The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-16

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The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-16

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 22 (2011-2012) 2011 BUDGET TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS (NEW). Filed Feb 1 2011, TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITY FOR VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOND FUNDS.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL, CLARIFYING, AND OTHER MODIFICATIONS TO THE CURRENT OPERATIONS AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS APPROPRIATIONS ACT.
Makes the following amendments to SL 2011-145 (Current Operations and Capital Improvements Appropriations Act of 2011).
SECTION 2.1.-Modifies several appropriations from the General Fund for Current Operations for the fiscal years 2011-12 and 2012-13.
SECTION 2.2.(a)-Modifies the General Fund Availability Statement, making changes to the amount of Total General Fund Availability and the Revised General Fund Availability for fiscal year 2011-12.
SECTION 2.2.(k)-Directs the State Controller to transfer $124,500,00 (was, $1.25 million) from the unreserved fund balance to the Repairs and Renovations Reserve Account on June 30, 2011.
SECTION 3.1.- Modifies two appropriations from the Highway Fund for Current Operations for the fiscal year 2012-13.
SECTION 5.4.(h)-Amends GS 115C-546.2(d)(4) to provide that a county may use monies in the Public School Building Capital Fund to retire indebtedness incurred for school construction projects (was, restricted use of monies from the Fund to retire indebtedness for school construction projects incurred on or after January 1, 2003).
SECTION 6.1.(b)-Amends this section to add funds authorized by GS 116-30A and GS 116-40.22(c) to the specified list of actions on which the Director of the Budget can base modification of the certified budget to the extent that the specified actions are authorized by this act.
SECTION 6.2.-Expands the permitted uses for funds appropriated to the Contingency and Emergency Fund to include (1) by the State Treasurer to pay death benefits for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, (2) by the Industrial Commission for supplemental awards of compensation, (3) by the Department of Justice for legal fees, or (4) by the Governor for crime rewards.
SECTION 6.11.(b)-Clarifies that in this section, the term Department references the Department of Health and Human Services. Adds Roanoke Chowan CHC Telehealth Network to the specified programs and initiatives for which up to $22 million is to be used by the Department to administer grants funded from funds transferred to the State Controller as of June 30, 2011 from the funds remaining in the Health and Wellness Trust Fund, abolished in this act.
SECTION 6.11.(d)-Amends SL 1999-2, as amended in this act; specifies that certain monies paid into the NC State Specific Account that would have been transferred to The Golden L.E.A.F, Inc. or to designated trust funds must be deposited in the Settlement Reserve Fund and transferred to nontax Budget Code 19878 (was, deposited in the General Fund Account of the Settlement Reserve Fund).
SECTION 6.11.(e)-Repealed.
SECTION 6.11.(g)-Repealed.
SECTION 6.11A. MASTER SETTLEMENT FUNDS-HEALTH TRUST ACCOUNT (NEW)-Adds new section to SL 2011-145 to prohibit transferring funds from the Master Settlement Account (MSA) to the Health and Wellness Trust Fund. Directs that cash balance from MSA payments as of June 30, 2011, in the amount of $32,904,411 be deposited into the State’s General Fund to support health-related activities under Section 6.11 of this act.
SECTION 6.14. Adds Tyrrell County to the counties identified by the General Assembly as suffering the most extensive damage as a result of inclement weather on April 16, 2011, and includes Tyrrell among those counties to receive matching funds from the state to aid them in addressing the loss and damage. Increases the number of identified counties from 18 to 19.
SECTION 6.18. LOTTERY COMMISSIONERS (NEW)-Amends GS 18C-112 to add a new subsection (e) providing actions taken by a member of the Lottery Commission with regards to seeking public office that indicate that the member vacates office as a member of the Commission and requires that the vacancy be filled as provided by GS 18C-111(c).
SECTION 6A.1.(d)-Makes a clarifying change.
SECTION 6A.2.(d)-Provides that funding for any information technology project or any segment of a multipart project costing more than $250,000 is to be appropriated by the General Assembly.
SECTION 6A.2.(f)-Provides for granting an exception to the information technology hosting requirements applicable to state agencies if approved by either (was, both) the State Chief Information Officer on the basis of technology requirements or by the Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM) based on cost savings.
SECTION 6A.7.(a)-Directs the State Chief Information Officer, in conjunction with the OSBM, to develop a detailed plan for consolidating the information technology infrastructure and applications of all state agencies, departments, and institutions in the executive branch by February 1, 2012 (was, by November 1, 2011).
SECTION 6A.8.(b)-Provides that the rates be set to support a specific service for which an agency is being charged beginning with state fiscal year 2012-13.
SECTION 6A.14.(a)-Clarifies what goods and services are incorporated in the term mobile communication device as used in this section.
SECTION 6A.4.(e)-Directs agencies not to charge the Office of the State Controller to provide required support for CJLEADS.
SECTION 6A.10.(b)-Directs the Department of Administration to provide plans, a funding model, and a detailed list of state internal resources that could be used to develop and implement a state portal to the Joint Legislative Committee on information Technology by May 1, 2012.
SECTION 6A.20.(c)-Adds specifications as to the type and form of information required to be submitted by state agencies upon request to fully support and participate in the Office of the State Controller’s efforts to develop an automated fraud detection system.
SECTION 7.1A.(d1) (NEW)-Directs community colleges to generate budget FTE for instruction provided through Career and College Promise (provision was in Section 7.1A.(e)). Makes a conforming change to Section 7.1A.
SECTION 7.1A.(h)-Makes technical changes to GS 115D-20(4), as amended.
SECTION 7.13.(ee)-Repeals subsection (ee), which repealed GS 115C-105.41, which called for personal education plans for students at-risk of academic failure.
SECTION 7.13.-Repeals subsection (a) of Section 7.13 of SL 2011-145 regarding the powers and duties of the State Board of Education. Makes conforming changes repealing subsections (b) thorough (u) of Section 7.13.
SECTION 7.15.-Specifies that $90,500 of the funds provided to the Department of Public Instruction are to be transferred to the Agricultural Education and FFA Program housed in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education at North Carolina State University (was, did not express a dollar amount to be transferred).
SECTION 7.23.(a)-Directs local school administrative units to adopt a Reduction in Force policy for certified school employees that includes specified criteria.
SECTION 7.31. TEACHER ACADEMY STATUTES REPEALED (NEW)-Makes the following changes: (1) repeals GS 115C-296.4, directing the NC Teacher Academy Board of Trustees to establish a statewide program of substantive professional development for the state’s teachers; and (2) makes conforming changes, repealing GS 120-123(63) and GS 126-5(c1)(26).
SECTION 7.32. PROFESSIONAL TEACHING STANDARDS COMMISSION STATUTES REPEALED (NEW)-Repeals GS 115C-295.1, which created the NC Professional Teaching Standards Commission (Commission), and GS 115C-295.2, which delineated the powers and duties of the Commission.
SECTION 8.12.(a)-Amends GS 115D-5(b)(2)e. to make a technical correction.
SECTION 8.12.(b)-Amends GS 115D-5(b)(12) to clarify that the provisions for community college tuition and fee waivers do not apply to students in early college and middle college high school programs but to high school students attending community college to take curriculum courses.
SECTION 8.18.(c)-Makes a technical correction.
SECTION 8.21. COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUDGET FLEXIBILITY (NEW)-Provides that the addition of this section to Part VIII of SL 2011-145 is contingent on legislation becoming law that allows the board of trustees of any community college to decline to participate in William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. If such legislation becomes law, then a community college, whose board of trustees adopts a resolution declining to participate in the Loan Program, is prohibited from transferring from faculty salaries an amount that is more than 2% of the state funds allocated to that community college from faculty salaries to support other instructional costs or purposes.
SECTION 9.6.(c)-Deletes any special responsibility constituent institution with a basic type of designation of Special Focus Institution or Baccalaureate Colleges Arts & Sciences under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education from those entities for which no reduction in state funds is to be allocated in either fiscal year of the 2011-13 biennium in allocating the UNC management flexibility reduction.
SECTION 10.7.(a)-Directs the Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE), renamed as such in this act, (was, the Division of Child Development) to maintain the More at Four program’s high programmatic standards and ensure services are provided statewide. Directs the DCDEE to use a portion of the funds transferred under this section to provide necessary services for recruitment, eligibility determination, and child placement within local communities. Provides that these services be conducted by local partnerships that choose to offer the services.
SECTION 10.14.-Repealed. Amended GS 122C-55 regarding exceptions to the disclosure of confidential information for clients of state facilities.
SECTION 10.31A.-Makes clarifying changes.
SECTION 10.35.(b)-Provides that the return from state hospitals (was, state owned and operated hospitals) to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be made from nonfederal resources in an amount equal to the amount of the payments from the Division of Medical Assistance for uncompensated care or based on an interagency agreement in effect at the date of the return.
SECTION 10.37.(a)-Makes a modification to Medicaid services to implement a collaborative effort between Community Care of North Carolina Networks and Local Health Departments to improve perinatal care and ensure care management of high risk pregnancies.
SECTION 10.40.-Clarifies that the funds available to DHHS for the 2011-12 fiscal year and the 2012-13 fiscal year are General Fund Appropriations.
SECTION 13.3.(e)-Makes a technical correction.
SECTION 13.3.(k)-Amends GS 143-300.8 to direct DHHS (was, Department of Environment and Natural Resources) to pay any judgment against the sanitarian, or any settlement made on the sanitarian’s behalf, subject to the provisions of GS 143-300.6.
SECTION 13.3.(ddd)-Makes a technical correction.
SECTION 13.3.(eee)-Makes a technical correction.
SECTION 13.3.(fff)-Makes a technical correction.
SECTION 13.11B.-Repeals proposed new statutory provisions limiting the rule making authority of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, if Senate Bill 781, Regulatory Reform Act of 2011, 2011 Regular Session, becomes law.
SECTION 13.21.-Changes the termination date for the pilot program to be implemented by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), regarding the annual inspections of animal operations subject to a permit under GS Chapter 143, Article 21, to June 30, 2013 (was, September 1, 2011).
SECTION 13.22.(b)-Amends GS 143-215.10D(b), as amended, to provide that an animal operation may request an operations review (was, required an animal operation to have an operations review at least once a year).
SECTION 13.23.(h)-Directs that $1 million of the funds available to DENR for Water Resource Projects be transferred to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Soil and Water Conservation, for the 2011-12 fiscal year to implement the Agricultural Water Resources Assistance Program.
SECTION 13.23A.(a)-Adds new subdivision to GS 106-850(b), as recodified by this act, to provide that an applicant must establish that the applicant is engaged in farming via submission of a copy of the applicant’s most recent federal tax Schedule F (Form 1040) to the Soil and Water Conservation Commission (Commission) in order to be eligible for cost share funds under this program. Amends GS 139-60, to require the applicant to submit the same information to the Commission to be eligible for assistance under the Agriculture Water Resources Assistance Program.
SECTION 13.25.(i)-Repealed. Amended GS 106-22.
SECTION 13.25.(o)-Amends GS 106-848(c) and (d) to replace references to DENR with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Forest Resources.
SECTION 13.26.(c)-Directs that $6.75 million (was, $6.25) of the funds appropriated to the Clean Water Management Trust Fund are to be used for the 2011-12 fiscal year and the 2012-13 fiscal year for certain specified purposes. Defines the term minigrant to mean grant funds to provide the transaction costs to facilitate the donation of conservation easements.
SECTION 14.3A.(a) Changes the party responsible for appointments under the section from the Commissioner of Agriculture to the Secretary of Commerce.
SECTION 14.5B. Repeals Section 14.5B (amended GS 96-8(5)n).
SECTION 14.13.(c) Increases the cap on the annual salary of any one employee of a regional economic development commission to $120,000 (previously $100,000).
SECTION 14.20.(e) Removes language concerning the obligation of the Rural Center to determine that the private sector jobs will not compete unfairly with existing businesses. Adds language to require the Rural Center give preference to a resident company. Provides definition of “resident company” as used in the section.
SECTION 15.16.(c) Directs the Office of Indigent Defense Services, when selecting contracts, to consider both the cost-effectiveness of the proposed contract and the ability of the potential contractor to provide effective representation for the clients served by the contract. Makes other clarifying change.
SECTION 15.22. (NEW) Authorizes, and provides reporting requirements for, the Office of Indigent Defense Services to use up to $50,000 from the funds for the 2011-12 fiscal year to provide the state matching funds needed to receive grant funds.
SECTION 17.3. Rewrites and reorganizes Section 17.3 to specify programs for which the Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention may use funds as appropriated by the act.
SECTION 18.17. (NEW) Prohibits the Department of Correction from closing the Bladen Correctional Center during the 2011-13 biennium.
SECTION 19.1.(b) Amends GS 143B-249 to provide the Department of Public Safety will consist of six divisions and an Office of External Affairs (previously seven divisions). Removes the Department of Justice as an entity from which a former division may make up the Division of Law Enforcement in the Department of Public Safety. Clarifies that the Division of Emergency Management consists of the former Division of Emergency Management of the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety and the Civil Air Patrol. Directs the Department of Public Safety to consult with the Judicial Department and the Department of Justice when preparing its state plan for the state’s criminal justice system.
SECTION 19.1.(g) Makes technical change
SECTION 19.1.(i) Makes technical change
SECTION 19.1.(l) Amends GS 164-37 to reduce membership of the Commission from 30 to 28 by removing from membership the Secretary of Crime Control and Public Safety and a representative of the Division of Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety. Changes membership seat on the Commission to Secretary of Public Safety.
SECTION 19.1.(h) Makes technical change.
SECTION 19.1.(q1) Deletes Section 19.1.(q1), concerning conforming changes.
SECTION 19.1.(u) Specifies that the Law Enforcement Support Services Division of the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety is abolished.
SECTION 19.1.(bb) Deletes Section 19.1.(bb), concerning the abolishment of the Law Enforcement Support Services Division of the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety.
SECTION 19.1.(x1) Makes technical change.
SECTION 19.1.(z) Makes technical change to GS 18B-500.
SECTION 19.1.(bb1) Deletes Section 19.1.(bb1), concerning the recodification of certain statutes.
SECTION 19.1.(bb2) Makes technical change to GS 143B-272.73A.
SECTION 19.1.(dd1) Deletes Section 19.1.(dd1), concerning a technical change.
SECTION 19.1.(jj) Makes technical changes to GS 122C-408.
SECTION 19.1.(hhh3) (NEW) Allows for the Alcohol Law Enforcement Division to continue being known by that name for all legal purposes. Allows all former departments which became divisions under the act, and all former divisions which became sections under the act, to continue using stationery and other items in order to avoid unnecessary expense.
SECTION 20.1A. Repeals Section 20.1A, concerning the transfer of North Carolina Human Relations Commission from Department of Administration to Office of Administrative Hearings.
SECTION 20.2.(b) Changes reporting duties for the Legislative Research Commission concerning the study of the duties and services of the North Carolina Human Relations Commission and the Civil Rights Division of the Office of Administrative Hearings.
SECTION 21.2.(a) Changes funding provisions for the Roanoke Island Commission, providing funding through the 2014-15 fiscal year, reduced as specified.
SECTION 21.3. Repeals Section 21.3, concerning the end of state funds to support Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens.
SECTION 22.3. Makes technical change.
SECTION 23.3. (NEW) Provides intent by the General Assembly to establish and operate a state-based health benefits Exchange that meets the requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act. Provides guidelines for the Department of Insurance and Department of Health and Human Services to follow in carrying out the General Assembly’s intent.
SECTION 26A.1. Makes clarifying changes.
SECTION 28.10.(c) Provides that municipalities made ineligible to receive funds under the section have until June 30, 2012 to spend previously allocated funds, at which point the funds will be reallocated as provided.
SECTION 28.12A. Provides the Program Evaluation Division may hire consultants to aid in its evaluation from funds available to the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee. Changes reporting deadline to November 1, 2012 (previously May 1, 2012).
SECTION 28.28. Restores a Deputy Secretary position (ID # 60084686) to the State Highway Patrol, which was previously eliminated. Increases savings in the Highway Patrol’s operation to $2,390,202 for fiscal year 2011-12 (previously $2,390,202) and $10,484,026 (previously 10,373,350) for fiscal year 2012-13.
SECTION 28.28.(e) (NEW) Provides that the Commander of the State Highway Patrol may reassign personnel from the Patrol headquarters, with a specified exception, to Troop Headquarters or district offices throughout the state.
SECTION 28.30.(a) Makes clarifying change to GS 20-85(a1)(2).
SECTION 28.32.(c) Specifies that the provisions concerning GS 136-176(b2), as amended, are effective for the 2011-2012 fiscal year only.
SECTION 28.32.(e) Makes technical change.
SECTION 28.32.(d) Repeals Section 28.33.(d), concerning certain appropriations to the North Carolina Turnpike Authority from the Highway Trust Fund.
SECTION 28.34.(a) Amends GS 136-180 to specify funds allocated from the Trust Fund for urban loops may be used only for urban loops as designated and prioritized by the Department of Transportation around the U.S. Census Bureau’s defined urbanized areas.
SECTION 29.21A. Repeals Section 29.21A, concerning amendments made to GS 126-7.1 (regarding deleting provisions that state employees receive priority considerations for certain positions). Makes other clarifying and organizational changes to GS 126.7.1.
SECTION 29.8.(a) Adds additional language to provide that salaries for employees of the North Carolina Community College System may be increased if the increase is funded from local funding sources.
SECTION 30.5. Provides allocation of certain funds to the Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina for repairs and renovations pursuant to GS 143C-4-3 only (previously provided further details). Deletes language which allowed the Board of Governors to allocate funds for the repair and renovation of facilities in certain instances as detailed. Directs the Board of Governors to report to the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations in accordance with GS 143C-4-3(d). Makes other clarifying changes.
SECTION 30.6. Provides that the requirements of the section do not apply to projects of the University of North Carolina financed with funds as detailed.
SECTION 31.23.(d) Rewrites GS 7A-307(a)(4) to specify that the $20 fee accompany any filing that requires a notice of hearing and contains one or more motions not listed in GS 7A-308.
SECTION 31.23B. (NEW) Enacts new subsection (g) to GS 7A-304 to direct and detail that changes to the costs or fees in the section (concerning the costs in criminal actions) apply to costs and fees assessed or collected on or after the effective date of the change, except as specified.
SECTION 31.23C. Provides that compensation for witnesses acting on behalf of the court or prosecutorial offices be paid in accordance with the rules established by the Administrative Office of the Courts. Provides that compensation for witnesses provided under GS 7A-454, concerning fees for the services of expert witnesses for indigent persons, be in accordance with the rules established by the Office of Indigent Services.
SECTION 31.23C. Rewrites GS 7A-454 to provide that fees for services of an expert witness or other witnesses, paid in accordance with GS 7A-314, including travel expenses, lodging, and other appearance expenses, for an indigent person and other necessary expenses of counsel be paid by the state in accordance with the rules adopted by the Office of Indigent Defense Services. Makes conforming changes.
SECTION 31.25. Makes technical change.
SECTION 31.26A. Repeals Section 31.26A, concerning the expansion of costs assessed and collected in criminal cases associated with the service of local law enforcement laboratory facilities.
Includes additional directives related to the budget committee report and the budget.
Makes other technical, clarifying and conforming changes.
Effective July 1, 2011, unless otherwise indicated.

Intro. by Crawford.
H 113 (2011-2012) MOTORCYCLE SAFETY ACT. Filed Feb 16 2011, TO CREATE ADDITIONAL PROTECTIONS FOR MOTORCYCLISTS FROM UNSAFE MOVEMENTS BY OTHER VEHICLES.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 20-154(a1) to clarify that a person who violates GS 20-154(a) and causes a motorcycle operator to change travel lanes or leave a portion of any public street or highway designated as travel lanes will be responsible for an infraction (was, a Class 2 misdemeanor) and a fine of not less than $200. If the violation results in a crash causing property damage or personal injury to a motorcycle operator or passenger, the person is responsible for an infraction (was, Class 1 misdemeanor) and a fine of not less than $500.

Intro. by Killian.
H 119 (2011-2012) AMEND ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS 2011. Filed Feb 16 2011, TO AMEND CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES LAWS TO (1) CLARIFY THE PROHIBITION ON DISPOSAL IN LANDFILLS OR BY INCINERATION OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS THAT ARE REQUIRED TO BE RECYCLED BY CERTAIN ABC PERMITTEES; (2) DIRECT THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO INCORPORATE STORMWATER CAPTURE AND REUSE STANDARDS AND BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES INTO STORMWATER RUNOFF RULES AND PROGRAMS; AND (3) AMEND THE WATER USE STANDARD FOR PUBLIC MAJOR FACILITY CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION PROJECTS TO REQUIRE THE INSTALLATION OF WEATHER BASED IRRIGATION CONTROLLERS AND AUDITS OF EXISTING IRRIGATION SYSTEMS BY AN IRRIGATION CONTRACTOR LICENSED UNDER CHAPTER 89G OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.

Senate amendments make the following changes to 3rd edition. Amendment #1 rewrites proposed GS 143-215.1(a5) to remove references to sewer systems, and to provide that a permit issued under the statute may be modified if required by federal law. Amends proposed GS 143-215.25A(a)(7) to provide that the exemption set forth in the subdivision does not apply to dams that are determined to be high-hazard by the Department. Amends proposed GS 143-215.94B(i) to provide that any portion of the funds not used, as provided in the subsection, revert to the Commercial Fund for the uses otherwise provided by the statute. Enacts new GS 143-215.94D to grant, and detail, the Department’s use of up to $100,000 of the funds in the Noncommercial Fund to fund necessary assessment and cleanup to be conducted by the Department of discharges or releases for which a responsible party has been identified but for which the responsible party can demonstrate that undertaking the costs of assessment and cleanup will impose a severe financial hardship. Rewrites Section 2(b) of SL 2009-216 to direct certain dischargers comply with the Wastewater Discharge Rule as set forth in the session law by no later than 2016, unless the discharger has received an authorization for the construction, installation, or alteration of the treatment works for purposes of complying with the allocation under the Wastewater Discharge Rule by December 31, 2016, at which point the compliance date is no later than calendar year 2018. Deletes changes to SL 2009-216, Section 3(d). Directs Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Program Competitive Grant funds to consider water quality benefit and be distributed in a fair and equitable manner based on the grant requirements and the benefit. Deletes all provisions in previous edition concerning proposed GS 143-214.18, regarding exemption to riparian buffer requirements for certain private properties in the Neuse River and Tar-Pamlico River Basins. Provides details, including definitions, implementation, study, and rule making authority, related to the Neuse River Basin Riparian Buffer Rule and Tar-Pamlico River Basin Riparian Buffer Rule. Directs the Division of Water Quality to establish a Workgroup of Nonpoint Source Agencies to consider the competitive grant project proposals. Provides that the Workgroup be given full input to the project funding decisions. Deletes previous amendments to GS 130A-290(a)(35) conforming the definition of solid waste to federal law. Makes other technical, organizational, and clarifying changes. Makes conforming change to bill title.
Amendment #3 amends GS 130A-295.04(a) to require, in addition to other financial responsibility requirements for solid waste management under the Part, an applicant for a permit or permit holder for a hazardous waste facility must establish financial assurance that will ensure that sufficient funds are available for subsequent cost incurred by the Department in response to an incident at a facility. Deletes provision concerning an applicant for a permit or permit holder ensuring sufficient funds are also available for corrective action and for offsite screening for potential migration of contaminants in the event of a release of hazardous waste or hazardous waste constituents in the environment in an amount approved by the Department. Deletes provision allowing the Department to require an applicant for a permit for a hazardous waste facility to provide cost estimates for facility closure, post closure maintenance and monitoring, and any corrective action that the Department may require to the Department. Provides that compliance with the financial assurance requirements set forth under federal law is sufficient to meet the requirements regarding financial assurance requirements in the statute. Directs the Commission to adopt rules regarding financial responsibility in order to implement the above provision. Makes a conforming change.

Intro. by Gillespie, McElraft.
H 122 (2011-2012) REV LAWS TECH, CLARIFY., & ADMIN. CHNGS. Filed Feb 16 2011, TO MAKE TECHNICAL, CLARIFYING, AND ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES TO THE REVENUE LAWS AND RELATED STATUTES.

Senate amendment, adopted 6/15/11, makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Makes technical and clarifying changes only.

Intro. by Howard, Luebke, Gibson.
H 165 (2011-2012) PLANNED COMMUNITY & CONDO ACT AMENDS. Filed Feb 23 2011, TO AMEND THE PLANNED COMMUNITY ACT AND THE CONDOMINIUM ACT TO ADD OR ENHANCE CONSUMER PROTECTION PROVISIONS, INCLUDING PROVISIONS RELATED TO DISCRETION IN ENFORCEMENT BY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS, PROCESSES REQUIRED FOR IMPOSITION OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS, OPEN MEETINGS, RECORD KEEPING, USE OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION, ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS ON FORECLOSURE, DECLARANT CONTROL, AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ABOUT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS TO POTENTIAL PURCHASERS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE ON HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.

Conference report recommends the following changes to 3rd edition, as amended, to reconcile matters in controversy. Deletes previous amendment, which added that, for the purposes of GS 47F-3-116(a) and GS 47C-3-116(a), the term executive board includes a duly appointed subcommittee of the executive board. Makes a technical change.

Intro. by McGee, Weiss, Earle, Howard.
H 242 (2011-2012) NAT. GAS/BOND/FEE/LANDOWNER PROTECT'N/STUDY (NEW). Filed Mar 7 2011, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE BOND REQUIRED UPON REGISTRATION IN ORDER TO DRILL FOR OIL OR NATURAL GAS IN THE STATE.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 5th edition. Deletes provision from previous edition appropriating funds from the General Fund to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to complete the specified study and conduct the public hearings directed in the act. Directs DENR and the Energy Jobs Council to conduct the study in the act in conjunction with the study required by Section 3(a) of Senate Bill 709, 2011 Regular Session, if that bill becomes law. Requires that the outcome of the consolidated studies result, if applicable, in one final report.

Intro. by Stone, Gillespie.
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.

Senate amendments make the following changes to 4th edition. Amendment #1 clarifies the name of the special license plate for the North Carolina Green Industry Council. Makes conforming changes.
Amendment #2 removes the requirement that the Division receive 300 or more applications for a “Retired Legislator” plate before such plate is produced.

Intro. by Gillespie.
H 329 (2011-2012) BLDG. CODES/EXPAND EQUINE EXEMPTION. Filed Mar 10 2011, TO EXPAND THE EXEMPTION FROM BUILDING RULES FOR FARM BUILDINGS TO INCLUDE FARM BUILDINGS USED FOR SPECTATOR EVENTS.

Senate amendment, adopted on 6/15/11, makes the following changes to 4th edition. Amends GS 143-138(b4)(1) to provide that a farm building that might otherwise qualify for exemption from building rules remains subject to an annual safety inspection, as detailed.

Intro. by Horn.
H 358/SL 2011-151 (2011-2012) APEX/CARY ANNEXATION INTO CHATHAM RESTRICTED. Filed Mar 15 2011, TO REQUIRE THE APPROVAL OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CHATHAM COUNTY BEFORE THE TOWNS OF APEX OR CARY MAY MAKE AN INVOLUNTARY ANNEXATION INTO CHATHAM COUNTY.

AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE APPROVAL OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF CHATHAM COUNTY BEFORE THE TOWNS OF APEX OR CARY MAY MAKE AN INVOLUNTARY ANNEXATION INTO CHATHAM COUNTY. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 3/15/11 and 3/24/11. Enacted June 16, 2011. Effective June 16, 2011.

Intro. by Hackney, Stam.Chatham, Wake
H 538 (2011-2012) LGERS LEO DISABILITY (NEW). Filed Mar 30 2011, TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS HAVE ONE YEAR OF CREDITABLE SERVICE IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS UNDER THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR INJURIES INCURRED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
Deletes provision specifying that the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is an instrumentality of the state. Also deletes proposed amendment to GS 128-21 which added the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association to the definition of employer for purposes of qualifying for participation in the LGERS. Makes conforming changes to the title.

Intro. by Randleman, Dollar, Cotham, Faircloth.
H 596 (2011-2012) TRANSFER SURPLUS PROP. TO RETIREMENT SYSTEM. Filed Apr 4 2011, TO FACILITATE THE IDENTIFICATION OF SURPLUS STATE OWNED REAL PROPERTY; TO REQUIRE THAT THE OWNERSHIP OF THAT PROPERTY BE TRANSFERRED TO THE TEACHERS' AND STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO REQUIRE THE STATE TREASURER TO MANAGE THAT PROPERTY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE GENERAL STATUTES.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Provides that for the 2011-13 fiscal biennium, the provisions of Section 6.15(c) of SL 2011-145 supersede the provisions of GS 146-30 as amended by the act. Provides that, for the 2011-2013 fiscal biennium, the net proceeds from the disposition of state-owned disposal assets exceeding a specified amount, may be allocated in accordance with GS 146-30 as amended by the act. These provisions are effective when the act becomes law.

Intro. by Hastings, Stam, Crawford.
H 619 (2011-2012) FORCED COMBINATIONS (NEW). Filed Apr 5 2011, TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE ACT BY PROVIDING FOR PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION BUSINESS ORGANIZATION STATUS FOR PHYSICAL THERAPISTS AND SOME ASSOCIATED PROFESSIONALS, CLARIFYING THE DEFINITION OF PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE, AUTHORIZING THE NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINERS TO CONDUCT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS OF APPLICANTS FOR LICENSURE, AND MAKING OTHER MODERNIZING STATUTORY CHANGES.

Senate amendments make the following changes to 3rd edition.
Amendment # 1 amends proposed GS 105-130.5A(n), clarifying that the statute does not limit or negate the Secretary of Revenue’s authority to make tax adjustments as otherwise permitted by law, except that the Secretary must not make adjustments pursuant to the statute that limit a corporation’s options for reporting royalty payments.
Amendment # 2 authorizes the Revenue Laws Study Committee to review the law enacted by the act and recommend any changes needed, as detailed. Changes the act’s effective date to make the substantive sections effective January 1, 2012, and makes specified provisions apply to assessments proposed for taxable years beginning on or after that date.
Amendment # 3 amends proposed GS 105-130.5A(i)(2) to make clarifying changes to insurance companies, other than captive insurance companies, that are not included in a combined return.
Amendment # 4 amends proposed GS 105-130.5A(c), requiring a corporation to submit the combined return within 90 days (was, 60 days) of the date the Secretary provides written notice.

Intro. by Howard, McLawhorn, Carney, Ingle.
H 652 (2011-2012) OMNIBUS TRANSPORTATION ACT (NEW). Filed Apr 6 2011, ESTABLISHING THE PROPERTY OWNERS PROTECTION ACT.

Senate committee substitute deletes all provisions of 2nd edition and replaces them with AN ACT TO AMEND THE STATE'S LAWS PERTAINING TO TRANSPORTATION.
Effective January 1, 2012, amends GS 20-7(s) to clarify that when a person in the United States for a limited time is issued a driver's license of limited duration, such license must bear a distinguishing mark or other designation on the face of the license clearly denoting the limited duration of the license.
Effective December 1, 2011, amends GS 20-51(6) to add livestock, live poultry, animal waste, herbicides, fungicides, and seeds to the list of items that, when transported by farmers under certain circumstances, exempt the trailer or semitrailer on which they are transported from requirements of registration and certificate of title.
Effective December 1, 2011, adds new GS 20-51(17) to exempt a header trailer when transported to or from a dealer, or after a sale or repairs, to the farm or another dealership, from the registration and certificate of title requirements.
Effective December 1, 2011, adds new subsection GS 20-88(m) to provide that any vehicle weighing more than the limits in GS 20-118(b), as authorized by certain exceptions set out in GS 20-118(c), must be registered for the maximum weight allowed for that vehicle's axle configuration, or be subject to the penalties set out in GS 20-118(e). Makes conforming changes throughout GS 20-118.
Effective December 1, 2011, amends GS 20-118(c) to include within the exceptions to the maximum weight allowed on light-traffic roads live poultry transported from a farm to a processing plant or market (was, first market); and water, fertilizer, herbicides, fungicides, seeds, fuel, and animal waste transported to or from a farm by a farm vehicle. Makes other clarifying changes.
Effective December 1, 2011, adds new GS 20-118(c)(17) to specify that GS 20-118(b) and GS 20-118(e) do not apply to a vehicle that meets certain specified requirements.
Effective December 1, 2011, amends GS 20-127 to (1) specify that a window of a vehicle that is operated on a public street or highway and which is subject to the provisions of Part 393 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations must comply with the window tinting restrictions and (2) delete certain exceptions to the window tinting restrictions.
Effective December 1, 2011, adds new GS 20-137.4A(a1) to provide that it is unlawful for any person to operate a commercial motor vehicle subject to Parts 390 or 392 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations on a public street or highway or public vehicular area while using a mobile telephone or other electronic device in violation of those Parts. Specifies that the use of hands-free technology is not prohibited.
Amends GS 20-166.1(i) to specify that the report of an accident is a public record within the meaning of GS 132-1, but may not be released to any person making a request unless and until personal identifying information has been redacted from the report in compliance with federal law. Directs the Division of Motor Vehicles to provide a certified copy of an accident report to any person entitled to a copy and who pays the required fee.
Amends GS 20-383 to also allow designated personnel of the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety to enforce the provisions of Article 17 of GS Chapter 20 and the provisions of GS Chapter 62 that are applicable to motor transportation.
Enacts new subsection (c) to GS 136-28.5, providing that bids and documents submitted in response to an advertisement or request for proposal will not be a public record until the Department issues a decision. Effective July 1, 2011.
Amends GS 136-89.213 to direct the Turnpike Authority to maintain the confidentiality of all information relating to electronic toll collection. Authorizes the account holder to examine his own account information. Also authorizes the Turnpike Authority to use the account information for purposes of collecting and enforcing tolls. Also authorizes a party, by authority of a proper court order, to inspect and examine confidential account information.
Amends GS 20-118(c), as amended by Section 1 of SL 2011-71, to provide that GS 20-118(b) and GS 20-118(e) do not apply to a vehicle or vehicle combination that meets certain specified requirements. Makes a clarifying change to GS 147-86.23.
Provides that, notwithstanding 19A NCAC 02D.0607(e)(3), the Department of Transportation may permit sealed ship containers as non-divisible loads as allowed by Federal Highway Administration policy. Specifies that all Department of Transportation permitting rules that apply to other non-divisible loads apply to sealed ship containers. Directs the Department of Transportation to initiate the process to conform the North Carolina Administrative Code to this act. States that the provisions of SL 2009-345, as they apply to ferry vessels operated by DOT, become effective June 30, 2013.
Effective when the act becomes law, unless otherwise indicated.

Intro. by Moffitt, Brubaker, Brawley, McComas.
H 656 (2011-2012) ALLOW SHERIFFS' ASSN. IN LGERS (NEW). Filed Apr 6 2011, TO DIRECT PHARMACIES TO REQUIRE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION PRIOR TO DISPENSING SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Deletes all provisions of previous edition and replaces them with AN ACT TO AMEND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO INCLUDE THE NORTH CAROLINA SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION AS AN EMPLOYER. States that the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is an instrumentality of the state. Amends GS 128-21 to include the NC Sheriffs’ Association within the definition of employer for the purposes of the Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System. Effective July 1, 2011.

Intro. by Guice.
H 751 (2011-2012) VARIOUS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES (NEW). Filed Apr 6 2011, TO CLARIFY THAT A PORT FACILITY THAT UTILIZES SPECIALIZED MACHINERY TO PROCESS BULK CARGO INTO A FORM SUITABLE FOR DELIVERY AND USE BY A MANUFACTURING FACILITY QUALIFIES AS A MANUFACTURING FACILITY FOR PURPOSES OF THE PRIVILEGE TAX ON MILL MACHINERY.

Senate committee substitute, reported in on 6/15/11, makes the following changes to the 2nd edition. Part I of the act is substantially similar to the previous edition, concerning expanding the excise tax on mill machinery, except changes the definition of large manufacturing and distribution facility in proposed GS 105-187.51D to include facilities, as further defined, which have an investment of at least $100 million (previously $125 million), and which will achieve an employment level of at least 1,000 within five years (previously 1,130 within two years). Makes clarifying changes to the subsection concerning forfeiture. Adds provisions concerning definitions, refund, and forfeiture under the statute. This part of the act is effective July 1, 2013, and applies to purchases made on or after that date.
Part 2 of the act concerns Port Enhancement Zones. Creates new GS 143B-437.012, which defines Port Enhancement Zone as an area that meets the following: (1) is comprised of one or more contiguous census tracts, census block groups, or both, in the most recent federal decennial census; (2) all of the area is located within 25 miles of a state port and is capable of being used to enhance port operations; (3) every census tract and census block group that comprises the area has at least 11% of households with incomes of $15,000 or less. Provides that the area of a county that is included in one or more port enhancement zones must not exceed 5% of the total area of the county. Provides the method and information required for the Secretary of Commerce to make a designation of whether or not an area is a port enhancement zone, as defined. Directs the Secretary to annually publish a list of all port enhancement zones. Makes conforming changes to various statutes to provide tier one treatment for port enhancement zones. Effective for taxes imposed for taxable years beginning on or after July 1, 2013.
Part 3 of the act concerns encouraging investment to retain Article 3A installments. Amends the expiration provision of GS 105-129.12A (credit for substantial investment in other property) to provide that the credit expires and the taxpayer may not take any remaining installments of the credit in one of the years in which the installment of a credit accrues and by which the taxpayer is required to have created 200 new jobs at the property if (1) the total number of employees employed at the property with respect to which the credit is claimed is less than 200 and (current law only includes requirement #1) (2) the taxpayer has failed, within two years of the date that the employment fell below 200, to invest at the property at least twice the value of the remaining credit installments. Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2009.
Part 4 of the act concerns educational building at Appalachian State University. Amends subdivision (a1) of Section 29.13 of SL 2007-323, as amended, to allow for the acquiring and improving (previously limited to only acquiring) adjacent real property related to the completion of a new educational building at Appalachian State University.
Makes conforming change to the bill title. Unless otherwise noted, effective when the act becomes law.

Intro. by McComas.
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 amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Amends proposed GS 114-19.31 to authorize the Department of Justice to provide to the Division of Motor Vehicles, from the State and National Repositories of Criminal Histories, the criminal history of any applicant for a restoration of a revoked driver’s license (previously included additional types of licenses). Makes conforming changes, and a conforming change to bill title.

Intro. by McComas, Carney.
H 773 (2011-2012) STUDIES ACT OF 2011. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO PROVIDE FOR STUDIES BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE, STATUTORY OVERSIGHT COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS, AND OTHER AGENCIES, COMMITTEES, AND COMMISSIONS.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Deletes contents of previous edition and instead establishes study tasks and topics for specified commissions, committees, departments, and agencies. States that if a study is authorized both in the act and in the Appropriations Act of 2011, the study will be implemented according to the Appropriations Act of 2011, as ratified.

Intro. by Committee on Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House.
H 792 (2011-2012) GFELLER-WALLER CONCUSSION AWARENESS ACT. Filed Apr 6 2011, TO ENACT THE GFELLER-WALLER CONCUSSION AWARENESS ACT.

AN ACT TO ENACT THE GFELLER-WALLER CONCUSSION AWARENESS ACT. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 4/7/11, 4/20/11, and 6/8/11. Enacted June 16, 2011. Effective June 16, 2011.

Intro. by Folwell, Cook, McGrady, Glazier.

The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-16

PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 27 (2011-2012) LOCAL ANNEXATIONS SUBJECT TO 60% PETITION (NEW). Filed Feb 2 2011, TO ADOPT A MORATORIUM ON INVOLUNTARY ANNEXATIONS.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Deletes the provisions of the 3rd edition and replaces it with AN ACT TO REQUIRE SPECIFIED LOCAL PENDING INVOLUNTARY ANNEXATIONS BE SUBJECT TO A PETITION TO DENY THE ANNEXATION BY PROPERTY OWNERS OF AT LEAST SIXTY PERCENT OF THE PARCELS LOCATED IN THE AREA.
Indicates that the specified involuntary annexations are suspended effective June 1, 2011, and prohibits these involuntary annexations from becoming effective until a petition to disallow the annexation process has been completed as described in the act. Provides criteria for the content, distribution, and collection of the petition to deny annexation. Assigns responsibility to the board of elections to prepare the petitions to sign in opposition to the annexation for property owners of the real property located within the area to be annexed. Provides that if the board of elections delivers petitions signed by property owners of at least 60% of the parcels located in the area to be annexed, the annexation is to be terminated. Prohibits the municipality from adopting a resolution of consideration for the area described in the annexation ordinance for at least 36 months.

Intro. by Brock, Newton, Goolsby.Brunswick, Buncombe, Cumberland, Davidson, Lenoir, Nash, New Hanover, Pitt, Union
S 47 (2011-2012) RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS (NEW). Filed Feb 8 2011, TO RESTORE JUDICIAL ELECTIONS TO A PARTISAN BASIS.

Filed 2/8/11. House committee substitute, reported in on 6/15/11, makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Deletes provisions from previous edition concerning membership fees for active members of the State Bar. Amends GS 163-3 to require special elections be conducted when called, as permitted by law. Amends GS 163-19 to limit the State Board of Elections Chair to two-year terms and limits chair to two terms.
Repeals GS 163-82.6A, concerning same day voter registration and voting at one-stop sites. Repeals GS 163-82.25, concerning mandated voter registration drives. Amends GS 163-82.6 to eliminate provisions concerning registration within 25 days of an election for qualified persons. Provides that it is also a Class 2 misdemeanor to pay or accept payment to assist in registering voters on the basis of per voter registration completed.
Amends GS 163-98 to add additional language to require the appropriate board of elections to notify candidates upon qualifying for ballot access of the following: (1) the required organizational report must be filed with the State Board of Elections no later than the tenth day following the day the candidate files notice of candidacy or the tenth day following the organization of the political committee, whichever occurs first; (2) a civil late penalty of $250 is to be assessed for each day the organizational report is late; and (3) every treasurer of a political committee must participate in the treasurer training within the required time frame. Makes similar changes to GS 163-106, GS 163-114, GS 163-122, and GS 163-123.
Amends GS 163-165(6) to delete provision requiring a provisional official ballot not be marked to make it identifiable to a voter. Amends GS 163-165.6 to rotate the order of political parties on the ballot every four years, and deletes provision concerning straight party voting. These provisions, amending GS 163-165.6, are effective January 1, 2012, and apply to elections held on or after that date.
Repeals Article 18 of GS Chapter 163, concerning Presidential Electors and enacts new Article 18B providing for a uniform law concerning faithful presidential electors. Amends GS 163-227.2 to shorten the early voting period to two weeks. Prohibits one-stop voting on Sundays. Repeals GS 163-230.2, concerning methods of requesting absentee ballots. Rewrites GS 163-277 to delete provision stating that an individual compelled to testify is not subject to any penalty or forfeiture. Amends GS 163-287 to require special elections be held at the same time as the general election or a primary election in an even-numbered year, except for special elections related to public health or safety, and as otherwise provided.
Enacts new GS 163-278.13D to prohibit any vendor, as defined, in North Carolina from contributing more than $500 per election to a candidate, if that candidate has authority over the contracts of the vendor. Enacts new GS 16-278.19C to cap contributions to a political party at $250,000 per election; makes a violation a Class 2 misdemeanor. Enacts new subsection to GS 163-278.34 to provide that a candidate will be liable for any civil penalty assessed by the State Board of Elections against his or her candidate campaign committee if such committee does not have the funds to pay the penalty. Amends GS 163-278.35 to require maintenance of records for two years following the date of last report, including any underlying documentation.
Repeals Article 22J of GS Chapter 163, concerning public financing for certain Council of State races. This provision effective July 1, 2011.
Directs the Joint Legislative Elections Oversight Committee to study electronic filing of all reports to be filed with the State Board of Elections. Provides reporting requirements.
Makes other technical, organizational, and conforming changes. Includes a severability clause. The act retains provisions from the previous edition concerning partisan primaries for judges, filing fees, allowing judges to request a second primary, filling vacancies, and repealing instant runoff voting. Changes title to AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE ELECTION ADMINISTRATION LAWS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS, AND OTHER CONFORMING CHANGES. Unless otherwise noted, effective January 1, 2012, and applies to elections held on or after that date.

Intro. by Tillman
S 47 (2011-2012) RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS (NEW). Filed Feb 8 2011, TO RESTORE JUDICIAL ELECTIONS TO A PARTISAN BASIS.

House amendment makes the following change to 3rd edition. Deletes amendment to GS 163-227.2, which prohibited one-stop voting on Sundays.

Intro. by Tillman
S 143 (2011-2012) DETENTION FACILITY REQUIREMENTS. Filed Feb 24 2011, TO MODIFY DORMITORY REQUIREMENTS IN CERTAIN COUNTY DETENTION FACILITIES.

House amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Adds Section 1.1.(a) stating findings by the General Assembly that the release of information in public employees’ personnel files to criminal offenders places employees at risk. Section 1.1.(b) amends GS 126-23 to prohibit release of state employee personnel information that is otherwise a public record to individuals who are in the custody of or under the supervision of the Department of Correction or a local confinement facility absent a court order. Allows release of certain state employee personnel information to an attorney investigating allegations of misconduct or abuse by a DOC employee, but prohibits the attorney from providing copies of such records to an offender absent a court order. Amends the bill title accordingly.

Intro. by Mansfield.
S 144 (2011-2012) CASH CONVERTERS MUST KEEP PURCHASE RECORDS. Filed Feb 24 2011, TO REQUIRE CASH CONVERTER BUSINESSES TO KEEP RECORDS OF PURCHASES AND TO MAKE THOSE RECORDS AVAILABLE TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.

House amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition.
Amends GS 91A-10(a)(6) and (b) to forbid a pawnbroker or a cash converter from purchasing from any person any property which is known to the pawnbroker or cash converter to be stolen, unless there is a written agreement with local or state law enforcement (was, local or state police).

Intro. by Meredith
S 241 (2011-2012) DWI/CUSTODIAL INTERROGATION AMENDMENTS (NEW). Filed Mar 7 2011, TO REQUIRE THAT DWI SENTENCING BE AT LEVEL ONE IF THE OFFENSE OCCURS WITH A CHILD LESS THAN SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE IN THE VEHICLE.

House amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Amends GS 20-179(c)(4) to clarify that driving by the defendant while (1) a child under the age of 18, (2) a person with the mental development of a child under the age of 18, or (3) a person with a physical disability preventing unaided exit from the vehicle was in the vehicle at the time of the offense is a grossly aggravating factor. Makes conforming change to the bill title.

Intro. by Purcell, Allran, Atwater.
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.

House amendment makes the following change to 3rd edition. Changes the penalty for threatening or intimidating a witness to a Class G felony (was, Class E felony).

Intro. by McKissick, Stevens.
S 425 (2011-2012) ECOSYSTEM ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM CHANGES. Filed Mar 24 2011, TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REORGANIZE THE ECOSYSTEM ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY, AND TO MAKE CLARIFYING CHANGES TO THE STATUTES GOVERNING COMPENSATORY MITIGATION AND THE CLEAN WATER MANAGEMENT TRUST FUND.

House amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Makes clarifying changes to the definitions for existing local compensatory mitigation bank and government entity in GS 143-214.11.

Intro. by Hunt.
S 436 (2011-2012) EXTEND SUNSETS (NEW). Filed Mar 28 2011, TO EXTEND THE QUALIFIED BUSINESS VENTURE TAX CREDIT SUNSET.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Clarifies that the joint agency must make a written request for a refund before January 1, 2011, for sales and use tax paid on or after July 1, 2007, and before June 30, 2010.

Intro. by Hartsell.
S 479 (2011-2012) TESTING IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Filed Mar 31 2011, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF CAREER AND COLLEGE READINESS WITH NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY BENCHMARKED TESTS; THE CONTINUATION OF NORTH CAROLINA’S PARTICIPATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF TESTS RELATED TO COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS ADOPTED BY A MAJORITY OF STATES; A PILOT STUDY OF A NEW ASSESSMENT OF U.S. HISTORY BASED ON THE REVISED CURRICULUM AND THAT ASSESSES CRITICAL THINKING AND WRITING SKILLS; AND DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS TO ASSIST IN TEACHING AND STUDENT LEARNING.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
Provides that if House Bill 200, 2011 Regular Session becomes law, then Section 7.30 of HB 200, which includes the contents of this act, Senate Bill 479, is repealed.

Intro. by Tillman, Preston, Soucek.
S 488 (2011-2012) LANDLORD NOTICE NC BAR/HOMEOWNER-BUYER PROT. (NEW). Filed Mar 31 2011, REQUIRING LANDLORDS TO GIVE NOTICE TO THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE BAR OF AN ATTORNEY'S DEFAULT ON A LEASE IN ORDER TO PROTECT THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF THE ATTORNEY'S FILES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
Amends GS 47G-1 to clarify the definitions for the following terms as they apply in GS Chapter 47G: (1) covered lease agreement (was, covered lease agreement or lease agreement), (2) option contract or contract, and (3) option fee. Makes technical changes to GS 47G-7 and GS 47H-8 regarding remedies for a violation of GS Chapter 47G or GS Chapter 47H. New sections are effective October 1, 2011, and apply to transactions entered on or after that date. Amends the title.

Intro. by Stein, Vaughan, Newton.
S 513/SL 2011-146 (2011-2012) ALLOW SAVINGS PROMOTION RAFFLES. Filed Apr 5 2011, TO ALLOW CREDIT UNIONS TO CONDUCT SAVINGS PROMOTION RAFFLES.

AN ACT TO ALLOW CREDIT UNIONS TO CONDUCT SAVINGS PROMOTION RAFFLES. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 4/5/11. Enacted June 16, 2011. Effective October 1, 2011.

Intro. by Gunn, Clary.
S 586 (2011-2012) MOTION HEARINGS IN MULTICOUNTY DIST./RCP 7. Filed Apr 13 2011, AMENDING RULE 7 OF THE RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE SENIOR RESIDENT SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE, A MOTION IN A CIVIL ACTION IN A COUNTY THAT IS PART OF A MULTICOUNTY JUDICIAL DISTRICT MAY BE HEARD DURING CIVIL SESSION IN AN INCLUDED COUNTY DIFFERENT FROM WHERE THE CASE WAS FILED.

House amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Adds a section stating that if House Bill 542 of the 2011 Regular Session (Tort Reform for Citizens and Businesses) becomes law, then Section 4.2 of HB 542 is rewritten to make the entire HB 542, excepting the amendment to GS 90-21.12(b), effective October 1, 2011, and applicable to actions arising on or after that date.

Intro. by Newton.
S 609 (2011-2012) FACILITATE LOCUM TENENS PHYSICIANS. Filed Apr 14 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 amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition, as amended. Adds a section to amend Section 10.31A in 2011-145 (Appropriations Act of 2011) to allow the Department of Health and Human Services to retain up to 65% of the amount from an assessment program, except for the hospital assessment program authorized in SL 2011-11, as specified. Makes a conforming change.

Intro. by Rouzer, Rabon.
S 670 (2011-2012) REVISE MEMBERSHIP/HEARING AID FITTERS BOARD. Filed Apr 19 2011, REVISING THE MEMBERSHIP ON THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE HEARING AID DEALERS AND FITTERS BOARD.

House amendment makes the following changes to 4th edition. Substitutes references to Hearing Instrument Specialist with Hearing Aid Specialist.

Intro. by Hartsell.
S 709 (2011-2012) ENERGY JOBS ACT. Filed Apr 19 2011, TO INCREASE ENERGY PRODUCTION IN NORTH CAROLINA TO DEVELOP A SECURE, STABLE, AND PREDICTABLE ENERGY SUPPLY TO FACILITATE ECONOMIC GROWTH, JOB CREATION, AND EXPANSION OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES AND TO ASSIGN FUTURE REVENUE FROM ENERGY EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT, AND PRODUCTION OF ENERGY RESOURCES IN ORDER TO PROTECT AND PRESERVE THE STATE'S NATURAL RESOURCES, CULTURAL HERITAGE, AND QUALITY OF LIFE.

Conference report recommends the following changes to 5th edition to reconcile matters in controversy. Amends Section 3.(a) (onshore shale gas) to direct the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to provide a comprehensive report to specified parties by May 1, 2012, on the commercial potential of onshore shale gas resources within the state; encourages DENR to collaborate with the newly created Energy Jobs Council (previously directed DENR to work in conjunction with the Energy Jobs Council to provide the report). Amends GS 113B-11(e) to authorize (rather than direct) the Utilities Commission to make its staff available to the Energy Jobs Council. Makes the entire act effective when it becomes law (previously made the energy policy compact effective when a direct sharing of the royalties and revenues became effective). Makes a clarifying change.

Intro. by Rucho, Brown, Tucker.
S 710 (2011-2012) POULTRY WASTE RECS (NEW). Filed Apr 19 2011, TO ALLOW RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATES (RECS) DERIVED FROM THE THERMAL ENERGY OUTPUT OF COMBINED HEAT AND POWER FACILITIES THAT USE SWINE WASTE OR POULTRY WASTE AS A FUEL TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SWINE WASTE SET ASIDE AND THE POULTRY WASTE SET ASIDE.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes all provisions in previous edition concerning swine waste, or swine waste set-asides. Makes conforming change to the title.

Intro. by Rucho.
S 784 (2011-2012) ADJOURNMENT RESOLUTION. Filed Jun 15 2011, ADJOURNING THE 2011 REGULAR SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO A DATE CERTAIN AND LIMITING THE MATTERS THAT MAY BE CONSIDERED UPON RECONVENING.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Modifies the matters that may be considered when the General Assembly reconvenes on July 13, 2011, as follows: (1) adds appointment bills to the list of matters that may be considered and (2) deletes local bills related to education, bills relating to community colleges or charter schools, and a bill making technical corrections to the Appropriations Act of 2011 from the list of matters that may be considered.

Intro. by Apodaca.

The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-16

LOCAL/HOUSE BILLS
H 15/SL 2011-148 (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.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGES MAY OPT OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE WILLIAM D. FORD FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN PROGRAM. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 6/7/11. Enacted June 16, 2011. Effective July 1, 2011.

Intro. by McElraft.Beaufort, Brunswick, Cleveland, Duplin, Lenoir, Moore, Surry
H 56 (2011-2012) LOCAL ANNEXATIONS SUBJECT TO 60% PETITION (NEW). Filed Feb 8 2011, TO EXERCISE THE POWER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UNDER SECTION 1 OF ARTICLE VII OF THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO FIX THE BOUNDARIES OF CITIES AND GIVE SUCH POWERS TO CITIES AS IT DEEMS ADVISABLE BY WITHDRAWING THE DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO THE CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT TO MAKE CERTAIN ANNEXATIONS.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Removes the Ayden annexation area, as described in Ayden Ordinance No. 08-09-07, from the scope of the act.

H 66 (2011-2012) GREENE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. Filed Feb 9 2011, TO PROVIDE GEOGRAPHIC PARITY IN REPRESENTATION ON THE GREENE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Makes the specified elections districts subject to a referendum, to be conducted in the 2012 general election. If approved by the voters, makes the districts effective with respect to elections conducted in 2014 and thereafter. Provides details for terms of office for members of the Greene County Board of Commissioners.

Intro. by LaRoque.Greene
H 208/SL 2011-149 (2011-2012) ACQUIRING BY RIGHT-CONDEMNATION OF PROPERTY. Filed Mar 2 2011, TO PROVIDE THE CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM THE RIGHT TO ACQUIRE POSSESSION AND TITLE OF LAND CONDEMNED FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE THE CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM THE RIGHT TO ACQUIRE POSSESSION AND TITLE OF LAND CONDEMNED FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 3/2/11. Enacted June 16, 2011. Effective June 16, 2011.

Intro. by McGee.Forsyth
H 266 (2011-2012) LOCAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY (NEW). Filed Mar 8 2011, TO ALLOW THE TOWNS OF APEX, CARY, FUQUAY-VARINA, GARNER, HOLLY SPRINGS, KNIGHTDALE, MORRISVILLE, ROLESVILLE, WAKE FOREST, WENDELL, AND ZEBULON TO ENTER INTO LEASES FOR THE SITING AND OPERATION OF A RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITY FOR UP TO TWENTY YEARS WITHOUT TREATING IT AS A SALE AND WITHOUT GIVING NOTICE BY PUBLICATION, AND EXEMPTING THOSE MUNICIPALITIES UNTIL JUNE 30, 2015, FROM COMPETITIVE BIDDING REQUIREMENTS WHEN LETTING CONTRACTS FOR USE AS PART OF LOCAL PILOT PROGRAMS AIMED AT INCREASING ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

AN ACT TO ALLOW MECKLENBURG AND WAKE COUNTIES AND THE TOWNS OF APEX, CARY, FUQUAY-VARINA, GARNER, HOLLY SPRINGS, KNIGHTDALE, MORRISVILLE, ROLESVILLE, WAKE FOREST, WENDELL, AND ZEBULON TO ENTER INTO LEASES FOR THE SITING AND OPERATION OF A RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITY FOR UP TO TWENTY YEARS WITHOUT TREATING IT AS A SALE AND WITHOUT GIVING NOTICE BY PUBLICATION, AND EXEMPTING THOSE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS UNTIL JUNE 30, 2015, FROM COMPETITIVE BIDDING REQUIREMENTS WHEN LETTING CONTRACTS FOR USE AS PART OF LOCAL PILOT PROGRAMS AIMED AT INCREASING ENERGY EFFICIENCY. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 3/8/11, 4/7/11, and 6/14/11. Enacted June 16, 2011. Effective June 16, 2011.

Intro. by Weiss, Dollar, Jackson, Martin.Mecklenburg, Wake
H 362/SL 2011-152 (2011-2012) PASQUOTANK HUNTING Filed Mar 15 2011, TO REGULATE HUNTING WITH CENTERFIRE RIFLES IN PASQUOTANK COUNTY.

AN ACT TO REGULATE HUNTING WITH CENTERFIRE RIFLES IN PASQUOTANK COUNTY AND TO PROHIBIT HUNTING FROM VESSELS ON PORTIONS OF THE TAR RIVER IN EDGECOMBE COUNTY. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 3/15/11, 3/31/11, and 6/14/11. Enacted June 16, 2011. Effective October 1, 2011.

Intro. by Owens.Edgecombe, Pasquotank
H 409/SL 2011-153 (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.

AN ACT TO ALLOW GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO LEASE A PORTION OF ITS PROPERTY TO THE NORTH CAROLINA CENTER FOR GLOBAL LOGISTICS. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 3/17/11 and 6/7/11. Enacted June 16, 2011. Effective June 16, 2011.

Intro. by Jeffus.Guilford
H 442 (2011-2012) CORNELIUS DESIGN-BUILD AND INVESTMENTS. Filed Mar 23 2011, TO ALLOW THE TOWN OF DAVIDSON TO USE DESIGN-BUILD DELIVERY METHODS AND CONCERNING THE TOWN'S INVESTMENT AUTHORITY.

Senate amendment #2, adopted on 6/15/11, makes the following changes to 2nd edition, as amended.
Amends the city of Charlotte’s Charter to authorize Charlotte to contract for the design and construction of up to three public projects without being subject to the requirements of GS 143-128, 143-129, 143-131, 143-132, 143-64.31, and 143-64.32. Provides that the authorization includes the use of design-build delivery methods. Includes requirements and limitations that apply to the projects. Provides that this authorization expires as of June 30, 2016. Makes conforming changes to the title.

Intro. by T. Moore.Mecklenburg, Transylvania
H 450 (2011-2012) GUILFORD COUNTY COMM. DISTRICTS (NEW). Filed Mar 23 2011, TO PROHIBIT THE AUTOMATIC RENEWAL OF MERCHANT CREDIT CARD PROCESSING CONTRACTS.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Rewrites in its entirety Section 2.(d) of the 3rd edition, which specifically prescribed electoral districts for members of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners. New provisions 2.1 and 4 direct the Guilford County Board of Commissioners to adopt a districting plan with eight single-member districts (does not change previous edition providing that 9th commission member will be elected at-large). The board must adopt the plan within 60 days of the act becoming law. The plan must meet the following criteria: (1) include at least three districts with a black voting age population of greater than 50%, (2) deviate total population from ideal population by no more than 10%, (3) minimize divided precincts, (4) respect communities of interest, (5) comply
2
with Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and all applicable state and federal law, (6) use 2010 federal census population, (7) not consider incumbents' place of residence except as necessary to comply with Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Unexpired terms of office of incumbent members of the board are not affected by new district boundaries. The board is directed to seek preclearance of the plan under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and is authorized to seek the assistance of the North Carolina Attorney General in making its submittal. If the plan is not precleared, the board is directed to adopt a revised plan taking into account objections raised by the US Department of Justice or the District Court for the District of Columbia. If the provisions of the act prescribing the process and criteria by which the board must adopt a districting plan or any districting plan drawn pursuant to those provisions is not precleared by the 10th day before candidate filing opens in 2012, the provisions or districting plan will not become effective until the 2014 election, and the 2012 election will be conducted under current law. Effective when the act becomes law (was, January 1, 2012).

Intro. by Starnes.Guilford
H 541/SL 2011-154 (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.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGES MAY OPT OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE WILLIAM D. FORD FEDERAL DIRECT LOAN PROGRAM. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 6/7/11. Enacted June 16, 2011. Effective July 1, 2011.

The Daily Bulletin: 2011-06-16

LOCAL/SENATE BILLS
S 260 (2011-2012) PITT COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION (NEW). Filed Mar 8 2011, RELATING TO THE 5TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Provides that the act, which reduces the size of the Pitt County Board of Education from 12 to seven members, reduces the terms of such members from six years to four years, and adds an at-large member, is effective only if approved by a majority of qualified voters of Pitt County in a referendum. Directs the Pitt County Board of Elections to conduct the election in the 2012 general election. Makes conforming change to effective date and bill title.

Intro. by Pate.Pitt
ACTIONS ON BILLS

Actions on Bills: 2011-06-16

PUBLIC BILLS

H 12: STOP METHAMPHETAMINE LABS (NEW).

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

H 22: 2011 BUDGET TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Finance
    Senate: Withdrawn From Com
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading

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

    Ratified

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

    House: Failed concur in S/Com Sub
    House: Conf Com Appointed
    Senate: Conf Com Appointed
    House: Conf Com Reported
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

H 49: LAURA'S LAW.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

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

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-155

H 93: MODIFY REFUNDABILITY OF EITC.

    Ratified

H 112: REALIGN WAKE SUPERIOR COURT DISTRICTS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 113: MOTORCYCLE SAFETY ACT.

    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur In S Amend 1
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

H 119: AMEND ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS 2011.

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Amend Failed 2
    Senate: Amend Adopted 3
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur In S Amend 1,3
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

H 122: REV LAWS TECH, CLARIFY., & ADMIN. CHNGS.

    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading

H 164: RELEASE OF UPSET BID DEPOSIT (NEW).

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 165: PLANNED COMMUNITY & CONDO ACT AMENDS.

    Senate: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Conf Report Adopted
    House: Conf Com Reported
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Conf Report Adopted

H 167: EXTEND ASSESSMENT REFUND PERIOD.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 168: FARMS EXEMPT FROM CITY ANNEXATION & ETJ (NEW)

    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

H 174: COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BROKER LIEN ACT.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 209: AMEND SW FINANCIAL ASSURANCE RQMTS.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

H 229: RURAL OPERATING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CHANGES.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 242: NAT. GAS/BOND/FEE/LANDOWNER PROTECT'N/STUDY (NEW).

    Senate: Amendment Withdrawn 1
    Senate: Amend Adopted 2
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur in Senate Com Sub As Amended
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

H 243: CERTIFICATES UNDER SEAL IN INDIGENT CASES/FEE.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 263: RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE/REMARRIAGE OPTION.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 271: PROBATION OFFICER/NO CONCEALED CARRY REQUIRED.

    Ratified

H 289: AUTHORIZE VARIOUS SPECIAL PLATES.

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Amend Adopted 2
    Senate: Amend Failed 3
    Senate: Amend Tabled 4
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur Sen/Com Sub As Amended
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

H 311: HOUSEHOLD GOODS CARRIERS/ID MARKINGS

    Ratified

H 312: REGISTER OF DEEDS.

    Ratified

H 313: REPEAL SAVINGS BOND PAYROLL SAVINGS PROGRAM.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 318: STATE TREASURER'S INVESTMENTS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 329: BLDG. CODES/EXPAND EQUINE EXEMPTION.

    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

H 332: CLARIFY DEVELOPMENT MORATORIA AUTHORITY.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 335: PRISON MAINT/JUSTICE REINV/TECH CORR. (NEW).

    House: Failed Concur In S Amend
    House: Conf Com Appointed

H 339: HOUSING AUTHORITY/COLLECT UNPAID RENT.

    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 342: HIGH SCHOOL ACCREDITATION.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 344: TAX CREDITS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 351: RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

H 358: APEX/CARY ANNEXATION INTO CHATHAM RESTRICTED.

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-151

H 373: INSURANCE CHANGES TO PAYMENTS & GROUP LIFE.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 376: RETIREMENT TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

H 379: UNIFORM DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY ACT.

    Ratified

H 381: CHECKING STATION PATTERN SELECTION.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 382: JUVENILE CODE REVISIONS.

    Ratified

H 384: REGISTER OF DEEDS/FEES.

    House: Concurred In S Amend 1
    Ratified

H 385: OMNIBUS LABOR LAW CHANGES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 386: REAL ESTATE LICENSE LAW AMENDMENTS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 388: RECLAIMED WATER CROSS-CONNECTION CONTROL (NEW).

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 397: DHHS PENALTIES AND REMEDIES REVISION.

    Ratified

H 406: VOLUNTARY AGRICULTURE DISTRICTS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 408: AMEND CRIMINAL DISCOVERY LAWS.

    Ratified

H 411: IREDELL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY/DOT STORAGE.

    Ratified

H 417: EXTEND TIME FOR SITE OF LOW/MOD. INC. HOUSING.

    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 427: RUN AND YOU'RE DONE.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 432: SWINE IN TRANSPORT/REGULATE FERAL SWINE.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 453: ALLOW SALARY PROTECTION INSURANCE.

    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 484: TRANSFER EMERGENCY FORECLOSURE PROGRAM TO HFA.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 492: STORMWATER/ISOLATED POPL. GROWTH IN COUNTY.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 501: CREDIT UNION OWNERSHIP OF INS. CO (NEW).

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 507: WITHDRAWING PUBLIC USE DEDICATION.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 512: RENDERING ACT AMENDMENTS.

    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

H 514: UNIFORM MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS ACT.

    Ratified

H 538: LGERS LEO DISABILITY (NEW).

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur in Senate Com Sub As Amended
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

H 542: TORT REFORM FOR CITIZENS AND BUSINESSES.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 575: SERVICE AGREEMENTS/ALLOW RESERVE ACCOUNT.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 588: THE FOUNDING PRINCIPLES ACT.

    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

H 593: ALLOW COUNTY GRANTS FOR BROADBAND (NEW).

    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-163

H 594: FUNCTIONALLY EQUIVALENT WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.

    Ratified

H 595: REORGANIZATION/LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMNS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 596: TRANSFER SURPLUS PROP. TO RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur In S Amend 1
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

H 609: PROMOTE WATER SUPPLY DEVELOPMENT/EFFICIENCY (NEW).

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 613: NC-THINKS PROGRAM AMENDMENTS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 616: AMEND ENGINEERS AND SURVEYORS LAWS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 617: PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE COVERAGE.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 618: STREAMLINE OVERSIGHT/DHHS SERVICE PROVIDERS.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

H 619: FORCED COMBINATIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Amend Adopted 2
    Senate: Amend Adopted 3
    Senate: Amend Adopted 4
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur In S Amend 1,2,3,4
    House: Held As Material
    House: Re-ref Com On Finance

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

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 629: SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT.

    House: Concurred In S Amend 2
    Ratified

H 641: CERTIFICATE OF RELIEF ACT (NEW).

    Ratified

H 642: JUSTICE REINVESTMENT ACT.

    Ratified

H 643: EXEMPT CCPCUA FROM IBT REQUIREMENTS.

    Ratified

H 644: ESTABLISH PHARMACY AUDIT RIGHTS.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 646: PRISON HOSPITAL COMPLETION.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 648: IMPROVE ENFORCEMENT/GENERAL CONTRACTOR LAWS.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 649: AMEND GROUNDS/LICENSE REVOCAT'N/BAIL BONDSMAN.

    House: Conf Com Reported
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Conf Report Adopted
    Senate: Conf Com Appointed
    Senate: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Conf Report Adopted

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

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 652: OMNIBUS TRANSPORTATION ACT (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

H 656: ALLOW SHERIFFS' ASSN. IN LGERS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 661: CDL/HAZMAT ENDORSEMENT EXPIRATION.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 662: ELECTRONIC MONITORING FEE.

    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 664: DISCLOSURE/GROUP LIFE INSURANCE.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 677: DISCHARGE OF ADULT CARE HOME RESIDENTS.

    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

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

    Ratified

H 686: PAYABLE ON DEATH ACCOUNTS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 687: ATTY FEES/CITY OR COUNTY ACTION OUTSIDE AUTH. (NEW).

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

H 692: INCREASE PAYMENT OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY CLAIMS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 710: BD. OF ETHICS, LOBBYING, AND CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Elections

H 713: PUBLIC CONTRACTS/MULTIPLE AWARD.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 720: SCHOOL & TEACHER PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT.

    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Failed concur in S/Com Sub
    House: Conf Com Appointed
    Senate: Conf Com Appointed

H 730: LOCAL BDS OF EDUCATION/403(B) OPTION.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

H 736: AMEND LAW RE: SCHOOL DISCIPLINE.

    House: Conf Report Adopted
    Senate: Conf Report Adopted

H 744: SAFE STUDENTS ACT.

    Ratified

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

    Ratified

H 751: VARIOUS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES (NEW).

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Amend Adopted 2
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

H 755: STUDY FOX LAWS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 758: ESTABLISH ARTS EDUCATION COMMISSION.

    Ratified

H 761: IGNITION INTERLOCK SYSTEMS/RECORD CHECKS.

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

H 762: LANDOWNER PROTECTION ACT.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 763: LICENSE PLATE AGENCY CONTRACTS.

    House: Concurred in S/Committee Amend 1
    House: Concurred In S Amend 1

H 765: STUDY LENGTH OF SCHOOL YEAR.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

H 773: STUDIES ACT OF 2011.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

H 792: GFELLER-WALLER CONCUSSION AWARENESS ACT.

    Signed By Gov. 6/16/2011
    Ch. SL 2011-147

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

    Senate: Amend Failed 1
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)

H 805: ADDITIONAL NAME CHANGE REQUIREMENTS.

    Ratified

H 806: ZONING ST. OF LIMIT./AG. DIST. CHANGE.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 808: REVISE LAWS ON ADULT CARE HOMES.

    Ratified

H 809: MODEL HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS LAW.

    Senate: Recalled From Enrolling
    Senate: Ratification stricken (Res. 2011-8)
    House: Rec To Concur In S Amend 1
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

H 822: DROPOUT RECOVERY PILOT PROGRAM.

    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Ratified

H 845: ANNEXATION REFORM ACT OF 2011 (NEW).

    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

H 846: EXPAND ACCESS/DEATH CERTIFICATE/ADULT ADOPTEE.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

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

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

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

    Ratified

H 858: HONOR R. PHILIP HANES, JR.

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

H 895: BUTNER FIRE & POLICE DISTRICT MODIFICATIONS.

    Ratified

H 896: FACILITATE ELECTRONIC LISTING (NEW).

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 911: INCREASE CRIMINAL COURT COSTS/VICTIMS COMP.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice and Public Safety

H 927: STATE PENSION PLAN SOLVENCY REFORM ACT.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

H 934: HONOR JONESVILLE'S 200TH ANNIVERSARY.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Adopted

H 936: ADJOURNMENT RESOLUTION.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Cal Pursuant 32(a)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

S 9: NO DISCRIMINATORY PURPOSE IN DEATH PENALTY (NEW).

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Judiciary I

S 27: LOCAL ANNEXATIONS SUBJECT TO 60% PETITION (NEW).

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Finance
    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Amend Adopted 1

S 47: RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS (NEW).

    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Ordered Engrossed
    House: Re-ref Com On Elections

S 63: CLARIFY PERMIT REQ. COLLECTION AGENCY E'EE (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 98: 911 CALL TRANSCRIPTS.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 110: PERMIT TERMINAL GROINS.

    Ratified

S 118: DOWNTOWN SERVICE DISTRICT DEFINITION.

    Senate: Concurred On 2nd Reading

S 125: REGIONAL SCHOOLS (NEW).

    Ratified

S 129: STATE MINERAL IS GOLD.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 131: AOC COLLECTION ASSISTANCE FEE.

    House: Passed 3rd Reading

S 135: ALLOW JUVENILE RECORD/RISK DETERMINATION/BOND.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 143: DETENTION FACILITY REQUIREMENTS.

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

S 144: CASH CONVERTERS MUST KEEP PURCHASE RECORDS.

    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

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

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

S 166: NO ADULT LEFT BEHIND.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 183: SELECTIVE VEGETATION REMOVAL/STATE HIGHWAYS.

    House: Conf Com Appointed
    Senate: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Conf Report Adopted

S 194: ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLE INCENTIVES (NEW).

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

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

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 214: TRANSPORTATION MAP CORRIDORS/CONDEMNATION.

    Ratified

S 241: DWI/CUSTODIAL INTERROGATION AMENDMENTS (NEW).

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

S 243: PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP FOR SCHOOLS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 267: REV LAWS TECH, CLARIFY., & ADMIN. CHANGES.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Re-ref Com On Finance
    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

S 268: ENHANCE PROTECTION OF VICTIMS AND WITNESSES.

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

S 272: VICTIMS' COMPENSATION LAW CHANGES.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 287: EXTEND SMALL BUSINESS CENTER INCUBATOR PERIOD.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 300: MISCELLANEOUS SERVICE/PROCESS AMENDMENTS.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 309: CONSERVATION EASEMENTS STEWARDSHIP FUNDS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 311: PRETRIAL RELEASE VIOLATION/ARREST (NEW).

    Ratified

S 315: ROADSIDE CAMPAIGN SIGNS.

    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading

S 320: MUNICIPAL SYSTEMS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 322: ADOPT OFFICIAL STATE SPORT.

    Ratified

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

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 339: MODIFY DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 340: STATE HISTORIC SITES SPECIAL FUND.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 346: EXEMPT COOKING SCHOOLS FROM FOOD REGULATIONS.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

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

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

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

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 364: CANCEL AIRCRAFT LIEN W/SURETY BOND DEPOSIT.

    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

S 375: FACILITATE STATEWIDE HEALTH INFO EXCHANGE.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 385: SMALL BUSINESS ASSIST. RECORDS/TAX PAYMENTS (NEW).

    Ratified

S 394: CLARIFY PROCESS/REPORTABLE OFFENSES IN SCH.

    Ratified

S 397: EXPUNGE NONVIOLENT OFFENSE BY MINOR.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 404: DEPT. OF ADMIN/PROCUREMENT MODERNIZATION.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 407: TRUSTS AND ESTATE PLANNING CHANGES.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

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

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 411: STANLY COUNTY LOCAL CHANGES (NEW).

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Failed Concur In Com Sub
    Senate: Conf Com Appointed
    House: Conf Com Appointed

S 413: ORDINANCE FIRST READING VOTE.

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

S 414: ALLOW ATTORNEYS' FEES IN BUSINESS CONTRACTS (NEW).

    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading

S 415: ELIMINATE COST/REDUCED-PRICE SCH BREAKFAST.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 425: ECOSYSTEM ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM CHANGES.

    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 432: REVISE PROBATE CODE.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 436: EXTEND SUNSETS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Passed 2nd Reading

S 437: ENACT FIRST EVALUTION PROGRAM.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 438: CLARIFY MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSING LAW.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 449: TASK FORCE ON FRAUD AGAINST OLDER ADULTS.

    Ratified

S 457: AMEND ARTICLE 13 OF BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 466: MODIFY TEACHER CAREER STATUS LAW.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 474: PHOTO ID FOR CERTAIN CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 479: TESTING IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 484: REPS CREDITS AT CLEANFIELDS PARKS.

    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 487: DISPUTED EARNEST MONEY/ATTORNEYS DEPOSIT.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 488: LANDLORD NOTICE NC BAR/HOMEOWNER-BUYER PROT. (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 492: PROTECT LANDOWNERS' WATER RIGHTS.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Environment

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

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 498: MODIFY LAW RE: CORPORAL PUNISHMENT.

    Senate: Rec To Concur In H Amend
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H Amend

S 499: CLARIFY AG DEVELOPMENT/PRESERVATION IN DACS.

    Ratified

S 507: CLARIFY EXCEPTION/REAL ESTATE BROKER LAWS.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 513: ALLOW SAVINGS PROMOTION RAFFLES.

    Signed By Gov. 6/16/2011
    Ch. SL 2011-146

S 514: DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE (NEW).

    House: Failed 2nd Reading

S 519: MEMO OF CONTRACT/DEEDS & DEEDS OF TRUST.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 532: ESC/JOBS REFORM.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 533: INDIVIDUALLY METERED UNITS/TENANTS CHARGED.

    Ratified

S 537: INCREASE IN REM FORECLOSURE FEE.

    House: Passed 2nd Reading

S 556: PUBLIC DISCLOSURE CHARITABLE SOLICITATIONS.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 572: COUNTY BROADBAND GRANTS (NEW).

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

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

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 580: AOC OMNIBUS COURTS ACT.

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

S 581: CLARIFY MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS.

    House: Passed 3rd Reading

S 586: MOTION HEARINGS IN MULTICOUNTY DIST./RCP 7.

    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur In H Amend
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H Amend

S 590: TERMINAL RENTAL ADJUSTMENT CLAUSES.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 597: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR MILITARY (NEW).

    Ratified

S 600: OUT-OF-STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT/SPECIAL EVENTS.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 602: DOMESTIC FOWL STRAY/COMMERCIAL POULTRY LANDS.

    House: Amend Tabled 1
    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 603: PESTICIDE REGISTRATION PAPER REDUCTION.

    Ratified

S 607: CONFORM MEDICAL RECORD LAWS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 609: FACILITATE LOCUM TENENS PHYSICIANS.

    House: Amend Adopted 2
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur In H Amend
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 636: MODIFY GRADUATED LICENSING REQUIREMENTS.

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

S 644: DSS ADOPTION ASSISTANCE AGREEMENTS BINDING.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 670: REVISE MEMBERSHIP/HEARING AID FITTERS BOARD.

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

S 676: CLARIFY WATER AND WELL RIGHTS/PRIVATE PROPERTY.

    Ratified

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

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 682: TAX DEDUCTION FOR SHARING HEALTH CARE COSTS.

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

S 683: RESIDENTIAL BUILDING INSPECTIONS.

    House: Amend Adopted 1
    House: Amend Adopted 2
    House: Last Action Reconsidered
    House: Amend Ruled Out of Order 2
    House: Amend Tabled 3
    House: Amend Offered 4

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

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 685: MODIFY REGULATION OF PROPRIETARY SCHOOLS.

    House: Passed 3rd Reading

S 702: DIRECTOR AND OFFICER INSURANCE FOR TREASURER.

    Ratified

S 708: BUILDING CODE RULES/EFFECTIVE DATES (NEW).

    Ratified

S 709: ENERGY JOBS ACT.

    House: Conf Com Appointed
    Senate: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Conf Report Adopted
    House: Conf Com Reported
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 710: POULTRY WASTE RECS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 726: MULTIPLE BIRTH SIBLING CLASSROOM PLACEMENT.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub

S 743: ENCOURAGE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 750: OMNIBUS TRANSPORTATION ACT (NEW).

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate

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

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

S 770: BIRTH CERTIFICATE/STILLBORN INFANTS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur In H Amend
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H Amend

S 771: SINGLE TRIP PERMITS/MODULAR HOMES.

    Senate: Rec To Concur In H Amend
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H Amend

S 781: REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2011.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Failed Concur In Com Sub
    Senate: Conf Com Appointed
    House: Conf Com Appointed
    House: Conf Com Reported
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011
    Senate: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

S 784: ADJOURNMENT RESOLUTION.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

S 785: RECALL HB 809.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading
    Ratified
    Ch. Res 2011-8

Actions on Bills: 2011-06-16

LOCAL BILLS

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

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-148

H 56: LOCAL ANNEXATIONS SUBJECT TO 60% PETITION (NEW).

    Senate: Amend Failed 1
    Senate: Amend Adopted 2
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Rec for Concur As Amended
    House: Held As Material
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

H 66: GREENE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur In S Amend 1
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/17/2011

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

    House: Concurred On 3rd Reading

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

    House: Failed Concur In S Amend
    House: Conf Com Appointed
    Senate: Conf Com Appointed
    House: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Conf Report Adopted
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Conf Report Adopted

H 208: ACQUIRING BY RIGHT-CONDEMNATION OF PROPERTY.

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-149

H 212: TOWN OF CRAMERTON/REGULATE UTILITY VEHICLES.

    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 266: LOCAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY (NEW).

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-150

H 291: BELHAVEN RECALL ELECTIONS.

    House: Concurred In S Amend 1
    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-156

H 338: BURKE SCHOOL BOARD RECALL.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-157

H 362: PASQUOTANK HUNTING

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-152

H 367: ROANOKE RAPIDS DEANNEXATION.

    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-158

H 403: CONTRIBUTING STRUCTURES (NEW).

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House
    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Failed concur in S/Com Sub
    House: Conf Com Appointed

H 409: GUILFORD TECH. MAY LEASE PROPERTY.

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-153

H 442: CORNELIUS DESIGN-BUILD AND INVESTMENTS.

    House: Rec To Concur in Two Senate Amends
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011

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

    Senate: Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Rec To Concur As Amended
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub

H 482: WATER SUPPLY LINES/WATER VIOLATION WAIVERS (NEW).

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified

H 486: TRYON DEANNEXATION.

    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-159

H 508: MODIFY MECKLENBURG COUNTY LOCAL TAXES.

    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-160

H 518: AUTHORIZE ADD'L PERSON COUNTY OCCUPANCY TAX.

    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-161

H 536: LINCOLN AND CHATHAM SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICTS (NEW).

    House: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Conf Report Adopted
    Senate: Conf Report Adopted

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

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-154

H 565: MOREHEAD CITY/BEAUFORT BOUNDARY.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Com
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading

H 573: RALEIGH/WAKE FOREST BOUNDARY (NEW).

    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2011-162

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

    Pres. To Gov. 6/16/2011

S 237: INCORPORATE CASTLE HAYNE.

    Senate: Rec To Concur In H Amend
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    Senate: Concurred In H Amend

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

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    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 6/16/2011
    House: Amend Offered 1
    House: Amendment Withdrawn 1
    House: Amend Adopted 2
    House: Passed 2nd Reading

S 289: CAPE CARTERET DEANNEXATION.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 6/16/2011
    House: Passed 2nd Reading

S 297: DURHAM/SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

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