House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Adds that the act also applies to Forsyth, Gaston, Moore, and Watauga counties (and municipalities located wholly or partly within those counties) and to Raleigh and Zebulon; the act no longer applies to Guilford, Henderson, Mecklenburg and Wake counties.
Effective October 1, 2016, adds Henderson County (and those municipalities located wholly within the county) to those that fall under the act.
Deletes the repeal of Section 1 of SL 2003-161, SL 2007-86, and SL 2008-5.
LOCAL ELECTRONIC NOTICE.
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW GOVERNING BOARDS OF CERTAIN COUNTIES, AND ALL MUNICIPALITIES LOCATED WITHIN THOSE COUNTIES, TO GIVE ELECTRONIC NOTICE.Intro. by McGrady, Stam, Jackson, Hardister.
Tue, 2 Apr 2013 House: Filed
Wed, 3 Apr 2013 House: Passed 1st Reading
Wed, 3 Apr 2013 House: Ref To Com On Judiciary
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 House: Assigned To Judiciary Subcommittee B
Thu, 9 May 2013 House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
Thu, 9 May 2013 House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
Mon, 13 May 2013 House: Placed On Cal For 05/14/2013
Tue, 14 May 2013 House: Postponed To 05/15/2013
Wed, 15 May 2013 House: Withdrawn From Cal
Wed, 15 May 2013 House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House
Bill H 504 (2013-2014)Summary date: May 9 2013 - View Summary
Bill H 504 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 2 2013 - View Summary
Provides that the provisions of this actapply only to the following counties and any municipality located wholly or partly within those counties: Buncombe, Guilford, Henderson, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Perquimans, Stanly, Surry, and Wake.
Enacts new GS 153A-52.2 as the title indicates. Authorizes the governing boards of the specified counties and the municipalities within those counties in whole or part, to adopt an ordinance permitting any notice required by law to be published or advertised under any general law or under local act, to be published electronically instead of or in addition to the required publication or advertisement. Provides that the ordinance may cover all notices or selected classes of notice. Provides additional criteria governing the publication of notice via electronic means.
Enacts new GS 160A-81.2 to authorize a city to adopt an ordinance, under proposed GS 153A-52.2, to permit electronic notice.
Makes conforming changes to GS 160A-1(7), GS 153A-1(6), and GS 159-1(b)(5).
Amends GS 163-33 to authorize the county boards of elections to adopt a policy under proposed GS 153A-52.2 to provide for electronic notices, advertisements, and publications.
Repeals Section 1 of SL 2003-161, SL 2007-86, and SL 2008-5 (which allowed for electronic notice in various cities and towns in Wake County), but provides that any ordinance adopted under any of those acts remains valid until it is amended or repealed under proposed GS 160A-81.2. Declares that this act prevails over any local act pertaining to publication of notice by a city or county.
Effective October 1, 2013 and applies to notice given on or after that date by a county or a city.