Rules that a Board of Health May Adopt (NC Board of Health Rulemaking Authority, Section 2)

Fee:None
Length: 30 minutes
Description:This training section, which is divided into two parts, examines the types of rules a board of health may adopt. The first part provides an overview of the general authority of a board to make rules, including some general limitations on rulemaking authority. Part two of this training section examines a few special limitations on rulemaking authority that apply to rules in specific subject areas.

This training is part of a 3-section module on Board of Health Rulemaking Authority developed to introduce board of health members to the basic concepts of their rulemaking authority.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Authors:

Aimee Wall, MPH, JD

Jill Moore, MPH, JD

Narrator:

Jill Moore, MPH, JD

NCIPH Reviewer:

Tanya Montoya, MPH, MCHES

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Jill Moore, MPH, JD

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
2A8. Implements policies, programs, and services (2: Policy Development/Program Planning Skills)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
2B9. Implements policies, programs, and services (2: Policy Development/Program Planning Skills)

References

North Carolina General Statutes. Available at http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/statutes/Statutes.asp

  • G.S. 130A-39. Powers and duties of a local board of health.
  • G.S. 87-97. Permitting, inspection, and testing of private drinking water wells.
  • G.S. 130A-335. Wastewater collection, treatment and disposal; rules.
  • G.S. 130A-498. Local governments may restrict smoking in public places.
  • G.S. 14-313. Youth access to tobacco products, tobacco-derived products, vapor products, and cigarette wrapping papers.

North Carolina Court Cases

  • Craig v. County of Chatham, 356 N.C. 40 (2002).
  • King v. Town of Chapel Hill, 367 N.C. 400 (2014).
  • City of Roanoke Rapids v. Peedin, 124 N.C. App. 578 (1996).

Moore, JD. 2015. Public health In Bluestein, FS (Ed), County and municipal government in North Carolina. UNC School of Government (In press).

UNC School of Government. North Carolina Public Health Law. Available at http://www.sog.unc.edu/programs/ncphl/

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