AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES TO OBTAIN LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR ALCOHOL SALES. SL 2019-232. Enacted October 18, 2019. Effective October 18, 2019.
Summary date: Oct 22 2019 - More information
Summary date: Oct 1 2019 - More information
House committee substitute deletes the provisions of the 3rd edition and now provides the following.
Enacts GS 116-40.13 to authorize constituent institutions of UNC to procure liability insurance relating to the sale or service of alcohol on campus or at a facility leased or owned by the constituent institution.
Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.
Summary date: Jul 10 2019 - More information
House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.
Modifies proposed GS 84-5(c) to provide that S corporations can be represented by (was, can represent themselves) and appear in any state court using a nonattorney representative who is the sole owner of the business entity if the owner files an affidavit providing that the owner's interest in the business entity is 100% (was, if the owner's interest is at least 25%). Limits the applicability of (c) to the trial of civil actions in which the amount in controversy is $25,000 or less.
Amends GS 84-2.1 by adding that the phrase "practice law" does not include the representation or appearance in court by a nonattorney representative who is the sole owner of an S Corporation as allowed under GS 84-5(c).
Amends GS 84-4, prohibiting persons other than members of the State Bar from practicing law, by providing that the statute does not apply to the representation or appearance in court by a nonattorney representative who is the sole owner of an S Corporation as allowed by GS 84-5(c).
Amends the act's long title.
Summary date: May 2 2019 - More information
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Expands proposed GS 84-5(c) to more specifically allow S corporations to represent themselves and appear in any state court using a nonattorney representative who is an owner of at least 25% of the business entity (previously, generally exempt S corporations from the statute's prohibition against allowing corporations to practice law or appear as an attorney).
Summary date: Apr 4 2019 - More information
Amends GS 84-5 (prohibition as to practice of law by corporation) by adding new subsection (c) exempting S Corporations, as defined in GS 105-131, from the prohibition against allowing corporations to practice law or appear as an attorney in any court or judicial proceeding in this state.
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