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Article 14.

Disposal of Surplus Property to Aid Other Countries.

§ 131E‑250.  Disposition of surplus property bypublic and State hospitals.

(a)        As used in this section, "public hospital" has thesame meaning as in G.S. 159‑39. A State hospital is any hospital operatedby the State.

(b)        A public hospital or a State hospital may donate medicalequipment it determines is no longer needed by the hospital to any of thefollowing if the property so donated is to be used by a hospital or medicalfacility in another country:

(1)        A corporation that is exempt from taxation under section501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

(2)        The United States or any agency of it.

(3)        The government of a foreign country or any politicalsubdivision of that country.

(4)        The United Nations or an agency of it.

(5)        Other eleemosynary institutions and groups. (1993, c. 529, s. 7.6; 1995, c. 509, s. 73.)