In accordance with G.S. 150B-3(c) an EMS Provider License, EMS Vehicle Permit, or EMS credential may be summarily suspended if the public health, safety, or welfare requires emergency action.  This determination is delegated to the Chief of the OEMS.  For EMS credentials, this determination shall be made following review by the EMS Disciplinary Committee pursuant to G.S. 131E-159(f).  Such a finding shall be incorporated with the order of the Department and the order is effective on the date specified in the order or on service of the certified copy of the order at the last known address of the affected party, whichever is later, and continues to be effective during the proceedings.  Failure to receive the order because of refusal of service or unknown address does not invalidate the order.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-159(f); 150B-3(c);

Eff. January 1, 2013;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.