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Part 5. State Facilities.

§ 122C‑181.  Secretary'sjurisdiction over State facilities.

(a)        Except as providedin subsection (b) of this section, the Secretary shall operate the followingfacilities:

(1)        PsychiatricHospitals:

a.         Cherry Hospital.

a1.       (Contingenteffective date, see Editor's note) Central Regional Hospital.

b.         (Contingentrepeal date, see Editor's note) Dorothea Dix Hospital.

c.         (Contingentrepeal date, see Editor's note) John Umstead Hospital.

d.         Broughton Hospital.

(2)        DevelopmentalCenters:

a.         CaswellDevelopmental Center.

b.         Repealed by SessionLaws 2007‑177, s. 1, effective July 5, 2007.

b1.       J. Iverson RiddleDevelopmental Center.

c.         MurdochDevelopmental Center.

d.         through e. Repealedby Session Laws 2007‑177, s. 1, effective July 5, 2007.

(3)        Alcohol and DrugTreatment Centers:

a.         Walter B. JonesAlcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center.

b.         Repealed by SessionLaws 2007‑177, s. 1, effective July 5, 2007.

c.         Julian F. KeithAlcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center.

d.         R.J. BlackleyAlcohol and Drug Treatment Center.

(4)        Neuro‑MedicalTreatment Centers:

a.         through c. Repealedby Session Laws 2007‑177, s. 1, effective July 5, 2007.

d.         Black Mountain Neuro‑MedicalTreatment Center.

e.         O'Berry Neuro‑MedicalTreatment Center.

f.          Longleaf Neuro‑MedicalTreatment Center.

(5)        Residential Programsfor Children:

a.         Whitaker School.

b.         Wright School.

(b)        Subject to therequirements of subsection (c) of this section, the Secretary may, with theapproval of the Governor and Council of State, close any State facility.

(c)        Closure of a Statefacility under subsection (b) of this section becomes effective on the earlierof the 31st legislative day or the day of adjournment of the next regularsession of the General Assembly that begins at least 10 days after the date theclosure is approved, unless a different effective date applies under thissubsection. If a bill that specifically disapproves the State facility closureis introduced in either house of the General Assembly before the thirty‑firstlegislative day of that session, the closure becomes effective on the earlierof either the day an unfavorable final action is taken on the bill or the daythat session of the General Assembly adjourns without ratifying a bill thatspecifically disapproves the State facility closure. If the Secretary specifiesa later effective date for closure than the date that would otherwise applyunder this subsection, the later date applies. Closure of a State facility doesnot become effective if the closure is specifically disapproved by a billenacted into law before it becomes effective. Notwithstanding any rule ofeither house of the General Assembly, any member of the General Assembly mayintroduce a bill during the first 30 legislative days of any regular session todisapprove closure of a facility that has been approved by the Governor andCouncil of State as provided in subsection (b) of this section. Nothing in thissubsection shall be construed to impair the Secretary's power or duty otherwiseimposed by law to close a State facility temporarily for the protection ofhealth and safety. (Code,ss. 2227, 2240; 1899, c. 1, s. 1; Rev., s. 4542; C.S., s. 6151; 1945, c. 952,s. 8; 1947, c. 537, s. 2; 1949, c. 1206, s. 1; 1955, c. 887, s. 1; 1959, c.348, s. 1; c. 1002, s. 1; c. 1008; c. 1028, ss. 1‑4; 1961, c. 513; c.1173, ss. 1, 2, 4; 1963, c. 1166, ss. 2, 10, 12; c. 1184, s. 6; 1967, c. 151;1969, c. 982; 1973, c. 476, ss. 128, 133, 138; 1975, c. 19, s. 41; 1977, c.679, s. 7; 1981, c. 51, s. 3; c. 77; c. 412, s. 4; 1983, c. 383, s. 9; 1985, c.589, s. 2; 1989, c. 145, s. 1; 1991, c. 689, s. 136; 2001‑437, s. 1.19;2001‑487, s. 80(a); 2007‑177, ss. 1, 2.)