Bill Summary for H 418 (2019-2020)

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Apr 25 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 418 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 20, 2019
AN ACT TO CREATE THE NORTH CAROLINA GOLF COUNCIL TO PROMOTE AND CULTIVATE THE GAME OF GOLF IN THIS STATE.
Intro. by Hardister, Boles, Grange, Hunter.

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

Places the proposed uncodified language establishing the North Carolina Golf Council (Council) into new Part 23, Promotion of Golf, Article 10, GS Chapter 143B, and makes the following modifications and additions. Adds to the duties of the Council to require the Council to also advise the Secretary of the Department of Commerce with recommendations on fostering economic growth and advancing the growth of high school golf (was, limited to such growth of recreational, collegiate, and professional golf). Now provides for the removal of Council members by the respective appointing authority for misfeasance, malfeasance, or nonfeasance. Deems the Council a covered board for purposes of ethics and lobbying laws under Subchapter II of GS Chapter 163A.

Amends GS 120-123 to prohibit any legislator from serving on the Council.

Changes the act's effective date to July 1, 2019 (was, on the date the act becomes law).

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