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Commission Review
Log of Permanent Rule Filings
August 21, 2009 through September 21, 2009
HHS - 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 .1403
Information Required of Applicant
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10A NCAC 14C .1902
Performance Standards
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10A NCAC 14C .1903
Support Services
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10A NCAC 14C .1904
Staffing and Staff Training
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10A NCAC 14C .1905
Information Required of Applicant
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10A NCAC 14C .2002
Performance Standards
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10A NCAC 14C .2103
Definitions
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10A NCAC 14C .2701
HHS - Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Division of Services for the
The rules in Subchapter 17D concern interpreter directory and development including interpreter services (.0100); and communications services programs (.0200).
Application Information and Procedures
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10A NCAC 17D .0205
Eligibility
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10A NCAC 17D .0206
Certification of Impairment
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10A NCAC 17D .0207
Financial Eligibility
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10A NCAC 17D .0210
HHS - Mental Health, Division of
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).
State MH/DD/SA Appeals Panel Administrative Review Proced...
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10A NCAC 27G .0810
State MH/DD/SA Appeals Panel Hearing Procedures
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10A NCAC 27G .0811
State MH/DD/SA Appeals Panel Hearing Decisions
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10A NCAC 27G .0812
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).
Infection Prevention - Health Care Settings
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10A NCAC 41A .0206
Social Services Commission
The rules in Subchapter 70E concern licensing of family foster homes including foster mutual home assessment (.0100); forms (.0200); definitions (.0300); standards for licensing (.0400); licensing regulations and procedures (.0500); general (.0600); licensing regulations and procedures (.0700); mutual home assessment (.0800); forms (.0900); capacity (.1000); and standards for licensing (.1100).
Responsibility
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10A NCAC 70E .0702
New Licenses
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10A NCAC 70E .0703
Relicensure and Renewal
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10A NCAC 70E .0704
Termination
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10A NCAC 70E .0707
Revocation and Denial
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10A NCAC 70E .0708
Foster Home
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10A NCAC 70E .1001
Medication
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10A NCAC 70E .1102
Criteria for the Family
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10A NCAC 70E .1104
Conflict of Interest
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10A NCAC 70E .1105
Relationship to Supervising Agency
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10A NCAC 70E .1107
Fire and Building Safety
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10A NCAC 70E .1108
Training Requirements
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10A NCAC 70E .1117
The rules in Chapter 70 concern children's services. The rules in Subchapter 70F concern maternity homes and children's camps including general provisions (.0100); and organization and administration (.0200).
Governance
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10A NCAC 70F .0201
Responsibilities of the Governing Body
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10A NCAC 70F .0202
Personnel Policies
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10A NCAC 70F .0206
The rules in Subchapter 70G concern foster care agencies and placements including general provisions (.0400); minimum licensing standards (.0500); and best practice standards (.0300).
Placement Services
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10A NCAC 70G .0503
Out-of-Home Family Services Agreement for Children Receiv...
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10A NCAC 70G .0504
Physical Restraint Holds, Behavior Management and Discipline
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10A NCAC 70G .0512
Critical Incidents
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10A NCAC 70G .0513
The rules in Subchapter 70H concern adoption agencies including scope (.0200); applicability (.0300); and minimum licensing standards (.0400).
Preplacement Assessment
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10A NCAC 70H .0405
Services to Adoptive Applicants and Families
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10A NCAC 70H .0407
The rules in Subchapter 70I concern the minimum licensing standards for residential child-care including general licensing requirements (.0100); minimum licensure standards (.0200); organization and administration (.0300); personnel (.0400); service planning (.0500); service delivery (.0600); buildings, grounds and equipment (.0700); best practice standards (.0800); and physical plant (.0900).
Governance
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10A NCAC 70I .0301
Discipline and Behavior Management
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10A NCAC 70I .0613
Application of Physical Plant Requirements
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10A NCAC 70I .0901
Design and Construction
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10A NCAC 70I .0902
Vehicles Used for Transportation of Children
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10A NCAC 70I .0918
The rules in Subchapter 70J concern minimum licensing standards for specialized residential child care programs including children's foster care camps (.0100); and emergency shelter care program (.0200).
Applicability
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10A NCAC 70J .0101
The rules in Subchapter 70K concern residential maternity homes including general provisions (.0100); minimum licensure standards (.0200); and physical plant (.0300).
Personnel
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10A NCAC 70K .0201
Program of Care
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10A NCAC 70K .0204
Design and Construction
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10A NCAC 70K .0302
Kitchen
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10A NCAC 70K .0307
Vehicles Used for Transportation of Residents
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10A NCAC 70K .0318
The rules in Chapter 71 concern adult and family support. The rules in Subchapter 71L concern the maternity home funds.
Approval Criteria
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10A NCAC 71L .0102
Environmental Management Commission
The rules in Subchapter 2D are air pollution control requirements including definitions and references (.0100); air pollution sources (.0200); air pollution emergencies (.0300); ambient air quality standards (.0400); emission control standards (.0500); air pollutants monitoring and reporting (.0600); complex sources (.0800); volatile organic compounds (.0900); motor vehicle emission control standards (.1000); control of toxic air pollutants (.1100); control of emissions from incinerators (.1200); oxygenated gasoline standard (.1300); nitrogen oxide standards (.1400); general conformity for federal actions (.1600); emissions at existing municipal solid waste landfills (.1700); control of odors (.1800); open burning (.1900); transportation conformity (.2000); risk management program (.2100); special orders (.2200); emission reduction credits (.2300); clean air interstate rules (.2400); mercury rules for electric generators (.2500); and source testing (.2600).
Ozone
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15A NCAC 02D .0405
PM10 Particulate Matter
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15A NCAC 02D .0409
PM2.5 Particulate Matter
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15A NCAC 02D .0410
The rules in Chapter 2 concern environmental management and are promulgated by the Environmental Management Commission or the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The rules in Subchapter 2L cover groundwater classifications and standards including general considerations (.0100); classifications and groundwater quality standards (.0200); the assignments of underground water classifications (.0300); risk-based assessment and corrective action for petroleum underground storage tanks (.0400); and risk-based assessment and correction action for non-UST petroleum releases (.0500).
Groundwater Quality Standards
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15A NCAC 02L .0202
The rules in Subchapter 2Q are from the EMC and relate to applying for and obtaining air quality permits and include general information (.0100); fees (.0200); application requirements (.0300); acid rain program requirements (.0400); establishment of an air quality permitting program (.0500); transportation facility requirements (.0600); toxic air pollutant procedures (.0700); exempt categories (.0800); and permit exemptions (.0900).
Final Action
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15A NCAC 02Q .0518
Public Participation
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15A NCAC 02Q .0521
Coastal Resources Commission
The rules in Chapter 7 are coastal management rules. The rules in Subchapter 7B are land use planning guidelines including introduction (.0600); land use planning (.0700); CAMA land use plan review and CRC certification (.0800); and CAMA land use plan amendments (.0900).
Cama Land Use Plan Amendments
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15A NCAC 07B .0901
The rules in Subchapter 7H are the state guidelines for areas of environmental concern (AECs) including introduction and general comments (.0100); the estuarine system (.0200); ocean hazard areas (.0300); public water supplies (.0400); natural and cultural resource areas (.0500); development standards (.0600); general permits for construction or maintenance of bulkheads and the placement of riprap for shoreline protection in estuarine and public trust waters (.1100); piers, docks and boat houses in estuarine and public trust waters (.1200); general permit to construct boat ramps along estuarine and public trust shorelines and into estuarine and public trust waters (.1300); groins in estuarine and public trust waters (.1400); excavation within or connecting to existing canals, channels, basins, or ditches in estuarine waters, public trust waters, and estuarine shoreline AECs (.1500); aerial and subaqueous utility lines with attendant structures in coastal wetlands, estuarine waters, public trust waters and estuarine shorelines (.1600); emergency work requiring a CAMA or a dredge and fill permit (.1700); beach bulldozing landward of the mean high-water mark in the ocean hazard AEC (.1800); temporary structures within the estuarine and ocean hazard AECs (.1900); authorizing minor modifications and repair to existing pier/mooring facilities in estuarine and public trust waters and ocean hazard areas (.2000); construction of sheetpile sill for shoreline protection in estuarine and public trust waters (.2100); construction of freestanding moorings in established waters and public trust areas (.2200); replacement of existing bridges and culverts in estuarine waters, estuarine shorelines, public trust areas and coastal wetlands (.2300); placement of riprap for wetland protection in estuarine and public trust waters (.2400); replacement of structures; the reconstruction of primary or frontal dune systems; and the maintenance excavation of existing canals, basins, channels, or ditches, damaged, destroyed, or filled in by hurricanes or tropical storms (.2500); construction of wetland, stream and buffer mitigation sites by the North Carolina Ecosystem Enhancement Program or the North Carolina Wetlands Restoration Program (.2600); and the construction of riprap sills for wetland enhancement in estuarine and public trust waters (.2700).
Coastal Wetlands
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15A NCAC 07H .0205
Environment and Natural Resources, Department of
The rules in Chapter 9 are from the Division of Forest Resources. The rules in 9C concern division programs including administration (.0100); forest fire control (.0200); pest control (.0300); forest management (.0400); forest tree seedlings (.0500); custom forestry services (.0600); Bladen Lakes State Forest (.0700); educational state forests (.0800); forest development program (.0900); urban and community forestry (.1000); NC prescribed burning act (.1100); and Dupont State Forest (.1200).
Purpose
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15A NCAC 09C .0701
Construction
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15A NCAC 09C .0703
Permits
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15A NCAC 09C .0705
Hunting
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15A NCAC 09C .0707
Fishing
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15A NCAC 09C .0708
Trespass
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15A NCAC 09C .0709
Firearms
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15A NCAC 09C .0710
Explosives
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15A NCAC 09C .0711
Disposal of Refuse, Garbage, Etc.
Repeal
15A NCAC 09C .0712
Flowers, Plants, Minerals, Etc.
Repeal
15A NCAC 09C .0713
Warming Fires
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15A NCAC 09C .0721
Enforcement
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15A NCAC 09C .0726
Criminal Penalty
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15A NCAC 09C .0727
Definitions
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15A NCAC 09C .0802
Construction
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15A NCAC 09C .0803
Territorial Scope
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15A NCAC 09C .0804
Permits
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15A NCAC 09C .0805
Animals at Large
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15A NCAC 09C .0814
Boating
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15A NCAC 09C .0815
Camping
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15A NCAC 09C .0816
Sporting and Game
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15A NCAC 09C .0817
Horses
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15A NCAC 09C .0818
Bicycles
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15A NCAC 09C .0819
Hunting and Fishing
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15A NCAC 09C .0820
Explosives
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15A NCAC 09C .0821
Firearms
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15A NCAC 09C .0822
Fires
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15A NCAC 09C .0823
Disorderly Conduct
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15A NCAC 09C .0825
Intoxicating Beverages and Drugs
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15A NCAC 09C .0827
Commercial Enterprises
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15A NCAC 09C .0828
Purpose
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15A NCAC 09C .1201
Definitions of Terms
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15A NCAC 09C .1202
Permits
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15A NCAC 09C .1203
Rock or Cliff Climbing and Rappelling
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15A NCAC 09C .1204
Bathing or Swimming
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15A NCAC 09C .1205
Hunting
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15A NCAC 09C .1206
Fishing
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15A NCAC 09C .1207
Animals at Large
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15A NCAC 09C .1208
Boating
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15A NCAC 09C .1209
Camping
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15A NCAC 09C .1210
Sporting and Games
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15A NCAC 09C .1211
Horses
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15A NCAC 09C .1212
Bicycles
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15A NCAC 09C .1213
Explosives
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15A NCAC 09C .1214
Firearms
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15A NCAC 09C .1215
Fires
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15A NCAC 09C .1216
Disorderly Conduct
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15A NCAC 09C .1217
Intoxicating Beverages
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15A NCAC 09C .1218
Commercial Enterprises
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15A NCAC 09C .1219
Noise Regulations
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15A NCAC 09C .1220
Meetings and Exhibitions
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15A NCAC 09C .1221
ALMS and Contributions
Repeal
15A NCAC 09C .1222
Aviation
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15A NCAC 09C .1223
Expulsion
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15A NCAC 09C .1224
Motorized Vehicles: Where Prohibited
Repeal
15A NCAC 09C .1225
Flowers, Plants, Minerals, Etc.
Repeal
15A NCAC 09C .1226
Fees and Charges
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15A NCAC 09C .1227
Scope
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15A NCAC 09C .1228
Definitions of Terms
Adopt
15A NCAC 09C .1229
Permits
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15A NCAC 09C .1230
Rock or Cliff Climbing and Repelling
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15A NCAC 09C .1231
Bathing or Swimming
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15A NCAC 09C .1232
Hunting
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15A NCAC 09C .1233
Fishing
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15A NCAC 09C .1234
Animals at Large
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15A NCAC 09C .1235
Boating
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15A NCAC 09C .1236
Camping
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15A NCAC 09C .1237
Sports and Games
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15A NCAC 09C .1238
Horses
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15A NCAC 09C .1239
Bicycles
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15A NCAC 09C .1240
Skates, Blades and Boards
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15A NCAC 09C .1241
Explosives
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15A NCAC 09C .1242
Firearms
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15A NCAC 09C .1243
Fires
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15A NCAC 09C .1244
Disorderly Conduct
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15A NCAC 09C .1245
Intoxicating Beverages and Drugs
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15A NCAC 09C .1246
Damage to Buildings, Structures and Signs
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15A NCAC 09C .1247
Commercial Enterprises
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15A NCAC 09C .1248
Noise Regulations
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15A NCAC 09C .1249
Meetings and Exhibitions
Adopt
15A NCAC 09C .1250
ALMS and Contributions
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15A NCAC 09C .1251
Aviation
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15A NCAC 09C .1252
Expulsion
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15A NCAC 09C .1253
Motorized Vehicles
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15A NCAC 09C .1254
Flowers, Plants, Minerals, Etc.
Adopt
15A NCAC 09C .1255
Trash and Debris
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15A NCAC 09C .1256
Fees and Charges
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15A NCAC 09C .1257
Hours of Operation
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15A NCAC 09C .1258
Enforcement
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15A NCAC 09C .1259
Construction
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15A NCAC 09C .1260
Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors, Board of Examiners for
The rules in Chapter 50 are from the Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors including rules about organization (.0100); forms (.0200); examinations (.0300); general procedures (.0400); policy statements and interpretative rules (.0500); contested cases (.1000); fees (.1100); petitions for rules (.1200); declaratory rulings (.1300); and continuing education (.1400).
Obtaining Forms
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21 NCAC 50 .0202
Qualifications Determined by Examination
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21 NCAC 50 .0301
Applications: Issuance of License
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21 NCAC 50 .0306
Refund of Deposit
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21 NCAC 50 .0307
Review of Examinations
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21 NCAC 50 .0308
Expanding Scope of License
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21 NCAC 50 .0309
Application for Licensure by Reciprocity
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21 NCAC 50 .0310
Permits
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21 NCAC 50 .0402
Active Employment
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21 NCAC 50 .0404
Multiple Licenses
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21 NCAC 50 .0405
Change of Trade Name
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21 NCAC 50 .0408
Air Conditioning Further Defined
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21 NCAC 50 .0501
General Supervision and Standard of Competence
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21 NCAC 50 .0505
Minor Repairs and Alterations
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21 NCAC 50 .0506
Heating: Group 3 License Required
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21 NCAC 50 .0508
Fire Sprinkler Inspection Technician License
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21 NCAC 50 .0513
Fire Sprinkler Inspection Contractor License
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21 NCAC 50 .0514
Fire Sprinkler Maintenance Technician License
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21 NCAC 50 .0515
Residential Fire Sprinkler Installation License
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21 NCAC 50 .0516
Informal Procedures
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21 NCAC 50 .1006
License Fees
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21 NCAC 50 .1102
Fees for Copies or Records and Returned Checks
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21 NCAC 50 .1104
Continuing Education Requirements
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21 NCAC 50 .1401
Exemptions and Credits
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21 NCAC 50 .1402
Course Requirements and Limitations
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21 NCAC 50 .1404
Approval of Courses
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21 NCAC 50 .1405