A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY OPERATIONS ARE NOT NUISANCES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE AWARD OF COSTS AND ATTORNEYS' FEES.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition:
Changes the bill title to conform to changes in the bill by deleting reference to provision relating to the award of costs and attorneys' fees to the prevailing defendant.
Amends GS 106-701(a)(1) to clarify that the change in condition in or about a locality means a locality that is outside the agricultural or forestry operation.
Deletes GS 106-701(f) (which provided for recovery of costs and attorneys' fees for prevailing defendants).
Changes the effective date of the act from July 1, 2013, to October 1, 2013.
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