House amendment #1makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Provides that Article 1 (Civil Remedy for Protection of Animals)of GS Chapter 19A does not apply to a licensed sportsman who captures a wild animal for use or display in an annual, seasonal, or cultural event, providing that the animal is captured from the wild and returned to the wild at or near the place where it was captured. Amends GS 19A-2 to specify that for any action filed under GS Chapter 19A, venue must be in Superior Court in the county where any violation is alleged to have occurred.
Renumbers the bill sections accordingly.
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As title indicates.
|Intro. by Pierce, Alexander, Farmer-Butterfield, Floyd.||JOINT RES|
Amends GS 14-17(a) to clarify that a person under the age of 18 at the time of a first-degree murder committed by means as specified in subsection (a) is to be punished in accordance with Part 2A of Article 81B of GS Chapter 15A (Sentencing for Minors Subject to Life Imprisonment Without Parole).
Amends GS 15A-1340.17(c) to specify that on the Prior Record Level chart, a Class A felonyincludes life imprisonment with parole or without parole, or death as established by statute (was, without parole or death).
AmendsGS 74-54(b), GS 74-54.1(c), and GS 74-67, deleting references to the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission and replacing them with Commission, referencing the Interstate Mining Commission.
Makes additional technical changes and corrections to various provisions in the General Statutes.
As title indicates. Amends Section 15.1 of SL 2012-187 to clarify how the Commission for Public Health must adopt rules pertaining to sanitary landfill development permits. Amends GS 113A-64 (penalties under the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act) to clarify the procedure for appealing a notice of assessment issued by a local government. Directs the penalty proceeds to the Civil Penalty and Forfeiture Fund (rather than the local government's general fund).
|Intro. by <p>McElraft, Samuelson, McGrady.</p>||GS 113A|
Enacts new Article 5, Liability for Public Safety Telecommunications and Dispatchers, to GS Chapter 99E. Provides that 911 or public safety telecommunicators or dispatchers at a primary or secondary public safety answering point (PSAP) have the same immunities asconferred on a sworn law enforcement officer for the performance of any lawful and prescribed actions associated with their assigned job duties. Defines PSAP as the term is defined in GS 62-40.
Provides that a civil claim against 911 or public safety telecommunicators or dispatchers at a primary or secondary PSAP, which allegedly arises from their action or inaction, must be filed within two years of the date of the occurrence or it will be forever barred.
Effective when the act becomes law and applies to any cause of action arising on or after that date.
|Intro. by Torbett.||GS 99E|
Amends GS 105-134.1(13), clarifying the definition for retirement plan (was, retirement benefits) to include an individual retirement plan as defined under the Internal Revenue Code (Code) and any plan treated as an individual retirement plan under the Code (previously included amounts received from an individual retirement account, as described in the Code, or from an individual retirement annuity as described). Makes other clarifying changes.
Amends GS 105-134.6(b) by enacting new subdivision (5c) to provide for a phase-in of a full state income tax deduction for all state, local, and federal government retirees' pensions beginning with the 2013 taxable year and complete as of the 2022 taxable year. Bases the phase-in period on the retiree's vesting date in the retirement plan. Effective for taxable years begining on or after January 1, 2013, and repealed for taxable years beginning on or after January 2, 2022.
Enacts new subsections (6a) and (6b) to GS 105-134.6(b), which lists deductions from taxable income, to add deductions to the list as follows: (1) The amount received during the taxable year under NC state and local government retirement plans and under federal government retirement plans. (2) The greater of: (a) the amount received during the taxable year under a state or local government retirement plan of a state other than North Carolina, to the extent the other state would not subject to individual income tax the equivalent amount received under a NC state or local government retirement plan or (b) up to $4,000 received during the taxable year under a state or local government retirement plan of a state other than North Carolina; for married couples filing a joint return, the maximum dollar amount applies separately to each spouse's benefits if both spouses received benefits from a retirement plan. Makes conforming changes. Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2022.
|Intro. by Cleveland, Boles.||GS 105|
Under current law, 40% of the North Carolina Education Lottery net proceeds are allocated to the Public School Building Capital Fund (Capital Fund) for school construction. Current law also prohibits use of money in the Capital Fund to pay for school technology needs. Amends GS 115C-546.2(d) to permit a county to use the monies in the Capital Fund to meet digital learning needs such as school connectivity, digital textbooks and instructional resources, or digital devices for the time period beginning July 1, 2012, through June 20, 2016.
Requires that a county using these funds to meet digital learning needs also use a portion of the funds to ensure high-quality, ongoing professional development for teachers.
Effective July 1, 2016, only permits a county to use money from the Capital Fund for digital learning needs if the State Board of Education determines that the local school administrative unit has shown consistent growth and improvement in student outcomes.
|Intro. by Horn, Johnson, Saine, Tolson.||GS 115C|
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House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Directs the Department of Health and Human Services to seek available federal Medicaid funding at the 90/10 match rate for NC FAST to provide Medicaid eligibility determinations for the federal health benefit exchange if (1) funds for the state match exist from prior appropriations for NC FAST and (2) the total amount of the state match does not exceed $5 million. States that such Medicaid funding in 2012-13 is not subject to specified consultation requirements in the 2011 Appropriations Act for grant awards. Makes a conforming change.
|Intro. by Apodaca, Brown, Rucho.||GS 58|
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Makes technical changes.
|Intro. by Bingham.||GS 47|
Identical to H90, filed 2/11/13.
As the title indicates. Honors the town of Hayesville's founders and its 100th anniversary.
Identical to H56, filed 1/31/13.
Amends GS 114-8.3, which requires the adoption of review and recordkeeping procedures for state contracts for the purchase of goods or services that exceed $1 million. Directs the Attorney General (AG), in consultation with the Department of Administration, to establish review procedures for state contracts that exceed $1 million, and to provide any attorney designated under GS 114-8.3(a) with the guidelines to be used in reviewing contracts. Requires the General Counsel for UNC constituent institutions to establish procedures for the required review and to comply with the procedures established by the AG. Requires all state agencies, the UNC constituent institutions, or any person entering into a contract on behalf of the state for goods or services exceeding $1 million to provide notice to the Secretary of the Department of Administration or the Secretary's designee of the intent to enter into the contract and any additional information as required. Directs the Department of Administration to adopt policies or guidelines for the identification and recordkeeping of contracts subject to review under the statute. Specifies what must be included in the records.
Amends GS 143-49 to increase the contract threshold amount from $100,000 to $5 million for the appointment of an attorney from the AG's office to advise and assist in contract negotiations. Does not require the Secretary to request counsel from the AG's office for contracts for services to be entered into by the constituent institutions of UNC, unless requested to do so by the General Counsel of the University.
Provides that the act's procedural and recordkeeping requirements as indicated above become effective July 1, 2013, and apply to contracts entered into on or after that date; the remainder of the act is effective when it becomes law.
Directs the Department of Administration to make individualized notifications to specified agencies to make each aware as to how the statutory amendments made in SL 2010-194, Section 15 of SL 2011-326, and this act apply to them. Provides guidelines regarding the notification process that include specifications regarding acknowledgement of receipt and understanding of the notice by the agencies.
Requires the AG's office, the Department of Administration, and the Office of the General Counsel for UNC to establish procedures to implement this act by June 30, 2013.
Provides, in GS 143-49, specific dates for (1) implementing a quality management program; (2) creating a contract specialist career path for one or more employees in each department, agency, or institution of the state; and (3) implementing a contract management training and certification program. Requires the Secretary to report recommendations on improvements to state procurement law to the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations and to the Program Evaluation Division by September 1, 2013.
Provides that any procedures to permit state government or any of its departments, institutions, or agencies to join with federal, state, or local government entities or any nonprofit organization in cooperative purchasing plans to serve the interest of the state are to be reported to the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations and the Program Evaluation Division no later than 30 days before the effective date of the procedures.
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Amends GS 115C-84.2(d) (concerning school opening and closing dates) as title indicates, to delete limitations placed on the Craven County Board of Education when setting opening and closing dates for public schools in Craven County. Applies to the 2013-14 school year.
|Intro. by Speciale, G. Graham, J. Bell.||Craven|
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|Intro. by Meredith.||Cumberland|
Identical to H 33, filed 1/31/13.
As title indicates.
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