AN ACT TO CAP REIMBURSEMENT BY COUNTIES, TO MAKE ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO PAYMENT, FOR MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDED TO INMATES IN COUNTY JAILS, TO ALLOW COUNTIES TO UTILIZE MEDICAID FOR ELIGIBLE PRISONERS, TO PROVIDE THAT VACANCIES IN THE OFFICE OF DISTRICT COURT JUDGE SHALL BE FILLED BY APPOINTMENT OF THE GOVERNOR; AND TO CREATE A PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION AGAINST NOTARIES WHO VIOLATE THE NOTARY PUBLIC ACT.
House amendments to the 7th edition make the following changes.
Amendment #1 amends the long title to remove reference to amending environmental laws. Amends GS 10B-61 to provide that a party to a transaction requiring a notarial certificate for verification, and any licensed attorney involved in such a transaction, has standing to bring a civil action against any commissioned notary (was, pubic notary) who violates the act's provisions.
Amendment #2 amends GS 7A-142 to remove the requirement that any vacancy in the office of district judge must be filled no sooner than 30 days after the vacancy occurs.