AN ACT TO PROVIDE REPRESENTATION OF SWINE INTERESTS ON THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE, AND TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF A "PUBLIC CORPORATION" FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING FOREIGN TRADE ZONES. Enacted July 23, 2013. Section 1 is effective September 1, 2013. The remainder is effective July 23, 2013.
Summary date: Jul 25 2013 - More information
Summary date: Jul 10 2013 - More information
House amendment makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.
Amends GS 55C-2 to expand the definition of public corporation to include a corporate municipal instrumentality of one or more states. Makes this provision effective when the act becomes law. Declares that Section 1, regarding appointments to the Board of Agriculture, remains effective September 1, 2013. Amends the bill title to reflect the added content.
Summary date: Jul 9 2013 - More information
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Deletes all of the previous content of this bill and instead amends GS 106-2, as amended, to provide that the membership of the Board of Agriculture (Board) must also include a member who is a practicing pork farmer to represent the swine interest of the state. Increases the Board membership to 11 members (was, 10) and modifies a current membership designation for a practicingdairy farmer to represent the "dairy and cattle interest" (was, "dairy and livestock interest"). Effective September 1, 2013, and applies to appointments to the Board made on or after that date.
Makes conforming changes, rewriting the long and short titles to reflect the changes in the content of the bill.
Summary date: Apr 3 2013 - More information
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 106-610 to also allow the Commissioner the power of refusal, suspension, or revocation of a license when the dealer has hired a person who has been convicted of a crime involving fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation in any capacity involving the buying or selling of grain, or the handling of payments for grain. Make clarifying changes. Deletes the amendment to GS 106-611 which prohibited a person whose actions led to suspension or revocation of a grain dealer's license from working from a dealer in a specified capacity. Makes a conforming change to the act's long title. Changes the act's effective date to October 1, 2013.
Summary date: Mar 20 2013 - More information
Identical to H 383, filed 3/20/13.
Amends GS 106-604 to increase the amount of the bond that must accompany a grain dealer license application from $10,000 to $100,000. Amends GS 106-610 to expand the reasons for refusing to grant or renew or for revoking or suspending a grain dealer license to include evidence that (1) the applicant has acted or held him- or herself out as a grain dealer without first having obtained a license or (2) the dealer or applicant has violated any provision of Article 53 (grain dealers) or rules adopted under the Article. Amends GS 106-611 to prohibit a person whose actions lead to the suspension or revocation of a grain dealer's license from working for a grain dealer in any capacity that involves buying or selling grain or handling payments for grain.
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