§ 130A-33.30 Commission of Anatomy – Creation; powers and duties
§ 130A-33.31 Commission of Anatomy – Members; selection; term; chairman; quorum; meetings.
§ 130A-33.32 Commission of Anatomy – Reference to former Board of Anatomy in testamentary disposition
§ 130A-33.43 Minority Health Advisory Council
§ 130A-33.44 Minority Health Advisory Council – members; selection; quorum; compensation
§ 130A-33.50 Advisory Committee on Cancer Coordination and Control established; membership, compensation
§ 130A-33.51 Advisory Committee on Cancer Coordination and Control; responsibilities
§ 130A-33.60 Maternal Mortality Review Committee; membership, compensation
§ 130A-33.65 Advisory Council on Rare Diseases; membership; terms; compensation; meetings; quorum
§ 130A-33.66 Advisory Council on Rare Diseases; powers and duties; reports

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

  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • 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
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.