AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS.
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 126-84 to to reinstate the duty of State employees under the current statutory language to report gross mismanagement, gross waste of monies, or gross abuse of authority (the previous edition included gross mismanagement, waste of monies, or an abuse of authority).
Moves the provision authorizing the State Auditor to assist State employees in making reports regarding retaliation directly to the State Auditor as an alternative to making reports to the employing State department, agency, or institution from GS 126-85 to GS 126-84.
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