North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 148 State Prison System

Article 1 - Organization and Management.

Article 2 - Prison Regulations.

Article 3 - Labor of Prisoners.

Article 3A - Facilities and Programs for Youthful Offenders.

Article 3B - Facilities and Programs for Youthful Offenders.

Article 4 - Paroles.

Article 4A - Out-of-State Parolee Supervision.

Article 4B - Interstate Compact for the Supervision of Adult Offenders.

  • § 148-65.4   Short title
    This Article may be cited as "The Interstate Compact for the Supervision of Adult Offenders". (2002‑166, s. 1.)
  • § 148-65.5   Governor to execute compact; form of compact
    The Governor of North Carolina is authorized and directed to execute a compact on behalf of the State of North Carolina with any state of...
  • § 148-65.6   Implementation of the compact
    (a) The North Carolina State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision shall be established, consisting of 11 members. The Secretary of Correction, or the Secretary's...
  • § 148-65.7   Supervision fee
    Persons supervised in this State pursuant to this compact shall pay the supervision fee specified in G.S. 15A‑1374(c). The fee shall be paid to the...
  • § 148-65.8   Interstate parole and probation hearing procedures
    (a) Where supervision of an offender is being administered pursuant to the Interstate Compact for the Supervision of Adult Offenders, the appropriate judicial or administrative...
  • § 148-65.9   North Carolina sentence to be served in another jurisdiction
    The Post‑Release Supervision and Parole Commission, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Correction, may direct that the balance of any sentence imposed by the...

Article 5 - Farming Out Convicts.

Article 5A - Prison Labor for Farm Work.

Article 6 - Reformatory.

Article 7 - Records, Statistics, Research and Planning.

Article 8 - Compensation to Persons Erroneously Convicted of Felonies.

Article 9 - Prison Advisory Council.

Article 10 - Interstate Agreement on Detainers.

Article 11 - Inmate Grievance Commission.

Article 11A - Corrections Administrative Remedy Procedure.

  • § 148-118.1   Authority
    The Department of Correction shall adopt an Administrative Remedy Procedure in compliance with 42 U.S.C. 1997, the "Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act". The Administrative...
  • § 148-118.2   Effect
    (a) Upon approval of the Administrative Remedy Procedure by a federal court as authorized and required by 42 U.S.C. 1997(e)(a), and the implementation of the...
  • § 148-118.3   Publication of procedure
    The Administrative Remedy Procedure shall be published in the North Carolina Register. (1987, c. 746, s. 2.)
  • § 148-118.4   Definitions
    For purposes of this Article, "prisoner" shall refer to all prisoners in the physical custody of the Department of Correction. (1987, c. 746, s. 2.)
  • § 148-118.5   Records confidentiality
    All reports, investigations, and like supporting documents prepared by the Department for purposes of responding to the prisoner's request for an administrative remedy shall be...
  • § 148-118.6   Grievance Resolution Board
    The Grievance Resolution Board is established as a separate agency within the Department of Correction. It shall consist of five members appointed by the Governor...
  • § 148-118.7   Removal of members
    The Governor may remove any member of the Grievance Resolution Board for one or more of the following reasons: (1) Conviction of a crime involving...
  • § 148-118.8   Appointment, salary, and authority of Executive Director and inmate grievance examiners
    (a) The Grievance Resolution Board shall appoint an Executive Director and grievance examiners after consultation with the Secretary of Correction. The Executive Director shall manage...
  • § 148-118.9   Investigatory power of the Grievance Resolution Board
    The Secretary of Correction may request that the Grievance Resolution Board investigate matters involving broad policy concerns. The Grievance Resolution Board may convene a fact‑finding...

Article 12 - Interstate Corrections Compact.

Article 13 - Transfer of Convicted Foreign Citizens Under Federal Treaty.

Article 14 - Correction Enterprises.

  • § 148-128   Authorization for Correction Enterprises
    The Division of Correction Enterprises is established as a division of the Department of Correction. The Division of Correction Enterprises may develop and operate industrial,...
  • § 148-129   Purposes of Correction Enterprises
    Correction Enterprises shall serve all of the following purposes to: (1) Provide incarcerated offenders a work and training environment that emulates private industry. (2) Provide...
  • § 148-130   Correction Enterprises Fund
    (a) All revenues from the sale of articles and commodities manufactured or produced by Correction Enterprises shall be deposited with the State Treasurer to be...
  • § 148-131   Powers and responsibilities
    In order to fulfill the purposes set forth in G.S. 148‑129, the Division of Correction Enterprises is authorized and empowered to take all actions necessary...
  • § 148-132   Distribution of products and services
    The Division of Correction Enterprises is empowered and authorized to market and sell products and services produced by Correction Enterprises to any of the following...
  • § 148-133   Inmate wages and conditions of employment
    (a) The Secretary shall adopt rules for the administration and management of personnel policies for inmates who work for Correction Enterprises, including wages, working hours,...
  • § 148-134   Preference for Department of Correction products
    All departments, institutions, and agencies of this State that are supported in whole or in part by the State shall give preference to Correction Enterprises...