Bill Summaries: H385 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 21 2015 - View summary

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Changes the short and long titles.

    Enacts new GS 143-166.84(c), concerning eligibility for the Sheriffs' Supplemental Pension Fund, defining eligible service as sheriff as membership service rendered since the person became sheriff. Further provides that unused sick leave in the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System can be applied as eligible service in the Sheriffs' Supplemental Pension Fund. Sets out exchange rates for transferring the unused leave to eligible service. Effective July 1, 2015, with an expiration date of January 31, 2019.  

    Makes technical changes. 

  • Summary date: Mar 26 2015 - View summary

    Identical to S 404, filed 3/24/15.

    Amends 7A-304(a) concerning costs in criminal actions, providing that out of criminal case in the superior or district court, where the defendant is convicted or enters a plea of guilty or nolo contendere or when costs are assessed against the prosecuting witness, there will be a cost assessed for the supplemental pension benefits of sheriffs in the amount of $2.50 (was, $1.25).

    Effective July 1, 2015, and applies to court costs imposed or collected on or after that date, but creates an exception for misdemeanor cases disposed of on or after that date by written appearance, waiver of trial or hearing, or plea of guilty or admission of responsibility in specified circumstances.