Bill Summary for H 593 (2015-2016)

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Jun 23 2016

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 593 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 2, 2015
AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL, NATURAL RESOURCES AND OTHER LAWS.
Intro. by McElraft.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

Current GS 130A-294(b1)(3) requires the county or city to provide for a public hearing and notice, as specified, prior to the award of a franchise for the construction or operation of a sanitary landfill. Current law also requires the applicant for the franchise to provide a copy of the application to the closest public library to the proposed sanitary landfill site to be made available for inspection and copying by the public. This act adds a provisions that excepts franchises amended by agreement of the parties to extend the duration of the franchise to the life-of-site of the landfill, but for a period not to exceed 60 years, from the requirements of subdivision (3).

Amends Section 16(a) of the act, to direct the Commission for Public Health, the Department of Environmental Quality (previously, the Department of Health and Human Services), and any other political subdivision of the State to implement 15A NCAC 18C .0409(b)(1) (Daily Flow Requirements), as provided in Section 16(b), until the effective date of the revised permanent rule that the Commission is required to adopt pursuant to Section 16(c). Makes clarifying change to Section 16(b).

Deletes the proposed revisions to GS 95-79, concerning certain agreement terms for agricultural employer's status declared invalid.

Makes technical changes to the statutory reference in proposed subsection (a1) of GS 132-6.2, concerning requirements to provide access to public records, to replace the reference to GS 132-6 (inspection and examination of records) with GS 132-9 (access to records).

Deletes the proposed revision to SL 2015-125, Section 10, which delayed the insurance requirement for moped owners. Deletes directives to the Department of Insurance to review which insurance companies provide moped liability insurance and to report to the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee. 

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