AN ACT TO ALLOW COUNTY CLERKS OF COURT TO WAIVE ANY COSTS OR FEES ARISING OUT OF GUARDIANSHIP OR INCOMPETENCY PROCEEDINGS MADE ON
BEHALF OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, AND EMS PERSONNEL WHEN THE NEED FOR THESE PROCEEDINGS ARISES OUT OF INJURIES SUSTAINED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
Enacts GS 7A-103(17), authorizing the clerk of superior court to waive any costs and fees for special proceedings listed in GS 7A-306 for any petitioner under GS Chapter 35A (Incompetency and Guardianship) when the clerk is the presiding judicial official and the proceedings arise out of injuries sustained in the line of duty by a sworn law enforcement officer. Makes conforming changes to GS 35A-1116.
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