Bill Summary for H 7 (2021)

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May 11 2021

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House Bill 7 (Public) Filed Wednesday, January 27, 2021
AN ACT PROVIDING THAT CITIES SHALL ADOPT RULES AND REGULATIONS ENCOURAGING THEIR EMPLOYEES TO REPORT IMPROPER OR UNLAWFUL ACTIVITY AND REQUIRING CITIES TO PROTECT EMPLOYEES WHO REPORT SUCH ACTIVITY FROM RETALIATION OR OTHER DISCRIMINATORY ACTION.
Intro. by Hanig, Bradford, Hardister.

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House committee substitute amends the 3rd edition as follows.

Adds to GS 160A-164 that new (b) does not prohibit councils, supervisors, department heads, or other appropriate authorities from imposing disciplinary action against an employee for any violation, fraud, misappropriation, gross mismanagement, or other activity specified in subsection (b) (i) through (v) that occurred before the employee's report.

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