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.
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends new GS 7A-103(17), authorizing the clerk of superior court to also waive any costs and fees for special proceedings listed in GS 7A-306 for any petitioner under GS Chapter 35A for injuries sustained in the line of duty by a firefighter or EMS personnel, in addition to the already listed sworn law enforcement officer. Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.