(1) Determine the qualifications and fitness of applicants for licenses, renewal of
licenses, and reciprocal licenses.
(2) Adopt rules necessary to conduct its business, carry out its duties, and administer
this Article; provided, however, that as of July 1, 2018, no rule making shall be
performed by the Board until two licensed nutritionists have been appointed to the
(3) Adopt and publish a code of ethics.
(4) Deny, issue, suspend, revoke, and renew licenses in accordance with this Article.
(5) Conduct investigations, subpoena individuals and records, and do all other things
necessary and proper to discipline persons licensed under this Article and to enforce
(6) Employ professional, clerical, investigative or special personnel necessary to
carry out the provisions of this Article, and purchase or rent office space, equipment
(7) Adopt a seal by which it shall authenticate its proceedings, official records,
(8) Conduct administrative hearings in accordance with Article 3A of Chapter 150B
of the General Statutes when a “contested case” as defined in G.S. 150B-2(2) arises under this Article.
(9) Establish reasonable fees for applications for examination; initial, provisional,
and renewal licenses; and other services provided by the Board.
(10) Submit an annual report to the Governor and General Assembly of all its official
actions during the preceding year, together with any recommendations and findings
regarding improvements of the practice of dietetics or nutrition.
(11) Publish and make available upon request the licensure standards prescribed under
this Article and all rules adopted by the Board.
(12) Request and receive the assistance of State educational institutions or other
(13) Approve and evaluate continuing education requirements for persons seeking to
renew licensure under this Article.
(14) Publish, and make available to the public, records of any Board action resulting
in any disciplinary action taken by the Board or criminal action taken by the State
for any violation of this Article.
(15) Request that the Department of Public Safety conduct criminal history record
checks of applicants for licensure pursuant to G.S. 143B-966.
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