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§ 143B‑279.3. Department of Environment and Natural Resources – structure.

(a)        All functions,powers, duties, and obligations previously vested in the following subunits ofthe following departments are  transferred to and vested in the Department ofEnvironment and Natural Resources by a Type I transfer, as defined in G.S. 143A‑6:

(1)        Radiation ProtectionSection, Division of Health Service Regulation, Department of Health and HumanServices.

(2),       (3) Repealed bySession Laws 1997‑443, s. 11A.6.

(4)        Coastal ManagementDivision, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(5)        EnvironmentalManagement Division, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(6)        Forest ResourcesDivision, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(7)        Land ResourcesDivision, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(8)        Marine FisheriesDivision, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(9)        Parks and RecreationDivision, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(10)      Soil and WaterConservation Division, Department of Natural Resources and CommunityDevelopment.

(11)      Water ResourcesDivision, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(12)      North CarolinaZoological Park, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(13)      Albemarle‑PamlicoStudy.

(14)      Office of MarineAffairs, Department of Administration.

(15)      Environmental HealthSection, Division of Health Services, Department of Health and Human Services.

(b)        All functions,powers, duties, and obligations previously vested in the following commissions,boards, councils, and committees of the following departments are transferredto and vested in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources by a TypeII transfer, as defined in G.S. 143A‑6:

(1)        Repealed by SessionLaws 1993, c. 501, s. 27.

(2)        Radiation ProtectionCommission, Department of Health and Human Services.

(3)        Repealed by SessionLaws 1997‑443, s. 11A.6.

(4)        Water TreatmentFacility Operators Board of Certification, Department of Health and HumanServices.

(5)        to (8) Repealed bySession Laws 1997‑443, s. 11A.6.

(9)        Coastal ResourcesCommission, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(10)      EnvironmentalManagement Commission, Department of Natural Resources and CommunityDevelopment.

(11)      Air Quality Council,Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(12)      Wastewater TreatmentPlant Operators Certification Commission, Department of Natural Resources andCommunity Development.

(13)      Forestry Council,Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(14)      North Carolina MiningCommission, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(15)      Advisory Committee onLand Records, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(16)      Marine FisheriesCommission, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(17)      Parks and RecreationCouncil, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(18)      Board of Trustees ofthe Recreation and Natural Heritage Trust Fund, Department of Natural Resourcesand Community Development.

(19)      North Carolina TrailsCommittee, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(20)      Sedimentation ControlCommission, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development.

(21)      State Soil and WaterConservation Commission, Department of Natural Resources and CommunityDevelopment.

(22)      North CarolinaZoological Park Council, Department of Natural Resources and CommunityDevelopment.

(23)      Repealed by SessionLaws 1997‑286, s. 6.

(c)       (1)        Repealedby Session Laws 2002, ch. 70, s. 1, effective July 1, 2002.

(2)        There is created adivision within the environmental area of the Department of Environment andNatural Resources to be named the Division of Waste Management. All functions,powers, duties, and obligations of the Solid Waste Management Section of theDivision of Health Services of the Department of Health and Human Services aretransferred in their entirety to the Division of Waste Management of theDepartment of Environment and Natural Resources.

(3)        There is created adivision within the environmental areas of the Department of Environment andNatural Resources to be named the Division of Environmental Health. Allfunctions, powers, duties and obligations of the Division of EnvironmentalHealth of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources are transferredin their entirety to the Division of Environmental Health, Department ofEnvironment and Natural Resources. All functions, powers, duties, andobligations of the Division of Radiation Protection of the Department ofEnvironment and Natural Resources are transferred in their entirety to theDivision of Environmental Health of the Department of Environment and NaturalResources.

(d)        The Department ofEnvironment and Natural Resources is vested with all other functions, powers,duties, and obligations as are conferred by the Constitution and laws of thisState. (1989, c.727, s. 3; 1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 1004, s. 31; 1991, c. 342, ss. 16(a),(b); 1993, c. 321, ss. 28(a), (b); c. 501, s. 27; 1995 (Reg. Sess., 1996), c.743, s. 20; 1997‑286, s. 6; 1997‑443, ss. 11A.6, 11A.123; 2002‑70,s. 1; 2007‑182, s. 1.)