House committee substitute to the 3rd edition deletes all of the provisions of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.
Changes the short and long titles.
Amends GS 97-31(a), concerning the schedule of injuries in regards to workers' compensation, raising the maximum amount payable for the loss of, or permanent injury to, any important external or internal organ or part of the body that does not have a corresponding compensation amount under this subsection to $41,600 (was, $20,000).
Enacts new GS 97-31(b), which provides that the maximum amount payable above must be adjusted on July 1 of each year. Sets out that the adjustment is to be based on the consumer price index from year to year. Provides the formula and processes to adjust the amount, with specified limitations. Directs the revised amount to be published in the NC Register with the dollar amount adjusted in the statutes by the Revisor of Statutes.
Applies to claims arising on or after June 30, 2015.
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AN ACT TO ACCOUNT FOR INFLATION BY ADJUSTING THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION PERMITTED UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT FOR THE LOSS OF, OR PERMANENT INJURY TO, ANY IMPORTANT EXTERNAL OR INTERNAL ORGAN AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF SAID COMPENSATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX.Intro. by Hartsell.
Summary date: Jun 4 2014 - More information
Summary date: May 7 2013 - More information
Senate amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Amends GS 19A-2, as amended by SL 2013-3,to providethat the venue for any action filed under this Article (was, this Chapter) is to be in the countywhere the violation is alleged to have taken place (was, in the county in superior courtwhere the violation is alleged to have taken place). Amends GS 20-171.19(a) to clarify that the subsection applies to the operation of an all-terrain vehicle on a public street, highway, or public vehicular area when that operation is otherwise permitted by law.Makes a technical change toGS 115D-12(a), replacing the phrase "Chapter 115D of the General Statutes" with "this Chapter."
Inserts gender-neutral language in the catchline of GS 143B-721, replacing "chairman" with "chair." Makes a technical correction to Section 1.(b). of SL 2013-1, adding an omitted word.
Summary date: Apr 30 2013 - More information
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Changes the title of Article 9 of GS Chapter 7A to District Attorneys and Prosecutorial (was, Judicial) Districts.
Amends GS 13-1 to provide for the automatic restoration of citizenship upon the unconditional discharge of an inmate, probationer, or a parolee by the agency having jurisdiction of that person (was, by the Division of Adult Correction of the Department of Public Safety).
Amends GS 15A-145.5 to remove the requirement that a person seeking to petition for expunction be convicted of a nonviolent misdemeanor or nonviolent felony that is eligible under subsection (b) of the statute.
Amends GS 20-183.2(a1) to update the statutory reference to the description of historic vehicles.
Amends GS 28A-2-6(e) to to provide that Rules 4 and 5 (was, Rule 4.5) of Civil Procedure apply to estate proceedings, unless the clerk of superior court directs otherwise.
Amends GS 115D-12 to make technical and clarifying changes.
Amends GS 143B-1100 to increase the number of voting members of the Governor's Crime Commission of the Department of Public Safety from 36 to 37 members and decreases the number of nonvoting members from six to five.
Summary date: Feb 19 2013 - More information
Identical to H 92, filed 2/12/13.
Amends GS 14-17(a) to clarify that a person under the age of 18 at the time of a first-degree murder committed by means as specified in subsection (a) is to be punished in accordance with Part 2A of Article 81B of GS Chapter 15A (Sentencing for Minors Subject to Life Imprisonment Without Parole).
Amends GS 15A-1340.17(c) to specify that on the Prior Record Level chart, a Class A felony includes life imprisonment with parole or without parole, or death as established by statute (was, without parole or death).
Amends GS 74-54(b), GS 74-54.1(c), and GS 74-67, deleting references to the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission and replacing them with Commission, referencing the Interstate Mining Commission.
Makes additional technical changes and corrections to various provisions in the General Statutes.