The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-07

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The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-07

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 14 (2011-2012) USE R&R FUNDS FOR 2011-2012 MEDICAID COSTS (NEW). Filed Jan 27 2011, TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR SIGNAGE DIRECTING TRAFFIC TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL, THE BEIRUT MEMORIAL, AND THE COASTAL CAROLINA STATE VETERANS CEMETERY.

House amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Allocates $50,000 for new signs located along US 401, NC Highway 87-24, and NC Highway 210 in Cumberland County, that provide directions to the Veterans Park in Fayetteville and for new signage on Highway 87-24 and NC Highway 210 for the North Carolina Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake. Makes conforming change to title.

Intro. by Cleveland, Shepard.
H 58 (2011-2012) COMM. COLLEGES/OPT OUT OF FED'L LOAN PROG-3 (NEW). Filed Feb 8 2011, TO ENSURE THAT ALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE MULTICAMPUS CENTERS RECEIVE FUNDING UNDER THE SAME FORMULA.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGES MAY OPT OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE WILLIAM D. FORD FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN PROGRAM.
Amends GS 115D-40.1 (Financial Assistance for Community College Students) to allow a community college board of trustees to adopt a resolution declining to participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (loan program). Allows a board of trustees that has adopted a resolution declining to participate in the loan program to rescind the resolution and participate in the loan program, but removes that institution’s option of declining further participation in the loan program.
Provides that this act only applies to the following: Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute, Martin Community College, and Rockingham Community College.
Effective July 1, 2011.

Intro. by Burr.Caldwell, Martin, Rockingham
H 174 (2011-2012) COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BROKER LIEN ACT. Filed Feb 23 2011, TO ENACT THE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BROKER LIEN ACT.

House amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Amends proposed GS 44A-24.9(b) to clarify that a lender is not to be made a party to any suit to enforce a lien under Part 4 of Article 2 of GS Chapter 44A, unless the lender has willfully caused the nonpayment of the commission giving rise to the lien. Makes other technical and clarifying changes.

Intro. by McCormick, Gibson, Daughtry.
H 176 (2011-2012) REVIEW DV PROGRAM PARTICIPATION. Filed Feb 23 2011, TO PROVIDE FOR REVIEW OF A DEFENDANT'S PARTICIPATION IN A COURT-ORDERED ABUSER TREATMENT PROGRAM, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 15A-1343(b) to include language providing that if a defendant placed on unsupervised probation is subject to the condition contained in subdivision (12) of the subsection, the court must schedule a compliance review hearing within 60 days of judgment and every 60 days thereafter until the defendant completes the abuser treatment program.
Rewrites GS 15A-1382.1 to provide that if a court finds that a defendant is guilty of an offense, including domestic violence, the presiding judge must determine whether the defendant and victim had a personal relationship (previously limited to offenses involving assault or communicating a threat). Removes provision directing a presiding judge to determine whether a defendant must comply with one or more of the special conditions of probation set forth in GS 15A-1343(b1), in addition to any other authorized punishments, when a presiding judge determines there was a personal relationship between the defendant and victim, and a sentence to community punishment is imposed. Makes other conforming and clarifying changes. Makes conforming change to the title.

Intro. by McLawhorn.
H 229 (2011-2012) RURAL OPERATING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CHANGES. Filed Mar 2 2011, TO ALLOW A REGIONAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY TO APPLY FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED TRANSPORTATION AND ASSISTANCE FUNDS ON BEHALF OF THE COUNTIES THAT THE REGIONAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY SERVES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 136-44.27(e) to include public transportation authorities with those entities which may use funds distributed by the Department of Transportation (DOT) under the statute in a manner consistent with transportation development plans that have been approved by the DOT and Board of County Commissioners. Rewrites proposed GS 136-144.27(f) to also include a regional public transportation authority created pursuant to Article 25 of GS Chapter 160A (previously limited to Article 26). Allows such public transportation authorities, upon written agreement with the municipalities served by the public transportation authority, to apply for and receive any funds the member municipality or counties are entitled to receive based on the distribution formula set out in the statute. Makes conforming change to the title.

Intro. by Owens.
H 244 (2011-2012) STATE HEALTH PLAN/ADD SCHOOLS; WHISTLEBLOWERS (NEW). Filed Mar 7 2011, TO AUTHORIZE STERLING MONTESSORI ACADEMY AND CHARTER SCHOOL TO ELECT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STATE HEALTH PLAN FOR TEACHERS AND STATE EMPLOYEES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Provides that, in addition to Sterling Montessori Academy and Charter School, the Casa Esperanza Montessori Charter School may elect to become a participating employing unit in the State Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees in accordance with Article 3A of GS Chapter 135. Makes conforming change to the title.

Intro. by Murry.UNCODIFIED
H 261 (2011-2012) INTRASTATE MOTOR CARRIER MARKINGS. Filed Mar 8 2011, TO REQUIRE INTRASTATE MOTOR CARRIERS TO BE MARKED.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Amends GS 20-101(b), to provide that motor vehicles used in intrastate commerce and with a gross weight rating of more than 26,000 pounds do not have to be marked as specified in subsection (b) if any one of the following is true: (1) the vehicle is subject to the federal motor carrier safety regulations (49 CFR Part 390) or (2) the vehicle type is listed in 49 CFR 390.3(f) (provides exemptions from 49 CFR Part 390 for specified vehicles).

Intro. by McComas.GS 20
H 289 (2011-2012) AUTHORIZE VARIOUS SPECIAL PLATES. Filed Mar 9 2011, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ISSUE VARIOUS SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
Amends GS 20-79.4(b) to direct the Division of Motor Vehicles (Division) to also issue a special registration plate for NC Youth Soccer Association. Provides for the issuance of the Native American special plate to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with GS 20-81.12 (was, to the registered owner of a motor vehicle). Amends GS 20-79.7(a) to add the special plates for NC Youth Soccer Association and Native American to those plates subject to an additional fee in the amount of $20. Amends GS 20-79.7(b) to provide for the distribution of the additional fees charged on each of these special plates. Makes the development of each plate contingent on the Division receiving 300 applications for each of the plates. Provides that the Division is to transfer the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account (CCAPA) derived from the sale of Native American plates to the Native American College Fund for scholarships, and the money in the CCAPA derived from the sale of the NC Youth Soccer Association plates to the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association.
Makes the development of the proposed Concerned Bikers Association plate contingent on the Division receiving 300 applications. Clarifies that the registration fees and the restrictions on the issuance of a specialized registration plate for a motorcycle are the same as for any motor vehicle. Permits obtaining a special registration plate for a Purple Heart Recipient for the registered owner of a motor vehicle or a motorcycle.

Intro. by Gillespie.
H 344 (2011-2012) TAX CREDITS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES. Filed Mar 14 2011, TO ALLOW AN INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES WHO REQUIRE SPECIAL EDUCATION AND TO CREATE A FUND FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION AND RELATED SERVICES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
Adds a section stating that if House Bill 200, 2011 Regular Session becomes law, then Section 2.1 of that act is rewritten as follows. Appropriates $7,425,064,000 (was, $7,450,000,000) to the Department of Public Instruction in 2012-13. Amends the Savings Reserve Account for 2011-12 in Section 2.2.(a) of HB 200. Makes conforming changes. If HB 200 becomes law, adds a Section 7.31 (ADM Adjustment) stating that the funds appropriated for the average daily membership adjustment to public schools will be adjusted to provide $55,882,651 in 2011-12 and $118,151,414 in 2012-13, to modify allotments to charter schools and local school administrative units.

Intro. by Stam, Randleman, Jordan, Jones.
H 344 (2011-2012) TAX CREDITS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES. Filed Mar 14 2011, TO ALLOW AN INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES WHO REQUIRE SPECIAL EDUCATION AND TO CREATE A FUND FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION AND RELATED SERVICES.

House amendments make the following changes to 3rd edition. Amendment #1 amends GS 105-151.33 to remove provisions stating that the credit allowed by the act is refundable. Adds language providing that any unused portion of the credit may be carried forward for the succeeding three years.
Amendment #3 amends GS 105-151.33(d)(3) to provide that a taxpayer may not qualify for a credit for any semester during which the taxpayer’s eligible dependent child was 22 years old or older during the entire semester (previously was 19 years or older).

Intro. by Stam, Randleman, Jordan, Jones.
H 491 (2011-2012) REPEAL STATE CAPITAL FACILITIES FINANCE ACT (NEW). Filed Mar 28 2011, TO REQUIRE A VOTE OF THE PEOPLE FOR THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TO ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION.

House amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Amends effective date of the act to clarify that the provisions of Article 9 of GS Chapter 142 relating to the issuance of refunding bonds and notes for the purpose of refunding special indebtedness and to pay the cost of issuance of such refunding bonds or notes remain effective to the extent necessary to permit the State Treasurer to refinance and refund any indebtedness issued, incurred, or authorized to be issued or incurred pursuant to Article 9 of GS Chapter 142 whether such indebtedness is issued or incurred prior to or after such effective date. Makes a clarifying change.

Intro. by R. Brown, Cleveland.
H 622 (2011-2012) NURSING HOMES/FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS (NEW). Filed Apr 5 2011, DIRECTING THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO STUDY HOW TO RECONCILE AND HARMONIZE ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS IN CONTESTED CASES ARISING UNDER ARTICLE 3A OF CHAPTER 150B OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.

House amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Amends proposed GS 130A-235(a1) to clarify that the frequency of food service inspections in nursing homes or nursing home beds will be reduced to a minimum of two inspections per year until October 1, 2012, and thereafter reduced to a minimum of one inspection per year, if the facility achieves a grade ‘A’ sanitation.

Intro. by McCormick, Stevens, Cleveland, Glazier.
H 622 (2011-2012) NURSING HOMES/FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS (NEW). Filed Apr 5 2011, DIRECTING THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE TO STUDY HOW TO RECONCILE AND HARMONIZE ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS IN CONTESTED CASES ARISING UNDER ARTICLE 3A OF CHAPTER 150B OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Amends proposed GS 130A-235(a1), concerning the frequency of food service inspections, to clarify that nothing in the statute prohibits the county from conducting an evaluation or inspection in response to a complaint or in the interest of public safety. Makes other clarifying change. Changes title to AN ACT RELATING TO THE FREQUENCY OF FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS IN NURSING HOMES AND NURSING HOME BEDS LICENSED UNDER CHAPTER 131E OF THE GENERAL STATUTES THAT ARE ALSO CERTIFIED BY MEDICARE AND MEDICAID.

Intro. by McCormick, Stevens, Cleveland, Glazier.
H 650 (2011-2012) AMEND VARIOUS GUN LAWS/CASTLE DOCTRINE (NEW). Filed Apr 5 2011, TO AMEND VARIOUS LAWS REGARDING THE RIGHT TO OWN, POSSESS, OR CARRY A FIREARM IN NORTH CAROLINA.

House amendments make the following changes to 2nd edition. Amendment #1 amends proposed GS 14-269(b)(4a) to clarify that a qualified retired law enforcement officer, as defined, who holds a concealed handgun permit and has specified certification, is exempt from the prohibition against carrying concealed weapons. Amends GS 14-288.8(b)(5), concerning the allowance of persons to own or possess weapons of mass destruction in compliance with federal law, to include language stating that such provision does not limit the discretion of the sheriff in executing the paperwork required by the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for such person to obtain the weapon. Makes similar change to GS 14-409(b). Deletes amendment to GS 14-415.11(a) which provided that a person who holds
a valid concealed handgun permit has a duty to disclose to a law enforcement officer that person holds such permit only when the person is approached or addressed by an officer while the officer is in the performance of official duties. Amends GS 14-415.21 to restore the penalty provision (Class 2 misdemeanor), which was previously deleted. Makes other clarifying changes.
Amendment #2 clarifies that it is a rebuttable presumption that a lawful occupant of a home, motor vehicle, or workplace (previously limited to motor vehicle or workplace) is presumed to have held a reasonable fear of imminent death or serious bodily harm to himself or herself or another when using defensive force in certain circumstances.
Amendment #3 deletes new GS 14-409.41 which concerned a business prohibiting a person with a valid concealed handgun permit, from transporting or storing any firearm, if the firearm is in a closed compartment or container within the person's locked vehicle or in a locked container securely affixed to the person's vehicle. Deletes proposed GS 95-156, which concerned liability protection for businesses. Makes other conforming changes.

Intro. by Hilton, LaRoque, Cleveland, Hastings.
H 665 (2011-2012) STUDY DRIVERS ED REQUIREMENT FOR ALL DRIVERS (NEW). Filed Apr 6 2011, TO REQUIRE THE COMPLETION OF AN APPROVED DRIVERS EDUCATION COURSE BEFORE A PERSON MAY BE ISSUED A DRIVERS LICENSE AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO MOVES TO THIS STATE WHO HAS A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE ISSUED FROM ANOTHER STATE THAT REQUIRED A DRIVERS EDUCATION COURSE BEFORE THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVERS LICENSE MAY RECEIVE A NORTH CAROLINA DRIVERS LICENSE.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Replaces the provisions of previous edition with AN ACT TO DIRECT THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE HIGHWAY PATROL AND THE GOVERNOR’S HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM, TO STUDY THE DESIRABILITY OF REQUIRING DRIVERS EDUCATION FOR ALL DRIVERS. As title indicates. Requires the study to consider how the condition would affect a person moving to North Carolina with a valid license issued by another state. Directs DMV to report to the General Assembly before March 1, 2012.

Intro. by Boles.
H 666 (2011-2012) FACILITATE LOCUM TENENS PHYSICIANS. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO AMEND THE INSURANCE LAWS IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THE USE OF LOCUM TENENS PHYSICIANS TO ENSURE NORTH CAROLINA'S MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ARE CAPABLE OF SERVING THE STATE'S EXPANDING POPULATION.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 58-3-231(b) to remove the requirement that a locum tenens physician be credentialed by the insurer prior to substituting for a regular physician before an insurer allows a patient’s regular physician to submit a claim and receive payment for covered visit services that a regular physician or a locum tenens agency arranges to be provided by a locum tenens physician. Makes other clarifying and technical changes.

Intro. by Justice, Hollo.
H 677 (2011-2012) DISCHARGE OF ADULT CARE HOME RESIDENTS. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO PROVIDE ADULT CARE HOMES WITH GREATER FLEXIBILITY IN THE TRANSFER AND DISCHARGE OF RESIDENTS, TO MAKE COUNTY DEPARTMENTS OF SOCIAL SERVICES RESPONSIBLE FOR PLACING CERTAIN DISCHARGED RESIDENTS, AND TO ENACT APPEAL RIGHTS FOR ADULT CARE HOME RESIDENTS AND ADULT CARE HOMES WITH RESPECT TO DISCHARGE DECISIONS.

House amendments make the following changes to 2nd edition. Amendment #1 creates new subsection (g) to GS 131D-4.8 providing that if a discharge is under appeal or if the adult care home resident discharge team has been convened and no decision has been made, the resident will remain in the facility and is not subject to discharge until an appropriate discharge destination that is acceptable to the resident is located.
Amendment #2 amends GS 131D-4.8(b) to clarify that upon arrival at any adult care home, an individual must be identified to receive a discharge notice on behalf of the resident. Provides that an adult care home must notify a resident, the residents legal representative, and the individual identified to receive a discharge notice of its intent to initiate discharge of the resident, in writing, at least 30 days before discharge.

Intro. by Lewis.
H 677 (2011-2012) DISCHARGE OF ADULT CARE HOME RESIDENTS. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO PROVIDE ADULT CARE HOMES WITH GREATER FLEXIBILITY IN THE TRANSFER AND DISCHARGE OF RESIDENTS, TO MAKE COUNTY DEPARTMENTS OF SOCIAL SERVICES RESPONSIBLE FOR PLACING CERTAIN DISCHARGED RESIDENTS, AND TO ENACT APPEAL RIGHTS FOR ADULT CARE HOME RESIDENTS AND ADULT CARE HOMES WITH RESPECT TO DISCHARGE DECISIONS.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 131D-2.1 to include adult care home resident discharge team as a defined term. Rewrites proposed GS 131D-4.8(b) to include additional language to provide that a discharge on the basis that a resident’s physician requires a different level of care for the resident is not subject to an appeal for that reason; however, the discharge remains subject to appeal for all other reasons. Makes other clarifying changes.
Deletes provisions concerning instances when the Department of Health and Human Services prohibits an adult care home from discharging a resident for whom the facility has initiated a discharge.
Enacts new GS 131-4.8(c) to provide that for any appeal of a discharge to the Hearing Unit, the Department of Health and Human Services may not prohibit a discharge solely because the Hearing Unit determines that the discharge destination identified does not include an appropriate discharge destination. Directs the Hearing Unit to determine an appropriate discharge destination.
Enacts new GS 131-4.8(e) providing that in certain and detailed instances, a facility must convene the adult care resident discharge team to assist with finding placement for a resident. Provides procedure for such placement.
Enacts new GS 131-4.8(f) to provide that meetings of the adult care home resident discharge team are not subject to the provisions of Article 33 of GS Chapter 143, concerning meetings of public bodies. Provides that information and records acquired by the adult care home resident discharge team in the exercise of its duties are confidential unless all parties give written consent to release such information.
Changes title to AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADULT CARE HOMES WITH GREATER FLEXIBILITY IN THE TRANSFER AND DISCHARGE OF RESIDENTS AND TO ENACT APPEAL RIGHTS FOR ADULT CARE HOME RESIDENTS AND ADULT CARE HOMES WITH RESPECT TO DISCHARGE DECISIONS AND TO CREATE ADULT CARE HOME RESIDENT DISCHARGE TEAMS WITHIN EVERY COUNTY WHICH CONTAINS AN ADULT CARE HOME LICENSED UNDER CHAPTER 131 OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.

Intro. by Lewis.
H 693 (2011-2012) TRANSPORTER PLATES/REPOSSESSIONS. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ISSUE TRANSPORTER PLATES TO AN INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS THAT HAS A CONTRACT TO REPOSSESS VEHICLES FOR A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION THAT HOLDS A SECURITY INTEREST IN THE VEHICLES BEING REPOSSESSED.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 20-79.2(a)(7) to also allow a business or a dealer to use transporter plates to move a boat trailer being used to transport a newly manufactured boat between a manufacturer and a dealer. Makes a conforming change to the title to reflect the additional bill content.

Intro. by McLawhorn.
H 736 (2011-2012) AMEND LAW RE: SCHOOL DISCIPLINE. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO REORGANIZE THE GENERAL STATUTES RELATING TO SCHOOL DISCIPLINE; PREVENT LITIGATION BY ADDING DEFINITIONS TO AND CLARIFYING AMBIGUITIES IN THE CURRENT LAW; CODIFY EXISTING CASE LAW; AND INCREASE LOCAL CONTROL AND FLEXIBILITY REGARDING DISCIPLINE.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Makes a conforming change, providing that if House Bill 200, 2011 Regular Session (Appropriations Act of 2011) becomes law, then Sections 6 and 7 of this act, which amend provisions of GS 115C-105.47 (local safe school plans), are deleted (House Bill 200 deletes local safe school plans).

Intro. by Langdon, Luebke, Daughtry, Lucas.
H 742 (2011-2012) WEIGHT OF MARIJUANA/CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (NEW). Filed Apr 6 2011, TO CONFORM THE DEFINITION OF MARIJUANA USED IN THE GENERAL STATUTES SO THAT IT IS THE SAME IN CIVIL AND CRIMINAL STATUTES AND TO FURTHER CONFORM THE DEFINITION OF MARIJUANA WITH FEDERAL GUIDELINES ON THE WEIGHING OF MARIJUANA PLANTS.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes organizational changes made in the 1st edition to GS 90-87(16) which defines marijuana. Adds that the term marijuana does not include the roots of the plant.
Adds new subsection (a1) to GS 90-95 which incorporates the criteria for determining the weight of marijuana specified in GS 105-113.107(a1); however, does not include provision, added in previous edition, specifying that the weight to be used for marijuana above a certain moisture content is the approximate weight of the marijuana without such moisture. Provides that the weight of marijuana or other controlled substance is measured by the weight of the substance in the dealer’s possession, whether pure, impure, or diluted, or by dosage units if the substance is not sold by weight. Amends GS 90-95(h) to provide that the weight of a controlled substance includes the weight of any capsule or other consumable container in which the controlled substance is found.
Makes conforming changes to the title. Effective December 1, 2011 (was, October 1, 2011) and applies to any criminal offense committed in violation of Article 5 or 5B of GS Chapter 90 and to any tax imposed under Article 2D of GS Chapter 105 on or after that date.

Intro. by Avila, Stevens, Glazier.
H 744 (2011-2012) SAFE STUDENTS ACT. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO ENACT THE SAFE STUDENTS ACT.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes provision in previous edition concerning the requirement that a principal of a school at which a child first enrolls or transfers require the parent of such child to state whether the child is a citizen or a national of the United States, and if the child is not, the immigration status of the child.

Intro. by Folwell, R. Brown, Hastings, Torbett.
H 750 (2011-2012) ASSCS.-STORMWATER RESP./SD & SEPT'G. RULES (NEW). Filed Apr 6 2011, TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO TRANSFER A PERMIT FOR A STORMWATER BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICE FROM A DECLARANT OF A CONDOMINIUM OR PLANNED COMMUNITY TO AN OWNERS' ASSOCIATION UPON REQUEST OF THE DECLARANT AND SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTATION THAT DECLARANT CONTROL FOR THE COMMUNITY HAS TERMINATED.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Directs the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to prohibit any person from contracting or subcontracting to rent or lease to another a portable toilet or manage or dispose of waste from a portable toilet, regardless of ownership of the portable toilet, unless that person is permitted to operate a septage management firm. Directs the Commission for Public Health to adopt rules consistent with the above provisions by January 1, 2014. Makes conforming change to the title.

Intro. by McComas.
H 758 (2011-2012) ESTABLISH ARTS EDUCATION COMMISSION. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO ESTABLISH THE ARTS EDUCATION COMMISSION.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Reduces the appointments to the Arts Education Commission by the Speaker of the House of Representatives from six to four, two Representatives and two citizens at large. Also reduces the total Commission membership from 14 to 12.

Intro. by Carney, Glazier, Adams, Johnson.
H 761 (2011-2012) IGNITION INTERLOCK SYSTEMS/RECORD CHECKS. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO MAKE TAMPERING WITH AN IGNITION INTERLOCK SYSTEM AN UNLAWFUL ACT AND TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO CONDUCT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS ON EVERY PERSON APPLYING FOR A DEALER'S LICENSE, MECHANIC'S LICENSE, OR ANY OTHER LICENSE ISSUED BY THE DIVISION EXCEPT FOR A DRIVERS LICENSE.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes provision in previous edition concerning tampering with ignition interlock systems.
Amends GS 20-7(n) to remove the requirement that the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) distinguish between license holders who are less than 21 years old and license holders who are over 21 years old by using different color backgrounds or borders for each group. Makes a conforming change to GS 20-11(a). Amends proposed GS 114-19.31 to include (1) a restoration of a revoked driving privilege and (2) a nonrenewal of a dealer’s license to the list of instances in which the Department of Justice may provide the DMV with the criminal history record of any applicant for licensure under GS Chapter 20. Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to licenses issued on or after that date.
Amends GS 20-30 (concerning certain violation provisions) to include special identification cards within the scope of the statute. Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date. Changes title to AN ACT TO REMOVE COLORED BORDER REQUIREMENTS FROM CERTAIN LICENSES, TO CLARIFY THAT SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS ARE SUBJECT TO VIOLATION PROVISIONS, AND TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO CONDUCT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS ON EVERY PERSON APPLYING FOR A RESTORATION OF A REVOKED LICENSE, A DEALER’S LICENSE, MECHANIC’S LICENSE, OR ANY OTHER LICENSE ISSUED BY THE DIVISION EXCEPT FOR A DRIVER’S LICENSE UNLESS IT IS BEING RESTORED AFTER A REVOCATION.

Intro. by McComas, Carney.
H 809 (2011-2012) MODEL HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS LAW. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH, TO ESTABLISH A HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTION SURVEILLANCE, PREVENTION, AND CONTROL PROGRAM, TO ESTABLISH A REGULATORY FEE FOR THE PROGRAM, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT TO ASSESS AN ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY AGAINST HEALTH CARE FACILITIES THAT FAIL TO COMPLY WITH PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Replaces all provisions from previous edition with new GS 130A-150, providing that, by December 31, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) must establish a statewide surveillance and reporting system for specified health care-associated infections in consultation with the State HAI Advisory Group and in accordance with rules adopted by the Commission of Public Health (Commission) as directed and detailed by the act. Provides that each hospital, as defined, is subject to the surveillance and reporting system, and is responsible for reporting data to DHHS through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Health Care Safety Network. Directs DHHS to release to the public aggregated and provider specific data on health care-associated infections that does not contain Social Security numbers or other personal identifying information only if DHHS deems the release of this data to be reliable and necessary to protect the public’s health. Details DHHS reporting requirements to the General Assembly, and directs DHHS to report by December 31, 2011, and annually thereafter. Effective when the act becomes law. Changes title to AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE SURVEILLANCE AND REPORTING SYSTEM FOR HEALTH CARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS AND TO SUBJECT HOSPITALS TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATEWIDE SURVEILLANCE AND REPORTING SYSTEM.

Intro. by Burr.
H 854 (2011-2012) ABORTION--WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO REQUIRE A TWENTY-FOUR-HOUR WAITING PERIOD AND THE INFORMED CONSENT OF A PREGNANT WOMAN BEFORE AN ABORTION MAY BE PERFORMED.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Amends proposed GS 90-21.81 to include display a real-time view of the unborn child as a defined term. Rewrites proposed GS 90-21.85 to replace references to the term ultrasound with references to real-time view of the unborn child and related terms. Makes conforming changes.

Intro. by Samuelson, McElraft.
H 895 (2011-2012) BUTNER FIRE & POLICE DISTRICT MODIFICATIONS. Filed May 4 2011, TO MAKE MODIFICATIONS TO THE BUTNER PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Creates the Butner Public Safety Authority to provide fire and police protection for the Camp Butner Reservation territory (previous edition directed the authority to be formed). Specifies that three members (rather than four) are appointed by Butner, three (rather than two) by the Secretary of Crime Control and Public Safety, and one member appointed by the Granville County Board of Commissioners (was, one appointed by the Secretary). Deletes provisions stating residency and employment requirements of members. Specifies that the initial term is two years (rather than four). Adds the power to elect officers to the Authority’s duties and powers. Directs the state to pay $1,885,181 to the Authority, and directs the Town of Butner to pay $1,782,995 (previously, both entities directed to pay an amount equal to one-half of the total budget). Requires payments to be made to the Authority on or before July 1 (was, October 1) of each year. Details the hiring procedure for a Director of the Authority. Repeals GS 122C-411, 122C-414, and SL 1983-830, as amended. Makes other conforming and clarifying changes.

Intro. by Crawford.Granville
H 933 (2011-2012) REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2011. Filed Jun 6 2011, TO INCREASE REGULATORY EFFICIENCY IN ORDER TO BALANCE JOB CREATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Scope and effect. Current law provides that Article 2A of GS Chapter 150B applies to an agency’s exercise of its authority to adopt a rule. Amends GS 150B-18 to clarify that an agency is prohibited from seeking to implement or enforce a policy, guideline, or other nonbinding interpretive statement that has not been adopted as a rule in accordance with Article 2A of GS Chapter 150B.
Requirements for agencies in the rule-making process. (Effective October 1, 2011). Enacts new GS 150B-19.1 directing agencies to adhere to the following principles in developing and drafting rules for adoption in accordance with Article 2A of GS Chapter 150B (Article 2A): (1) agencies may only adopt rules expressly authorized by federal or state law and that are necessary to serve the public interest; (2) requires an agency to seek to reduce the burden on those persons or entities who must comply with the rule; (3) directs that rules be written in a clear and unambiguous manner and be reasonably necessary to implement or interpret federal or state law; (4) requires an agency to consider the cumulative effect of all rules adopted by that agency. Prohibits an agency from adopting a rule that is unnecessary or redundant; (5) provides that when appropriate, rules are to be based on sound, reasonably available scientific, technical, economic, and other relevant information and include a reference to this information in the notice of text required by GS 150B-21.2(c); and (6) requires rules to be designed to achieve the regulatory objective in a cost-effective and timely manner.
Directs each agency subject to Article 2A to conduct an annual review of its rules to identify any rules that are unnecessary, unduly burdensome, or inconsistent with the specified rule making principles and to repeal any rule identified by this review.
Requires each agency subject to Article 2A to post the following information on its website, to maintain the information in a searchable database, and to periodically update this online information: (1) the text of a proposed rule, (2) an explanation of and reason for the proposed rule, (3) the required federal certification, (4) instructions on how and where to make oral or written comments on the proposed rule, and (5) any fiscal note for the proposed rule. Imposes additional requirements regarding evaluating the fiscal impact of a proposed rule. Provides that if a proposed rule has a substantial economic impact as defined in GS 150B-21.4(b1), the proposing agency must consider at least two alternatives to the proposed rule. Requires that an agency prepare and post on the agency website a certification identifying a federal law requiring the adoption of a proposed rule whenever an agency proposes a rule that is identified as implementing a federal law or required under federal law (was codified as GS 150B-21(f) except directed the rule-making coordinator to prepare the certification). Repeals GS 150B-21(f).
Review of existing rules. (Effective October 1, 2011). Establishes the Rules Modification and Improvement Program, under the coordination and oversight of the Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM), to conduct an annual review of existing rules. Specifies the responsibilities of the OSBM in providing the opportunity for public comment on existing rules. Requires the OSBM to direct each agency to engage in an internal review of its rules as required by GS 150B-19.1(b) and to submit its report to OSBM. Specifies the responsibilities of each agency in reviewing and taking appropriate action based on public comment. Includes annual reporting requirements for agencies and the OSBM. Requires the OSBM to establish a single Web portal dedicated to receiving public comments and tracking agency progress on reforming rules.
Limitation on certain environmental rules. (Effective October 1, 2011.) Prohibits an agency from adopting a rule for the protection of the environment or natural resources that imposes a more restrictive standard, limitation, or requirement than those imposed by federal law or rule pertaining to the same subject, unless adoption of the more restrictive rule is required by one of the following: (1) a serious and unforeseen threat to the public health, safety, or welfare; (2) an act of the General Assembly or the United States Congress (Congress) that expressly requires the agency to adopt rules; (3) a change in federal or state budgetary policy; (4) a federal regulation required by an act of Congress to be adopted or administered by the state; or (5) a court order. Specifies that the limitation applies to an agency authorized to implement and enforce state and federal environmental laws and lists the following agencies as meeting that definition: (1) the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, (2) the Environmental Management Commission, (3) the Coastal Resources Commission, (4) the Marine Fisheries Commission, (5) the Wildlife Resources Commission, (6) the Commission of Public Health, (7) the Sedimentation Control Commission, and (8) the Mining Commission.
Makes stylistic changes to GS 150B-21.1(a3).
Procedure for adopting a permanent rule. (Effective October 1, 2011). Amends GS 150B-21.2 to require an agency to accept comments at the public hearing on both the proposed rule and any fiscal note that has been prepared in connection with the proposed rule. Directs an agency to review any fiscal note received in connection with the proposed rule and consider any public comment offered on the proposed rule before adopting a proposed rule. Requires that the record also contain any fiscal note prepared for the proposed rule. Makes additional conforming changes.
Fiscal notes on rules. (Effective October 1, 2011.) Amends GS 150B-21.4 to provide that in addition to the proposed text of a permanent rule change and its fiscal note, an agency must also submit to the OSBM (was, the Director of the Budget) an analysis of the proposed rule change before publishing a permanent rule change that requires a distribution of funds under the State Budget Act in the North Carolina Register. Transfers responsibilities regarding certification to the OSBM (was, the Director of the Budget). Removes requirement that an agency must submit the text of a proposed rule change and the fiscal note on that proposed change to the Office of the Governor before publishing the proposed text in the North Carolina Register when the proposed rule change affects the expenditures or revenues of a unit of local government. Adds requirement that the required fiscal note must contain a description of at least two alternatives to the proposed rule that were considered by the agency and rejected, and the reasons for the rejection. Provides that the alternatives may have been identified by the agency or by members of the public.
Requires an agency to prepare a fiscal note (was, required the agency to obtain a fiscal note from the OSBM) for a proposed permanent rule change that would have a substantial economic impact and that is not identical to a federal regulation that the agency is required to adopt, and have that fiscal note approved by the OSBM. Permits the agency to request the OSBM to prepare the fiscal note only after the agency, working with the OSBM, has exhausted all resources, internal and external, to otherwise prepare the fiscal note. Provides that if an agency asks OSBM to prepare a fiscal note and the OSBM fails to prepare the fiscal note within 90 days after receiving the written request from the agency for the note, then the agency must (was, may) prepare a fiscal note. If there is uncertainty by the agency as to whether or not a proposed rule change would have a substantial economic impact, the agency must (was, may) ask the OSBM to make a determination as to if the proposed rule change has a substantial economic impact. Declares that failure to prepare or obtain approval of the fiscal note is basis for objection to the rule under GS 150B-21.9(a)(4).
Provides that substantial economic impact means an aggregate financial impact on all persons affected of at least $500,000 (was, $3 million) in a 12-month period. Provides guidelines to be followed by an agency in analyzing substantial economic impact.
Procedure when Rules Review Commission approves permanent rule. (Effective October 1, 2011.) Removes requirements that the Rules Review Commission (Commission) must provide notice of rule approval to the Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee (Oversight Committee). Repeals GS 150B-21.16, which required the Commission to make monthly reports to the Oversight Committee.
Amends GS 150B-21.17(a) to delete requirement that the North Carolina Register, published at least twice monthly, must contain (1) notices of receipt of a petition for municipal incorporation as required by GS 120-165 and (2) orders of the Tax Review Board issued under GS 105-241.2.
North Carolina Administrative Code. (Effective October 1, 2011.) Amends GS 150B-21.18 to delete requirement that the Codifier of Rules must keep the North Carolina Administrative Code (Code) current by publishing it in a loose-leaf format, periodically providing new pages to substitute for outdated pages, by publishing the Code in volumes and periodically publishing cumulative supplements, or by other means.
Exempt agencies. (Effective October 1, 2011.) Current law identifies specified agencies that are fully exempt from the provisions of GS Chapter 150B, the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Amends GS 150B-21.21(b) to provide that an agency that is exempted from the APA by GS 150B-1 or any other statute must submit a temporary or permanent rule adopted by it to the Codifier of Rules for inclusion in the Code (was, this provision applied to exempt agencies other than the North Carolina Utilities Commission). Repeals GS 150B-21.23, which requires the Codifier of Rules to publish a rule publication manual.
Rules affecting local governments. (Effective October 1, 2011.) Amends GS 150B-21.26 to provide that the OSBM (was, Governor) is to conduct preliminary review of administrative rules that would affect the expenditures or revenues of a unit of local government at least 60 days (was, 30) before an agency publishes the proposed text of the permanent rule change in the North Carolina Register. Makes a conforming change.
Contested Cases. (Effective January 1, 2012.) Amends GS 150B-2(5) to delete restriction that prohibits an agency making a final decision, or an officer or employee of that agency, from petitioning for initial judicial review of that decision. Amends GS 150B-23(a) to delete the exception that requires the State Personnel Commission to enter final decisions in cases involving discrimination as prohibited by Article 6 of GS Chapter 126 and provides that a contested case involving a local government employee, an applicant for employment, or a former employee to whom GS Chapter 126 apples is to be conducted in the same manner as other contested cases under Article 3A of GS Chapter 150B.
Amends GS 150B-33(b) to delete provision regarding an administrative law judge’s authority to accept or refuse to accept a remanded case from an agency.
Final decision or order. (Effective January 1, 2012). Amends GS 150B-34 to provide that the administrative law judge (ALJ) is to make a final decision or order that contains findings of fact and conclusions of law; deletes exceptions provided in GS 150B-34(c) regarding a final decision or order (was, directed the ALJ to make a decision or order that contained findings of fact and conclusions of law and to return the decision to the agency for a final decision). Declares that the provisions of this statute regarding the decision of the administrative law judge apply only to agencies subject to Article 3 of GS Chapter 150B except for the exemptions contained in GS 150B-1. Provides additional specifications regarding the authority of the administrative law judge. Makes conforming changes to GS 150B-35 (regarding ex parte communications) and GS 150B-37 (regarding the official record).
Repeals GS 150B-36 (providing that the agency makes the final decision in a contested case).
Makes technical changes to GS 150B-43.
Makes a conforming change to GS 150B-44, deleting provisions relating to an agency’s authority to make a final decision in a contested case as deleted in this act. Sets as an unreasonable delay the failure of an ALJ who is subject to Article 3 of GS Chapter 150B to make a decision within 120 days of the close of the contested case hearing and provides for a right of judicial intervention.
Amends GS 150B-47 to direct the Office of Administrative Hearings (was, the agency that made the final decision in the contested case) to transmit to the reviewing court the original or a certified copy of the official record in the contested case under review. Makes technical and conforming changes to GS 150B-49 and GS 150B-50.
Scope and standard of review. (Effective January 1, 2012.) Makes conforming changes to GS 150B-51 consistent with amendments in this act authorizing ALJs to make final decisions and orders in contested cases. Also clarifies that a superior court reviewing a final decision may affirm the decision or remand the case for further proceedings, or it may reverse or modify the decision based on specified standards. Provides that the superior court, in reviewing a final decision in a contested case, is to determine whether the decision is supported by substantial evidence admissible under GS 150B-29, 150B-30, or 150B-31 in view of the entire record. Provides additional criteria applicable to reversing or remanding the contested case to the ALJ or the agency.
Makes conforming changes to GS 7A-759(e), 74-58(b), 74-61, 74-85, 108A-70.9A(f), 108A-70.9B(g), 113-171(e), 113-202, and 122C-24.1(h). Also makes conforming changes deleting references to the authority of the Commission to make final decisions in a contested case in GS 113-229(f), 113A-121.1(b), and 113A-126(d). Makes additional conforming changes to the following various provisions: GS 122C-151.4(f), 126-14.4(e), 126-37, 131D-34(e), 131E-188(a), 131F-5(b), 131F-15(e), 143-215.22L(o), 143-215.94E(e3), 143-215.94U(e), 143-215.104P(d), 143-215.104S, and 153A-223.
Repeals GS 126-4.1 (allowing the State Personnel Commission to make a final agency decision in a contested case), 126-14.4(f) (regarding the rendering of a final decision by the State Personnel Commission), and 135-44.7(c) (permitting the Board of trustees to make a final decision in a contested case).
Miscellaneous issues. Directs an agency to issue a declaratory ruling to resolve a conflict or inconsistency within the agency regarding an interpretation of the law or a rule adopted by the agency. Requires the agency to also prescribe in its rules the procedure for requesting a declaratory ruling. Provides that a declaratory ruling is a final agency decision and is subject to judicial review in accordance with Article 4 of GS Chapter 150B. Failing to issue a declaratory reading within 60 days of the request for such a ruling constitutes a determination in favor of the aggrieved person (was, constitutes a denial of the request and its merits, and is subject to judicial review).
Directs every entity with rule making powers to deliver to the Joint Select Regulatory Reform Committee (Reform Committee) of the General Assembly, no later than October 1, 2011, a list of all permanent rules adopted by that entity that includes specified information for each rule. Includes study requirements and a reporting deadline for the Reform Committee.
Amends GS 113A-12 to provide that no environmental document is required in connection with a major development as defined in GS 113A-118(c) that receives a permit issued under Article 7 of GS Chapter 113A. Applies to any major development for which a permit application is received by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
Amends GS 143-215.108(d1) to prohibit issuance or renewal of a Title V permit for a term exceeding five years. Provides that all other permits issued under this statute are issued for a term of 10 years. Makes a conforming change to GS 143-215.1(c) and GS 143-215.1.
Directs DENR to review the types of permits it issues and the rule making agencies under its authority and recommend whether the duration of any types of permits should be extended beyond their duration under current rule or law. Requires DENR to report its findings to the Environmental Review Commission no later than February 1, 2012. Applies to permits that are issued on or after July 1, 2011.
Directs the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources to develop a uniform policy for notification of deficiencies and violations for all of the regulatory programs within DENR. Provides additional guidelines regarding the development of the notification policy. Requires the policy to be implemented no later than February 1, 2012.
Includes a severability clause. Except as otherwise indicated, the provisions of this act are effective when they become law. For provisions indicated as effective October 1, 2011, those provisions apply to rules adopted on or after that date. For provisions indicated as effective January 1, 2012, those provisions apply to contested cases commenced on or after that date.

The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-07

PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 118 (2011-2012) DOWNTOWN SERVICE DISTRICT DEFINITION. Filed Feb 23 2011, TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION IN THE MUNICIPAL SERVICE DISTRICT LAW.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Makes organizational changes.

Intro. by Preston.
S 170 (2011-2012) CLARIFY NUISANCE ABATEMENT LAWS. Filed Mar 1 2011, TO CLARIFY THE NUISANCE ABATEMENT LAWS.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
Amends GS 19-1(a) to delete language that specifies that repeated acts of certain illegal activities constitute a nuisance and instead provides that any building or place which is used for any of the specified illegal activities constitutes a nuisance. Makes a conforming change, deleting the definition for repeated acts. Also amends GS 19-1.2(6) to define as a type of nuisance every place used to commit specified illegal acts (was, wherein or whereon there were repeated illegal acts).
Deletes provisions in subsections GS 19-1(a) and (b) and GS 19-1.2(6) which provided that the remedy of forfeiture of real property provided in GS 19-6.1 does not apply to multifamily buildings containing more than four individual rental units. Changes the title of the act.

Intro. by Hartsell.
S 203 (2011-2012) SET ASIDE PATERNITY/CHILD SUPPORT (NEW). Filed Mar 3 2011, ESTABLISHING A PROCESS TO SET ASIDE AN ORDER OF PATERNITY OR AN AFFIDAVIT OF PARENTAGE UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 49-14(h) to include additional language providing that, when determining whether the order of paternity should be set aside, the court may consider the best interests of the child. Makes similar change to proposed GS 110-132(a1).

Intro. by McKissick, East.
S 268 (2011-2012) ENHANCE PROTECTION OF VICTIMS AND WITNESSES. Filed Mar 8 2011, TO CREATE ENHANCED PROTECTIONS FOR VICTIMS AND WITNESSES BY ADDING AN EXCEPTION TO THE HEARSAY RULE THAT ALLOWS THE STATEMENT OF AN UNAVAILABLE WITNESS TO BE INTRODUCED INTO EVIDENCE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AND BY INCREASING THE CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR THE OFFENSE OF INTIMIDATING OR INTERFERING WITH A WITNESS.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Deletes amendment to Rule 804(b) of the NC Rules of Evidence, which provided that a statement is not excluded by the hearsay rule if the statement is offered against a party that has engaged in wrongdoing that was intended to and did procure the unavailability of the declarant witness. Amends GS 14-226(a) to make it a Class E felony (was, Class D felony) to intimidate, deter, or otherwise interfere with any person summoned or acting as a witness in state court.

Intro. by McKissick, Stevens.
S 324 (2011-2012) ABC LAW/EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS. Filed Mar 10 2011, TO AUTHORIZE THE EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS, A FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED INDIAN TRIBE AND SOVEREIGN NATION, TO RECEIVE SHIPMENTS OF SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND FORTIFIED WINES FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION AND TO AUTHORIZE THE EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS TO ESTABLISH A TRIBAL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSION TO REGULATE THE PURCHASE, POSSESSION, CONSUMPTION, SALE, AND DELIVERY OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT RETAIL.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Amends GS 18B-109(b), to also prohibit any person from shipping from a point outside North Carolina malt beverages or unfortified wine to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for resale on Indian Country lands within the state under the jurisdiction of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
Rewrites proposed GS 18B-112 as follows. Makes the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians exempt from the provisions of GS Chapter 18B, except for the provisions made applicable by the statute. Directs the Eastern Band of Cherokees to adopt the applicable provisions of GS Chapter 18B by ordinance; the ordinance must be approved by the Secretary of the US Department of the Interior and published in the Federal Register. Requires the Eastern Band of Cherokees to hold tribal elections to authorize the activity upon which the vote was held. Specifies the powers and authorities of the tribal alcoholic beverage control commission, and requires compliance with listed provisions of GS Chapter 18B. States that any provision that has not been made applicable by this statute acts as a bar to engaging in the activity authorized by that provision. Prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages on Indian Country lands under the jurisdiction of the Eastern Band of Cherokees that have not been approved for sale by the NC Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (ABC Commission). Authorizes the establishment of a tribal alcoholic beverage control commission to regulate alcoholic beverages at retail on land designated Indian Country under jurisdiction of the Eastern Band of Cherokees. Details the authority of the commission, and directs the commission to adopt the rules of the ABC Commission regulating retail outlet activity. Authorizes the ABC Commission to enter into agreements with the tribal commission, and requires the tribal commission to purchase spirituous liquor for resale exclusively from the ABC Commission at the same price and on the same basis that such spirits are purchased by local boards. States that the ABC Commission prevails if there is a conflict between the tribal commission’s authority and the ABC Commission’s authority. Forbids the tribal commission from discriminating against non-Indians in the application of tribal ABC law. Sets out the procedure for the resolution of contested cases. Clarifies that the ABC Commission may terminate and prohibit future delivery of alcoholic beverages if the Eastern Band of Cherokees fails to comply with specified laws. Makes a conforming change to the bill title.

Intro. by Apodaca, Davis.
S 349 (2011-2012) CONFIDENTIALITY/OPTOMETRY/RE CLOSING INT (NEW). Filed Mar 15 2011, ALLOWING THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN OPTOMETRY TO CONSIDER CERTAIN INVESTIGATIVE INFORMATION AS CONFIDENTIAL.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Enacts new subsections (b1), (b2), (b3), and (b4) to proposed GS 90-121.5 to require the NC State Board of Examiners in Optometry (Board) to determine whether there is reasonable cause to believe that a licensee has violated a statute or rule, when the Board receives a complaint about a licensee’s care of a patient. Sets out the procedure for making the determination, and details additional complaint guidelines. Authorizes the Board to report information indicating that a crime may have been committed to the appropriate law enforcement or district attorney. Directs the Board to cooperate with a law enforcement agency or district attorney conducting an investigation, and specifies that disclosed information remains confidential. Requires all licensees to self-report to the Board within 30 days of arrest or indictment for any felony, any arrest for driving while impaired or under the influence, or any arrest or indictment for the possession, use, or sale of any controlled substance.
Enacts new GS 90-121.6, requiring all optometrists licensed or applying for licensure to report three specified items related to judgments, awards, and settlements to the Board. Provides additional reporting specifics, and directs the Board to publish information collected under the statute on the Board’s website or other publication for seven years from the date of the judgment, award, payment, or settlement. Defines settlement in the statute, and specifies that nothing limits the Board from collecting information to administer Article 6 of GS Chapter 90. Makes a clarifying change, and makes conforming changes to the bill title.

Intro. by Purcell, Pate.
S 356 (2011-2012) NO RUN FOR TWO OFFICES/SAME GENERAL ELECTIONS (NEW). Filed Mar 16 2011, TO LIMIT A PARTY NOMINEE FROM FILING AS AN UNAFFILIATED CANDIDATE FOR ANOTHER OFFICE EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes amendment to GS 163-122 and instead enacts new GS 163-124, stating that no individual is eligible to have that individual’s name on the general election ballot for two separate offices, unless one of the offices is for the remainder of the unexpired term for an office that requires an election to fill the unexpired portion. Specifies that the statute applies to any individual nominated under Article 9, or filing a petition under Article 11, of GS Chapter 163. Makes conforming changes to the bill title. Effective with respect to elections occurring on or after January 1, 2012.

Intro. by Robinson.
S 435 (2011-2012) CIVIL PRO./REQUIRE CERTIFICATE OF MERIT. Filed Mar 28 2011, REQUIRING A CERTIFICATE OF MERIT ON CIVIL ACTIONS FILED AGAINST A PERSON OR FIRM PROVIDING ARCHITECTURE OR ENGINEERING SERVICES IN THIS STATE.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Changes the title of proposed Article 12A to GS Chapter 1 to Certificate of Merit in Malpractice Claims Against Design Professionals. Adds definitions for claim and defendant, and deletes the term certificate of merit from the definitions list. Rewrites proposed GS 1-123.2 to require any claim in a civil action or arbitration proceeding asserting malpractice by a design professional to be dismissed unless both of the following conditions are met: (1) the pleading specifically asserts that the professional services and all relevant records that are available to the claimant after reasonable inquiry have been reviewed by a licensed professional engineer or architect, as specified, and (2) the pleading is accompanied by a certificate of merit signed by a licensed professional engineer or architect, as specified. Requires the claimant to provide, upon defendant’s request, proof of compliance with up to ten written interrogatories, which do not count against the limit in GS 1A-1, Rule 33. Authorizes a resident judge to allow expert testimony on the appropriate standard of care by a witness who does not meet certain requirements, but is otherwise qualified as an expert witness. Authorizes a judge to extend the statute of limitations for a period not to exceed 120 days to file a complaint in an action alleging malpractice by a design professional in order to comply with the statute, upon motion by the plaintiff before the applicable statute of limitations expires. Provides that the statute does not apply to a claim for breach of contract or breach of warranty. Deletes provisions in previous edition concerning the defendant’s answer, actions for certain payments of fees, and various filing timelines. Deletes amendments to GS 89C-10 and 83A-6(a), which granted the Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors the power to adopt rules to discipline professional engineers who certify a civil action that is without merit. Makes conforming changes to the bill title. Clarifies that the act applies to actions and proceedings commenced on or after October 1, 2011.

Intro. by Hartsell.
S 571 (2011-2012) REPEAL SUBSISTENCE LICENSE WAIVER. Filed Apr 12 2011, TO REPEAL THE RESIDENT SUBSISTENCE UNIFIED INLAND/COASTAL RECREATIONAL FISHING LICENSE WAIVER.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Provides that a Resident Subsistence Unified Inland/Coastal Recreational Fishing License Waiver issued prior to the date that this act becomes law remains valid and effective for a period of one year from the date it is issued.

Intro. by Davis.
S 599 (2011-2012) RENDERING ACT AMENDMENTS. Filed Apr 13 2011, TO AMEND THE LAWS GOVERNING RENDERING PLANTS AND OPERATIONS AND TO BRING THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF WASTE KITCHEN GREASE WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF THE ACT.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes waste kitchen grease operation as a defined term from GS 106-168.1. Rewrites GS 106-168.2 to forbid a person from engaging in rendering operations or acting as a collector of waste kitchen grease unless licensed to do so (previously, also prohibited storing or processing waste kitchen grease at any waste kitchen grease operation). Makes conforming changes. Rewrites GS 106-168.9 to clarify that any person holding a rendering license or acting as a collector, as defined, may haul and transport raw material or waste kitchen grease, except as prohibited by law. Rewrites proposed GS 106-168.14A(e) to also make it a violation to place a label on a waste kitchen grease container owned by another person in order to assert ownership over the container. Deletes proposed GS 106-168.14A(f) which exempted certain collectors from the application fee requirement. Amends proposed GS 106-168.14B to clarify that a container in which waste kitchen grease is deposited that bears a name is presumed to be owned by the named person. Rewrites proposed GS 14-79.2 to provide criminal penalties for the unlawful taking of waste kitchen grease. Provides that the severity (either a Class 1 misdemeanor or a Class H felony) of such penalties is determined by the value of the waste kitchen grease container and waste kitchen grease contained therein. Makes clarifying changes to the effective date of the act, and makes conforming changes to the title. Makes other technical changes.

Intro. by Bingham, Brock, Rouzer.
S 603 (2011-2012) PESTICIDE REGISTRATION PAPER REDUCTION. Filed Apr 14 2011, TO NO LONGER REQUIRE, FOR ANY PERSON REQUIRED TO REGISTER A PESTICIDE IN THE OFFICE OF THE NORTH CAROLINA PESTICIDE BOARD, THE SUBMISSION OF THE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET TO BE FILED WITH THE PESTICIDE BOARD.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Makes technical changes, and clarifies that the act is effective when it becomes law and applies to applications for registration and renewals of registration filed on or after that date. Makes a clarifying change to the bill title.

Intro. by East.
S 617 (2011-2012) LRC STUDY FOOD ALLERGY & ANAPHYLAXIS MGMT. Filed Apr 14 2011, TO REQUIRE THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION TO STUDY IMPLEMENTATION OF FEDERAL FOOD ALLERGY AND ANAPHYLAXIS MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Authorizes the Legislative Research Commission (previous edition directed the Commission) to solicit input from interested parties during the study.

Intro. by Atwater.
S 828 (2011-2012) WQ PERMITTING/WITHHELD INFORMATION (NEW). Filed Apr 14 2011, TO PROVIDE (1) THAT THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION SHALL DENY A WATER QUALITY PERMIT OR CERTIFICATION WHEN THE APPLICANT KNOWINGLY FALSIFIES INFORMATION OR FAILS TO DISCLOSE RELEVANT INFORMATION IN THE APPLICATION OR SUPPORTING INFORMATION AND (2) THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES SHALL CONDUCT AN ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE REVIEW OF AN APPLICANT FOR A WATER QUALITY PERMIT OR CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF A PERMIT OR CERTIFICATION.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes provisions of the previous edition regarding the requirement that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources conduct an environmental compliance review of each applicant for a water quality permit or certification, and concerning power granted to the Environmental Management Commission under GS 143-215.6B(b). Amends GS 143-215.6B(i) to provide additional language detailing what type of information is considered material to a permitting or certification determination under the statute. Makes clarifying changes. Changes title to AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR THE INTENTIONAL WITHHOLDING OF INFORMATION MATERIAL TO A DETERMINATION CONCERNING A WATER QUALITY PERMIT OR CERTIFICATION, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION TO DENY A WATER QUALITY PERMIT OR CERTIFICATION IF AN APPLICANT INTENTIONALLY WITHHOLDS INFORMATION OR KNOWINGLY PROVIDES FALSE INFORMATION THAT IS MATERIAL TO A DETERMINATION CONCERNING A WATER QUALITY PERMIT OR CERTIFICATION.

Intro. by Hartsell, Bingham.
S 631 (2011-2012) UNC/CHEROKEE LANGUAGE CREDIT. Filed Apr 18 2011, TO REQUIRE THE CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA TO RECOGNIZE THE CHEROKEE LANGUAGE AS A LANGUAGE FOR WHICH A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE FOREIGN LANGUAGE CREDIT.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Rewrites proposed GS 116-11(4c) to direct the Board of Governors to require each constituent institution to develop and implement a policy that recognizes the Cherokee language as a language for which a student may satisfy the foreign language course requirement for degree completion at the institution. Makes conforming change to title.

Intro. by Brock.
S 636 (2011-2012) MODIFY GRADUATED LICENSING REQUIREMENTS. Filed Apr 18 2011, TO MODIFY THE LEVEL 2 RESTRICTIONS FOR PROVISIONAL LICENSES; TO REQUIRE A DRIVING LOG SHOWING ONE HUNDRED TWENTY HOURS OF DRIVING TIME BY A PROVISIONAL LICENSEE BEFORE A LEVEL 3 PROVISIONAL LICENSE MAY BE ISSUED; TO REQUIRE A ONE YEAR REVOCATION OF A PROVISIONAL LICENSEE'S OR SUPERVISING DRIVERS LICENSE IF A DRIVING LOG IS FALSIFIED; TO REQUIRE AN IMMEDIATE REVOCATION OF A PROVISIONAL LICENSE IF THE PROVISIONAL LICENSEE IS CHARGED WITH A VIOLATION OF THE RESTRICTIONS FOR A PROVISIONAL LICENSEE, A MOVING VIOLATION, OR A SEAT BELT VIOLATION; AND TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO REPORT ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes provisions in previous edition concerning penalties for violations of the statute, and concerning notification procedures when a provisional licensee has been charged with certain violations.
Rewrites GS 20-11(d) to require the completion of a driving log before a person between 16 and 18 years old may obtain a limited provisional license. Details the requirements of the driving log and the procedure for instances when the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) believes the log has been falsified. Makes similar changes to GS 20-11(f); however, decreases the amount of time which must be nighttime driving from 10 hours to 6 hours and requires a minimum of 12 hours (was, 120 hours) driving time. These provisions are effective October 1, 2011, and apply to limited learner’s permits and limited provisional licenses issued on or after that date.
Enacts new GS 20-13.3 to provide that a provisional licensee’s permit or license is subject to revocation if the licensee has committed certain offenses. Provides procedure for law enforcement officers and judicial officers to follow in executing such revocation. Details the effect of a revocation. Provides that proceedings under the statute are civil actions. Specifies that no driver’s license points or insurance surcharge will be assessed for a revocation pursuant to the statute. Effective October 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.
Directs the DMV to study the issue of teen driving and the effectiveness of the provisions of the act, as specified. Directs the DMV to include in the study any additional statistics or information it finds relevant to evaluating the act, and recommendations for improving the safety of teen drivers. Directs the DMV to report findings to the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee no later than February 1, 2014 (previously February 1, 2013). Effective October 1, 2011. Makes conforming changes to the bill title.

Intro. by Rouzer.
S 679 (2011-2012) DEEDS OF TRUST/MODERNIZE PROCEDURES (NEW). Filed Apr 19 2011, TO STRENGTHEN THE LAW PROHIBITING COCKFIGHTING AND RELATED ACTIVITIES.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes all provisions of previous edition and replaces them with AN ACT TO AMEND THE CASTLE DOCTRINE, TO ALLOW PERSONS WITH CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS TO CARRY A HANDGUN IN A PARK, AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, OR THEIR INVESTIGATORS WHO HAVE A VALID CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON ON CERTAIN PREMISES OR IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. Repeals GS 14-51.1 (use of deadly force against an intruder) and enacts new GS 14-51.2 providing that a person is presumed to have held a reasonable fear of imminent death or serious bodily harm to self or another when using defensive force that is intended or likely to cause death or serious bodily harm to another if both of the following apply: (1) the person against whom the force was used was in the process of unlawfully and forcefully entering, or had so entered, the house, motor vehicle, or workplace, or had removed or attempted to remove another from the home, vehicle, or workplace and (2) the person using the defensive force knew or had reason to believe that such unlawful and forcible entry or removal had occurred. Provides that the presumption is rebuttable and does not apply if (1) the person against whom the force was used had a right to be in the home, vehicle, or workplace, and there is not a protective or no contact order against that person; (2) the person removed or sought to be removed is a child or grandchild or is otherwise under lawful custody or guardianship of the person against whom the defensive force is used; (3) the person using the force is engaged in other unlawful activity; (4) the person against whom the force is used is a law enforcement officer acting in the lawful performance of the officer’s official duties, and who has made his or her status as a law enforcement officer known or the person using force should have known the individual was an officer; or (5) the person against whom the force is used has discontinued all efforts to unlawfully and forcefully enter and has exited the home, vehicle, or workplace. Provides that a person who unlawfully and by force enters or attempts to enter another’s home, vehicle, or workplace is presumed to be doing so with intent to commit an unlawful act involving force or violence. Provides immunity for a person using force as justified by circumstances described above. Defines terms as used in the proposed new statute.
Enacts new GS 14-51.3 providing that a person may use force, but not deadly force, in the defense of self or of others if the person reasonably believes that the use of force is a necessary defense against the imminent use of unlawful force by another. However, provides that a person is justified in the use of deadly force and has no duty to retreat in any place the person has the lawful right to be if: (1) the person reasonably believes that the use of deadly force is necessary to prevent imminent death or serious bodily harm to self or to another or (2) under the circumstances permitted under proposed GS 14-51.2. Provides that a person who uses force as permitted in proposed GS 14-51.3 is immune from civil or criminal liability except if the person against whom the force is used is a law enforcement officer acting lawfully in the performance of the officer’s official duties and the officer provided identification or the person using the force knew or reasonably should have known that the person was a law enforcement officer lawfully performing the officer’s official duties.
Amends GS 14-269(b) by creating a new subsection to include the following persons as those exempt from the prohibition against carrying a concealed firearm: any person who is a district attorney, an assistant district attorney, or an investigator employed by the office of a district attorney and who has a valid concealed handgun permit; provided the person may not carry the firearm in the courtroom, and may not carry a concealed weapon at any time while consuming alcohol or while alcohol or an unlawful controlled substance remains in the person’s body. The person must keep the firearm in a locked compartment when the weapon is not on their person. Makes clarifying change to GS 14-269(a1)(2).
Enacts new GS 14-415.27 to provide that any person who is a district attorney, an assistant district attorney, or an investigator employed by the office of a district attorney who has a valid concealed handgun permit is not subject to the restrictions and prohibitions set out in GS 14-415.11(c), and may carry a concealed handgun in the areas listed in GS 14-415.11(c) unless prohibited by federal law. Makes a conforming change to GS 14-415.11(c). Enacts new GS 14-415.11(c1) allowing a person with a valid concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun on the grounds or waters of a park within the State Parks System, as defined. Makes a conforming change. Amends GS 14-415.23, adding that a local government may adopt an ordinance to prohibit, by posting, the carrying of a concealed weapon on municipal and county recreational facilities specifically identified by the local government. Allows a permittee to still secure a handgun in a locked vehicle.
Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date. Prosecutions for offenses committed before the effective date of the act are not abated or affected by the act, and the statues that would be applicable but for this act remain applicable to those prosecutions.

Intro. by Newton.
S 702 (2011-2012) DIRECTOR AND OFFICER INSURANCE FOR TREASURER. Filed Apr 19 2011, TO ALLOW THE STATE TREASURER TO PURCHASE LIABILITY INSURANCE.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 147-69.3A(a) to include members of boards in the Department of the State Treasurer to those groups for which the State Treasurer may purchase commercial insurance.

Intro. by Meredith.
S 702 (2011-2012) DIRECTOR AND OFFICER INSURANCE FOR TREASURER. Filed Apr 19 2011, TO ALLOW THE STATE TREASURER TO PURCHASE LIABILITY INSURANCE.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Amends proposed GS 147-69.3A(c) to clarify that the purchase of insurance will not waive sovereign immunity or any other defense available to the State Treasurer, boards in the Department of State Treasurer, members of boards in the Department, or employees or agents of the State Treasurer.

Intro. by Meredith.
S 707 (2011-2012) SCHOOL VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT. Filed Apr 19 2011, TO ENACT THE SCHOOL VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes provisions regarding duties imposed on a superintendent who has personal knowledge or actual notice from school personnel that certain offenses have occurred on school property. Deletes provision requiring a local board of education to expel, or the superintendent remove to an alternative education setting, any student who has been convicted of a felony, adjudicated delinquent for an offense that would be a felony if committed by an adult, arrested two or more times, or alleged to be delinquent or undisciplined two or more times. Deletes proposed GS 14-34.10, which concerned assaults on school employees.
Amends GS 115C-288(g) to include instances when a principal has a reasonable belief that a certain offense has occurred on school property, to the instances required to be reported to local law enforcement. Removes the provision stating that failure to do so is a Class 3 misdemeanor. Provides that willful failure to make such a report subjects the principal to demotion or dismissal pursuant to GS 115C-325. Applies beginning with the 2011-12 school year.
Amends proposed GS 115C-532.1 to provide, except as specified, that probation officers are not authorized to visit students during school hours on school property. Details exception to the prohibition. Applies beginning with the 2011-12 school year.
Amends proposed GS 115C-366(i) to include additional language that if there is no other appropriate school within the local school administrative unit, the student is to be transferred to a different class or assigned to a teacher who was not involved as a victim of the cyber-bullying. Applies beginning with the 2011-12 school year.
Clarifies that proposed GS 15A-301(b1) does not apply if the offense is a traffic offense or if the offense occurred in the presence of a sworn law enforcement officer. Amends GS 14-458.2 to provide that any student who violates the statute is guilty of cyber-bullying a school employee, punishable as a Class 2 misdemeanor (previously, Class H felony). Amends proposed GS 14-266.4 to limit the application of the provisions to supervisors of school employees (previously included an employer of a school employee as well). Amends proposed GS 14-266.4 to provide that violations of the provisions are a Class 2 misdemeanor (previously Class 3 misdemeanor). Amends proposed GS 14-266.4 to specify the assault must result in bodily injury. Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.
Makes other clarifying, technical, and organizational changes.

Intro. by Tucker.
S 712 (2011-2012) ADJUST QUARTERLY REPORTING. Filed Apr 19 2011, TO ADJUST THE CALENDAR PERIODS COVERED BY QUARTERLY REPORTS OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 163-278.9(a)(5a) (quarterly reports), clarifying that the report for the fourth quarter must also cover the period through the last day in January after the election, the fourth quarter report is due fourteen days after that date, and the next required report does not cover that period if a fourth quarter report was required to be filed.

Intro. by Nesbitt, Brown.
S 726 (2011-2012) MULTIPLE BIRTH SIBLING CLASSROOM PLACEMENT. Filed Apr 19 2011, TO ALLOW PARENTS OR GUARDIANS TO MAKE THE DECISION REGARDING CLASSROOM PLACEMENT FOR MULTIPLE BIRTH SIBLINGS.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 115C-366.3 to provide that the parent of multiple birth siblings assigned to the same grade level and school may request a consultative meeting (was, request in writing) with the school principal to consider the initial placement of the siblings in the same classroom. Deletes the right of the parent to appeal any change in the school’s placement decision made following the end of the first grading period.

Intro. by Hise.
S 738 (2011-2012) SOLE SOURCE ED. REQUIREMENTS/BAIL BONDSMEN (NEW). Filed Apr 19 2011, TO REQUIRE THAT ANY PERSON OR ESTABLISHMENT THAT HOLDS AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL PERMIT HAVE AT LEAST ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN LIABILITY INSURANCE.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Amends proposed GS 18B-123A to clarify that the liability insurance requirements for a person holding an ABC permit (was, holding an ABC permit at an establishment under GS Chapter 18B) also apply to a person holding the types of ABC permits issued under GS 18B-1001 (1) (on premises malt beverage permit); (3) (on-premises unfortified wine permit ); (5) (on-premises fortified wine permit); and (10) (mixed beverages permit). Makes a conforming change to proposed GS 18B-123B (notification of lapse or cancellation required).
Makes a conforming change to the title to reflect the changes to the bill content.

Intro. by Goolsby.
S 745 (2011-2012) BEER FRANCHISE LAW CLARIFICATIONS. Filed Apr 19 2011, TO PRESERVE THE THREE TIER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR MALT BEVERAGES IN NORTH CAROLINA BY CLARIFYING PROVISIONS OF THE BEER FRANCHISE LAW TO PROVIDE: A FRANCHISE AGREEMENT APPLIES TO ALL SUPPLIER PRODUCTS UNDER THE SAME BRAND NAME; A WHOLESALER MUST SELL MALT BEVERAGES TO ALL RETAILERS IN ITS TERRITORY AT THE SAME PRICE AT THE TIME OF DELIVERY; PROHIBITED ACTS OF SUPPLIERS WITH RESPECT TO THEIR DEALINGS WITH WHOLESALERS; GOOD CAUSE FOR TERMINATION MAY NOT BE MODIFIED BY AN AGREEMENT THAT DEFINES GOOD CAUSE IN A MANNER DIFFERENT THAN PROVIDED BY STATE LAW; CERTAIN ACTS THAT DO NOT AMOUNT TO GOOD CAUSE FOR TERMINATION OF A FRANCHISE; REMEDIES FOR A SUPPLIER'S WRONGFUL TERMINATION OF A FRANCHISE; INCLUSION OF A WHOLESALER MERGER, THE FACTORS THAT MAY BE CONSIDERED BY THE SUPPLIER IN APPROVING A MERGER OR TRANSFER, AND REMEDIES FOR UNLAWFUL REFUSAL TO APPROVE A MERGER OR TRANSFER; THE BEER FRANCHISE LAW MAY NOT BE WAIVED BY AN AGREEMENT CONTRARY TO STATE LAW; AND MEDIATION OF DISPUTES ARISING UNDER THE BEER FRANCHISE LAW.

Senate amendments make the following changes to 2nd edition. Amendment #1 amends proposed GS 18B-1304(10) to clarify that a supplier may not discriminate, as specified, against one North Carolina wholesaler over another North Carolina wholesaler based on the quantity of malt beverages purchased or for any other reason; discriminate does not include freight and transportation costs, price promotions on malt beverage products in a particular market not to exceed 14 consecutive days, point-of-sale advertising materials, sponsorships, consumer specialty items, consumer sweepstakes, and novelties. Allows a supplier to match competitor prices in the entire state or particular market. Makes a clarifying change.
Amendment #2 amends proposed GS 18B-1305B(d)(5) to clarify that when a supplier has implemented standards on a national basis and those standards are consistently applied to all similarly situated North Carolina wholesalers in a nondiscriminatory manner, failure of a wholesaler to meet such standards may show cause to terminate.
Amendment #3 clarifies that the act is effective when it becomes law, and applies to all transactions on or after that date.

Intro. by Allran.
S 756 (2011-2012) AMEND BAIL LAW/PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAMS. Filed Apr 19 2011, TO AMEND THE STATE'S BAIL LAWS WITH REGARD TO PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAMS, TO ELIMINATE UNSECURED APPEARANCE BOND AS A PRETRIAL RELEASE CONDITION, TO AMEND HOUSE ARREST AND ELECTRONIC MONITORING AS A CONDITION OF PRETRIAL RELEASE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT NO STATE OR LOCAL FUNDS MAY BE APPROPRIATED TO OR USED FOR THE SUPPORT OF A PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAM.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Amends proposed GS 15A-534.7, clarifying that a judicial official (was, a judge) may place a defendant in the custody of a pretrial release program. Clarifies, as one of the criteria required to impose the condition of the pretrial release program, that the judicial official must find as fact that a period of at least 72 hours has elapsed from the date and time on the defendant’s release order, and the official determines that the defendant is not a flight risk and does not pose a danger to the public (previously required the judge to determine that the defendant was indigent and entitled to counsel). Requires the judicial official to include the basis of the court’s determination in any order imposing a pretrial release condition. Clarifies that no state government funds (was, state or local government funds) will be appropriated or used for the support of a pretrial release program or its activities (previously allowed funds to cover contractual obligations entered into by the program before July 1, 2011). Deletes amendment to GS 15A-536(b). Makes conforming changes, and a conforming change to the bill title.

Intro. by Clary, East, Jones.
S 762 (2011-2012) ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT & EM WORKER/FELONY. Filed Apr 19 2011, TO MAKE THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF SIMPLE ASSAULT A FELONY RATHER THAN A MISDEMEANOR WHEN THE SIMPLE ASSAULT IS COMMITTED AGAINST A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, A FIREFIGHTER, OR EMERGENCY PERSONNEL AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR ASSAULT AGAINST CERTAIN EMERGENCY PERSONNEL IF THE ASSAULT IS WITH A DEADLY WEAPON OR INFLICTS SERIOUS BODILY INJURY.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Amends GS 14-34.6 to include a physician assistant among those persons whom it is a Class I felony to assault while they are carrying out their official duties. Makes a conforming change to the catch line.

Intro. by Brock.

The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-07

LOCAL/HOUSE BILLS
H 15 (2011-2012) OPT OUT OF FED'L LOAN PROGRAM/COMM. COLLEGES (NEW). Filed Jan 27 2011, AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF BEAUFORT TO USE PROCEEDS FROM PARKING METERS FOR THE ACQUISITION, DEVELOPMENT, AND OPERATION OF ON-STREET AND OFF-STREET PARKING FACILITIES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGES MAY OPT OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE WILLIAM D. FORD FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN PROGRAM.
Amends GS 115D-40.1 (Financial Assistance for Community College Students) to allow a community college board of trustees to adopt a resolution declining to participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (loan program). Allows a board of trustees that has adopted a resolution declining to participate in the loan program to rescind the resolution and participate in the loan program, but removes that institution’s option of declining further participation in the loan program.
Provides that this act only applies to the following: Beaufort County Community College, Brunswick Community College, Cleveland Community College, James Sprunt Community College, Lenoir Community College, Sandhills Community College, and Surry Community College.

Intro. by McElraft.Beaufort, Brunswick, Cleveland, Duplin, Lenoir, Moore, Surry
H 134 (2011-2012) COMM. COLLEGES/OPT OUT OF FED'L LOAN PROG.-2 (NEW). Filed Feb 17 2011, TO MODIFY THE CARTERET COUNTY OCCUPANCY TAX.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGES MAY OPT OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE WILLIAM D. FORD FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN PROGRAM.
Amends GS 115D-40.1 (Financial Assistance for Community College Students) to allow a community college board of trustees to adopt a resolution declining to participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (loan program). Allows a board of trustees that has adopted a resolution declining to participate in the loan program to rescind the resolution and participate in the loan program, but removes that institution’s option of declining further participation in the loan program.
Provides that this act only applies to the following: Central Carolina Community College, Pamlico Community College, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, South Piedmont Community College, and Vance-Granville Community College.
Effective July 1, 2011.

Intro. by McElraft.Anson, Cabarrus, Granville, Lee, Pamlico, Rowan, Union, Vance
H 409 (2011-2012) GUILFORD TECH. MAY LEASE PROPERTY. Filed Mar 17 2011, TO ALLOW GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO LEASE A PORTION OF ITS PROPERTY TO THE NORTH CAROLINA CENTER FOR GLOBAL LOGISTICS.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Retains but removes from codification in GS 66-58(c) the provision allowing Guilford Technical Community College to permit use of personnel and facilities to support operation of the Donald W. Cameron Campus as an event venue.

Intro. by Jeffus.Guilford
H 459 (2011-2012) ROCKINGHAM/HUNTING WHILE IMPAIRED. Filed Mar 23 2011, TO REGULATE HUNTING WHILE IMPAIRED ON PRIVATE LAND IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Clarifies that it is unlawful to hunt with a firearm or archery equipment upon another's land in Rockingham County while under the influence of alcohol; specifies that a person is deemed to be under the influence if the person has a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or greater (was, .01 or greater). Deletes provision specifying that a violation is punishable by a $500 fine and imprisonment for 30 days to six months, or both.

Intro. by Jones.Rockingham
H 541 (2011-2012) COMM. COLLEGES/OPT OUT OF FED'L LOAN PROGRAM (NEW). Filed Mar 30 2011, TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, TO AMEND THE CAP-MR/DD WAIVER TO EXPAND THE TYPE OF FACILITIES IN WHICH A RECIPIENT MAY RECEIVE RESIDENTIAL SUPPORTS.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGES MAY OPT OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE WILLIAM D. FORD FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN PROGRAM.
Amends GS 115D-40.1 (Financial Assistance for Community College Students) to allow a community college board of trustees to adopt a resolution declining to participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (loan program). Allows a board of trustees that has adopted a resolution declining to participate in the loan program to rescind the resolution and participate in the loan program, but removes that institution’s option of declining further participation in the loan program.
Provides that this act only applies to the following: Alamance Community College, Central Piedmont Community College, Gaston College, Mitchell Community College, Montgomery Community College, Randolph Community College, Richmond Community College, Robeson Community College, Stanly Community College, and Wilkes Community College.
Effective July 1, 2011.

The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-07

LOCAL/SENATE BILLS
S 159 (2011-2012) CONVEY BLUE RIDGE CORR. FAC TO MAYLAND CC (NEW) Filed Mar 1 2011, RELATING TO THE 47TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes all provisions of the previous edition and replaces them with AN ACT TO TRANSFER THE BLUE RIDGE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY TO MAYLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR THE EXPANSION OF EXISTING COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAMS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW PROGRAMS. Provides that the state conveys the described land without warranty. Directs all costs associated with the conveyance be borne by Mayland Community College. Directs the state to convey to Mayland Community College all right, title, and interest in the Blue Ridge Correctional Facility, as described. Provides that such conveyance is exempt from Article 7 of GS Chapter 146, concerning dispositions of state land. Requires the conveyance to comply with Article 16 of GS Chapter 146, concerning form of conveyances, except that GS Chapter 146-74 (approval of the conveyance) does not apply.

Intro. by Hise.Avery, Yancey
S 293 (2011-2012) CATAWBA ECOCOMPLEX RENEWABLE ENERGY. Filed Mar 9 2011, AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ECOCOMPLEX RENEWABLE ENERGY DEMONSTRATION PARKS IN CATAWBA COUNTY.

Senate committee substitute makes the following change to 1st edition. Deletes provision in previous edition regarding additional credits being eligible for use to meet the requirements of GS 62-133.8(f), and requiring the credits to first be used to satisfy those requirements.

Intro. by Allran.Catawba
S 312 (2011-2012) ROANOKE RAPIDS LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX. Filed Mar 9 2011, TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF ROANOKE RAPIDS TO LEVY A ONE CENT LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX TO REPAY TAX INCREMENT FINANCING BONDS.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Specifies that the City of Roanoke Rapids, with a ballot initiative, is authorized to levy a 1% sales and use tax for the purpose of repaying debt related to the tax increment financing bonds issued to finance the Roanoke Rapids Theatre, formerly known as the Randy Parton Theatre. Makes some organizational changes.

Intro. by Jones.Halifax
ACTIONS ON BILLS

Actions on Bills: 2011-06-07

PUBLIC BILLS

H 12: STOP METHAMPHETAMINE LABS (NEW).

    House: Serial Referral to Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Added

H 14: USE R&R FUNDS FOR 2011-2012 MEDICAID COSTS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Amend Adopted 1

H 24: EXPAND DUTIES OF ECONOMIC DEV. OVERSIGHT COMM.

    House: Assigned To Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Business and Labor

H 32: ELECTORAL FREEDOM ACT OF 2011.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 36: EMPLOYERS & LOCAL GOV'T MUST USE E-VERIFY (NEW).

    House: Passed 2nd Reading

H 45: ACCELERATE CLEANUP OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTIES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 58: COMM. COLLEGES/OPT OUT OF FED'L LOAN PROG-3 (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 174: COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BROKER LIEN ACT.

    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 176: REVIEW DV PROGRAM PARTICIPATION.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 181: ADD SUPT. TO NC ECON. DEV. BD.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 183: STUDY HOAS/FORECLOSURES (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 206: MODIFY PROPERTY TAX BASE EXCLUSIONS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 229: RURAL OPERATING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CHANGES.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 232: SAFE DRIVER INCENTIVE PLAN CHANGES.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 244: STATE HEALTH PLAN/ADD SCHOOLS; WHISTLEBLOWERS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 281: ETJ RESTRICTIONS.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 289: AUTHORIZE VARIOUS SPECIAL PLATES.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Amend Failed 1
    House: Amend Failed 2
    House: Passed 2nd Reading

H 320: WATER RESOURCES FLEXIBILITY (NEW).

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 333: ADOPT OFFICIAL STATE SPORT.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

H 334: SPORTS AGENTS/DMV POLICE AUTHORITY (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate

H 342: HIGH SCHOOL ACCREDITATION.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Education/Higher Education

H 344: TAX CREDITS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Amend Failed 2
    House: Amend Adopted 3
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 351: RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 389: MODIFY 2011 APPOINTMENTS BILL (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 452: JUDICIAL ELECTIONS CHANGES (NEW).

    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Amend Failed 1
    House: Passed 3rd Reading

H 491: REPEAL STATE CAPITAL FACILITIES FINANCE ACT (NEW).

    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 507: WITHDRAWING PUBLIC USE DEDICATION.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 515: COMM. COLL. TUITION FOR MEMBERS OF MILITARY.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/13/2011

H 555: 2012 PPT's APPOINTMENTS BILL (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 560: HONOR JEANNE FENNER.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/14/2011

H 571: PREPAID WIRELESS/POINT OF SALE COLLECTION.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Finance

H 588: THE FOUNDING PRINCIPLES ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 590: AMEND INTERPRETER LAWS/CUED SPEECH.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 592: STUDY COUNTY PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Re-ref Com On Finance

H 595: REORGANIZATION/LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMNS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 597: UI/FIX AGGRIEVED PARTY DEFINITION.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 612: INCAPACITY TO PROCEED/LRC STUDY.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 618: STREAMLINE OVERSIGHT/DHHS SERVICE PROVIDERS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 622: NURSING HOMES/FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub Amend
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Com Amend Adopted 1
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 628: DEVELOPMENT READY JOBS STUDY.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 636: AMEND FINANCIAL TRANSACTION CARD THEFT.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 650: AMEND VARIOUS GUN LAWS/CASTLE DOCTRINE (NEW).

    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Amend Adopted 2
    House: Amend Adopted 3
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Amend Failed 4
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 665: STUDY DRIVERS ED REQUIREMENT FOR ALL DRIVERS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

H 666: FACILITATE LOCUM TENENS PHYSICIANS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 677: DISCHARGE OF ADULT CARE HOME RESIDENTS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Amend Adopted 2
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 678: PILOT RELEASE OF INMATES TO ADULT CARE HOMES.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 693: TRANSPORTER PLATES/REPOSSESSIONS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 720: SCHOOL & TEACHER PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 731: HONOR IKE ANDREWS.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)

H 736: AMEND LAW RE: SCHOOL DISCIPLINE.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Engrossed

H 742: WEIGHT OF MARIJUANA/CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 744: SAFE STUDENTS ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd Reading

H 750: ASSCS.-STORMWATER RESP./SD & SEPT'G. RULES (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/13/2011

H 757: STUDY CONSOLIDATION OF DV COMMISSION/CFW (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 758: ESTABLISH ARTS EDUCATION COMMISSION.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/13/2011

H 759: STUDY CHICKEN HOUSE FIRE CODES.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Re-ref Com On Appropriations

H 760: LRC STUDY/CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNCTION.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 761: IGNITION INTERLOCK SYSTEMS/RECORD CHECKS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Re-ref Com On Finance

H 765: STUDY LENGTH OF SCHOOL YEAR.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 767: HONOR SUSAN MECUM BURGESS.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)

H 773: STUDIES ACT OF 2011.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 774: STUDY INSURANCE FOR CONTRACT GROWERS.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 796: BREWERIES/COMM. COLL./SUPP. FUND. CLARIFIED (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 799: LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT/MILITARY SPOUSES.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref to Commerce. If fav, re-ref to Finance

H 800: PRESERVING THE RIGHT TO SECRET BALLOT (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 809: MODEL HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS LAW.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Serial Referral to Finance Stricken
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 822: DROPOUT RECOVERY PILOT PROGRAM.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 824: NONPARTISAN REDISTRICTING PROCESS.

    House: Postponed To 6/8/2011

H 825: JT. LEGIS. STUDY ON METH LAB PREVENTION.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 836: COMPENSATION STUDY/STATE BDS. AND COMMS.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 841: GLOBAL TRANSPARK GOV. REFORM AND LOAN REPAYMENT (NEW).

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Finance

H 850: THE BAUCUM-REYNOLDS ROADS ACT (NEW).

    House: Postponed To 6/15/2011

H 853: END CT. ORDERS/ESTABLISH LOCAL INTAKE PROCEDURES.

    House: Passed 3rd Reading

H 854: ABORTION--WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011

H 858: HONOR R. PHILIP HANES, JR.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)

H 895: BUTNER FIRE & POLICE DISTRICT MODIFICATIONS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Re-ref Com On Appropriations
    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 901: LRC TO STUDY PROTECTION OF MASONBORO ISLAND.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Re-ref Com On Appropriations

H 925: ANNEXATION REFORM 2 (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 933: REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2011.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Business and Labor

S 16: OBTAIN BLOOD SAMPLE/IMPLIED-CONSENT LAWS. (NEW)

    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 31: CLARIFY PENALTY UNAUTH. PRACTICE OF MEDICINE (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 47: RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 110: PERMIT TERMINAL GROINS.

    House: Conf Com Appointed

S 118: DOWNTOWN SERVICE DISTRICT DEFINITION.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011

S 148: GSC TECH CORRECTIONS/OTHER CHANGES (NEW).

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

S 170: CLARIFY NUISANCE ABATEMENT LAWS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 194: ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLE INCENTIVES (NEW).

    House: Assigned To Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Business and Labor

S 203: SET ASIDE PATERNITY/CHILD SUPPORT (NEW).

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Engrossed

S 205: NO BENEFITS FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 268: ENHANCE PROTECTION OF VICTIMS AND WITNESSES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 303: REAL ID COMPLIANCE/LIMITED DURATION LICENSES (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 309: CONSERVATION EASEMENTS STEWARDSHIP FUNDS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Finance

S 315: ROADSIDE CAMPAIGN SIGNS.

    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 321: SURPLUS LINES/PREMIUM TAX.

    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 324: ABC LAW/EASTERN BAND OF CHEROKEE INDIANS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 346: EXEMPT COOKING SCHOOLS FROM FOOD REGULATIONS.

    House: Assigned To Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Business and Labor

S 349: CONFIDENTIALITY/OPTOMETRY/RE CLOSING INT (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 356: NO RUN FOR TWO OFFICES/SAME GENERAL ELECTIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 409: GLOBAL TRANSPARK GOV. REFORM & LOAN REPAYMENT (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Appropriations/Base Budget

S 411: STANLY COUNTY LOCAL CHANGES (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading

S 435: CIVIL PRO./REQUIRE CERTIFICATE OF MERIT.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 438: CLARIFY MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSING LAW.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Business and Labor

S 446: COMM. COLL. TUITION FOR MEMBERS OF MILITARY.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Education

S 447: REWRITE LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR LAWS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Finance

S 456: CANDIDATE LIST PARTY OR UNAFFILIATED STATUS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 491: CONTINUE LOCAL FOOD ADVISORY COUNCIL (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Agriculture

S 496: MEDICAID AND HEALTH CHOICE PROVIDER REQ. (NEW).

    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Health and Human Services

S 499: CLARIFY AG DEVELOPMENT/PRESERVATION IN DACS.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Agriculture

S 513: ALLOW SAVINGS PROMOTION RAFFLES.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 517: FREEDOM TO NEGOTIATE HEALTH CARE RATES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 532: ESC/JOBS REFORM.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Finance

S 533: INDIVIDUALLY METERED UNITS/TENANTS CHARGED.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 542: COMMUNITY COLLEGES/ E-PROCUREMENT EXEMPTION.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Appropriations/Base Budget

S 552: INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC HEALTH IMPROV.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 562: STANDARDS FOR SOME NURSERY STOCK PURCHASES.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Agriculture

S 571: REPEAL SUBSISTENCE LICENSE WAIVER.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 576: CHANGES TO FEES FOR TEACHER CERTIFICATION.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 578: FACILITATE TRANSFER SPH BEDS COM. FACILITY (NEW).

    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Health and Human Services

S 580: AOC OMNIBUS COURTS ACT.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Pensions & Retirement and Aging

S 590: TERMINAL RENTAL ADJUSTMENT CLAUSES.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011

S 593: GOVERNMENT REDUCTION ACT (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 599: RENDERING ACT AMENDMENTS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Finance

S 603: PESTICIDE REGISTRATION PAPER REDUCTION.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

S 609: FACILITATE LOCUM TENENS PHYSICIANS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 617: LRC STUDY FOOD ALLERGY & ANAPHYLAXIS MGMT.

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Engrossed

S 628: WQ PERMITTING/WITHHELD INFORMATION (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 631: UNC/CHEROKEE LANGUAGE CREDIT.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Engrossed

S 636: MODIFY GRADUATED LICENSING REQUIREMENTS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 647: MUTUAL INSURANCE HOLDING COMPANIES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Finance

S 655: DENTISTRY MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

S 659: WC/TAXI DRIVER/INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Judiciary Subcommittee A

S 675: REQUIRE COMMUNITY SERVICE/WORK FIRST PROGRAM.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 679: DEEDS OF TRUST/MODERNIZE PROCEDURES (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 684: SEX OFFENDER SUPERVISION/FORENSIC AMENDMENTS (NEW).

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Judiciary Subcommittee B

S 697: PATIENT ADVOCACY & PROTECTION ACT.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Com
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Health Care

S 699: COURTS AND INVESTIGATIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Finance

S 702: DIRECTOR AND OFFICER INSURANCE FOR TREASURER.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Engrossed

S 707: SCHOOL VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 710: POULTRY WASTE RECS (NEW).

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Public Utilities
    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

S 712: ADJUST QUARTERLY REPORTING.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 726: MULTIPLE BIRTH SIBLING CLASSROOM PLACEMENT.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 727: NO DUES CHECKOFF FOR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011

S 738: SOLE SOURCE ED. REQUIREMENTS/BAIL BONDSMEN (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading

S 743: ENCOURAGE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS.

    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Health and Human Services

S 745: BEER FRANCHISE LAW CLARIFICATIONS.

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Amend Adopted 2
    Senate: Amend Adopted 3
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Engrossed

S 749: VARIOUS MOTOR VEHICLE LAW CHANGES (NEW).

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Transportation

S 756: AMEND BAIL LAW/PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAMS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 762: ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT & EM WORKER/FELONY.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading

S 778: CONFIRM EDWARD FINLEY TO UTILITIES COMMISSION.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Public Utilities

S 781: REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2011.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref to Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources. If fav, re-ref to Commerce
    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Commerce

Actions on Bills: 2011-06-07

LOCAL BILLS

H 15: OPT OUT OF FED'L LOAN PROGRAM/COMM. COLLEGES (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 66: GREENE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House
    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 96: ALLEGHANY/JACKSON/GROVER OT (NEW).

    House: Passed 3rd Reading

H 134: COMM. COLLEGES/OPT OUT OF FED'L LOAN PROG.-2 (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 150: GREENSBORO CHARTER AMENDMENTS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 409: GUILFORD TECH. MAY LEASE PROPERTY.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 437: NH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ACCOUNTABILITY ACT.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

H 442: CORNELIUS DESIGN-BUILD AND INVESTMENTS.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

H 450: GUILFORD COUNTY COMM. DISTRICTS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 459: ROCKINGHAM/HUNTING WHILE IMPAIRED.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 467: GUILFORD BOARD OF CTY COMM. DISTRICTS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 469: ADDL. LUMBERTON & ST. PAULS OCCUP. TAX (NEW).

    House: Passed 3rd Reading

H 528: DUPLIN ELECTIONS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 541: COMM. COLLEGES/OPT OUT OF FED'L LOAN PROGRAM (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

H 552: ASHEVILLE AIRPORT/WNC AG CENTER (NEW).

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref to State and Local Government. If fav, re-ref to Finance

H 581: AMEND LUMBERTON FIREMEN'S PENSION FUND.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Finance

S 151: WAKE COMMISSIONERS DISTRICTING/VACANCIES (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 155: LOCAL STORMWATER UTILITY FEES (NEW).

    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 159: CONVEY BLUE RIDGE CORR. FAC TO MAYLAND CC (NEW)

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Recon 3rd & 2nd Readings
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 237: INCORPORATE CASTLE HAYNE.

    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Finance

S 250: HARKERS ISLAND SANITARY DISTRICT ELECTIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 260: PITT COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Amend Failed 1
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 289: CAPE CARTERET DEANNEXATION.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Finance

S 293: CATAWBA ECOCOMPLEX RENEWABLE ENERGY.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 294: MADISON ELECTIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 312: ROANOKE RAPIDS LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/7/2011
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/8/2011

S 431: FONTANA DAM INCORPORATED.

    House: Passed 3rd Reading

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