North Carolina Board of Nursing

Laws & Rules

Administrative Code (Rules)

Review / Approval Process

The Board of Nursing may propose new rules or amendments to existing rules. Proposed changes to Chapter 36 – Board of Nursing are reviewed and approved by the Rules Review Commission. The rule is first published in the NC Register. A public hearing is then held to receive written and oral comments on the proposed rule. Once comments are received and reviewed, the Board of Nursing may make revisions based on the feedback received. The rule is then submitted to the NC Rules Review Commission (RRC) for final approval. If approved by RRC, the rule takes effect on the listed effective date.


Persons may submit written comments to any of the rules by contacting:

Angela Ellis, APA Coordinator, NC Board of Nursing
PO Box 2129
Raleigh, NC 27602-2129

Fax: 919-781-9461

Public Hearing Location

Unless otherwise noted, all public hearings on related to proposed rules are held at the NC Board of Nursing office located at:

North Carolina Board of Nursing
4516 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607.

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