North Carolina General Assembly
NC General Statutes
Chapter 131D - Inspection and Licensing of Facilities.
The Statutes on the North Carolina General Assembly website reflect changes made in the
legislative session, through 7/30/2016.
Adult Care Homes.
§ 131D-1: Recodified as G. S. 131D-10.10 by Session Laws 2009-462, s. 1(b), effective October 1, 2009.
§ 131D-2: Repealed by Session Laws 2009-462, s. 1, effective October 1, 2009.
§ 131D-2.1. Definitions.
§ 131D-2.2. Persons not to be cared for in adult care homes and multiunit assisted housing with services; hospice care; obtaining services.
§ 131D-2.3. Exemptions from licensure.
§ 131D-2.4. Licensure of adult care homes for aged and disabled individuals; impact of prior violations on licensure; compliance history review; license renewal.
§ 131D-2.5. License and registration fees.
§ 131D-2.6. Legal action by Department.
§ 131D-2.7. Provisional license; license revocation; summary suspension of license; suspension of admission.
§ 131D-2.8: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 131D-2.9: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 131D-2.10: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 131D-2.11. Inspections, monitoring, and review by State agency and county departments of social services.
§ 131D-2.12. Training requirements; county departments of social services.
§ 131D-2.13. Departmental duties.
§ 131D-2.14. Confidentiality.
§ 131D-2.15. Resident assessments.
§ 131D-2.16. Rules.
§ 131D-2.17. Impact on other laws; severability.
§ 131D-2.18. Application of other laws.
§ 131D-3: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 449, s. 1.
§ 131D-4: Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 449, s. 2.
§ 131D-4.1. Adult care homes; legislative intent.
§ 131D-4.2. Adult care homes; family care homes; cost reports; exemptions; enforcement.
§ 131D-4.3. Adult care home rules.
§ 131D-4.4. Adult care home minimum safety requirements; smoking prohibited inside long-term care facilities; penalty.
§ 131D-4.4A. Adult care home infection prevention requirements.
§ 131D-4.4B. Guidelines for reporting suspected communicable disease outbreaks.
§ 131D-4.5. Rules adopted by Medical Care Commission.
§ 131D-4.5A. Fees for medication aides.
§ 131D-4.5B. Adult care home medication aides; training and competency evaluation requirements.
§ 131D-4.5C. Adult care home supervisors; infection control training requirements.
§ 131D-4.6. Licensure of special care units.
§ 131D-4.7. Adult care home specialist fund.
§ 131D-4.8. Discharge of residents; appeals.
§ 131D-5: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 637, s. 1.
§ 131D-6. Certification of adult day care programs; purpose; definition; penalty.
§ 131D-6.1. Licensure to offer overnight respite; rules; enforcement.
§ 131D-7. Waiver of rules for certain adult care homes providing shelter or services during disaster or emergency.
§ 131D-8. Adult care home special care units; disclosure of information required.
§ 131D-9. Immunization of employees and residents of adult care homes.
§ 131D-10. Adult care home rated certificates.
Control Over Child Placing and Child Care.
§ 131D-10.1. Foster Care Children's Bill of Rights; purpose.
§ 131D-10.2. Definitions.
§ 131D-10.2A. Reasonable and prudent parent standard.
§ 131D-10.2B. (Effective January 1, 2017) Foster care until 21 years of age.
§ 131D-10.3. Licensure required.
§ 131D-10.3A. Mandatory criminal checks.
§ 131D-10.4. Exemptions.
§ 131D-10.5. (Effective until January 1, 2017) Powers and duties of the Commission.
§ 131D-10.5A. Collection of data on use of restraints in residential child-care facilities.
§ 131D-10.6. Powers and duties of the Department.
§ 131D-10.6A. Training by the Division of Social Services required.
§ 131D-10.6B. Report of death.
§ 131D-10.6C. Maintaining a register of licensed foster homes by the Division of Social Services.
§ 131D-10.7. Penalties.
§ 131D-10.8. Injunction.
§ 131D-10.9. Administrative and judicial review.
§ 131D-10.9A. Permanency Innovation Initiative Oversight Committee created.
§ 131D-10.9B. Permanency Innovation Initiative Fund.
§ 131D-10.10. Licensing of Maternity Homes.
Local Confinement Facilities.
§ 131D-11. Inspection.
§ 131D-12. Approval of new facilities.
§ 131D-13. Failure to provide information.
§§ 131D-14 through 131D-18. Reserved for future codification purposes.
Adult Care Home Residents' Bill of Rights.
§ 131D-19. Legislative intent.
§ 131D-20. Definitions.
§ 131D-21. Declaration of residents' rights.
§ 131D-21.1. Peer review.
§ 131D-21.2. Quality assurance, medical, or peer review committees.
§ 131D-22. Transfer of management responsibilities.
§ 131D-23. No waiver of rights.
§ 131D-24. Notice to resident.
§ 131D-25. Implementation.
§ 131D-26. Enforcement and investigation.
§ 131D-27. Confidentiality.
§ 131D-28. Civil action.
§ 131D-29. Revocation of license.
§ 131D-30. Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 600, s. 1.
§ 131D-31. Adult care home community advisory committees.
§ 131D-32. Functions of adult care home community advisory committees.
§ 131D-33: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 824, s. 19.
§ 131D-34. Penalties; remedies.
§ 131D-34.1. Report of death of resident.
Temporary Management of Adult Care Homes.
§ 131D-35. Temporary management of adult care homes.
§§ 131D-36 through 131D-39. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 131D-40. Criminal history record checks required for certain applicants for employment.
§ 131D-41: Repealed by Session Laws 2009-462, s. 2, effective October 1, 2009.
§ 131D-42: Repealed by Session Laws 2009-462, s. 2, effective October 1, 2009.
§ 131D-43: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 131D-44: Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 131D-45. Examination and screening for the presence of controlled substances required for applicants for employment in adult care homes.