REDUCE HARD COPIES/APPELLATE DIV. REPORTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 1076 (Public) Filed Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF RECIPIENTS OF HARD COPIES OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION REPORTS DISTRIBUTED AT STATE EXPENSE, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION'S COMMITTEE ON JUDICIAL EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.
Intro. by Burr, Davis.

Status: Ref To Com On Judiciary II (Senate Action) (Jun 10 2014)
H 1076

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 4 2014 - More information

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

    Amends GS 7A-343.1(a) to provide that the Attorneys General's office will receive four copies (was, one) of the AOC appellate divison reports and the Department of Cultural Resources will recieve three copies (was, zero in previous edition, but three under current law). Additionally, federal judges residing in North Carolina are to receive one each (in previous edition they were to receive zero).

    Makes clarifying changes.


  • Summary date: May 15 2014 - More information

    Amends GS 7A-343.1, as the title indicates, making a substantial reduction in the distribution of hard copies of the appellate division reports at state expense, decreasing the number of recipients and decreasing the number of copies to the remaining recipients.

    Directs the Administrative Officer of the Courts to develop a process for making copies of the appellate division reports available for purchase at a purchase price that equals the actual cost to the state for publication and shipping of the report.

    Additionally requires that the appellate division reports be available electronically through publication in a downloadable format on a publicly available website, at no cost to the recipient.


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