AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR EXPIRATION OF EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND STATES OF EMERGENCY ISSUED BY THE GOVERNOR.
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of issuance, unless approved by a NCGA joint resolution adopted by majority vote of each house, or (2) upon it being rescinded.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.