House Amendment #1 makes the following change to the 1st edition.
Provides that designating a piece of real property as surplus property under the provisions of new GS 143-753 does not affect whether the provisions of GS Chapter 146 (State Lands)apply to the disposition of that real property.
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House Amendment #2 makes the following change to 2nd edition, as amended. Adds that the probation officer must also file a violation report with the court if a defendant placed on supervised probation is discharged from an abuser treatment program for failure to comply.
|Intro. by T. Moore.||GS 15A|
Enacts new subsections (a1) and (a2) to GS 20-140.4 (concerning motorcycles and mopeds) to provide the following exceptions to the helmet requirement. Permits a person over 18 years old to operate a motorcycle without a helmet, provided the person is covered by an insurance policy for at least $10,000 in medical care, if the operator (1) held a license or endorsement for more than one year or (2) completed an approved safety course. Permits a motorcycle passenger who is 18 or older to ride without a helmet, provided the operator can also ride without a helmet and the passenger is covered by an insurance policy for at least $10,000 in medical care. Makes a conforming change. Deletes language requiring violator to pay court costs for failing to wear a helmet. Applies to violations occurring on or after October 1, 2013.
|Intro. by Torbett.||GS 20|
Enacts new GS 143-133.1, forbidding any governmental unit or entity awarding a government construction contract from requiring, prohibiting, or otherwise discriminating against a bidder or contractor for adhering to or not adhering to an agreement with a labor organization for the project. Forbids a governmental unit or entity from conditioning a grant, tax reduction, or credit on adherence or non-adherence to an agreement with a labor organization in a construction contact. Permits a governmental unit to exempt a particular project, contract, grant, tax reduction, or credit from such requirements if necessary to avert a public health or safety threat, as specified. Prohibits discrimination when awarding a contract, grant, reduction, or credit based on participation or non-participation with a labor organization. Provides that GS 143-133.1 does not (1) prohibit employers or others from engaging in activities protected by the National Labor Relations Act or (2) interfere with labor relations not regulated by the Act.
|Intro. by Goodman, J. Bell, Moffitt, Murry.||GS 143|
Identical to S 44, filed 2/4/13.
Amends GS 58-36-17 to permit the NC Industrial Commissionto disclosethe following data related to workers' compensation insurance policies, in addition to policy effective dates, cancellation dates, and reinstatement dates: employer name and address; carrier name, address, and phone number; and policy number. Disclosure applies to policies that become effective on or after January 1, 2012.
|Intro. by McElraft, Collins, Dollar.||GS 58|
Identical to S 51, filed 2/5/13.
Amends Section 6A.7A(g) (provisions related to the Enterprise-Level Business Intelligence Initiative) of SL 2012-142 to provide as title indicates. Specifies the agencies that must release information.
|Intro. by Dollar, Collins, McElraft.||UNCODIFIED|
As title indicates.
|Intro. by Gill, Michaux, L. Hall, Horn.||JOINT RES|
Amends GS 50-8, deleting the requirement for the inclusion of social security numbers for parents of minor children in complaints or judgments in actions for absolute divorce.
|Intro. by Stevens.||GS 50|
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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Mining and Energy Commission. Allows two members on the Commission who were elected officials at the time of appointment to complete their terms and be reappointed even if no longer serving as elected officials.
Subsurface Fluid Injection. Adds new section, amending GS 143-214.2, to clarify that the prohibition against discharge of waste to the subsurface or groundwater does not prohibit injection of fluid (was, hydraulic fracturing fluid) associated with the exploration, production, or development of natural gas resources.
Severance Taxes. Amends proposed Article 5I (severance tax) to clarify provision prohibiting local taxation on the severance of energy minerals produced in the state, and provides that the prohibition does not include property taxes.
Allocates $498,565 in 2014-15 of the funds appropriated to the Community Colleges System Office to operate the Health Sciences Complex as a multicampus site of Wilkes Community College. Directs the State Board of Community Colleges to approve the Complex. Effective July 1, 2013.
|Intro. by Randleman.||APPROP|
Enacts new GS 15A-153 to prohibit any employer, educational institution, or any agency, official, or employee of the state or local government, from requiring, in any application, interview, or otherwise, an applicant to disclose information concerning any arrest, criminal charge, or criminal convictionagainst the applicant that has been expunged. Provides that an applicant does not need to include a reference to or information about arrests, charges, or convictionsthat have been expunged in response to any question concerning an arrest or criminal charge that did not result in a conviction. Provides that an application for a license, permit, registration, or governmental service will not be denied solely because the applicant refuses or fails to disclose information concerning any arrest, criminal charge, or criminal conviction that has been expunged. Makes each willful violation of the statute a separate Class3 misdemeanor. Effective December 1, 2013.Provides thatsubsection (d) of proposed GS 15A-153, regardingpunishment for violations of newGS 15A-153, applies only to violations that occuron or after December 1, 2013.
|Intro. by Daniel, Goolsby, Kinnaird.||GS 15A|
Expands the definition for interstate passenger air carrier under GS 105-164.3(16) to provide as title indicates. Applies to purchases made on or after March 1, 2005. Permits applicable interstate passenger air carriers to request a refund of tax paid after that date by January 1, 2014.
|Intro. by Gunn.||GS 105|
Effective when the act becomes law, authorizes the local boards of education of Davidson County Schools, Thomasville City Schools, and Lexington City Schools and the board of trustees of Davidson County Community College to apply jointly to establish a cooperative innovative high school program, the Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy. Directs the State Board of Education and the State Board of Community Colleges to consider the application, if received by June 15, 2013, for the 2013-14 school year.
Effective July 1, 2013, appropriates $307,650 in 2013-14 and $307,650 in 2014-15 from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction for the Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy.
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House committee substitute makes the following change to 1st edition. Modifies the description of the property to be conveyed.
|Intro. by T. Moore, Hastings.||Cleveland|
As title indicates. Permits the operation of South Smithfield Elementary and West Smithfield Elementary, beginning in the 2013-14 school year.
|Intro. by Langdon, Daughtry.||Johnston|
As title indicates, amends GS 160A-63 to set out a revised election procedure to fill midterm vacancies in Tabor City. Provides that the procedure expires December 31, 2013.
|Intro. by Waddell.||Columbus|
Amends GS 158-41 to allow a county withdrawing from the Eastern Region to receive its portion of temporary vehicle registration tax proceeds, which must be used for economic development purposes (previously, counties could not receive early distribution but could receive a share of Region assets, as specified). Effective July 1, 2013.
|Intro. by Speciale.||GS 158|
Amends GS 14-247 as the title indicates, adding a personal use exemption for publicly owned vehicles used by the Rowan County sheriff's office. Provides that the county sheriff is to provide written notice as to the circumstances under which a member of the county sheriff's department may use a law enforcement vehicle for personal use. Allows the county board of commissioners to overturn the county sheriff's determination of when an exemption applies by a simple majority vote. Applies only to Rowan County.
|Intro. by Warren, Ford.||Rowan|
Actions on Bills: 2013-02-14
H 8: EMINENT DOMAIN.
H 82: IRC UPDATE.
H 99: CAREGIVER RELIEF ACT.
H 102: ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION.
Actions on Bills: 2013-02-14
H 106: TABOR CITY ELECTION.
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