The Daily Bulletin: 2012-05-24

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The Daily Bulletin: 2012-05-24

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 517 (2011-2012) MAGISTRATES/CALENDARING (NEW). Filed Mar 29 2011, TO PROVIDE FOR SUPERVISION OF MAGISTRATES BY THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT IN EACH COUNTY, TO PROVIDE THE JUDICIAL STANDARDS COMMISSION WITH THE AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE AND DISCIPLINE MAGISTRATES, TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF SIX-PERSON JURIES IN MISDEMEANOR CASES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN CONTROL OF CALENDARING IN SUPERIOR COURT BY THE SENIOR RESIDENT SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
Makes the amendments to GS 7A-173 (concerning removal or suspension of magistrate from duties) effective January 1, 2013 (was, January 1, 2012), and applicable to charges filed on or after that date. Makes additional technical and clarifying changes.
Amends GS 7A-49.4(c) to clarify that the senior resident superior court judge may provide notice and schedule a trial conference if a case has not been tried within nine months after the defendant was indicted or bound over to superior court (previously allowed a district attorney to object upon a showing of good cause). Changes the effective date for the amendment to January 1, 2013 (was, January 1, 2012). Sets the reporting date for the Administrative Office of the Courts at March 1, 2013.

Intro. by Stevens, Sager.
H 952 (2011-2012) STATE AIR TOXICS PROGRAM REFORMS. Filed May 16 2012, TO EXEMPT FROM STATE AIR TOXICS EMISSIONS CONTROLS THOSE SOURCES OF EMISSIONS THAT ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN FEDERAL EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS, TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REQUIRE PERMIT CONDITIONS THAT ELIMINATE UNACCEPTABLE RISKS TO HUMAN HEALTH, TO DIRECT THE DIVISION OF AIR QUALITY TO REVIEW THE STATE AIR TOXICS PROGRAM, AND TO REQUIRE REPORTS ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW COMMISSION.

TO EXEMPT FROM STATE AIR TOXICS EMISSIONS CONTROLS THOSE SOURCES OF EMISSIONS THAT ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN FEDERAL EMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS, TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REQUIRE PERMIT CONDITIONS THAT ELIMINATE UNACCEPTABLE RISKS TO HUMAN HEALTH, TO DIRECT THE DIVISION OF AIR QUALITY TO REVIEW THE STATE AIR TOXICS PROGRAM, AND TO REQUIRE REPORTS ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS ACT, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW COMMISSION.
Amends GS 143-215.107(a)(5) (concerning air quality standards) to require the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to review permit applications for new or modified sources or facilities that would increase emission of toxic air pollutants; if DENR finds, through modeling, epidemiological studies, monitoring data, or other information, that the emission would pose an unacceptable risk to human health, the operator must submit a permit application that eliminates the risk. Exempts from rules controlling emission of toxic air pollutants any source that is subject to specified federal rules. Makes conforming changes.
Directs the Environmental Management Commission and the Division of Air Quality (Division) of DENR to review and amend their adopted rules, as detailed. Sets out Division reporting requirements.

Intro. by Gillespie, Samuelson.
H 1125 (2011-2012) TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT. Filed May 24 2012, TO PROVIDE FOR THE EDUCATION OF NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ABOUT TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.

Enacts new GS 115C-407.25 to require each local board of education, by January 1, 2013, to adopt and implement a dating violence and abuse policy, which must meet specified requirements. Also adds the requirement to GS 115C-81 (Basic Education Program) to add teen dating violence and abuse to the health education program. Applies beginning in the 2012-13 school year.

Intro. by Horn.GS 115C
H 1126 (2011-2012) REPEAL INCREASE IN INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS. Filed May 24 2012, TO REPEAL THE LAW INCREASING THE NUMBER OF INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

Amends GS 115C-84.2 to provide that a school calendar includes, among other requirements, a minimum of 180 days (was, 185 days) and 1,000 hours (was, 1,025 hours) of instruction. Adds a requirement that the calendar include five teacher workdays, as scheduled by the local board of education. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2012, and applies beginning in the 2012-13 school year.

Intro. by Horn.GS 115C
H 1127 (2011-2012) GASTON COMM. COLL. MULTICAMPUS FUNDING. Filed May 24 2012, TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR THE GASTON COLLEGE EAST CAMPUS MULTICAMPUS SITE.

Requires the State Board of Community Colleges to approve the Gaston College Kimbrell Campus multicampus site. Requires that $487,436 of the funds appropriated to the Community Colleges System Office for the North Carolina Center for Applied Textile Technology for 2012-13 be used to operate the Kimbrell Campus. Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by Torbett.APPROP
H 1128 (2011-2012) OPPORTUNITY ADVANCEMENT ZONES. Filed May 24 2012, TO PROVIDE TIER ONE TREATMENT FOR OPPORTUNITY ADVANCEMENT ZONES.

Enacts new GS 143B-437.014 to define an opportunity advancement zone as an area (1) that contains one or more contiguous census tracts, block groups, or both and (2) where each tract or block group meets one of the specified household income and unemployment rate measures. Sets a limit of 5% of the total area of the county on the portion of a county included in one or more opportunity advancement zones. Directs the Department of Commerce to annually publish a list of all opportunity advancement zones. Enacts new subsection (k) to GS 143B-437.08 to designate an opportunity advancement zone in a development tier one county as development tier one. Designates a zone located in a county without development tier one designation as the next lower development tier. Amends several provisions in Article 3J (tax credits for growing businesses) of GS Chapter 105 to add opportunity advancement zones, and treats the zones as development tier one areas. Effective for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.

Intro. by Torbett.GS 105, GS 143B
H 1129 (2011-2012) REMOVE RESTRICTION/FIREFIGHTER DISABILITY. Filed May 24 2012, TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS 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.

       Identical to S 869, filed 5/22/12.

Amends GS 128-27(c) as title indicates. Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by Boles.GS 128
H 1130 (2011-2012) NON-GENERAL FUND NAT'L GUARD IMPROVEMENTS. Filed May 24 2012, AUTHORIZE THE CONSTRUCTION, WITHOUT APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE GENERAL FUND, OF CERTAIN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD.

As the title indicates. Authorizes $600,000 in available federal receipts to fund specified capital improvement projects of the National Guard. Additionally authorizes the NC National Guard to use up to $20,000 of federal receipts to expand its motor pool at Fort Bragg. Appropriates these funds for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by Wilkins, Crawford.UNCODIFIED
H 1134 (2011-2012) DOT TO STUDY TOLLS ON INTERSTATE 95. Filed May 24 2012, TO STUDY THE IMPOSITION OF TOLLS ON INTERSTATE 95 AND TO DELAY TOLLING UNTIL APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

Appropriates $300,000 from the Highway Fund to the Department of Transportation (DOT) to study, before establishing or collecting tolls on Interstate 95, the impact of tolling, as detailed. Prohibits the DOT from tolling Interstate 95 without prior approval by the General Assembly.

Intro. by Wray.APPROP, STUDY
H 1135 (2011-2012) MODIFY 2011 APPROPRIATIONS ACT. Filed May 24 2012, TO MODIFY THE CURRENT OPERATIONS AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2011 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Blank bill.

Intro. by Johnson.APPROP
H 1136 (2011-2012) THE WOMAN'S RIGHT TO CHOOSE ACT. Filed May 24 2012, REPEALING THE WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT AND PROHIBITING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FROM USING STATE APPROPRIATIONS TO MAINTAIN ANY REQUIREMENTS OF THE WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT.

As title indicates, repeals Article 1I of GS Chapter 90 and prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services from using funds for the article. Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by Adams, Insko, Earle, Ross.GS 90
H 1137 (2011-2012) AMERICAN FLAG SPECIAL PLATE. Filed May 24 2012, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO PRODUCE A SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATE WITH THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ON ITS FACE.

Amends GS 20-79.4(b) as title indicates. Plate issuance is contingent on the receipt of at least 300 plate applications. Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by R. Brown, Dockham.GS 20
H 1139 (2011-2012) PROMOTE RENEWABLE JOBS. Filed May 24 2012, TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURE OF COMPONENTS FOR PLUG-IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES.

Enacts new GS 105-129.16K to provide a credit of 25% to any taxpayer who constructs, converts, or expands a commercial facility to manufacture components for plug-in electric vehicles. Sets out additional details on the credit, and sunsets the credit on January 1, 2017. Adds the definition for plug-in electric vehicle component to GS 105-129.15. Adds plug-in electric vehicle component to GS 105-129.55(a) to allow a research and development credit of 5% and adds the defined term to GS 105-129.50.
Applies to taxes imposed for tax years beginning on or after July 1, 2012.

Intro. by Weiss, Harrison, Luebke, McGrady.GS 105
H 1140 (2011-2012) FUNDS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH LAB. Filed May 24 2012, TO APPROPRIATE ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR THE NEW PUBLIC HEALTH LAB.

Appropriates $428,361 for 2012-13 from the General Fund to the Department of Administration as title indicates. Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by M. Alexander, Harrison, Glazier, Martin.APPROP
H 1141 (2011-2012) RIVERLINK PLATE. Filed May 24 2012, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO PRODUCE A SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATE FOR RIVERLINK.

Amends GS 20-79.4(b) as title indicates. Plate issuance is contingent on the receipt of at least 300 plate applications. Establishes a special plate fee of $30 and requires that $20 of that amount be transferred quarterly to Riverlink Inc., to support the economic and environmental revitalization of the French Broad River. Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by Fisher.GS 20
H 1142 (2011-2012) EXEMPT LIVESTOCK TRAILERS FROM FEES/REG. Filed May 24 2012, EXEMPT TRAILERS USED BY FARMERS TO TRANSPORT LIVESTOCK FROM VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND CERTIFICATE OF TITLE REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING THE FEES ASSOCIATED WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS, WHEN THE TRAILERS ARE USED TO TRANSPORT LIVESTOCK FROM FARM TO FARM OR FROM FARM TO MARKET.

Amends GS 20-51(6) as the title indicates. Effective October 1, 2012.

Intro. by Fisher.GS 20
H 1143 (2011-2012) HONOR SHAW LADY BEARS BASKETBALL TEAM. Filed May 24 2012, HONORING THE SHAW UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2012 NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION DIVISION II CHAMPIONSHIP.

As title indicates.

Intro. by Gill, Hall, Ross, Jackson.HOUSE RES
H 1144 (2011-2012) RESTORE FUNDS/WOMEN'S PREVENTIVE HEALTH SVCS. Filed May 24 2012, APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH, FOR CONTINUED FUNDING OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD, INC., AND AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS; AND REPEALING THE PROHIBITION ON FUNDING FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD DURING THE 2011-2013 FISCAL BIENNIUM.

Appropriates $343,000 for 2012-13 from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health for purposes as the title indicates. Specifies that the funds are to be used to continue contracts and grants to Planned Parenthood, Inc. and affiliated organizations that engage in preventive services critical to the health of women, including cervical cancer screening and breast cancer screening. Repeals Section 10.19 of SL 2011-145 which prohibits funding for Planned Parenthood for the 2011-13 fiscal biennium. Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by Adams, Earle, Insko, Ross.APPROP
H 1145 (2011-2012) PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION. Filed May 24 2012, TO ESTABLISH THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION.

Establishes the 24-member Joint Legislative Public Infrastructure Oversight Commission (Commission), with members appointed as specified, to examine public infrastructure issues in the state and make recommendations to the General Assembly on coordinated local, regional and state public infrastructure planning and investment. Details terms and meeting requirements, and sets out the Commission’s purpose and powers, including the power to inventory existing funding sources and study ways to leverage private sector capital. Directs the Commission to report to specified entities by April 1 each year. Appropriates $100,000 from the General Fund for 2012-13 to fund the Commission.

Intro. by Ross, Owens, Carney, Tolson.APPROP, GS 120
H 1146 (2011-2012) MAKE DISABLED CHILD ED. TAX CREDIT REFUNDABLE. Filed May 24 2012, TO MAKE THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES WHO REQUIRE SPECIAL EDUCATION REFUNDABLE.

Amends GS 105-151.33(g) to provide as title indicates (current law carries forward any unused portion of the credit for three years). Effective for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2012, and applicable to semesters for which the credit is claimed beginning on or after that date.

Intro. by Stam, Randleman, Jones, Jordan.GS 105
H 1147 (2011-2012) MODIFY 2011 APPROPRIATIONS ACT. Filed May 24 2012, TO MODIFY THE CURRENT OPERATIONS AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2011 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Blank bill.

Intro. by Crawford.APPROP
H 1148 (2011-2012) MODIFY 2011 APPROPRIATIONS ACT. Filed May 24 2012, TO MODIFY THE CURRENT OPERATIONS AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2011 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Blank bill.

Intro. by Gillespie.APPROP
H 1149 (2011-2012) NEW MARKETS JOB ACT. Filed May 24 2012, TO ENACT NEW MARKETS JOB GROWTH INVESTMENT INITIATIVE.

Adds new Article 3L, NC New Markets Job Growth Investment Initiative, to GS Chapter 105 to provide a tax credit of amounts ranging from 0 to 7% for qualified equity investments. Defines quality equity investment as an equity investment in, or long-term debt security issued by, a qualified community development entity that (1) is acquired after the act’s effective date at its original issuance for cash, (2) has at least 85% of its purchase price used to make qualified low-income community investments in qualified in state low-income community businesses, as specified, and (3) is designated as a qualified equity investment and certified by the Department of Commerce (Department). Defines qualified active low-income community business, qualified community development entity, and additional terms. Provides details on the tax credit, and directs the Department to limit qualified equity investments as necessary to cap the tax credits at $40 million a year. Sets out the procedure for a qualified community development entity to apply to the Department for an equity investment or long-term debt security to be designated as a qualified equity investment. Allows recapture of the credit under certain circumstances. Requires the Secretary of Commerce to issue binding letter rulings in response to applicants requesting an interpretation of the law to a specific set of facts. Applies to qualified equity investments made in tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.

Intro. by Murry, McComas.GS 105

The Daily Bulletin: 2012-05-24

PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 26 (2011-2012) NORTH CAROLINA BENEFIT CORPORATION ACT. Filed Feb 1 2011, TO ENACT THE NORTH CAROLINA BENEFIT CORPORATION ACT.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition.
Changes the act’s effective date from December 1, 2011, to October 1, 2012. Makes technical changes.

Intro. by Vaughan, Stevens, Kinnaird.
S 810 (2011-2012) REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2012. Filed May 17 2012, TO (1) REESTABLISH THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; (2) MAKE VARIOUS TECHNICAL AND CLARIFYING CHANGES TO THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT; (3) EXTEND THE EFFECTIVE DATE FOR CHANGES TO FINAL DECISION-MAKING AUTHORITY IN CERTAIN CONTESTED CASES; (4) LIMIT THE PERIOD DURING WHICH RECORDS OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY MUST BE MAINTAINED; (5) REQUIRE AGENCIES TO GIVE WRITTEN NOTICE BEFORE AUDITING OR EXAMINING A BUSINESS; (6) CLARIFY THAT THE DISCHARGE OF WASTE INTO WATERS OF THE STATE DOES NOT INCLUDE THE RELEASE OF AIR CONTAMINANTS INTO THE OUTDOOR ATMOSPHERE; (7) AUTHORIZE RATHER THAN REQUIRE THE COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC HEALTH TO ADOPT RULES FOR THE TESTING OF WATER FROM NEW DRINKING WATER WELLS FOR CERTAIN VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; (8) DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO TRACK AND REPORT ON PERMIT PROCESSING TIMES; (9) DELAY THE EFFECTIVE DATE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH WADING POOL FENCING REQUIREMENTS FROM JULY 1, 2012, TO JANUARY 1, 2013; AND (10) DIRECT THE COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC HEALTH TO AMEND THE RULES GOVERNING THE DURATION OF PERMITS FOR SANITARY LANDFILLS AND THE PERIOD IN WHICH THOSE PERMITS ARE REVIEWED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT REGULATORY REFORM COMMITTEE.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Amends proposed subsection (h) in GS 150B-19.1 (rule-making requirements for agencies) to clarify the different requirements for agencies in the Governor’s Cabinet and for Council of State agencies, when the agency submits a proposed rule change. Deletes proposed GS 143B-10.1, which required agencies auditing businesses or individuals to first provide notice, and instead directs each state agency to submit a report of the audit and the amount of notice required to the Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee by October 31, 2012. Makes a conforming change to the bill title.

Intro. by Rouzer, Brown, Davis.
S 896 (2011-2012) LICENSE PLATE BACKGROUND Filed May 24 2012, TO AUTHORIZE THE CONTINUED ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES WITH UNIQUE PLATE BACKGROUND DESIGNS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE TRANSPORTATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.

Identical to H 1035, filed 5/22/12.

Amends GS 20-63(b) as the title indicates. Makes a conforming change repealing Section 1.1 of SL 2011-392, which repealed GS 20 63(b1). Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by Rabon.GS 20
S 897 (2011-2012) LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL PLATE. Filed May 24 2012, AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO PRODUCE A SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATE FOR THE NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL.

Amends GS 20-79.4(b) to add a special registration plate as the title indicates. Provides that the development of the plate is contingent on receiving at least 300 plate applications. Establishes a special plate fee of $30. Distributes $10 of the fee amount to the Special Registration Plate Account and $20 to the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account (CCAPA). Amends GS 20-81.12 to direct the Division of Motor Vehicles to make a quarterly transfer of the money in the CCAPA earned from the sale of these plates to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund to support the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. Effective July 1, 2012.

Intro. by Brunstetter.GS 20

The Daily Bulletin: 2012-05-24

LOCAL/HOUSE BILLS
H 1124 (2011-2012) FARM EQUIPMENT ON CONTROLLED ACCESS U.S. 17. Filed May 24 2012, TO ALLOW FARM EQUIPMENT TO TRAVEL ON THE FULLY CONTROLLED ACCESS PORTIONS OF U.S. 17 IN PASQUOTANK COUNTY ONLY.

As title indicates.

Intro. by Owens.Pasquotank
H 1131 (2011-2012) CARTERET COMMISSIONER ELECTION. Filed May 24 2012, TO ALLOW THE CARTERET COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO REDISTRICT ITS RESIDENCY DISTRICTS FOR THE 2012 PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTIONS.

As title indicates.

Intro. by McElraft.Carteret
H 1132 (2011-2012) CHAPEL HILL ELECTION LAW EXTENDED. Filed May 24 2012, TO REMOVE THE SUNSET ON THE TOWN OF CHAPEL HILL'S VOTER-OWNED ELECTIONS ORDINANCE AUTHORITY.

As title indicates.

Intro. by Hackney, Insko.Orange
H 1133 (2011-2012) REVISE PENDER COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICTS. Filed May 24 2012, REVISE PENDER COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICTS.

As the title indicates. Declares that the names and boundaries of voting tabulation districts, tracts, block groups, and blocks specified in this section are as indicated in the 2010 Census Redistricting Tiger/Line Shapefiles. Provides that a change in any voting tabulation district boundary does not result in a change in the boundary of a district, instead the boundary of a district will remain the same as it is depicted by the 2010 Census Redistricting Tiger/Line Shapefiles. Effective beginning with the 2014 primary and general election.

Intro. by Justice.Pender
H 1138 (2011-2012) DAVIDSON COUNTY DESIGN-BUILD. Filed May 24 2012, PERMIT THE COUNTY OF DAVIDSON TO UTILIZE THE DESIGN-BUILD METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION OF COUNTY BUILDINGS.

As the title indicates. Provides requirements for the process of seeking bids for the project and selecting a design-build team with which to contract for the project.

Intro. by R. Brown, Dockham, L. Brown.Davidson

The Daily Bulletin: 2012-05-24

LOCAL/SENATE BILLS
S 898 (2011-2012) BEAR GRASS SCHOOL PROPERTY CONVEYANCE. Filed May 24 2012, REQUIRE THE MARTIN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONVEY THE BEAR GRASS SCHOOL PROPERTY TO THE TOWN OF BEAR GRASS ON A LEASE-TO-PURCHASE BASIS FOR SPECIFIED CONSIDERATION.

As the title indicates. Specifies that the consideration is to be $45,000 per year as lease payments for 10 years and the sum of $1 for purchase at the end of the 10th year.

Intro. by Jenkins.Martin
S 899 (2011-2012) DURHAM COUNTY MEMORIAL STADIUM. Filed May 24 2012, AMENDING THE ACT AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF AN AUTHORITY TO CONTROL THE MANAGEMENT OF A MEMORIAL STADIUM TO BE ERECTED BY DURHAM COUNTY, TO INCREASE ITS MEMBERSHIP, AND TO AMEND ITS TERM LIMITS.

Identical to H 1123, filed 5/23/12.

Amends SL 1957-734, as title indicates, to increase to seven the number of members on the Memorial Stadium Authority, as detailed, and to modify term limits. Makes other clarifying changes.

Intro. by Atwater, McKissick.Durham
S 900 (2011-2012) SURF CITY DEANNEXATION. Filed May 24 2012, REMOVE CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF SURF CITY.

Removes three tracts, as described, from Surf City’s corporate limits. Effective June 30, 2012.

Intro. by Rabon.Onslow, Pender
S 901 (2011-2012) OCEAN ISLE BEACH SATELLITE ANNEXATION. Filed May 24 2012, REMOVE THE CAP ON SATELLITE ANNEXATIONS FOR THE TOWN OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH.

Amends GS 160A-58.1(b)(5) to add Ocean Isle Beach to the list of towns and cities exempt from the cap on satellite annexations.

Intro. by Rabon.Brunswick
ACTIONS ON BILLS

Actions on Bills: 2012-05-24

PUBLIC BILLS

H 7: COMM. COLLEGES/OPT OUT OF FED'L LOAN PROGRAM.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

H 345: MODIFY MOVE OVER LAW.

    Senate: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 351: RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

H 517: MAGISTRATES/CALENDARING (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

H 778: AMEND INNOCENCE COMMISSION LAWS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

H 803: ALLOW COURT TO ASSESS ATTY FEES/50C ORDERS.

    House: Rec From Senate

H 925: ANNEXATION REFORM 2 (NEW).

    House: Concurred On 2nd Reading
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

H 941: PSEUDOEPHEDRINE AMOUNT CLARIFICATIONS.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 952: STATE AIR TOXICS PROGRAM REFORMS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

H 966: TEACHER PREPAYMENT & SALARY/PRE-K ELIGIBILITY (NEW).

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 968: TRANSFER EVIDENCE WAREHOUSE TO DPS.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Judiciary Subcommittee A

H 969: DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY/TECH & OTHER CHANGES.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Judiciary Subcommittee A

H 1001: EO/NO DOMA.

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

H 1015: ECONOMIC DEVPT. & FINANCE CHANGES (NEW).

    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

H 1028: APPRAISAL MGMT CO REPORTED TO DEPT OF REVENUE.

    House: Passed 2nd & 3rd Reading

H 1033: HONOR VETERANS.

    Ratified
    Ch. Res 2012-2

H 1074: STOP WASTE, FRAUD, AND ABUSE IN GOVT. ACT.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on State Personnel, if favorable, Finance

H 1075: LME/MCO GOVERNANCE

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

H 1076: AUTHORIZE RECIPROCITY AGREEMENTS FOR TOLLS.

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

H 1077: PPP PILOT TOLL PROJECT/FERRY TOLLS (NEW).

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

H 1078: PRIVACY OF TURNPIKE AUTHORITY TOLL DATA.

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

H 1079: DOT DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES LEG. REQUESTS.

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

H 1080: UPDATE CH. 136 WITH TERM "CHIEF ENGINEER."

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

H 1081: PROVISIONAL LICENSURE CHANGES MEDICAID.

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

H 1083: FUNDS TO IMPROVE BIRTH OUTCOMES.

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

H 1084: HOAS/PLANNED COMMUNITY ACT AMENDS.

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

H 1085: STATE HEALTH PLAN/STATUTORY CHANGES.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on State Personnel, if favorable, Finance

H 1089: STUDY ONLINE HIGHER EDUCATION.

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

H 1092: RESTORE FUNDING/SERVICES FOR WOMEN.

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

H 1093: AGRICULTURAL REGULATORY REFORM.

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

H 1094: CONTINUE LOCAL FOOD ADVISORY COUNCIL.

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

H 1095: SMALL FARM PROFITABILITY/EGG SALES.

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

H 1096: SIMPLIFY BEVERAGE CONTRACT BIDS (NEW).

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

H 1097: FUND CHILD NUTRITION SALARY & BENEFIT COST INC.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services

H 1098: CONTINUE THE SUSTAINABLE LOCAL FOOD ADVISORY.

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

H 1099: SUPPORT PROCUREMENT & FARM TO SCHOOL/FUNDS.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Agriculture, if favorable, Appropriations

H 1100: FUNDS FOR NC FOOD BANKS.

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

H 1101: FUNDS/CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTERS.

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

H 1102: FUNDS/ONE NC SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNT.

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

H 1103: APPROP: NC INDIAN ECONO. DEV. INITIATIVE.

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

H 1104: SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING CORPORATE TAX CREDIT.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Education, if favorable, Finance

H 1105: MODIFY TAXATION OF HOA PROPERTY (NEW).

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

H 1111: RESTORE MILITARY MORALE & WELFARE FUND.

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

H 1112: ARTS EDUCATION AS A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Education, if favorable, Appropriations

H 1113: IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPREHENSIVE ARTS EDUC.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Education, if favorable, Appropriations

H 1114: NCEMPA/USE OF RATE REVENUE.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Public Utilities, if favorable, Finance

H 1116: SMALL BUSINESS JOBS CREDIT.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Commerce and Job Development, if favorable, Finance

H 1117: ENHANCE R&D TAX CREDIT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Commerce and Job Development, if favorable, Finance

H 1118: SMALL BUSINESS START-UP TAX RELIEF.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Commerce and Job Development, if favorable, Finance

H 1119: LEAS REQUIRED TO ENHANCE ARTS EDUCATION.

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

H 1120: FUNDS FOR MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED PATIENTS.

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

H 1125: TEEN DATING VIOLENCE PREVENTION ACT.

    House: Filed

H 1126: REPEAL INCREASE IN INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS.

    House: Filed

H 1127: GASTON COMM. COLL. MULTICAMPUS FUNDING.

    House: Filed

H 1128: OPPORTUNITY ADVANCEMENT ZONES.

    House: Filed

H 1129: REMOVE RESTRICTION/FIREFIGHTER DISABILITY.

    House: Filed

H 1130: NON-GENERAL FUND NAT'L GUARD IMPROVEMENTS.

    House: Filed

H 1134: DOT TO STUDY TOLLS ON INTERSTATE 95.

    House: Filed

H 1135: MODIFY 2011 APPROPRIATIONS ACT.

    House: Filed

H 1136: THE WOMAN'S RIGHT TO CHOOSE ACT.

    House: Filed

H 1137: AMERICAN FLAG SPECIAL PLATE.

    House: Filed

H 1139: PROMOTE RENEWABLE JOBS.

    House: Filed

H 1140: FUNDS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH LAB.

    House: Filed

H 1141: RIVERLINK PLATE.

    House: Filed

H 1142: EXEMPT LIVESTOCK TRAILERS FROM FEES/REG.

    House: Filed

H 1143: HONOR SHAW LADY BEARS BASKETBALL TEAM.

    House: Filed

H 1144: RESTORE FUNDS/WOMEN'S PREVENTIVE HEALTH SVCS.

    House: Filed

H 1145: PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION.

    House: Filed

H 1146: MAKE DISABLED CHILD ED. TAX CREDIT REFUNDABLE.

    House: Filed

H 1147: MODIFY 2011 APPROPRIATIONS ACT.

    House: Filed

H 1148: MODIFY 2011 APPROPRIATIONS ACT.

    House: Filed

H 1149: NEW MARKETS JOB ACT.

    House: Filed

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

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

S 26: NORTH CAROLINA BENEFIT CORPORATION ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Re-ref Com On Judiciary Subcommittee C

S 205: NO BENEFITS FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Judiciary Subcommittee A

S 661: AUDIT ROANOKE ISLAND COMMISSION AND FRIENDS (NEW).

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Judiciary Subcommittee B

S 696: ADDRESS PRIMARY CARE SHORTAGE.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref Com On Health and Human Services

S 709: ENERGY JOBS ACT.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

S 745: BEER FRANCHISE LAW CLARIFICATIONS.

    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub
    Ratified

S 797: PYMT. OF 2012 MEDICAID COSTS/INMATE MED COSTS (NEW).

    Senate: Concurred In H/com Sub
    Ratified
    Pres. To Gov. 5/24/2012
    Signed By Gov. 5/24/2012
    Ch. SL 2012-2

S 798: VARIOUS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CHANGES.

    House: Rec From Senate

S 806: MODIFY MORTGAGE REGULATION FUNDING.

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

S 810: REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2012.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

S 816: BANKING LAW MODERNIZATION ACT.

    House: Rec From Senate

S 875: LME GOVERNANCE.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Mental Health & Youth Services

S 877: ACCOUNTABILITY FOR TAXPAYER INVESTMENT ACT.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Program Evaluation

S 878: SMARTER GOV/BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE INITIATIVE.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Program Evaluation

S 879: ESTABLISH EFFICIENCY & COST-SAVINGS COMMN

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Program Evaluation

S 880: DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY/TECH & OTHER CHANGES.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Judiciary I

S 881: TRANSFER EVIDENCE WAREHOUSE TO DPS.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Judiciary I

S 882: HONOR VETERANS.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate

S 886: STRENGTHEN BD. OF TRANS. ETHICS POLICY.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 887: STRENGTHEN BD. OF TRANS. ETHICS POLICY.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 888: ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR MPOS/RPOS.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 889: RPO AREA DEFINITION.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 890: TRANSPORTATION REFORM/CODIFY EXECUTIVE ORDER (NEW).

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 891: UPDATE CH. 136 WITH TERM "CHIEF ENGINEER."

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 892: REQUIRE DOT STRATEGIC PRIORITIZATION PROCESS.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 893: PRIVACY OF TURNPIKE AUTHORITY TOLL DATA.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 894: EXEMPT CERTAIN DRUGS FOR ANIMALS.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref to Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources. If fav, re-ref to Finance

S 895: DOT DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES LEG. REQUESTS.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Transportation

S 896: LICENSE PLATE BACKGROUND

    Senate: Filed

S 897: LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL PLATE.

    Senate: Filed

Actions on Bills: 2012-05-24

LOCAL BILLS

H 5: LOCAL DEANNEXATIONS (NEW).

    House: Concurred On 2nd Reading
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

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

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 5/29/2012

H 1082: NAGS HEAD CONVEYANCE.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1086: CLAY COUNTY COURTHOUSE.

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

H 1087: FONTANA DAM OCCUPANCY TAX.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1088: GRAHAM/SWAIN TVA ALLOCATION/BORDER.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1090: ORANGE-ALAMANCE REMAINING 9% BOUNDARY.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1091: ORANGE GRANTS FOR BROADBAND.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1106: APEX ANNEXATION.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1107: GRANVILLE COUNTY ABC PROFITS DISTRIBUTION MOD.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1108: BUTNER PUBLIC SAFETY AUTHORITY CHANGES.

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

H 1109: DARE CAMA SETBACK REQ'TS/GRANDFATHER.

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

H 1110: MATTHEWS/STALLINGS BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1115: WAKE TOWNS LOCAL GOV'MT INFO/MINORS

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

H 1121: MECKLENBURG ABC STORES LABOR DAY 2012.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Alcoholic Beverage Control, if favorable, Government

H 1122: MARTIN COUNTY FIRE DISTRICTS

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1123: DURHAM COUNTY MEMORIAL STADIUM.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Government, if favorable, Finance

H 1124: FARM EQUIPMENT ON CONTROLLED ACCESS U.S. 17.

    House: Filed

H 1131: CARTERET COMMISSIONER ELECTION.

    House: Filed

H 1132: CHAPEL HILL ELECTION LAW EXTENDED.

    House: Filed

H 1133: REVISE PENDER COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICTS.

    House: Filed

H 1138: DAVIDSON COUNTY DESIGN-BUILD.

    House: Filed

S 876: MOORESVILLE DEANNEXATION.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On State and Local Government

S 883: MARTIN COUNTY FIRE DISTRICTS.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On State and Local Government

S 884: WAKE TECH BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On State and Local Government

S 885: CLEVELAND AND RUTHERFORD LOCAL ACT

    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate

S 898: BEAR GRASS SCHOOL PROPERTY CONVEYANCE.

    Senate: Filed

S 899: DURHAM COUNTY MEMORIAL STADIUM.

    Senate: Filed

S 900: SURF CITY DEANNEXATION.

    Senate: Filed

S 901: OCEAN ISLE BEACH SATELLITE ANNEXATION.

    Senate: Filed

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