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Commission Review
Log of Permanent Rule Filings
August 21, 2008 through September 22, 2008
Agriculture, Board of
The rules in Chapter 38 are enforced by the standards division and include purpose and definitions (.0100); approval of weighing and measuring devices (.0200); package and labeling requirements (.0300); method of sale and commodities (.0400); leaf tobacco (.0500); sale of petroleum products (.0600); standards for storage, handling and installation of LP gas (.0700); and liquid fertilizers (.0800).
Retail Motor Fuel Dispensers/Half-Pricing
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02 NCAC 38 .0601
Agriculture, Commissioner of
The rules in Chapter 52 are from the Commissioner of Agriculture and cover the Veterinary Division of the department. The rules in subchapter 52K concern the permitting and operation of animal exhibitions where the animals are displayed for the purpose of physical contact with humans. They include the rules purpose and scope (.0100); definitions (.0200); signage (.0300); fencing and other operational requirements (.0400); food, drink, and hand-washing requirements (.0500); animal keeping and exhibition requirements (.0600); and permitting and record-keeping (.0700).
Surfaces; Exhibit Areas
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02 NCAC 52K .0406
Hand Washing Stations
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02 NCAC 52K .0501
Health Certificate; Vaccinations
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02 NCAC 52K .0601
Health Service Regulation, Division of
The rules in Chapter 14 concern services provided by the Division of Health Service Regulation. The rules in Subchapter 14C are Certificate of Need regulations including general provisions (.0100); applications and review process (.0200); exemptions (.0300); appeal process (.0400); enforcement and sanctions (.0500); and criteria and standards for nursing facility or adult care home services (.1100), intensive care services (.1200), pediatric intensive care services (.1300), neonatal services (.1400), hospices, hospice inpatient facilities, and hospice residential care facilities (.1500), cardiac catheterization equipment and cardiac angioplasty equipment (.1600), open heart surgery services and heart-lung bypass machines (.1700), diagnostic centers (.1800), radiation therapy equipment (.1900), home health services (.2000), surgical services and operating rooms (.2100), end stage renal disease services (.2200), computed tomography equipment (.2300), immediate care facility/mentally retarded (ICF/MR) (.2400), substance abuse/chemical dependency treatment beds (.2500), psychiatric beds (.2600), magnetic resonance imaging scanner (.2700), rehabilitation services (.2800), bone marrow transplantation services (.2900), solid organ transplantation services (.3000), major medical equipment (.3100), lithotriptor equipment (.3200), air ambulance (.3300), burn intensive care services (.3400), oncology treatment centers (.3500), gamma knife (.3600), positron emission tomography scanner (.3700), acute care beds (.3800), gastrointestinal endoscopy procedure rooms in licensed health service facilities (.3900), and hospice inpatient facilities and hospice residential care facilities (.4000).
Performance Standards
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10A NCAC 14C .1903
Definitions
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10A NCAC 14C .2101
Information Required of Applicant
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10A NCAC 14C .2102
Performance Standards
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10A NCAC 14C .2103
Facility
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10A NCAC 14C .2106
Definitions
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10A NCAC 14C .2701
Information Required of Applicant
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10A NCAC 14C .2702
Performance Standards
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10A NCAC 14C .2703
Information Required of Applicant
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10A NCAC 14C .3702
Information Required of Applicant
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10A NCAC 14C .4002
Performance Standards
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10A NCAC 14C .4003
Facility
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10A NCAC 14C .4006
HHS - Mental Health, Division of
The rules in Subchapter 26C concern other general mental health rules including designation of facilities for the custody and treatment of involuntary clients (.0100); research (.0200); death reporting (.0300); miscellaneous (.0400); summary suspension and revocation (.0500); removal of local management entity functions (.0600); and county disengagement from a local management entity-managed care organization (.0700).
Scope
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10A NCAC 26C .0101
Application
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10A NCAC 26C .0102
Review Process
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10A NCAC 26C .0103
Designation
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10A NCAC 26C .0104
Appeal
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10A NCAC 26C .0105
The rules in Chapter 27 concern mental health community facilities and services. The rules in Subchapter 27G are from either the department or the Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services including general information (.0100); operation and management rules (.0200); physical plant rules (.0300); facility licensing procedures (.0400); area program requirements (.0500); area authority or county program monitoring of facilities and services (.0600); accreditation of area programs and services (.0700); waivers and appeals (.0800); general rules for infants and toddlers (.0900); partial hospitalization for individuals who are mentally ill (.1100); psychological rehabilitation facilities for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness (.1200); residential treatment for children and adolescents who are emotionally disturbed or who have a mental illness (.1300); day treatment for children and adolescents with emotional or behavioral disturbances (.1400); intensive residential treatment for children and adolescents who are emotionally disturbed or who have a mental illness (.1500); residential treatment staff secure facilities for children or adolescents (.1700); psychiatric residential treatment facilities for children and adolescents (.1900); specialized community residential centers for individuals with developmental disabilities (.2100); before/after school and summer developmental day services for children with or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities, or atypical development (.2200); adult developmental and vocational programs for individuals with developmental disabilities (.2300); developmental day services for children with or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities, or atypical development (.2400); early childhood intervention services (ECIS) for children with an at risk for developmental delays or disabilities, or atypical development and their families (.2500); nonhospital medical detoxification for individuals who are substance abusers (.3100); social setting detoxification for substance abuse (.3200); outpatient detoxification for substance abuse (.3300); residential treatment/rehabilitation for individuals with substance abuse disorders (.3400); outpatient facilities for individuals with substance abuse disorders (.3500); outpatient opioid treatment (.3600); day treatment facilities for individuals with substance abuse disorders (.3700); substance abuse services for DWI offenders (.3800); drug education schools (DES) (.3900); treatment alternatives to street crimes (TASC) (.4000); substance abuse primary prevention services (.4200); therapeutic community (.4300); facility based crises services for individual of all disability groups (.5000); community respite services for individuals of all disability groups (.5100); residential therapeutic (habilitative) camps for children and adolescents of all disability groups (.5200); day activity for individuals of all disability groups (.5400); sheltered workshops for individuals of all disability groups (.5500); supervised living for individuals of all disability groups (.5600); assertive community treatment service (.5700); supportive employment for individuals of all disability groups (.5800); case management for individuals of all disability groups (.5900); inpatient hospital treatment for individuals who have mental illness or substance abuse disorders (.6000); emergency services for individuals of all disability groups (.6100); outpatient services for individuals of all disability groups (.6200); companion respite services for individuals of all disability groups (.6300); personal assistants for individuals of all disabilities groups (.6400); employment assistance programs (.6500); specialized foster care services (.6600); forensic screening and evaluation services for individuals of all disability groups (.6700); prevention services (.6800); consultation and education services (.6900); local management entity response to complaints (.7000); and target population (.7100).
Scope
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10A NCAC 27G .0601
Definitions
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10A NCAC 27G .0602
Incident Response Requirements for Categories A and B Pro...
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10A NCAC 27G .0603
Incident Reporting Requirements for Categories A and B Pr...
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10A NCAC 27G .0604
Local Management Entity Management of Incidents
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10A NCAC 27G .0605
Referral of Complaints to Local Management Entities Perta...
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10A NCAC 27G .0606
Complaints Pertaining to Category A or Category B Provide...
Repeal
10A NCAC 27G .0607
Local Monitoring
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10A NCAC 27G .0608
Local Management Entity Reporting Requirements
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10A NCAC 27G .0609
Requirements Concerning the Need for Protective Services
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10A NCAC 27G .0610
Public Health, Commission for
The rules in Chapter 41 concern epidemiology health. The rules in Subchapter 41A deal with communicable disease control and include reporting of communicable diseases (.0100); control measures for communicable diseases including special control measures (.0200-.0300); immunization (.0400); purchase and distribution of vaccine (.0500); special program/project funding (.0600); licensed nursing home services (.0700); communicable disease grants and contracts (.0800); and biological agent registry (.0900).
Vaccine for Providers Other than Local Health Departments
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10A NCAC 41A .0502
Wildlife Resources Commission
The rules in Chapter 10 are promulgated by the Wildlife Resources Commission and concern wildlife resources and water safety. The rules in Subchapter 10B are hunting and trapping rules and cover general hunting and wildlife provisions (.0100), hunting specific animals (.0200), trapping (.0300), and tagging furs (.0400).
Open Seasons
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15A NCAC 10B .0302
Public Health, Commission for
The rules in Chapter 18 cover environmental aspects of health such as sanitation (18A), mosquito control (18B), water supplies (18C), and water treatment facility operators (18D). The rules in Subchapter 18A deal with sanitation and include handling, packing and shipping of crustacean meat (.0100) and shellfish (.0300 and .0400); operation of shellstock plants and reshippers (.0500); shucking and packing plants (.0600); depuration mechanical purification facilities (.0700); wet storage of shellstock (.0800); shellfish growing waters (.0900); summer camps (.1000); grade A milk (.1200); hospitals, nursing homes, rest homes, etc. (.1300); mass gatherings (.1400); local confinement facilities (.1500); residential care facilities (.1600); protection of water supplies (.1700); lodging places (.1800); sewage treatment and disposal systems (.1900); migrant housing (.2100); bed and breakfast homes (.2200); delegation of authority to enforce rules (.2300); public, private and religious schools (.2400); public swimming pools (.2500); restaurants, meat markets, and other food handling establishments (.2600); child day care facilities (.2800); restaurant and lodging fee collection program (.2900); bed and breakfast inns (.3000); lead poisoning prevention (.3100); tattooing (.3200); adult day service facilities (.3300); primitive camps (.3500); rules governing the sanitation of resident camps (.3600); and private drinking water well sampling (.3800).
Grading
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15A NCAC 18A .2606
Grading
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15A NCAC 18A .3606
Water Treatment Facility Operators Certification Board
The rules in Chapter 18 deal with environmental health. The rules in Subchapter 18D concern water treatment facility operators including general policies (.0100); qualification of applicants and classification of facilities (.0200); applications and fees (.0300); issuance of certificate (.0400); rule-making procedures (.0500); contested cases (.0600) and operation and management (.0700).
Expiration and Revocation of Certificate
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15A NCAC 18D .0307
Professional Growth Hours
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15A NCAC 18D .0308
Dental Examiners, Board of
The rules in Chapter 16 cover the licensing of dentists and dental hygienists. The rules in Subchapter 16B concern licensure examination for dentists including examination required (.0100); qualifications (.0200); application (.0300); Board conducted examinations (.0400); licensure by credentials (.0500); limited volunteer dental license (.0600); instructor's license (.0700); temporary volunteer dental license (.0800); and exemptions for active military (.0900).
Reexamination
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21 NCAC 16B .0317
The rules in Subchapter 16I concern the annual renewal of the dental hygienist license.
Continuing Education Required
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21 NCAC 16I .0102
Approved Courses and Sponsors
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21 NCAC 16I .0103
Reporting Continuing Education
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21 NCAC 16I .0104
The rules in Subchapter 16R concern continuing education requirements of dentists (.0100 and .0200).
Continuing Education Required
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21 NCAC 16R .0103
Approved Courses and Sponsors
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21 NCAC 16R .0104
Variances and Exemptions from and Credit for Continuing E...
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21 NCAC 16R .0106
The rules in Subchapter 16T concern patient records.
Transfer of Records Upon Request
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21 NCAC 16T .0102
Massage and Bodywork Therapy, Board of
The rules in Chapter 30 concern organization and general provisions (.0100); application for licensure (.0200); licensing (.0300); business practices (.0400); standards of professional conduct (.0500); massage and bodywork therapy schools (.0600); continuing education (.0700); rules (.0800); complaints, disciplinary action and hearings (.0900); and massage and bodywork therapy establishments (.1000).
Student Compensation Prohibited
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21 NCAC 30 .0626
Continuing Education Requirements
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21 NCAC 30 .0701
Medical Board
The rules in Subchapter 32M regulate the approval, registration and practice of nurse practitioners (.0100).
Nurse Practitioner Registration
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21 NCAC 32M .0103
Process for Approval to Practice
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21 NCAC 32M .0104
Annual Renewal
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21 NCAC 32M .0106
Prescribing Authority
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21 NCAC 32M .0109
Fees
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21 NCAC 32M .0115
Nursing, Board of
The rules in Chapter 36 include rules relating to general provisions (.0100); licensure (.0200); approval of nursing programs (.0300); unlicensed personnel and nurses aides (.0400); professional corporations (.0500); articles of organization (.0600); nurse licensure compact (.0700); and approval and practice parameters for nurse practitioners (.0800).
Selection and Qualifications of Nurse Members
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21 NCAC 36 .0109
Determination of Vacancy
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21 NCAC 36 .0112
Definitions
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21 NCAC 36 .0120
Regular Renewal
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21 NCAC 36 .0201
Inactive and Retired Status
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21 NCAC 36 .0202
Reinstatement of Lapsed License
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21 NCAC 36 .0203
Continuing Competence
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21 NCAC 36 .0232
Coordination with Division of Health Service Regulation (...
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21 NCAC 36 .0402
Listing and Renewal
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21 NCAC 36 .0404
Approval of Nurse Aide Education Programs
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21 NCAC 36 .0405
Authority and Definitions
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21 NCAC 36 .0501
Certificate of Registration
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21 NCAC 36 .0504
General and Administrative Provisions
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21 NCAC 36 .0505
Forms
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21 NCAC 36 .0506
Prerequisites for Organization
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21 NCAC 36 .0602
Certificate of Registration
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21 NCAC 36 .0603
Fees
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21 NCAC 36 .0605
Nurse Practitioner Registration
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21 NCAC 36 .0803
Process for Approval to Practice
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21 NCAC 36 .0804
Annual Renewal
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21 NCAC 36 .0806
Prescribing Authority
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21 NCAC 36 .0809
Fees
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21 NCAC 36 .0813
Pharmacy, Board of
The rules in Chapter 46 cover organization of the board (.1200); general definitions (.1300); hospitals and other health facilities (.1400); admission requirements and examinations (.1500); licenses and permits (.1600); drugs dispensed by nurse and physician assistants (.1700); prescriptions (.1800); forms (.1900); administrative provisions (.2000); elections (.2100); continuing education (.2200); prescription information and records (.2300); dispensing in health departments (.2400); miscellaneous provisions (.2500); devices (.2600); nuclear pharmacy (.2700); compounding (.2800); product selection (.2900); disposal of unwanted drugs (.3000); clinical pharmacist practitioner (.3100); impaired pharmacist peer review program (.3200); and registry of pharmacist technicians (.3300).
Ballots: Casting and Counting
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21 NCAC 46 .2107