Bill Summary for H 142 (2017-2018)

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Mar 30 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 142 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 21, 2017
AN ACT TO RESET S.L. 2016-3.
Intro. by Stevens, Jordan.

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Senate committee substitute deletes the provisions of the 2nd edition and replaces it with RESET OF SL 2016-3. Changes act's long and short titles.

Repeals SL 2016-99 and SL 2016-3 (known as HB2).

Enacts new Article 81 to GS Chapter 143, Preemption of Regulation of Access to Multiple Occupancy Restrooms. Expressly preempts State agencies, boards, offices, departments, institutions, branches of government, including the UNC System and the NC Community College System, and political subdivisions of the State, including local boards of education, from regulating access to multiple occupancy restrooms, showers, or changing facilities, except in accordance with an act of the General Assembly.

Prohibits any local government in this State from enacting or amending an ordinance regulating private employment practices or regulating public accommodations. Provides that this provision expires December 1, 2020.