APPOINTMENTS BILL 2015 (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 272 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 17, 2015
AN ACT TO APPOINT PERSONS TO VARIOUS PUBLIC OFFICES UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE, AND THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE.
Intro. by Richardson.

Status: Ordered Enrolled (House Action) (Sep 28 2015)

SOG comments (2):

Change Short and Long Titles

Senate committee substitute to 2nd edition changed short and long titles.  Short title was Save the Honey Bees Special Plate.  Long title was AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO PRODUCE A "SAVE THE HONEY BEE" SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATE.

Change Short and Long Titles

Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition changed short and long titles.  Short title was Speaker's Appointments Bill 2015 (New). Long title was AN ACT TO APPOINT PERSONS TO VARIOUS PUBLIC OFFICES UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Bill History:

H 272/S.L. 2015-254

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Sep 29 2015 - More information

    AN ACT TO APPOINT PERSONS TO VARIOUS PUBLIC OFFICES UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE, AND THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE. Enacted September 29, 2015. Effective September 29, 2015.


  • Summary date: Sep 28 2015 - More information

    Conference report makes the following changes to the 4th edition.

    Provides that Mary English Comer of Wake County is appointed to the NC Principal Fellows Commission for a term expiring on June 30, 2019 (previously, Timothy D. Barnsback was to be appointed to the Commission).

    Makes a correction to the appointment of Michael Walters, providing that he is from Robeson County and not from Wake County.


  • Summary date: Sep 24 2015 - More information

    Senate amendment to the 3rd edition corrects the name of an appointee to the NC Oil and Gas Commission.


  • Summary date: Sep 23 2015 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

    Amends the act's whereas clauses.

    Adds a section to the act that appoints persons for specified terms to the following offices, boards, and commissions upon the recommendation of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate: Acupuncture Licensing Board; African-American Heritage Commission; NC Agricultural Finance Authority; NC Appraisal Board; NC Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners; NC Brain Injury Advisory Council; NC Charter Schools Advisory Board; NC Child Care Commission; Centennial Authority; UNC Center for Public Television Board of Trustees; NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund Board of Trustees; NC Coastal Resources Commission; NC Code Qualification Board; NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission; NC Board of Dietetics/Nutrition; Disciplinary Hearing Commission of the NC State Bar; Domestic Violence Commission; Economic Investment Committee; Education Commission of the States; NC Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; NC Environmental Management Commission; NC Board of Funeral Service; NC Global TransPark Authority; NC Home Inspector Licensure Board; NC Housing Finance Agency Board of Directors; NC Human Resources Commission; NC Institute of Medicine Board of Directors; NC Irrigation Contractors' Licensing Board; NC Interpreter and Transliterator Licensing Board; Justus-Warren Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force; License to Give Trust Fund Commission; NC Locksmith Licensing Board; NC Manufactured Housing Board; NC Marine Industrial Park Authority; NC Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy; Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services; Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Museum of Art; NC On-Site Wastewater Contractors and Inspectors Certification Board; NC Outdoor Heritage Advisory Council, NC Parks and Recreation Authority; Permanency Innovation Initiative Oversight Committee; NC Principal Fellows Commission; Private Protective Services Board; Public Officers and Employees Liability Insurance Commission; NC Railroad Company Board of Directors; NC Respiratory Care Board; Roanoke Island Commission; Rules Review Commission; Rural Infrastructure Authority; NC Board of Science and Technology; NC Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission; NC State Building Commission; Board of Trustees of the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees; NC State Commission of Indian Affairs; State Judicial Council; State Property Tax Commission; NC State Ports Authority; Board of Trustees of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System; NC Turnpike Authority Board; Well Contractors Certification Commission; NC Wildlife Resources Commission; NC Mining Commission; NC Oil and Gas Commission.

    Adds a section making an appointment to the NC Partnership for Children, Inc., Board of Directors, upon the recommendation of the Senate Minority Leader. 

    Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.


  • Summary date: Sep 22 2015 - More information

    House committee substitute deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with the following. 

    Appoints persons for specified terms to the following offices, boards, and commissions upon the recommendation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives: the African-American Heritage Commission; North Carolina Arboretum Board of Directors; Agricultural Finance Authority; Alarm Systems Licensing Board; North Carolina Brain Injury Advisory Council; State Building Commission; North Carolina Cemetery Commission; Centennial Authority; North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board; Childcare Commission; State Board of Chiropractic Examiners; Clean Water Management Trust Fund Board of Trustees; Coastal Resources Commission; North Carolina Code Officials Qualifications Board; North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners; Crime Victims Compensation Commission; North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission; Criminal Justice Information Network Governing Board; North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition; Disciplinary Hearing Commission of the North Carolina State Bar; Dispute Resolution Commission; Domestic Violence Commission; North Carolina Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; Environmental Management Commission; Board of Directors of the North Carolina Global TransPark Authority; Home Inspector Licensure Board; North Carolina Housing Finance Agency Board of Directors; North Carolina Housing Partnership; Board of Directors of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine; North Carolina Irrigation Contractors' Licensing Board; Justus-Warren Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force; North Carolina Locksmith Licensing Board; Judicial Standards Commission; North Carolina Manufactured Housing Board; North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy; Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services; Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Museum of Art; 911 Board; North Carolina Board of Nursing; North Carolina Onsite Wastewater Contractors and Inspectors Certification Board; Outdoor Heritage Advisory Council; North Carolina Parks and Recreation Authority; Permanency Innovation Initiative Oversight Committee; North Carolina State Ports Authority; North Carolina Principal Fellows Commission; Private Protective Services Board; State Property Tax Commission; Public Officers and Employees Liability Insurance Committee; North Carolina Railroad Company Board of Directors; North Carolina Recreational Therapy Licensure Board; North Carolina Respiratory Care Board; Roanoke Island Commission; Rules Review Commission; Rural Infrastructure Authority; North Carolina Marine Industrial Park Authority; Board of Trustees of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics; North Carolina Board of Science and Technology; North Carolina Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission; Board of Trustees of the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees; State Water Infrastructure Authority; Board of Trustees of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System; University of North Carolina Center for Public Television Board of Trustees; Umstead Review Panel; Well Contractors Certification Commission; North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission; North Carolina Oil and Gas Commission; and North Carolina Mining Commission. 

    Appointments made by the act begin upon ratification of the act. 

    Staggers the terms of certain members of the Rural Infrastructure Authority and the State Water Infrastructure Authority. 

    Changes the act's short and long titles. 


  • Summary date: Mar 17 2015 - More information

    Amends GS 20-79.4(b) to add a special registration plate that bears the phrase 'Save the Honey Bee' and includes a picture of a honey bee and the letters "HB" on the right side of the plate. Amends GS 20-79.7 to establish a special plate fee of $15. Distributes $10 of the fee amount to the Special Registration Plate Account and $5 to the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account (CCAPA). Amends GS 20-81.12 to direct the Division of Motor Vehicles to make a quarterly transfer of the money in the CCAPA earned from the sale of the "Save the Honey Bee" plates to the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation Inc. to be used to support the North Carolina State University Agricultural Program. Provides that the development of the plate is contingent on receiving at least 300 plate applications and meeting the additional requirements set out in GS 20-79.3A.

    Authorizes the Revisor of Statutes to alphabetize, number, and renumber the special registration plates listed in GS 20-79.4(b) to maintain the listing of all the special registration plates in alphabetical order and numbered accordingly.

    Effective July 1, 2015.


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