A CURATIVE ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ASSIGN ALL AREAS INADVERTENTLY UNASSIGNED BY SESSION LAW 2011-402, AN ACT TO REALIGN THE NORTH CAROLINA SENATORIAL DISTRICTS FOLLOWING THE RETURN OF THE 2010 FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS, AND TO CLARIFY THE TEXTUAL EXPLANATION OF THE PLAN FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA SENATORIAL DISTRICTS. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 11/7/11. Enacted November 7, 2011. Effective November 7, 2011, and applies to elections held on or after January 1, 2012.
Bill S 283 (2011-2012)
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes all provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with A CURATIVE ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ASSIGN ALL AREAS INADVERTENTLY UNASSIGNED BY SESSION LAW 2011-402, AN ACT TO REALIGN THE NORTH CAROLINA SENATORIAL DISTRICTS FOLLOWING THE RETURN OF THE 2010 FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS, AND TO CLARIFY THE TEXTUAL EXPLANATION OF THE PLAN FOR NORTH CAROLINA SENATORIAL DISTRICTS.
Provides that the purpose of this act is to (1) correct a computer coding error that caused certain Census blocks to not be assigned to any district in the textual explanation of SL 2011-402 and (2) conform the textual explanation of the North Carolina Senatorial districting plan to the actual legislative intent as shown by the districting map and the supporting block assignment file statistics reviewed by the General Assembly in July 2011.
Amends GS 120-1, as amended by SL 2011-402, to include additional census blocks in the following Districts in the following specified counties: District 4 (Wilson); District 5 (Lenoir, Pitt); District 7 (Lenoir, Wayne); District 9 (New Hanover); District 10 (Johnston); District 11 (Johnston, Wilson); District 12 (Johnston); Districts 14, 16, 17, & 18 (Wake); Districts 19 & 21 (Cumberland); Districts 20 & 22 (Durham); Districts 27 & 28 (Guilford); Districts 31 & 32 (Forsyth); and Districts 37, 38, 39, 40, & 41 (Mecklenburg).
Deletes provisions that permitted any area in the state not specifically assigned to a district to be deemed assigned to a surrounding district or contiguous area based on certain specified criteria. Instead directs the Legislative Services Officer (LSO) to certify a true copy of the block assignment file associated with any mapping software used to meet the provisions of GS 120-1(a) to apportion senatorial districts. Requires the LSO to deliver the certified copy of the block assignment file to the Principal Clerk of the Senate, and directs that if any area is not assigned to a specific district as identified in GS 120-1(a), the placement of the area in a district is to be subject to the certified true copy of the block assignment file delivered to the Principal Clerk of the Senate.
Applies to elections held on or after January 1, 2012.
Bill S 283 (2011-2012)Summary date: Mar 9 2011 - View summary
Creates an exception to the required instructional time for local school administrative units (LEAs) that missed more than 15 instructional days during the 2010-11 school year due to inclement weather. Amends GS 115C-84.2(a)(1) to provide that a school calendar may include a minimum of either 180 days or 1,000 hours of instruction (was, a minimum of 180 days and 1,000 hours of instruction) covering at least nine calendar months. Allows a local board of education to comply with the school calendar requirement in the case of inclement weather by scheduling 1,000 hours of instruction on less than 180 days. Provides that an LEA making a calendar adjustment due to inclement weather meets the minimum 180-day requirement for instruction days. Also provides that teachers employed for a 10-month term are deemed to have been employed for 180 instructional days. Directs that all other employees are to be compensated as if they had worked their regularly scheduled hours for 180 instructional days.
Creates an exception to the required instructional time for charter schools that missed more than 15 instructional days during the 2010-11 school year due to inclement weather. Amends GS 115C-238.29F(d)(1) to direct a charter school to provide instruction each year for a minimum of either 180 days or 1,000 hours (was, for at least 180 days) that covers at least nine calendar months.
Applies only to the 2010-11 school year.