§ 130A-1 Title
§ 130A-1.1 Mission and essential services
§ 130A-2 Definitions
§ 130A-3 Appointment of the State Health Director
§ 130A-4 Administration
§ 130A-4.1 State funds for maternal and child health care/nonsupplanting
§ 130A-4.2 State funds for health promotion/nonsupplanting
§ 130A-4.3 State funds for school nurses
§ 130A-4.4 Funds for AIDS Drug Assistance Program
§ 130A-5 Duties of the Secretary
§ 130A-5.1 State health standards
§ 130A-6 Delegation of authority
§ 130A-7 Grants-in-aid
§ 130A-8 Counties to recover indirect costs on certain federal public health or mental health grants
§ 130A-9 Standards
§ 130A-10 Advisory Committees
§ 130A-11 Residencies in public health
§ 130A-12 Confidentiality of records
§ 130A-13 Application for eligibility for Department medical payment program constitutes assignment to the State of right to third party benefits
§ 130A-14 Department may assist private nonprofit foundations
§ 130A-15 Access to information
§ 130A-16 Collection and reporting of race and ethnicity data
§ 130A-17 Right of entry
§ 130A-18 Injunction
§ 130A-19 Abatement of public health nuisance
§ 130A-20 Abatement of an imminent hazard
§ 130A-20.01 Action for the recovery of costs of hazardous materials emergency medical response
§ 130A-21 Embargo
§ 130A-22 Administrative penalties
§ 130A-23 Suspension and revocation of permits and program participation
§ 130A-24 Appeals procedure
§ 130A-25 Misdemeanor
§ 130A-26.1 Criminal violation of Article 9
§ 130A-26.2 Penalty for false reporting under Article 9
§ 130A-26.3 Limitations period for certain groundwater contamination actions
§ 130A-26.4 Violations of Article 4
§ 130A-27 Recovery of money
§ 130A-28 Forfeiture of gain

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 130A > Article 1

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: shall be construed to mean a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone shall be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of such official seal, made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression made by means of a wafer or of wax affixed thereto. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3