UNIVERSITY SYSTEM RISK MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS. (NEW)

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 572 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 3, 2019
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES TO OBTAIN LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR ALCOHOL SALES.
Intro. by Perry.

Status: Ch. SL 2019-232 (Oct 18 2019)

SOG comments (2):

Long title change

House committee substitute to the 2nd edition changed the long title.  Original title was AN ACT TO ALLOW AN S CORPORATION TO REPRESENT ITSELF IN ANY COURT IN THIS STATE AND IN OTHER LEGAL FORUMS.

Long title change

House committee substitute to the 3rd edition changed the long title.  Previous title was AN ACT TO ALLOW AN S CORPORATION TO BE REPRESENTED BY AND APPEAR IN COURT IN NORTH CAROLINA BY USING A NONATTORNEY REPRESENTATIVE WHO IS THE SOLE OWNER OF THE BUSINESS ENTITY IN CERTAIN CIVIL ACTIONS.

Bill History:

S 572/S.L. 2019-232

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Oct 22 2019 - More information

    AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES TO OBTAIN LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR ALCOHOL SALES. SL 2019-232. Enacted October 18, 2019. Effective October 18, 2019.


  • Summary date: Oct 1 2019 - More information

    House committee substitute deletes the provisions of the 3rd edition and now provides the following.

    Enacts GS 116-40.13 to authorize constituent institutions of UNC to procure liability insurance relating to the sale or service of alcohol on campus or at a facility leased or owned by the constituent institution. 

    Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.


  • Summary date: Jul 10 2019 - More information

    House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

    Modifies proposed GS 84-5(c) to provide that S corporations can be represented by (was, can represent themselves) and appear in any state court using a nonattorney representative who is the sole owner of the business entity if the owner files an affidavit providing that the owner's interest in the business entity is 100% (was, if the owner's interest is at least 25%). Limits the applicability of (c) to the trial of civil actions in which the amount in controversy is $25,000 or less.

    Amends GS 84-2.1 by adding that the phrase "practice law" does not include the representation or appearance in court by a nonattorney representative who is the sole owner of an S Corporation as allowed under GS 84-5(c). 

    Amends GS 84-4, prohibiting persons other than members of the State Bar from practicing law, by providing that the statute does not apply to the representation or appearance in court by a nonattorney representative who is the sole owner of an S Corporation as allowed by GS 84-5(c).

    Amends the act's long title.


  • Summary date: May 2 2019 - More information

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

    Expands proposed GS 84-5(c) to more specifically allow S corporations to represent themselves and appear in any state court using a nonattorney representative who is an owner of at least 25% of the business entity (previously, generally exempt S corporations from the statute's prohibition against allowing corporations to practice law or appear as an attorney).


  • Summary date: Apr 4 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 84-5 (prohibition as to practice of law by corporation) by adding new subsection (c) exempting S Corporations, as defined in GS 105-131, from the prohibition against allowing corporations to practice law or appear as an attorney in any court or judicial proceeding in this state.


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