AN ACT TO UPDATE CERTAIN TERMINOLOGY IN REFERENCE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE GENERAL STATUTES COMMISSION. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 2/7/11 and 3/17/11. Enacted April 7, 2011. Effective April 7, 2011.
Bill Summaries: S248 UPDATE ARCHAIC DISABILITY TERMS.
Summary date: Apr 7 2011 - View Summary
Bill S 248 (2011-2012)Summary date: Mar 17 2011 - View Summary
Senate amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 14-113 to replace the proposed term mute with unable to speak.
Bill S 248 (2011-2012)Summary date: Mar 7 2011 - View Summary
Amends GS 1-255, GS 43-12, and Rule 601 of the Rules of Evidence, to replace the terms infant with minor, lunatic with an incompetent person, and insolvent with an insolvent person. Further amends Rule 601 to replace committee with guardian. Amends GS 14-113 to replace the terms dumb with mute and physically defective with physically disabled. Directs the State Banking Commission to revise the definition of fiduciary to no longer include the word lunatics when it next amends 04 NCAC 03D .0301. Makes other technical changes.