HOUSE BILL 713
AN ACT TO EMPOWER ALBEMARLE HOSPITAL TO USE ATTACHMENT AND GARNISHMENT PROCEDURES FOR COLLECTING UNPAID BILLS.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Whenever hospital services are provided by Albemarle Hospital and a recipient of the services fails to pay the charges fixed for the services for a period of 180 days after demand is made for the rendering of the payment for the services, the hospital may treat the amount due for the services as if it were a tax due to the County of Pasquotank and may attach wages or other compensation, rents, bank deposits or any other intangible property and may proceed to collect the amount due through the use of attachment and garnishment proceedings as provided in G.S. 105-364 and G.S. 105-368.
Sec. 2. This act is effective upon ratification
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 17th day of June, 1980.