BROADCAST NC HOUSE OF REPS SESSIONS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 218 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 27, 2019
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE BROADCAST TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF TELEVISING ALL SESSIONS.
Intro. by D. Hall, Saine, Jones.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 7 2019)
H 218

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 6 2019 - More information

    House amendments make the following changes to the 2nd edition.

    Amendment #1 changes the reporting deadline for and the resulting date of termination of the House Select Committee on Televising Legislative Sessions (Committee) from April 15, 2020, to April 20, 2020.

    Amendment #2 makes a technical correction, directing the Supervisor Clerk of the House to assign clerical staff to the Committee upon the direction of the Legislative Services Commission.


  • Summary date: Mar 5 2019 - More information

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

    Clarifies that members of the House Select Committee on Televising Legislative Sessions must receive subsistence and travel expenses as provided in GS 120-3.1. Makes further technical changes.


  • Summary date: Feb 27 2019 - More information

    Requires the House of Representatives (House) to provide the general public with video access of its daily legislative sessions. Requires the Information Systems Division (ISD) to archive the recordings and make them available on the General Assembly website. Requires the UNC Center for Public Television to broadcast daily House sessions that are of particular public importance. 

    Creates the nine-member House Select Committee on Televising Legislative Sessions to study the feasibility of creating a new channel for use by the UNC Center for Public Television to broadcast all House sessions. Requires a report to the NCGA by April 15, 2020 and terminates the Committee upon the earlier of the report submission or April 15, 2020.


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