RESPECT FOR FAMILIES- LEOS/FIREFIGHTERS/EMS. (NEW)

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 296 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 6, 2019
AN ACT TO ALLOW COUNTY CLERKS OF COURT TO WAIVE ANY COSTS OR FEES ARISING OUT OF GUARDIANSHIP OR INCOMPETENCY PROCEEDINGS MADE ON BEHALF OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, AND EMS PERSONNEL WHEN THE NEED FOR THESE PROCEEDINGS ARISES OUT OF INJURIES SUSTAINED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
Intro. by Ball, McNeill, Reives, C. Smith.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 2 2019)

SOG comments (2):

Identical bill

Identical to S 314, filed 3/20/19.

Long title change

House committee substitute to the 1st edition changed the long title.  Original title was AN ACT TO ALLOW COUNTY CLERKS OF COURT TO WAIVE ANY COSTS OR FEES ARISING OUT OF GUARDIANSHIP OR INCOMPETENCY PROCEEDINGS MADE ON BEHALF OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHEN THE NEED FOR THESE PROCEEDINGS ARISES OUT OF INJURIES SUSTAINED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.

H 296

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 26 2019 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends new GS 7A-103(17), authorizing the clerk of superior court to also waive any costs and fees for special proceedings listed in GS 7A-306 for any petitioner under GS Chapter 35A for injuries sustained in the line of duty by a firefighter or EMS personnel, in addition to the already listed sworn law enforcement officer. Makes conforming changes to the act's titles. 


  • Summary date: Mar 6 2019 - More information

    Enacts GS 7A-103(17), authorizing the clerk of superior court to waive any costs and fees for special proceedings listed in GS 7A-306 for any petitioner under GS Chapter 35A (Incompetency and Guardianship) when the clerk is the presiding judicial official and the proceedings arise out of injuries sustained in the line of duty by a sworn law enforcement officer. Makes conforming changes to GS 35A-1116.


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