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 period of
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