Bill Summary for H 19 (2015-2016)

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Mar 10 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 19 (Public) Filed Wednesday, January 28, 2015
AN ACT TO AMEND ARTICLE 84 OF CHAPTER 58 OF THE GENERAL STATUTES TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION TO THE DEFINITION OF FIREFIGHTER TO INCLUDE FIREFIGHTERS EMPLOYED BY COUNTY FIRE MARSHAL OFFICES, TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES TO PAY EXPENSES OF LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS' RELIEF FUNDS, TO UPDATE THE APPOINTMENT PROCEDURES FOR LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS' RELIEF FUND BOARDS OF TRUSTEES, TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION TO THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE FIREFIGHTERS' ASSOCIATION, AND TO CLARIFY THAT FIRE ALARMS THAT ARE UNINTENTIONAL AND RESULT IN NO DAMAGE ARE NOT CONSIDERED WHEN CALCULATING MINIMUM RESPONSE REQUIREMENTS FOR INITIAL RATING OR CLASSIFICATION UNDER G.S. 58 36 10(3).
Intro. by C. Graham.

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

Changes the long title.

Makes clarifying changes providing that the tuition waiver for persons whose parents or legal guardians were law enforcement officers, firefighters, rescue workers, and other specified individuals also applies to persons whose legal custodians served in the above noted capacities.

Makes technical and conforming changes.

Amends GS 115B-5(b) to require verification of the legal guardian or legal custodian-child relationship by an order from a court proceeding that established the relationship (was, by documentary evidence deemed appropriate). Makes a technical correction.

Amends GS 115B-5(c) and GS 115B-5.1, concerning tuition waivers and scholarship values, making updates to statute references.

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