(a)  Cigar bars shall file an affidavit with the Division within thirty days after the end of each quarter stating the establishment meets the statutory requirements set forth for cigar bars by G.S. 130A-492 and G.S. 130A-496.  Affidavits shall be sent to the:

Chief, Regulatory and Legal Affairs

N. C. Department of Health and Human Services

Division of Public Health

1931 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1931.

(b)  Affidavits submitted in 2010 and each year thereafter shall be post-marked:

(1)           By January 31st for the quarter ending December 31st.

(2)           By April 30th for the quarter ending March 31st.

(3)           By July 31st for the quarter ending June 30th.

(4)           By October 31st for the quarter ending September 30th.

(c)  Within sixty days after receiving the affidavit the Division shall provide written documentation to the cigar bar on its exemption status under G.S. 130A-496.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-492; 130A-496; 130A-497(f);

Eff. January 2, 2010;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016.