A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO TRANSFER THE CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION FROM THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS TO THE NORTH CAROLINA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION.
Transfers the Civil Rights Division (Division) from the Office of Administrative Hearings to the North Carolina Human Relations Commission (Commission), which is part of the Department of Administration. Amends GS 143B-391 to (1) expand the powers and duties of the Commission to include the authority to direct and supervise the Civil Rights Division and (2) establish the Division as a unit within the Commission but provides that the Division shall exercise all its prescribed statutory powers independently.
Makes conforming changes to GS 143B-391.1 (Division designated as deferral agency for cases deferred by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) and GS 126-14.4 (Remedies available to employees under the State Personnel Act). Provides that actions or proceedings pending on July 1, 2013, brought by or against the Civil Rights Division will not be affected by the transfer.
Effective July 1, 2013.
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