NC SEMIQUINCENTENNIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION.

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House Bill 880 (Public) Filed Tuesday, May 4, 2021
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH THE NORTH CAROLINA SEMIQUINCENTENNIAL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION.
Intro. by Blackwell, Hunter, Wheatley, Bell.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 11 2021)
H 880

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 6 2021 - More information

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

    Revises the charge of the NC Semiquincentennial Legislative Commission (Commission), now directing the Commission to participate in the planning for the observance of the semiquincentennial of the American Revolution in NC by coordinating with the NC USA 250th Committee and the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources to make recommendations for the observance, including necessary legislative proposals (previously charged the Commission to plan for the observance of the semiquincentennial; encouraged collaboration with the executive branch; and directed the Commission to propose events on multiple dates and locations as historically appropriate, with cost estimates and necessary legislative proposals, and recommend historical preservation organizations to assist in implementation). Specifies that terms of Commission members begin upon appointment and end upon termination of the Commission. Changes the Commission's reporting requirements and termination date. Now requires the Commission to submit annual interim reports, beginning December 1, 2021, and a final report by April 15, 2031 (was an interim report by December 1, 2021, and a final report by April 15, 2022). Provides for termination of the Commission on the earlier of April 15, 2031 (was April 15, 2022), or the submission of the report. 


  • Summary date: May 6 2021 - More information

    Establishes the eight-member NC Semiquincentennial Legislative Commission (Commission) to plan for the observance of the semiquincentennial of the American Revolution in NC. Encourages collaboration with the executive branch, and requires the Commission to propose events on multiple dates and locations as historically appropriate, with cost estimates and necessary legislative proposals, and recommend historical preservation organizations to assist in implementation. Provides for Commission membership, meetings, member expenses, and staff. Grants the Committee powers regarding information, data, or document requests of State officers, agencies and entities of legislative committees set forth in GS 120-19. Requires the Commission to submit an interim report by December 1, 2021, and a final report by April 15, 2022, to the specified NCGA committee chairs. Terminates the Commission on the earlier of April 15, 2022, or the submission of the report. 


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