(a) An individual shall be entitled to compensation as provided for in this Part if a claim is submitted on behalf of that individual in accordance with this Part on or before June 30, 2014, and that individual is subsequently determined by a preponderance of the evidence to be a qualified recipient, except that any competent adult who gave consent is not a qualified recipient unless that individual can show by a preponderance of the evidence that the consent was not informed.
(b) A claim under this section shall be submitted to the Office. The claim shall be in a form and supported by appropriate documentation and information, as required by the Commission. A claim may be submitted on behalf of a claimant by a person lawfully authorized to act on the individual's or the individual's estate's behalf.
(c) The Commission shall determine the eligibility of a claimant to receive the compensation authorized by this Part in accordance with G.S. 143B-426.53. The Commission shall notify the claimant in writing of the Commission's determination regarding the claimant's eligibility.
(d) The Commission shall adopt rules for the determination of eligibility and the processing of claims in accordance with G.S. 150B-21.1. Notwithstanding G.S. 150B-21.1(d), the rules adopted pursuant to this section shall expire on the earlier of the date all claims made under this section are finally adjudicated or June 30, 2018. (2013-360, s. 6.18(a); 2013-410, s. 40.)
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