§ 130A-491 Legislative findings and intent
§ 130A-492 Definitions
§ 130A-493 Smoking prohibited in State government buildings and State vehicles
§ 130A-494 Other prohibitions
§ 130A-495 Rules
§ 130A-496 Smoking prohibited in restaurants and bars
§ 130A-497 Implementation and enforcement
§ 130A-498 Local governments may restrict smoking in public places

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 130A > Article 23

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3