Bill Summary for H 761 (2019-2020)
Apr 15 2019
|View NCGA Bill Details||2019-2020 Session|
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, ITS AUTHORIZED AGENTS, AND LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR WASTEWATER SYSTEMS FAILURES THAT ARE A DIRECT RESULT OF CERTAIN EVALUATIONS CONDUCTED BY LICENSED SOIL SCIENTISTS AND LICENSED GEOLOGISTS.Intro. by Yarborough, McElraft, Carney, Corbin.
|View: All Summaries for Bill||Tracking:|
Amends GS 130A-336(b1) by adding that the local health department has no liability for causes of action arising from wastewater improvements or systems designed, constructed, and installed in reliance upon the site verification performed by a licensed soil scientist under (b1).
Amends GS 130A-335(a2) by adding that the applicable permitting authority has no liability for causes of action which arise from wastewater systems constructed or repaired based on evaluations conducted by a licensed soil scientist or licensed geologist under (a2). Makes a technical change.