N.C. Gen. Stat. § 75-38. Prohibit excessive pricing during states of disaster, states of emergency, or abnormal market disruptions: Monopolies, Trusts and Consumer Protection – North Carolina

Status: Enacted
Year Enacted: 2003
Year Amended: 2012
File: Download

Upon a triggering event, it is prohibited for any person to sell or rent or offer to sell or rent any goods or services which are consumed or used as a direct result of an emergency or which are consumed or used to preserve, protect, or sustain life, health, safety, or economic well-being of persons or their property with the knowledge and intent to charge a price that is unreasonably excessive under the circumstances. This prohibition shall apply to all parties in the chain of distribution, including, but not limited to, a manufacturer, supplier, wholesaler, distributor, or retail seller of goods or services. This prohibition shall apply in the area where the state of disaster or emergency has been declared or the abnormal market disruption has been found.

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