GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2007-125
SENATE BILL 748
AN ACT to direct the Department of Health and Human Services to extend the restriction on the issuing of licenses for home care agencies by one year.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Section 2 of S.L. 2006-194 reads as rewritten:
"SECTION 2. Beginning January 1, 2007, and for a
one yeartwo years thereafter, the Department of Health
and Human Services shall not issue any licenses for new home care agencies that
intend to offer in-home aide services. This shall not restrict the Department
from issuing licenses to certified home health agencies that intend to offer in-home
aide services or to agencies that need a new license for an existing home care
agency being acquired. This will allow the Department the time necessary to
implement newly adopted home care rules. more time to work with existing
home care agencies to assure compliance with the newly adopted home care rules."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 20th day of June, 2007.
s/ Beverly E. Perdue
President of the Senate
s/ Joe Hackney
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Michael F. Easley
Approved 5:44 p.m. this 27th day of June, 2007