Bill Summary for H 4 (2018 Extra 3)

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Oct 2 2018

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View NCGA Bill Details2018 Extra Session 3
House Bill 4 (Public) Filed Tuesday, October 2, 2018
AN ACT TO ENACT THE HURRICANE FLORENCE EMERGENCY RESPONSE ACT.
Intro. by Dollar, McGrady, Arp, Ball, J. Bell, Blackwell, Boles, Boswell, Bradford, Brisson, Burr, Butler, Clampitt, Cleveland, Conrad, Davis, Dixon, Fisher, Floyd, Ford, Goodman, C. Graham, Grange, Hastings, Howard, Hunter, Hurley, Iler, John, Johnson, Brenden Jones, Jordan, Lambeth, Lewis, McElraft, McNeill, Meyer, Muller, Murphy, Potts, Reives, Ross, Saine, Sauls, Setzer, Shepard, Speciale, Steinburg, Strickland, Szoka, Torbett, White, Wray, Yarborough, Bumgardner, Corbin, Dulin, Faircloth, Gill, Harrison, Henson, Horn, Jackson, Lucas, Presnell, B. Richardson, Riddell, Stone, Blust, Malone.

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House amendments make the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amendment #1 amends Section 5.3, concerning election relief measures, by adding that voter registration applications submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than October 15, 2018. Expands the provisions authorizing the substitution of one-stop sites and voting places damaged by Hurricane Florence to also allow county boards of elections to substitute one-stop sites and voting places otherwise inaccessible or impractical for use as a result of damage from Hurricane Florence.

Amendment #3 exempts expenditures of the $400,000 appropriation set forth in Section 5.3 for the implementation of the election relief measures from the provisions of Articles 3 (Purchases and Contracts) and 8 (Public Contracts) of GS Chapter 143.

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