensed osteopaths, chiropractors, or podiatrists, in the lawful practice of their...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.40 through 90-270.44.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 18C - Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.45.   Title of Article
    This Article shall be known as the "Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Act." (1979, c. 697, s. 1; 1985, c. 223, s. 1; 1993...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.46.   Policy and purpose
    Marriage and family therapy in North Carolina is a professional practice that affects the public safety and welfare and requires appropriate licensure and control...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.47.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning: (1) Renumbered. (2) "Board" means the North Carolina Marriage and Family...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.48.   Prohibited acts
    Except as specifically provided elsewhere in this Article, it is unlawful for a person not licensed as a marriage and family therapist or as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.48A.   Exemptions
    (a) This Article does not prevent members of the clergy or licensed, certified, or registered members of professional groups recognized by the Board from...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.48B.   Repealed by Session Laws 2003-117, s. 2, effective October 1, 2003, and applicable to claims for payment or reimbursement for services rendered on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.49.   North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board
    (a) Establishment. - There is established as an agency of the State of North Carolina the North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.50.   Appointment and qualification of Board members
    (a) Nominations for Appointment. - The Governor shall appoint members of the Board only from among the candidates who meet the following qualifications: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.51.   Powers and duties
    (a) The Board shall administer and enforce this Article. (b) Subject to the provisions of Chapter 150B of the General Statutes, the Board may...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.52.   License application
    (a) Each person desiring to obtain a license under this Article shall apply to the Board upon the form and in the manner prescribed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.53.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 564, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.54.   Requirements for licensure as a marriage and family therapist
    (a) Each applicant shall be issued a license by the Board to engage in the practice of marriage and family therapy as a licensed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.54A.   Requirements for licensure as a marriage and family therapy associate
    (a) Each applicant shall be issued a license by the Board to engage in practice as a marriage and family therapy associate if the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.55.   Examinations
    Each applicant for licensure as a licensed marriage and family therapist shall pass an examination as determined by the Board. The Board shall set...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.55A.   Repealed by Session Laws 2009-393, s. 9, effective October 1, 2009
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.56.   Reciprocal licenses
    The Board may issue a license as a marriage and family therapist or a marriage and family therapy associate by reciprocity to any person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.57.   Fees
    GS_90-270.57 90-270.57. Fees. (a) In order to fund the Board's activities under this Article, the Board may charge and collect fees not exceeding the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.58.   Renewal of license
    All licenses for marriage and family therapists issued under this Article shall expire automatically on the first day of July of each year. The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.58A.   Reinstatement after expiration
    A person whose license has expired may have the license reinstated as prescribed by the Board. The Board shall charge and collect a fee...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.58B.   Inactive status
    (a) A person who holds a valid and unexpired license and who is not actively engaged in the practice of marriage and family therapy...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.58C.   Continuing education requirements
    The Board shall prescribe continuing education requirements for licensees. These requirements shall be designed to maintain and improve the quality of professional services in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.59.   Disposition of funds
    All monies received by the Board shall be used to implement this Article. (1979, c. 697, s. 1; 1985, c. 223, s. 1; 1993...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.60.   Denial, revocation, or suspension of license; other disciplinary or remedial actions
    (a) The Board may deny, revoke, or suspend licensure, discipline, place on probation, limit practice, or require examination, remediation, or rehabilitation, or any combination...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.61.   Penalties
    Any person not licensed as a marriage and family therapist under this Article who engages in the practice of marriage and family therapy, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.62.   Injunction
    As an additional remedy, the Board may proceed in a superior court to enjoin and restrain any person without a valid license from violating...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.63.   Criminal history record checks of applicants for licensure as a marriage and family therapist and a marriage and family therapy associate
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions shall apply in this section: (1) Applicant. - A person applying for licensure as a licensed marriage and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.64.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 18D - Occupational Therapy.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.65.   Title
    This Article shall be known as the "North Carolina Occupational Therapy Practice Act." (1983 (Reg. Sess., 1984), c. 1073, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.66.   Declaration of purpose
    The North Carolina Occupational Therapy Practice Act is enacted to safeguard the public health, safety and welfare, to protect the public from being harmed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.67.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning: (1) Accrediting body. - The Accrediting Council for Occupational Therapy Education....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.68.   Establishment of Board, terms, vacancies, removal, meetings, compensation
    (a) Establishment of Board. - The North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy is created. The Board shall consist of seven members who are appointed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.69.   Powers and duties of the Board
    The Board shall have the following powers and duties: (1) Establish and determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for licensure to practice occupational...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.70.   Requirements for licensure
    (a) Any individual who desires to be licensed as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant shall file a written application with the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.71.   Repealed by Session Laws 2005-432, s. 6, effective September 22, 2005
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.72.   Exemption from requirements
    The Board may exempt an applicant from certain licensure requirements if the applicant presents proof satisfactory to the Board of current licensure as an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.73.   Issuance of license
    (a) The Board shall issue a license to any individual who meets the requirements of this Article upon payment of the license fee prescribed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.74.   Expired
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.75.   Renewal of license
    (a) Licenses issued under this Article shall be subject to annual renewal upon completion of continuing education and competency requirements as may be required...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.76.   Suspension, revocation and refusal to renew license
    (a) The Board may deny or refuse to renew a license, may suspend or revoke a license, or may impose probationary conditions on a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.77.   Fees
    The Board shall adopt and publish, in the manner established by its rules and regulations, fees reasonably necessary to cover the cost of services...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.78.   False representation of license prohibited
    (a) It is unlawful for any person who is not licensed in accordance with this Article or whose license has been suspended, revoked or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.79.   Violation a misdemeanor
    Any person who violates any provision of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Each act of such unlawful practice shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.80.   Injunctions
    The Board may make application to any appropriate court for an order enjoining violations of this Article, and upon a showing by the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.80A.   Civil penalties, disciplinary costs
    (a) Authority to Assess Civil Penalties. - The Board may assess a civil penalty not in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000) for the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-270.81.   Persons and practices not affected
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to prevent or restrict: (1) Any person registered, certified, credentialed, or licensed to engage in another profession...

Article 19 - Sterilization Operations.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-271.   Operation lawful upon request of married person or person over 18
    It shall be lawful for any physician or surgeon licensed by this State when so requested by any person 18 years of age or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-272.   Operation on unmarried minor
    Any such physician or surgeon may perform a surgical interruption of vas deferens or Fallopian tubes upon any unmarried person under the age of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-273.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 998, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-274.   No liability for nonnegligent performance of operation
    Subject to the rules of law applicable generally to negligence, no physician or surgeon licensed by this State shall be liable either civilly or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-275.   Article does not affect duty of guardian to obtain order permitting guardian to consent to sterilization of a mentally ill or mentally retarded ward
    Nothing in this Article shall be deemed to affect the provisions of G.S. 35A-1245. (1963, c. 600; 2003-13, s. 6.)

Article 20 - Nursing Home Administrator Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-275.1.   Title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "Nursing Home Administrator Act." (1969, c. 843, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-276.   Definitions
    For the purposes of this Article and as used herein: (1) "Administrator-in-training" means an individual registered with the Board who serves a training period...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-277.   Composition of Board
    There is created the State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. The Board shall consist of seven members. The seven members shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-278.   Qualifications for licensure
    The Board shall have authority to issue licenses to qualified persons as nursing home administrators, and shall establish qualification criteria for such nursing home...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-279.   Licensing function
    The Board shall license nursing home administrators in accordance with rules and regulations issued and from time to time revised by it. A nursing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-280.   Fees; display of license; duplicate license; inactive list
    (a) Each applicant for an examination administered by the Board and each applicant for an administrator-in-training program and reciprocity endorsement shall pay a processing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-281.   Collection of funds
    All fees and other moneys collected and received by the Board shall be handled as provided by law and as prescribed by the State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-282.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 722, s. 8, effective July 1, 1981
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-283.   Organization of Board; compensation; employees and services
    The Board shall elect from its membership a chairman, vice-chairman and secretary, and shall adopt rules and regulations to govern its proceedings. Board members...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-284.   Exclusive jurisdiction of Board
    The Board shall have exclusive authority to determine the qualifications, skill and fitness of any person to serve as an administrator of a nursing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-285.   Functions and duties of the Board
    The Board shall meet at least once annually in Raleigh or any other location designated by the chairman and shall have the following functions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-285.1.   Suspension, revocation or refusal to issue a license
    The Board may suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue a license or may reprimand or otherwise discipline a licensee after due notice and an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-286.   Renewal of license
    Every holder of a nursing home administrator's license shall renew it biennially by application to the Board. The Board shall grant renewals when the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-287.   Reciprocity with other states
    The Board may issue a nursing home administrator's license to any person who holds a current license as a nursing home administrator from another...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.   Misdemeanor
    It shall be unlawful and constitute a Class 1 misdemeanor, (1) For any person to act or serve in the capacity as, or hold...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.01.   Criminal history record checks of applicants for licensure
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Applicant. - A person applying for initial licensure pursuant to either G.S. 90-278 or G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.02.   Confidentiality of investigative records
    Records, papers, and other documents containing information collected and compiled by or on behalf of the Board as a result of an investigation, inquiry,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.03.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.04.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.05.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.06.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.07.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.08.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.09.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 20A - Assisted Living Administrator Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.10.   Title
    This Article shall be known as the Assisted Living Administrator Act. (1999-443, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.11.   Purpose
    The administrators of assisted living residences are responsible for the residents who require daily care to attend to their physical, mental, and emotional needs....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.12.   Certification required; exemptions
    (a) No person shall perform or offer to perform services as an assisted living administrator unless the person has been certified under the provisions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.13.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Administrator-in-training. - An individual who serves a training period under the supervision of an approved preceptor....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.14.   Assisted living administrator certification
    An applicant shall be certified by the Department as an assisted living administrator if the applicant meets all of the following qualifications: (1) Is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.15.   Issuance, renewal, and replacement of certificates
    (a) The Department shall issue a certificate to any applicant who has satisfactorily met the requirements of this Article. The certificate shall show the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.15A.   Fees
    The Department may impose fees not to exceed the following amounts: (1) Assisted Living Administrator Examination Fee $50.00 (2) Assisted Living Administrator Certificate Renewal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.16.   Certification by reciprocity
    The Department may grant, upon application, a certificate to a person who holds a valid certificate as an assisted living community administrator issued by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.17.   Posting certificates
    Every person issued a certificate under this Article shall display the certificate prominently in the assisted living residence where the person works. (1999-443, s.
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.18.   Adverse action on a certificate
    (a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, the Department shall have the authority to deny a new or renewal application for a certificate,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.19.   Reporting requirement
    The holder of a facility license issued under G.S. 131D-2.4 shall report any incidents of suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of persons residing in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-288.20.   Penalties
    A person who serves as an assisted living administrator without first obtaining a certificate from the Department is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor....

Article 21 - Determination of Need for Medical Care Facilities.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-289 through 90-291.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 113

Article 22 - Licensure Act for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-292.   Declaration of policy
    It is declared to be a policy of the State of North Carolina that, in order to safeguard the public health, safety, and welfare;...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-293.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires: (1) "Audiologist" means any person who engages in the practice of audiology. A person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-294.   License required; Article not applicable to certain activities
    (a) Licensure shall be granted in either speech and language pathology or audiology independently. A person may be licensed in both areas if qualified...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-295.   Qualifications of applicants for permanent licensure
    (a) To be eligible for permanent licensure by the Board as a speech and language pathologist, the applicant must: (1) Possess at least a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-296.   Examinations
    (a) An applicant for licensure who has satisfied the academic requirements of G.S. 90-295, shall pass a written examination approved or established by the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-297.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 665, s. 5
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-298.   Qualifications for applicants for temporary licensure
    (a) To be eligible for temporary licensure an applicant must: (1) Meet the academic and clinical practicum requirements of G.S. 90-295(1), (2), and (3);...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-298.1.   Registered assistant
    A licensed speech and language pathologist or a licensed audiologist may register with the Board an assistant who works under the licensee's supervision if...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-299.   Licensee to notify Board of place of practice
    (a) A person who holds a license shall notify the Board in writing of the address of the place or places where he engages...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-300.   Renewal of licenses
    A licensee shall annually pay to the Board a fee in an amount established by the General Assembly for a renewal of his license....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-301.   Grounds for suspension or revocation of license
    Any person licensed under this Article may have his license revoked or suspended for a fixed period by the Board under the provisions of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-301A.   Unethical acts and practices
    Unethical acts and practices shall be defined as including: (1) Obtaining or attempting to obtain any fee by fraud or misrepresentation. (2) Employing directly...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-302.   Prohibited acts and practices
    No person, partnership, corporation, or other entity may: (1) Sell, barter, transfer or offer to sell or barter a license. (2) Purchase or procure...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-303.   Board of Examiners for speech and language pathology and audiology; qualifications, appointment and terms of members; vacancies; meetings, etc
    (a) There shall be a Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists, which shall be composed of seven members, who shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-304.   Powers and duties of Board
    (a) The powers and duties of the Board are as follows: (1) To administer, coordinate, and enforce the provisions of this Article, establish fees,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-305.   Fees
    Persons subject to licensure under this Article shall pay fees to the Board not to exceed the following: (1)....... Application fee............................................................................. $30.00 (2)....... Examination...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-306.   Penalty for violation
    Any person, partnership, or corporation who or which willfully violates the provisions of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. (1975,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-307.   Severability
    If any part of this Article is for any reason held unconstitutional, inoperative, or void, such holding of invalidity shall not affect the remaining...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-308 through 90-319.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 23 - Right to Natural Death; Brain Death.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-320.   General purpose of Article
    (a) The General Assembly recognizes as a matter of public policy that an individual's rights include the right to a peaceful and natural death...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-321.   Right to a natural death
    (a) The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Declarant. - A person who has signed a declaration in accordance with subsection (c) of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-322.   Procedures for natural death in the absence of a declaration
    (a) If the attending physician determines, to a high degree of medical certainty, that a person lacks capacity to make or communicate health care...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-323.   Death; determination by physician
    The determination that a person is dead shall be made by a physician licensed to practice medicine applying ordinary and accepted standards of medical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-324 through 90-328.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 24 - Licensed Professional Counselors Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-329.   Declaration of policy
    It is declared to be the public policy of this State that the activities of persons who render counseling services to the public be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-330.   Definitions; practice of counseling
    (a) Definitions. - As used in this Article certain terms are defined as follows: (1) Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 514, s. 1....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-331.   Prohibitions
    It shall be unlawful for any person who is not licensed under this Article to engage in the practice of counseling, use the title...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-332.   Use of title by firm
    It shall be unlawful for any firm, partnership, corporation, association, or other business or professional entity to assume or use the title of licensed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-332.1.   Exemptions from licensure
    (a) It is not the intent of this Article to regulate members of other regulated professions who do counseling in the normal course of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-333.   North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors; appointments; terms; composition
    (a) For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Article, there is hereby created the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-334.   Functions and duties of the Board
    (a) The Board shall administer and enforce the provisions of this Article. (b) The Board shall elect from its membership, a chairperson, a vice-chairperson,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-335.   Board general provisions
    The Board shall be subject to the provisions of Chapter 93B of the General Statutes. (1983, c. 755, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-336.   Title and qualifications for licensure
    (a) Each person desiring to be a licensed professional counselor associate, licensed professional counselor, or licensed professional counselor supervisor shall make application to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-337.   Persons credentialed in other states
    The Board may license any person who is currently licensed, certified, or registered by another state if the individual has met requirements determined by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-338.   Exemptions
    Applicants holding certificates of registration as Registered Practicing Counselors and in good standing with the Board shall be issued licenses as licensed professional counselors...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-339.   Renewal of licenses
    (a) All licenses shall be effective upon the date of issuance by the Board, and shall expire on the second June 30 thereafter. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-340.   Protection of the public
    (a) The Board may, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 150B of the General Statutes, deny, suspend, or revoke licensure, discipline, place on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-341.   Violation a misdemeanor
    Any person violating any provision of this Article is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (1983, c. 755, s. 1; 1993, c. 539, s....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-342.   Injunction
    As an additional remedy, the Board may proceed in a superior court to enjoin and restrain any person from violating the prohibitions of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-343.   Disclosure
    Any individual, or employer of an individual, who is licensed under this Article may not charge a client or receive remuneration for professional counseling...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-344.   Third-party reimbursements
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to require direct third-party reimbursement to persons licensed under this Article. (1993, c. 514, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-345.   Criminal history record checks of applicants for licensure as professional counselors
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions shall apply in this section: (1) Applicant. - A person applying for licensure as a licensed professional counselor...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-346.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-347.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-348.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-349.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 25 - Dietetics/Nutrition.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-350.   Short title
    This Article shall be known as the Dietetics/Nutrition Practice Act. (1991, c. 668, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-351.   Purpose
    It is the purpose of this Article to safeguard the public health, safety and welfare and to protect the public from being harmed by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-352.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires, the term: (1) "Board" means the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition. (2) "Dietetics/nutrition" means...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-353.   Creation of Board
    (a) The North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition is created. The Board shall consist of seven members as follows: (1) One member shall be a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-354.   Appointments and removal of Board members, terms and compensation
    (a) The members of the Board shall be appointed as follows: (1) The Governor shall appoint the professional member described in G.S. 90-353(a)(5) and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-355.   Election of officers; meetings of Board
    (a) The Board shall elect a chairman and a vice-chairman who shall hold office according to rules adopted by the Board. (b) The Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-356.   Power and responsibility of Board
    The Board shall: (1) Determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for licenses, renewal of licenses, and reciprocal licenses; (2) Adopt rules necessary to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-357.   License requirements
    Each applicant for a license as a licensed dietitian/nutritionist shall meet the following requirements: (1) Submit a completed application as required by the Board;...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-358.   Notification of applicant following evaluation of application
    After evaluation of the application and of any other evidence submitted, the Board shall notify each applicant that the application and evidence submitted are...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-359.   Examinations
    Competency examinations shall be administered at least twice each year to qualified applicants for licensing. The examinations may be administered by a national testing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-360.   Granting license without examination
    The Board may grant, upon application and payment of proper fees, a license without examination to a person who at the time of application...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-361.   Provisional licenses
    The Board may grant a provisional license for a period not exceeding 12 months to any individual who has successfully completed the educational and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-362.   License as constituting property of Board; display requirement; renewal; inactive status
    (a) A license issued by the Board is the property of the Board and must be surrendered to the Board on demand. (b) The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-363.   Suspension, revocation and refusal to renew license
    (a) The Board may deny or refuse to renew a license, may suspend or revoke a license, or may impose probationary conditions on a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-364.   Fees
    The Board shall establish fees in accordance with Chapter 150B of the General Statutes for the following purposes: (1) For an initial application, a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-365.   Requirement of license
    After March 31, 1992, it shall be unlawful for any person who is not currently licensed under this Article to do any of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-366.   Violation a misdemeanor
    Any person who violates any provision of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Each act of such unlawful practice shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-367.   Injunctions
    The Board may make application to any appropriate court for an order enjoining violations of this Article, and upon a showing by the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-368.   Persons and practices not affected
    The requirements of this Article shall not apply to: (1) A health care professional duly licensed in accordance with Chapter 90 of the General...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-369.   Third party reimbursement; limitation on modifications
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to require direct third-party reimbursement to persons licensed under this Article. (1991, c. 668, s. 1; 2007-123,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-370.   Costs
    The Board may assess the costs of disciplinary actions against a licensee or person found to be in violation of this Article or rules...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-371.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-372.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-373.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-374.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-375.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-376.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-377.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-378.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-379.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 26 - Fee-Based Practicing Pastoral Counselors.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-380.   Title
    This Article shall be known as the "Fee-Based Practicing Pastoral Counselor Certification Act." (1991, c. 670.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-381.   Purpose
    It is the purpose of this Article to protect the public safety and welfare by providing for the certification and regulation of persons engaged...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-382.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Accredited educational institution. - A college, university, or theological seminary chartered by the State and accredited...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-383.   Exemptions
    (a) Nothing in this Article shall be construed as limiting the ministry, activities, or services of a minister called, elected, or otherwise authorized by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-384.   Temporary certificates
    The Board may issue a temporary pastoral counseling certificate to any person who is otherwise qualified under this Article until the next annual examination...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-385.   Creation of Board; appointment and removal of members; terms and compensation; powers
    (a) The North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Fee-Based Practicing Pastoral Counselors is created. The Board shall consist of seven members as follows:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-386.   Annual report
    Within 90 days of the end of each fiscal year, beginning with fiscal year 1992-93, the Board shall submit to the Governor a report...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-387.   Certification and examination
    (a) The Board shall issue a certificate to practice fee-based pastoral counseling to an applicant who: (1) Pays an application fee of one hundred...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-388.   Equivalent certification and memberships recognized
    (a) The Board may grant a certificate as a fee-based practicing pastoral counselor to any person meeting the requirements of G.S. 90-387(a) who at...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-389.   Renewal of certificate
    A certificate issued under this Article must be renewed annually on or before the first day of January of each year. Each application for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-390.   Refusal, suspension, or revocation of a certificate
    (a) A certificate applied for or issued under this Article may be refused, suspended, revoked, or otherwise limited as provided in subsection (e) of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-391.   Prohibited acts
    No person shall represent himself to be a certified fee-based practicing pastoral counselor or a certified fee-based pastoral counseling associate, or engage in or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-392.   Disposition of fees
    The fees derived from the operation of this Article shall be used by the Board in carrying out its functions. The operations of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-393.   Injunction for violations
    The Board may apply to superior court for an injunction to prevent violations of this Article or of any rules adopted by the Board,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-394.   Duplicate and replacement certificates
    A certified fee-based pastoral counselor may request that the Board issue a duplicate or replacement certificate for a fee set by the Board not...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-395.   Practice of medicine and psychology not authorized
    Nothing in this Article shall authorize the practice of medicine as defined in Article 1 of this Chapter or the practice of psychology as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-396.   Repealed by Session Laws 1999-186, s. 1.1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-397 through 90-399.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 27 - Referral Fees and Payment for Certain Solicitations Prohibited.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-400.   Definition
    As used in this Article, a health care provider is a person holding any license issued under this Chapter. (1991 (Reg. Sess., 1992), c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-401.   Referral fees and payment for certain solicitations prohibited
    A health care provider shall not financially compensate in any manner a person, firm, or corporation for recommending or securing the health care provider's...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-401.1.   Direct solicitation prohibited
    It shall be unlawful for a health care provider or the provider's employee or agent to initiate direct personal contact or telephone contact with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-402.   Sanctions
    Violation of the provisions of this Article shall be grounds for the offending health care provider's licensing board to suspend or revoke the health...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-403.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-404.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 28 - Self-Referrals by Health Care Providers.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-405.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, the term (1) "Board" means any of the following boards created in Chapter 90 of this Article relating respectively...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-406.   Self-referrals prohibited
    (a) A health care provider shall not make any referral of any patient to any entity in which the health care provider or group...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-407.   Disciplinary action and penalties
    (a) Any violation of this Article shall constitute grounds for disciplinary action to be taken by the applicable Board pursuant to Chapter 90 of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-408.   Exceptions for underserved areas
    (a) The provisions of G.S. 90-406 shall not apply to the referral by any health care provider to any entity in which such health...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-409.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 29 - Medical Records.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-410.   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) "Health care provider" means any person who is licensed or certified to practice a health profession or occupation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-411.   Record copy fee
    A health care provider may charge a reasonable fee to cover the costs incurred in searching, handling, copying, and mailing medical records to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-412.   Electronic medical records
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any health care provider or facility licensed, certified, or registered under the laws of this State or...

Article 29A - North Carolina Health Information Exchange Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-413.1.   Title
    This act shall be known and may be cited as the "North Carolina Health Information Exchange Act." (2011-337, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-413.2.   Purpose
    This Article is intended to improve the quality of health care delivery within this State by facilitating and regulating the use of a voluntary,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-413.3.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) "Business associate" is as defined in 45 C.F.R. 160.103. (2) "Business associate contract" means the documentation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-413.3A.   (Contingent effective date - see note) Required participation in NC HIE for some providers
    (a) The General Assembly makes the following findings: (1) That controlling escalating health care costs of the Medicaid program is of significant importance to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-413.4.   North Carolina Health Information Exchange; requirements
    (a) The NC HIE shall satisfy all of the following requirements: (1) Oversee and administer the HIE Network in a manner that ensures all...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-413.5.   Participation by covered entities
    (a) Each covered entity that elects to participate in the HIE Network shall enter into a business associate contract and a written participation agreement...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-413.6.   Continuing right to opt out; effect of opt out; exception for emergency medical treatment
    (a) Each individual has the right on a continuing basis to opt out or rescind a decision to opt out. (b) The NC HIE...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-413.7.   Construction and applicability
    (a) Nothing in this Article shall be construed to do any of the following: (1) Impair any rights conferred upon an individual under HIPAA,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-413.8.   Penalties and remedies
    A covered entity that discloses protected health information in violation of this Article is subject to the following: (1) Any civil penalty or criminal...

Article 30 - Practice of Acupuncture.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-450.   Purpose
    It is the purpose of this Article to promote the health, safety, and welfare of the people of North Carolina by establishing an orderly...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-451.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Acupuncture. - A form of health care developed from traditional and modern Chinese medical concepts that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-452.   Practice of acupuncture without license prohibited
    (a) Unlawful Acts. - It is unlawful to engage in the practice of acupuncture without a license issued pursuant to this Article. It is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-453.   Acupuncture Licensing Board
    (a) Membership. - The Acupuncture Licensing Board shall consist of nine members, three appointed by the Governor and six by the General Assembly. The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-454.   Powers and duties of Board
    The Board may: (1) Deny, issue, suspend, and revoke licenses in accordance with rules adopted by the Board, and may collect fees, investigate violations...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-455.   Qualifications for license; renewal; inactive, suspended, expired, or lapsed license
    (a) Initial License. - To receive a license to practice acupuncture, a person shall meet all of the following requirements: (1) Submit a completed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-456.   Prohibited activities
    The Board may deny, suspend, or revoke a license, require remedial education, or issue a letter of reprimand, if a licensed acupuncturist or applicant:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-457.   Fees
    The Board may establish fees, not to exceed the following amounts: (1) Application and an examination, one hundred dollars ($100.00). (2) Issuance of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-457.1.   Continuing education
    (a) Applicants for license renewal shall complete all required continuing education units during the two calendar years immediately preceding the license renewal date. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-458.   Use of titles and display of license
    The titles "Licensed Acupuncturist" or "Acupuncturist" shall be used only by persons licensed under this Article. Possession of a license under this Article does...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-459.   Third-party reimbursements
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to require direct third-party reimbursement to persons licensed under this Article. (1993, c. 303, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-460.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-461.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-462.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-463.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-464.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-465.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-466.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-467.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-468.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-469.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 31 - Institute of Medicine.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-470.   Institute of Medicine
    (a) The persons appointed under the provisions of this section are declared to be a body politic and corporate under the name and style...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-471.   Board of Directors of the Institute of Medicine
    (a) The Board of Directors of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine shall be appointed as follows: (1) Seven individuals appointed by the General...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-472.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-473.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-474.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-475.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-476.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-477.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-478.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-479.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-480.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-481.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-482.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-483.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-484.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-485.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-486.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-487.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-488.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-489.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-490.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-491.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-492.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-493.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-494.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-495.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-496.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-497.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-498.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-499.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 32 - Employer Assistance Professionals.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-500.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) "Board" means the Board of Employee Assistance Professionals. (2) "Certified employee assistance professional"...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-501.   Board of Employee Assistance Professionals; members
    (a) The Board of Employee Assistance Professionals is created. (b) The Board consists of five members to be appointed by the Governor. Members shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-502.   Powers and duties of the Board
    The Board shall: (1) Approve educational programs and establish and prescribe the curricula and minimum standards for training required to prepare persons for licensure...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-503.   License requirements
    (a) An applicant must satisfy all of the following requirements to be eligible to be licensed under this Article: (1) Have obtained a masters...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-504.   License renewals
    (a) Renewal of any license issued under the provisions of this Article may be accomplished by paying a fee in an amount established by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-505.   Requirements for persons licensed out-of-state
    An applicant who is currently certified by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission or licensed in another state and who: (1) Is in good standing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-506.   Violations; enforcement; penalties
    (a) Whenever the Board has reason to believe that a violation of this Article, any rule adopted by the Board, or any order of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-507.   Hearings
    Hearings before the Board on enforcement or disciplinary actions shall be conducted in accordance with Article 3A of Chapter 150B of the General Statutes....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-508.   Representation as licensed professional
    No person shall, by verbal claim, advertisement, letterhead, card, or in any other way, represent that he or she is a licensed employee assistance...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-509.   Other prohibited activities
    The Board may deny, suspend, or revoke any license, or otherwise discipline an applicant or holder of a license who the Board finds engaged...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-510.   Investigations; good faith reports of violations
    The Board may, on its own motion, investigate any report indicating that a licensee is or may be in violation of the provisions of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-511.   Employee assistance professional practice by members of other professional groups
    (a) Nothing in this Article shall be construed to prevent qualified members of other professional groups, as determined by the Board, including, but not...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-512.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-513.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-514.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 33 - Industrial Hygiene.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-515.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) "American Board of Industrial Hygiene". - A nonprofit corporation incorporated in 1960 in Pennsylvania to improve...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-516.   Unlawful acts
    (a) No person shall practice or offer to practice as a Certified Industrial Hygienist, use any advertisement, business card, or letterhead or make any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-517.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-518.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-519.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-520.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-521.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 34 - Athletic Trainers.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-522.   Title; purpose
    (a) This Article may be cited as the "Athletic Trainers Licensing Act". (b) The practice of athletic trainer services affects the public health, safety,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-523.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Athletes.- Members of sports teams, including professional, amateur, and school teams; or participants in sports or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-524.   Board of Examiners created
    (a) The North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners is created. (b) Composition and Terms. - The Board shall consist of seven members who...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-525.   Powers of the Board
    The Board shall have the power and duty to: (1) Administer this Article. (2) Issue interpretations of this Article. (3) Adopt, amend, or repeal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-526.   Custody and use of funds; contributions
    (a) All fees payable to the Board shall be deposited in the name of the Board in financial institutions designated by the Board as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-527.   License required; exemptions from license requirement
    (a) On or after January 1, 1998, no person shall practice or offer to practice as an athletic trainer, perform activities of an athletic...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-528.   Application for license; qualifications; issuance
    (a) An applicant for a license under this Article shall make a written application to the Board on a form approved by the Board...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-529.   Athletic trainers previously certified
    The Board shall issue a license to practice as an athletic trainer to a person who applies to the Board on or before August...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-530.   Athletic trainers not certified
    (a) A person who has been actively engaged as an athletic trainer since August 1, 1994, and who continues to practice up to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-531.   Reciprocity with other states
    A license may be issued to a qualified applicant holding an athletic trainer license in another state if that state recognizes the license of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-532.   License renewal
    Every license issued under this Article shall be renewed during the month of January. On or before the date the current license expires, any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-533.   Continuing education
    (a) As a condition of license renewal, a licensee must meet the continuing education requirements set by the Board. The Board shall determine the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-534.   Expenses and fees
    (a) All salaries, compensation, and expenses incurred or allowed to carry out the purposes of this Article shall be paid by the Board exclusively...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-535.   Hiring of athletic trainers by school units
    Local school administrative units may hire persons who are not licensed under this Article. The persons hired may perform the activities of athletic trainers...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-536.   Disciplinary authority of the Board; administrative proceedings
    (a) Grounds for disciplinary action against a licensee shall include the following: (1) Giving false information or withholding material information from the Board in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-537.   Enjoining illegal practices
    If the Board finds that a person who does not have a license issued under this Article claims to be an athletic trainer or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-538.   Penalties
    A person who does not have a license issued under this Article who either claims to be an athletic trainer or engages in practice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-539.   Reports; immunity from suit
    A person who has reasonable cause to suspect misconduct or incapacity of a licensee, or who has reasonable cause to suspect that a person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-540.   No third-party reimbursement required
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to require direct third-party reimbursement to persons licensed under this Article. (1997-387, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-541 through 90-599.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 35 - Accident-Trauma Victim Identification.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-600.   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the Carolyn Sonzogni Act. (1997-443, s. 20.12(b).)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-601.   Purpose
    The identification of accident-trauma victims is crucial to the timely notification of the next of kin of accident-trauma victims and to the recovery of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-602.   Routine search for donor information; notification of hospital; definitions as provided in the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act
    (a) For the purposes of this section, the terms "anatomical gift," "document of gift," "donor," and "refusal" have the same meaning as in G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-603.   Timely notification of next of kin
    A State or local law enforcement officer shall make a reasonable effort to notify the next of kin of an accident-trauma victim if the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-604.   Use of body information tags
    (a) In order to provide the identifying information necessary to facilitate organ and tissue transplants, a body information tag shall be attached to or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-605 through 90-619.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 36 - Massage and Bodywork Therapy Practice.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-620.   Short title
    This Article shall be known as the North Carolina Massage and Bodywork Therapy Practice Act. (1998-230, s. 10.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-621.   Declaration of purpose
    The purpose of this Article is to ensure the protection of the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of this State receiving massage...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-622.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Accreditation. - Status granted to a postsecondary institution of higher learning that has met standards set...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-623.   License required
    (a) A person shall not practice or hold out himself or herself to others as a massage and bodywork therapist without first applying for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-624.   Exemptions
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to prohibit or affect: (1) The practice of a profession by persons who are licensed, certified, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-625.   North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy
    (a) The North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy is created. The Board shall consist of seven members who are residents of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-626.   Powers and duties
    The Board shall have the following powers and duties: (1) Represent the diversity within the profession at all times when making decisions and stay...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-627.   Custody and use of funds
    All fees and other moneys collected and received by the Board shall be used for the purposes of implementing this Article. (1998-230, s. 10.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-628.   Expenses and fees
    (a) All salaries, compensation, and expenses incurred or allowed for the purposes of this Article shall be paid by the Board exclusively out of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-629.   Requirements for licensure
    Upon application to the Board and the payment of the required fees, an applicant may be licensed as a massage and bodywork therapist if...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-629.1.   Criminal history record checks of applicants for licensure
    (a) All applicants for licensure shall consent to a criminal history record check. Refusal to consent to a criminal history record check may constitute...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-630.   Repealed by Session Laws 2008-224, s. 11, effective August 17, 2008
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-630.1.   Licensure by endorsement
    (a) The Board may issue a license to a practitioner who is duly licensed, certified, or registered as a massage and bodywork therapist under...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-631.   Massage and bodywork therapy schools
    (a) The Board shall establish rules for the approval of massage and bodywork therapy schools. These rules shall include: (1) Basic curriculum standards that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-631.1.   Massage and bodywork therapy school approval required
    Unless exempt from the Board approval process, no individual, association, partnership, corporation, or other entity shall open, operate, or advertise a massage and bodywork...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-631.2.   Authority to establish fees for massage and bodywork therapy school approval
    (a) The Board shall establish a schedule of fees for approvals and renewals granted and for inspections performed pursuant to this Article. The fees...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-631.3.   Grounds for suspension, revocation, or refusal of massage and bodywork therapy school approval; notice and hearing; judicial review
    (a) The Board may deny, suspend, revoke, or refuse to approve a massage and bodywork therapy school for any of the following reasons: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-632.   License renewal and continuing education
    (a) The license to practice under this Article shall be renewed every two years. (b) The continuing education requirement for the initial license renewal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-633.   Disciplinary action
    (a) The Board may deny, suspend, revoke, or refuse to license a massage and bodywork therapist or applicant for any of the following: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-634.   Enforcement; injunctive relief
    (a) It is unlawful for a person not licensed or exempted under this Article to engage in any of the following: (1) Practice of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-634.1.   Civil penalties; disciplinary costs
    (a) Authority to Assess Civil Penalties. - The Board may assess a civil penalty not in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000) for the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-635.   Third-party reimbursement
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to require direct third-party reimbursement to persons licensed under this Article. (1998-230, s. 10.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-636.   Regulation by county or municipality
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to prohibit a county or municipality from regulating persons covered by this Article, however, a county or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-637 through 90-639.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 37 - Health Care Practitioner Identification.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-640.   Identification badges required
    (a) For purposes of this section, "health care practitioner" means an individual who is licensed, certified, or registered to engage in the practice of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-641 through 90-645.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 38 - Respiratory Care Practice Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-646.   Short title
    This Article may be cited as the "Respiratory Care Practice Act". (2000-162, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-647.   Purpose
    The General Assembly finds that the practice of respiratory care in the State of North Carolina affects the public health, safety, and welfare and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-648.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Board. - The North Carolina Respiratory Care Board. (2) Diagnostic testing. - Cardiopulmonary procedures and tests...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-649.   North Carolina Respiratory Care Board; creation
    (a) The North Carolina Respiratory Care Board is created. The Board shall consist of 10 members as follows: (1) Two members shall be respiratory...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-650.   Appointments and removal of Board members; terms and compensation
    (a) The members of the Board shall be appointed as follows: (1) The Governor shall appoint the public members described in G.S. 90-649(a)(5). (2)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-651.   Election of officers; meetings of the Board
    (a) The Board shall elect a chair and a vice-chair who shall hold office according to rules adopted pursuant to this Article, except that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-652.   Powers and duties of the Board
    The Board shall have the power and duty to: (1) Determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for licensure, renewal of licensure, and reciprocal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-653.   Licensure requirements; examination
    (a) Each applicant for licensure under this Article shall meet the following requirements: (1) Submit a completed application as required by the Board. (2)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-654.   Temporary license
    Upon application and payment of the required fees, the Board may grant a temporary license to a person who, at the time of application,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-655.   Licensure by reciprocity
    The Board may grant, upon application and the payment of proper fees, a license to a person who, at the time of application holds...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-656.   Provisional license
    The Board may grant a provisional license for a period not exceeding 12 months to any applicant who has successfully completed the education requirements...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-657.   Notification of applicant following evaluation of application
    After evaluation of the application and of any other evidence required from the applicant by the Board, the Board shall notify each applicant that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-658.   License as property of the Board; display requirement; renewal; inactive status
    (a) A license issued by the Board is the property of the Board and shall be surrendered by the licensee to the Board on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-659.   Suspension, revocation, and refusal to renew a license
    (a) The Board shall take the necessary actions to deny or refuse to renew a license, suspend or revoke a license, or to impose...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-660.   Expenses; fees
    (a) All salaries, compensation, and expenses incurred or allowed for carrying out the purposes of this Article shall be paid by the Board exclusively...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-661.   Requirement of license
    It shall be unlawful for any person who is not currently licensed under this Article to: (1) Engage in the practice of respiratory care....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-662.   Violation a misdemeanor
    Any person who violates any provision of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (2000-162, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-663.   Injunctions
    The Board may apply to the superior court for an order enjoining violations of this Article, and upon a showing by the Board that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-664.   Persons and practices not affected
    The requirements of this Article shall not apply to: (1) Any person registered, certified, credentialed, or licensed to engage in another profession or occupation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-665.   Third-party reimbursement
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to require direct third-party reimbursements to persons licensed under this Article. (2000-162, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-666.   Civil penalties
    (a) Authority to Assess Civil Penalties. - In addition to taking any of the actions permitted under G.S. 90-659, the Board may assess a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-667 through 90-670.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 39 - Safety Profession.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-671.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Associate Safety Professional (ASP). A person who has met the education, experience, and examination requirements established...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-672.   Unlawful acts; injunctive relief; exclusion
    (a) No person shall represent himself or herself as a Certified Safety Professional or Associate Safety Professional unless that person is certified by the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-673.   Exemptions and limitations
    (a) This Article does not apply to: (1) A person who holds a license issued by a State board, commission, or other agency, is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-674.   Certification registry
    The Board shall file with the Secretary of State the name, address, telephone number, and date of certification for all Associate Safety Professionals and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-675 through 90-680.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 40 - Perfusionist Licensure Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-681.   Legislative findings
    The General Assembly finds that the practice of perfusion is an area of health care that is continually evolving to include more sophisticated and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-682.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Certified clinical perfusionist. - A person who has successfully completed the examination process and has been...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-682.1.   Medical Board approval required
    (a) The Committee shall report to the Medical Board all actions taken by the Committee pursuant to this Article, except for actions taken by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-683.   License required; exemptions
    (a) On or after July 1, 2006, no person shall practice or offer to practice perfusion as defined in this Article, use the title...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-684.   Perfusion Advisory Committee
    (a) Composition and Terms. - The North Carolina Perfusion Advisory Committee is created. The Committee shall consist of seven members who shall serve staggered...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-685.   Powers of the Committee
    The Committee shall have the power and duty to: (1) Administer this Article. (2) Issue interpretations of this Article. (3) Adopt, amend, or repeal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-685.1.   Confidentiality of Committee investigative information
    (a) All records, papers, investigative files, investigative reports, other investigative information, and other documents containing information in the possession of or received or gathered...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-686.   Qualifications for licensure
    (a) An applicant shall be licensed to practice perfusion if the applicant meets all of the following qualifications: (1) Is at least 18 years...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-687.   Reciprocity
    The Committee may grant, upon application and payment of proper fees, a license to a person who has been licensed to practice perfusion in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-688.   Provisional license
    The Committee may grant a provisional license for a period not exceeding 12 months to any applicant who has successfully completed an approved perfusion...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-689.   Expenses; fees
    (a) All fees shall be payable to the Medical Board and deposited in the name of the Medical Board in financial institutions designated by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-690.   Renewal of licenses
    (a) All licenses to practice perfusion shall expire two years after the date they were issued. The Committee shall send a notice of expiration...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-690.1.   Maintenance of certification to maintain licensure
    (a) After December 31, 2007, all licensed perfusionists who are licensed under this Article shall maintain certification as defined in G.S. 90-682(1) in order...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-691.   Disciplinary authority
    (a) The Committee may place on probation with or without conditions, impose limitations and conditions on, publicly reprimand, assess monetary redress, issue public letters...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-692.   Enjoining illegal practices
    The Committee may apply to the superior court for an order enjoining violations of this Article. Upon a showing by the Committee that any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-693.   Civil penalties; disciplinary costs
    (a) Authority to Assess Civil Penalties. - The Committee may assess a civil penalty not in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000) for the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-694.   Third-party reimbursement
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to require direct third-party reimbursements to persons licensed under this Article. (2005-267, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-695.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-696.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-697.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-698.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-699.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-700.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 41 - Pathology Services Billing.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-701.   Billing of anatomic pathology services
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person licensed to practice medicine, podiatry, or dentistry in this State to bill a patient, entity, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-702.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-703.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-704.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-705.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-706.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-707.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-708.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-709.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-710.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-711.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-712.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-713.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-714.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-715.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-716.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-717.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-718.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-719.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-720.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 42 - Polysomnography Practice Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-721.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Board. - The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT), a member of the National Organization of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-722.   Practice of polysomnography
    (a) Practice. - The "practice of polysomnography" means the performance of any of the following tasks: (1) Monitoring and recording physiological data during the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-723.   Unlawful acts
    (a) Unlawful Act. - On or after January 1, 2012, it shall be unlawful for a person to do any of the following unless...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-724.   Exemptions
    The provisions of this Article do not apply to any of the following: (1) A person registered, certified, credentialed, or licensed to engage in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90-725.   Listing requirements
    (a) Annual Listing. - A person may not practice polysomnography under this Article unless the person is listed with the Medical Board. In order...

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