AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT MARRIAGE BETWEEN ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN IS THE ONLY DOMESTIC LEGAL UNION THAT SHALL BE VALID OR RECOGNIZED IN THIS STATE. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 9/12/11. Enacted September 14, 2011. Effective September 14, 2011.
Bill Summaries: S514 (2011-2012 Session)
Summary date: Sep 14 2011 - View summary
Summary date: Sep 12 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute deletes all provisions of 2nd edition and replaces them with AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT MARRIAGE BETWEEN ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN IS THE ONLY DOMESTIC LEGAL UNION THAT SHALL BE VALID OR RECOGNIZED IN THIS STATE. Subject to a vote at the statewide election held on the first primary in 2012, enacts new Section 6 to Article 14 of the North Carolina Constitution. States that marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that is valid or recognized in North Carolina. Specifies that a private party is not prohibited from entering into contracts with another private party, and provides that courts may adjudicate rights pursuant to such contracts.
Summary date: Jun 15 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Changes bill’s main prohibition from “developing, adopting, or implementing” nutrient management plans for certain surface waters to “adopting or implementing.” Adds an amendment to GS 143-215.1(c6), deleting the provision that plans to bring existing facilities into compliance when waters become classified as nutrient sensitive cannot call for compliance in more than five years. Adds amendments to GS 143-215.8B: (1) changing from five years to 10 years the cycle on which the Environmental Management Commission is to review and revise its statewide water quality management plans and (2) deleting the provision that specifies that when waters are designated as nutrient sensitive and the Commission establishes a plan for improvement, the plan must have a five-year goal. Makes conforming changes to the title.
Summary date: Apr 5 2011 - View summary
Amends GS 143-215.1 and SL 2005-190 as title provides. Applies to nutrient management plans that have not been approved by the Environmental Management Commission prior to the date the act becomes law.