A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REPEAL THE RESTRICTION ON TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT TO SUPERIOR COURT AND DISTRICT COURT JUDGES, DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, PUBLIC DEFENDERS, AND ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDERS FOR TRAVEL WITHIN THE COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND TO MAKE THE REIMBURSEMENT LANGUAGE FOR THOSE OFFICES CONSISTENT.
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 7A-44(a) (concerning salary and reimbursement for superior court judges) to exclude from official business, for the purposes of the subsection, regular, daily commuting between a judge's home and the court, unless the court is located outside of the judge's county of residence. Makes a conforming change to the definition of official business in GS 7A-144 (concerning salary and reimbursement for district judges).
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