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Part 18. North Carolina Board ofScience and Technology.

§ 143B‑472.80.  NorthCarolina Board of Science and Technology; creation; powers and duties.

The North Carolina Board ofScience and Technology of the Department of Commerce is created. The Board hasthe following powers and duties:

(1)        To identify, and tosupport and foster the identification of, important research needs of bothpublic and private agencies, institutions and organizations in North Carolinathat relate to the State's economic growth and development;

(2)        To makerecommendations concerning policies, procedures, organizational structures andfinancial requirements that will promote effective use of scientific andtechnological resources in fulfilling the research needs identified and that willpromote the economic growth and development of North Carolina;

(3)        To allocate fundsavailable to the Board to support research projects, to purchase researchequipment and supplies, to construct or modify research facilities, to employconsultants, and for other purposes necessary or appropriate in discharging theduties of the Board;

(4)        To advise and makerecommendations to the Governor, the General Assembly, the Secretary ofCommerce, and the Economic Development Board on the role of science and technologyin the economic growth and development of North Carolina.

(5)        Repealed by SessionLaws 2009‑451, s. 14.5(g), effective July 1, 2009.  (1973, c. 1262, s. 77; 1977,c. 198, ss. 2, 26; 1979, c. 668, s. 1; 1985, c. 757, s. 179(a), (c); 2001‑424,s. 7.6; 2001‑486, s. 2.21; 2003‑210, s. 1; 2005‑276, s.13.15; 2005‑345, s. 25; 2009‑451, s. 14.5(g).)