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§ 131E‑8.1. Maintenance of Health Education Facilities.

(a)        This section shall apply to all sales and leases of ahospital facility by a municipality or hospital authority where any portion ofthe facility was constructed with a capital grant from the Area HealthEducation Centers Program (AHEC).

(b)        The municipality or hospital authority shall give specificnotice of intent to sell or lease and of any public hearing to the Director ofthe local AHEC program and the Director of the AHEC Program at the Universityof North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill.

(c)        The municipality or hospital authority may provide continuedaccess to the identical or equivalent facilities suitable for continuation ofAHEC activities, including all services being provided under the existingoperating contract. The municipality or hospital authority may convey allownership rights in the hospital facility, or any part thereof, to the localAHEC Program without monetary consideration. Further, the municipality orhospital authority may reimburse the local AHEC Program for any funds used forthe original construction of any office for AHEC provided by AHEC to establishor continue the hospital facility.

(d)        No portion of this section shall be construed to alterrights or obligations of the operating contracts between the hospital facilityand AHEC. (1983 (Reg. Sess.,1984), c. 1056, s. 1; 1985 (Reg. Sess., 1986), c. 995.)