Bill Summary for H 1170 (2019-2020)

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May 22 2020

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 1170 (Public) Filed Friday, May 22, 2020
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR EXPIRATION OF EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND STATES OF EMERGENCY ISSUED BY THE GOVERNOR.
Intro. by Goodwin.

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Amends GS 166A-19.20 to provide for the expiration of gubernatorial statewide state of emergency declarations upon the earliest of either (1) the 14th day after the date of issuance, unless approved by a NCGA joint resolution adopted by majority vote of each house, or (2) upon it being rescinded.

Makes a corresponding change to GS 166A-19.30 to provide for the expiration of gubernatorially declared statewide state of emergencies, establishing that such executive orders expire 14 days after issuance, unless approved by a NCGA joint resolution adopted by majority vote of each house.

Appropriates $25,000 in nonrecurring funds from the General Fund to the Division of Emergency Management for the 2020-21 fiscal year to implement the act. Effective July 1, 2020.

Applies to executive orders and declarations of states of emergency issued on or after the date the act becomes law.

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