AN ACT TO CODIFY THE PROVISIONS OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 2 THAT DELEGATE TO THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION THE AUTHORITY TO APPROVE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AND CONSTRUCTION PLANS AND TO AWARD HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS, REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO DEVELOP AND UTILIZE A STRATEGIC PRIORITIZATION PROCESS FOR SELECTION OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS, AND STRENGTHEN THE BOARD OF TRANSPORTATION ETHICS POLICY, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE TRANSPORTATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 5/23/12 and 6/12/12. Enacted June 26, 2012. Effective June 26, 2012.
Summary date: Jun 27 2012 - View summary
Bill S 890 (2011-2012)Summary date: Jun 12 2012 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Adds a section, amending GS 136-18 by adding a new subdivision (42) to codify the provisions in Executive Order No. 2 that require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop and utilize a strategic prioritization process for the selection of transportation projects. Also requires a process for standardizing or approving local methods used in metropolitan planning organization and rural transportation planning organization prioritization.
Adds a section, enacting new subsection (o) to GS 143B-350 to require each Board of Transportation member to sign a sworn statement that he or she will follow the disclosure, ethics, and education requirements of GS 143B-350 and in the State Government Ethics Act, as detailed.
Makes conforming changes to the bill title.
Bill S 890 (2011-2012)Summary date: May 23 2012 - View summary
Amends GS 143B-350(g) as title indicates.