The Daily Bulletin: 2013-04-24

The Daily Bulletin: 2013-04-24

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 35 (2013-2014) LIMIT STATE FACILITIES FINANCE ACT DEBT (NEW). Filed Jan 31 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROHIBIT ISSUANCE OF DEBT UNDER THE STATE CAPITAL FACILITIES FINANCE ACT.

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

Deletes the entirety of the provisions of the previous edition.

Amends GS 142-83 (Authorization of special indebtedness; General Assembly approval), making clarifying and organizational changes and establishing a limitation clause which provides that the General Assembly can enact legislation to incur or issue special indebtedness if it determines the amount authorized does not exceed the limitations pursuant to this subsection. The determination must be based on reasonable estimations and may be relied on as conclusive once made. Provides that the sum of special indebtedness properly authorized cannot exceed 25% of the bond indebtedness of the state supported by the General Fund that was authorized by legislation enacted after January 1, 2013. Provides that, for the purposes of this section, bond indebtedness supported by the General Fund includes both special indebtedness and general obligation bond indebtedness of the state that is supported by the General Fund.

Effective when the act becomes law and applies to special indebtedness to finance the cost of capital facilities incurred on or after that date.

Amends the act's long title

Intro. by R. Brown, Cleveland. GS 113, GS 113A
H 153 (2013-2014) ESTABLISH GENERAL GOV'T OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE. Filed Feb 26 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON GENERAL GOVERNMENT.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Amends GS 120-296 to add the programs, organizations, operations, and policies of the General Assembly, and any other agency under the jurisdiction of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on General Government or the Senate Appropriations Committee on General Government, to those that are to be studied by the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on General Government.

Intro. by Cleveland, R. Brown.GS 120
H 210 (2013-2014) HONOR DOC WATSON. Filed Mar 4 2013, A HOUSE RESOLUTION HONORING ARTHEL LANE "DOC" WATSON, LEGENDARY SINGER AND MUSICIAN.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends the whereas clauses to correct a date, add the name of a surviving brother, and make technical changes.

Intro. by Elmore, Jordan.HOUSE RES
H 279 (2013-2014) TRANSFER ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS. Filed Mar 12 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO TRANSFER CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS ASSOCIATED WITH PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT WHEN THE ORIGINAL PROPERTY OWNER IS UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO AGREE TO THE PERMIT TRANSFER.

House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

Amends GS 113A-54.1 and GS 113A-61 to amend the conditions to be met to allow the Department/local government to transfer an erosion control plan/erosion and sedimentation control plan to include that the successor-owner of the property submits a written transfer request and an authorized statement of financial responsibility and ownership (was, just the transfer request).

Also amends GS 113A-54.1(d1)(4) to provide that nothing in the subsection prevents the NC Sedimentation Control Commission from requiring a revised plan under GS 113A-54.1(b).

Intro. by Millis, Hager, McElraft, Moffitt.GS 113A, GS 143
H 399 (2013-2014) AMEND LAWS PERTAINING TO DHHS.-AB Filed Mar 20 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES REQUESTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO LAWS PERTAINING TO CHILD ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND DEPENDENCY; MEDICAID; PUBLIC HEALTH; AND MENTAL HEALTH, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Amends GS 108A-70.5(b)(2) to provide that the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has all the rights available to estate creditors, including the right to qualify as personal representative or collector of an estate.

Deletes proposed new section to Article 2 of GS Chapter 28A, GS 28A-2A-24, which required the personal representative of a decedent enrolled in the state's Medicaid program to file a release from the Division of Medical Assistance with the clerk of the court exercising probate jurisdiction before any probate estate may be closed underGS 108A-70.5.

Amends GS 28A-14-1 (Notice for claims) to require that the notice required by the statute also be sent to the Division of Medical Assistance if the decedent was receiving medical assistance as defined by GS 108A-70.5 (b)(1) at the time of death.

Amends GS 28A-19-6(a) to identify DHHS as a sixth-class creditor for purposes of determining the order of claims against a decedent's estate. Provides that judgments in favor of other sixth-class creditors that are docketed and in force before DHHS seeks to recover its claims for medical assistance, are to be paid prior to recovery by DHHS.

Amends proposed GS 36C-8-818 to require a trustee of a revocable trust with knowledge that thedecedent was receiving medical assistance at the time of the decedent's death provide notice of the decedent's death to DHHS within 90 days of the death.

Makes organizational changes to the act and renumbers the sections of the bill accordingly.

Intro. by Burr.GS 7B, GS 28A, GS 36C, GS 108C, GS 130A
H 410 (2013-2014) CANCEL TITLE TO MANUFACTURED HOME. Filed Mar 21 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO CANCEL A CERTIFICATE OF TITLE TO A MANUFACTURED HOME WHEN THE PERSON REQUESTING CANCELLATION DOES NOT HAVE THE CERTIFICATE OF TITLE.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Makes clarifying and technical changes throughout.

Amends the information required to be included in the affidavit that a manufactured home meets the definition of real property in GS 105-273(13) to include (1) a section for the Division's notation or statement that either the procedures in subsection (a) of this section for surrendering the title have been followed and the title is cancelled or the affiant submits this affidavit to have the title deemed surrendered by the owner listed on the certificate of title and (2) an affirmation by the affiant that he or she has sent notice of this cancellation by hand delivery or first-class mail to the last known address of the owner listed on the certificate.

Enacts new GS 20-109.2(f), providing that a person damaged by the cancellation of a certificate of title pursuant to subsection (a1) of this section does not have a right of action against the Division.

 

 

Intro. by Jordan.GS 20
H 452 (2013-2014) 2013 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT. Filed Mar 27 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT CRITICAL SCHOOL SAFETY MEASURES.

The House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes the following Parts of the act: Part I, concerning school resource officers in elementary and middle schools; Part II, concerning school psychologists, school counselors, and social workers; and Part III, concerning panic alarm systems. Makes conforming changes to the effective date provisions.

Intro. by Holloway, Glazier, Faircloth, Lucas. GS 115C, GS 14, GS 143, GS 160A, GS 162
H 473 (2013-2014) NC CAPTIVE INSURANCE ACT. Filed Mar 28 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ENACT THE NORTH CAROLINA CAPTIVE INSURANCE ACT.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 58-10-485 to delete the requirement that monetary penalties collected under the statute be deposited into the Captive Insurance Regulatory Fund.

Changes the number of proposed GS 58-10-570 to GS 58-10-650.

Intro. by Dockham, Howard, Johnson, Tine.GS 58, GS 97
H 488 (2013-2014) REGIONALIZATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES. Filed Mar 28 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE PROVISION OF REGIONAL WATER AND SEWER SERVICES BY TRANSFERRING OWNERSHIP AND OPERATION OF CERTAIN PUBLIC WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS TO A METROPOLITAN WATER AND SEWERAGE DISTRICT.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

Enacts new GS 162A-85.4 to authorize a district board to expand to include other political subdivisions provided that the district board and the political subdivisions adopt identical resolutions indicating that the political subdivision will become a participant in the district board. Requires the district board and the political subdivision to hold a minimum of two public hearingsat least 30 days apart before adopting the mutual resolutions. Requires publication ofthe notices of the public hearings in a newspaper of general circulation at least 10 days before the date of each public hearing. Directs the political subdivision to appoint a district member under new GS 162A-85.3(a), upon the adoption of the resolution, if the political subdivision is entitled to an appointment under that section.

Amends new GS 162A-85.13, providing that rates, fees, rents, and charges pledged to the payment of the district's revenue bonds be fixed and revised to provide sufficient revenues to pay for the maintenance, repair, and operating costsof the water or sewerage system (was, just sewerage system).

Amends GS 162A-85.19 to clarify that the governing body of any political subdivision is authorized and empowered to transfer jurisdiction overto a district and lease, lend, sale, grant, or convey in whole or part any existing water or sewerage system, real property, or personal property subject to the approval of the Local Government Commission regarding the disposition of any outstanding debt related to the water system, the sewer system, or both.

Amends GS 162A-85.21 to require that the district board present preliminary plans for any improvement before the final plans are made for the extension (was, location and construction) of any water or sewerage system. Directs the district board to make every effort to cooperate with a county or municipality in the location and construction of any new proposed facility (was, any proposed facility authorized) under proposed Article 5A. Declares that this section does not apply to renovations, repairs, or regular maintenance of water or sewer systems.

Deletes proposed GS 162A-85.9 regarding the determination of the tax rate by the district board.

Intro. by Moffitt, McGrady, Ramsey. GS 159, GS 162A
H 492 (2013-2014) SAFEGUARD QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS-MEDICAID PCS (NEW). Filed Apr 1 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ADJUST MEDICAID PERSONAL CARE SERVICES TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL SAFEGUARDS FOR QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS AND TO REPORT TO THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, THE SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.

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

Amends Section 10.9F(c) of SL 2012-142, as amended, to removetheTier I (Medicaid Personal Care Services)and Tier II (EnhancedMedicaid Personal Care Services)eligibility labels added in the first edition, which createda two-tiereligibilityprogram for personal care services forMedicaid recipients. Deletes specification that Tier II provides an additional 50 hours of personal care services for persons with Alzheimers, other forms of dementia, or other specified debilitating diseases. Instead,identifies categories of physical and mental health needs and disabilities, which when present in a Medicaid recipient, make that individual eligible for additional personal care services.Allows Medicaid recipients meeting the qualifications of the current personal care services programwho need those additional personal care services and meet the additional qualificationsto be eligible for 50 hours of service beyond the 80 hours of personal care services currently allowed, fora total of 130 hours of service. Retains requirement that a Medicaid recipient must have an attestation from a doctor that the recipient meets all of the requirements in subdivisions 3a. through 3d.

Makes additional conforming changes to this act.Amends the short title and the long title.

Intro. by Dollar.UNCODIFIED
H 513 (2013-2014) CLARIFY DEALER PLATES LAW. Filed Apr 2 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW A DEALER LICENSE PLATE TO BE DISPLAYED ON A MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVEN BY CERTAIN PERSONS EMPLOYED BY AN INDEPENDENT CAR DEALER OR RELATED TO A PERSON EMPLOYED BY AN INDEPENDENT CAR DEALER.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes the language in the 1st edition instead amends GS 20-79(d)(5)(f) to allow a dealer license plate on a vehicle driven by an officer, sales representative, or other employee of an independent or franchised motor vehicle dealer (was, franchised motor vehicle dealer only) or is an immediate family member thereof. Amends the act's title.

Intro. by Stone, Torbett. GS 20
H 543 (2013-2014) GUARDIANSHIP ROLES OF MHDDSA PROVIDERS (NEW). Filed Apr 3 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT ADDRESSING PERMISSIBLE GUARDIANSHIP ROLES FOR CORPORATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS THAT PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, OR SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 35A-1213(f) to provide that an individual who contracts with or is employed by an entity that contracts with an LME for the delivery of mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services may not serve as a guardian for a ward for whom the individual or entity is providing these services unless one of three conditions is met, including the individual is not biologically related to the ward, and was serving on March 1, 2013 as a guardian without compensation (was, not biologically related to the ward and appointed by the court and serving as a guardian without compensation).

Adds the requirement that the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services appoint a subcommittee to examine the impact of the 1915(b)/(c) Medicaid waiver and other mental health system reforms on public guardianship services and report to the Committee on or before May 9, 2014, at which time the subcommittee terminates.

Intro. by Jones, Avila, Glazier, Turner. GS 35A
H 589 (2013-2014) VIVA/ELECTION REFORM (NEW). Filed Apr 4 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT BY ESTABLISHING THE VOTER INFORMATION VERIFICATION ACT TO PROMOTE THE ELECTORAL PROCESS THROUGH EDUCATION AND INCREASED REGISTRATION OF VOTERS AND BY REQUIRING VOTERS TO PROVIDE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION BEFORE VOTING TO PROTECT THE RIGHT OF EACH REGISTERED VOTER TO CAST A SECURE VOTE WITH REASONABLE SECURITY MEASURES THAT CONFIRM VOTER IDENTITY AS ACCURATELY AS POSSIBLE WITHOUT RESTRICTION, AND TO FURTHER REFORM THE ELECTION LAWS.

House amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 4th edition.

Provides that the State Board of Elections (Board) will work with county boards of elections in counties where there are not DMV offices that are open five days a week in order to communicate information about availability and schedules of the DMV mobile units and to provide volunteers to assist voters with obtaining photo identification through those mobile units or any other local government that makes identification available. Similar requirements are also added to the education and publicity requirements found in Section 17 of the bill.

Creates new Section 18.5 of the act that provides that the Board will reimburse any local government for direct costs incurred by issuing photo identification if the local government meets five specified requirements, including being located in a county where there is no DMV driver's license office open five days a week.

Deletes part 2 of the enactment clause, substituting and providing that Part II of this act becomes effective October 1, 2013, and applies to primaries and elections conducted on or after that date. Notwithstanding GS 163-166.13 or GS 163-87(5), as enacted by this act, at any primary or election between October 1, 2013, and January 1, 2016, any registered voter who does not present identification or whose photo identification does not bear any reasonable resemblance to the voter (i) shall be permitted to vote and will not be required to vote a provisional or a challenged ballot and (ii) will not be challenged for failure to present photo identification.

House amendment #5 makes the following changes to the 4th edition.

Amends GS 163-166.13 (Photo identification requirement for voting in person), providing that a tribal enrollment card which meets five specified criteria, including being signed by an elected official of the tribe and being issued by a federal or state recognized tribe pursuant to GS Chapter 71A, will meet the requirements of an approved photo identification for purposes of this section.

House amendment #6 makes the following changes to the 4th edition.

Amends GS 163-166.13(a), providing an exception to the requirement to present photo identification before voting for registered voters that are victims of a natural disaster occurring within 60 days before election day that resulted in a disaster declaration by the US President or the NC Governor who declares the lack of photo identification due to the natural disaster. Makes a conforming deletion in proposed GS 163-182.1A.

 

Intro. by Warren, Murry, T. Moore, Samuelson. GS 20, GS 130A, GS 161, GS 163
H 605 (2013-2014) ESTABLISH AGING SUBCOMMITTEE/HHS OVERSIGHT. Filed Apr 8 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SUBCOMMITTEE ON AGING OF THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends the membership of the Subcommittee on Aging to require that the long-term care facility operator member be licensed. Requires the interim report to be submitted on or before May 9, 2014 (was, January 15, 2014).

Intro. by Dollar, Burr, Hurley, Farmer-Butterfield.STUDY
H 609 (2013-2014) NC CANCER TREATMENT FAIRNESS ACT. Filed Apr 8 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN COVERAGE FOR ORALLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER DRUGS.

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

Amends proposed GS 58-51-59.1 to require every policy or contract of accident or health insurance and every preferred provider benefit plan under GS 58-50-56 that provides coverage for prescribed, orally administered anticancer drugs that are used to kill or slow the growth of cancerous cells and that provides coverage for intravenously administered or injected anticancer drugs (was, that provides coverage for cancer treatment) must provide coverage for prescribed, orally administered anticancer drugs (was, orally administered anticancer drugs that are used to kill or slow the growth of cancerous cells) on a basis no less favorable than the coverage provided for the intravenously administered or injected anticancer drug. Also amends the statute to provide that nothing in the statute applies to accident-only, specified disease, hospital indemnity, Medicare supplement, long-term care, disability income, or other limited benefit health insurance policies.

Intro. by Lewis, T. Moore, L. Hall, Burr.GS 58
H 635 (2013-2014) INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT CUSTODY ORDERS. Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO (1) ALLOW A CLERK OR ASSISTANT OR DEPUTY CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT OR A MAGISTRATE TO ISSUE BY FACSIMILE OR ELECTRONIC MAIL TRANSMISSION AN INVOLUNTARY INPATIENT COMMITMENT CUSTODY ORDER TO A PETITIONING PHYSICIAN, ELIGIBLE PSYCHOLOGIST, OR DESIGNEE AT A TWENTY-FOUR-HOUR FACILITY WHEN THE RESPONDENT IS ALREADY PHYSICALLY PRESENT AT THE TWENTY-FOUR-HOUR FACILITY, (2) ESTABLISH PROTOCOLS FOR THE TRAINING OF PHYSICIANS, ELIGIBLE PSYCHOLOGISTS, OR DESIGNEES, AND (3) DIRECT THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO REVIEW AND REVISE THE RULES DESIGNATING FACILITIES FOR THE CUSTODY AND TREATMENT OF INVOLUNTARY CLIENTS.

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

Changes the long title.

Makes clarifying and structural changes to GS 122C-261(d)(5). Also provides for the transmission of the custody order by means of facsimile or electronic transmission and makes conforming changes to the subsection accordingly.

Creates new GS 122C-261(d)(5b), providing that the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (Secretary) must collaborate with the Administrative Office of the Courts and the UNC School of Government to develop training protocols and inform clerks and magistrates as to who has completed the training.

Makes a clarifying change to GS 122C-261(e).

Directs the Secretary to review and update its list of facilities that are designated as facilities for the custody and treatment of involuntary clients. The designation must include whether the entire unit or specific areas of the 24-hour facility is designated for such treatment and custody.

 

Intro. by Lambeth, Conrad, Terry, Hanes.GS 122C
H 673 (2013-2014) BIOPTIC LENSES FOR DRIVERS LICENSE TESTS. Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF A RESTRICTED LICENSE TO AN INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE USE OF BIOPTIC TELESCOPIC LENSES.

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

Amends GS 20-7, providing that an applicant using bioptic telescopic lenses will be eligible for a regular Class C driver's license if the applicant meets specified conditions (previous edition only provided for the eligibility for a regular driver's license). Requires applicants using bioptic telescopic lenses to also successfully pass a road test administered by the DMV, if requested, to be eligible for a regular Class C driver's license.

Amends GS 20-7(4) and (5), making clarifying, technical, and conforming changes, including inserting "regular Class C driver's license" in the place of "regular driver's license."

Deletes language stating that nothing in this subsection requires the DMV to issue licenses or permits, pursuant to this section, at any location other than the DMV headquarters in Raleigh and that the DMV may select additional offices for testing pursuant to this subsection.

Amends the act's title.

Intro. by Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House. GS 20
H 686 (2013-2014) NC SEAFOOD PARK/NAME CHANGE. Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO RENAME THE NC SEAFOOD INDUSTRIAL PARK AUTHORITY TO REFLECT ITS BROADER MISSION AND TO MAKE OTHER MODIFICATIONS TO THE AUTHORITY'S ENABLING LEGISLATION.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes clarifying changes.

Intro. by Tine, Stone, Steinburg.GS 113
H 688 (2013-2014) AMEND CONTINUING ED REQ'S/CERT. WELL K'ORS. Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AMENDING THE CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFIED WELL CONTRACTORS.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition make the following changes. Amends GS 87-98.12 to require a well contractor to complete two (was, six) hours of approved continuing education within a one-year (was, three-year) period. Makes conforming changes to the requirement that the Commission establish the requirements for completing continuing education. Changes the effective date of the act to July 1, 2013 (was, when the act became law).

Intro. by Hardister, Millis, Tine, Jeter.GS 87
H 704 (2013-2014) STUDY AND ENCOURAGE USE OF TELEMEDICINE. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT DIRECTING THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO STUDY THE USE OF TELEMEDICINE IN PROMOTING INCREASED ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE, REDUCING HEALTH DISPARITIES, AND PROVIDING FOR MORE EFFICIENT HEALTH CARE DELIVERY; AND PROHIBITING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FROM ADOPTING MEDICAL COVERAGE POLICIES THAT DISCOURAGE THE USE OF TELEMEDICINE UNDER MEDICAID AND HEALTH CHOICE.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes technical changes.

Intro. by Brody, Steinburg, Fulghum.STUDY
H 756 (2013-2014) REFORM RECREATIONAL USE STATUTE. Filed Apr 10 2013, AN ACT TO IMPROVE THE NORTH CAROLINA RECREATIONAL USE STATUTE BY CLARIFYING THAT EQUINE RECREATION WHERE THE LANDOWNER RECEIVES NO COMPENSATION IS SUBJECT TO THE RECREATIONAL USE STATUTE AND NOT THE EQUINE ACTIVITY LIABILITY STATUTE, BY CLARIFYING THAT CONTRACTUAL RELEASES ARE NOT ABROGATED OR INVALIDATED BY THE RECREATIONAL USE STATUTE, AND BY ALLOWING A CHARGE FOR ACTIVITIES SUBJECT TO THE RECREATIONAL USE STATUTE WHEN THE CHARGE IS IMPOSED BY CERTAIN ACTIVITY SPONSORS AND NOT THE LANDOWNER.

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

Changes the long title.

Amends GS 99E-1(5a) to apply equine recreation to all use, not just the commercial use, of a landowner's property.

Makes a technical change to GS 99E-4.

Deletes proposed GS 38A-5, Attorney's fees for prevailing defendants, from the act.

Intro. by McGrady, Whitmire, Faircloth, Harrison. GS 38A, GS 99E
H 760 (2013-2014) SUMMER READING CAMPS. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT STUDENTS WHO DEMONSTRATE DIFFICULTY WITH READING DEVELOPMENT MAY ATTEND SUMMER READING CAMPS.

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

Amends GS 115C-83.3 toprovide that "summer reading camp" isan educational program outside of the instructional calendar that is provided by the local administrative unit to any student (1) who doesn't demonstrate reading proficiency and (2) who may be retained under GS 115C-83.7 (requiring retention of third grade students who fail to demonstrate appropriate reading level proficiency). Amends GS 115C-83.8(a) to clarify that summer reading camps are primarily for students who do not demonstrate reading proficiency and who may be retained under GS 115C-83.7 (was, students who do not demonstrate reading proficiency).

Intro. by Brandon, Hardister, B. Brown.GS 115C
H 761 (2013-2014) REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2014. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE FURTHER REGULATORY RELIEF TO THE CITIZENS OF NORTH CAROLINA BY PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS, BY ELIMINATING CERTAIN UNNECESSARY OR OUTDATED STATUTES AND REGULATIONS AND MODERNIZING OR SIMPLIFYING CUMBERSOME OR OUTDATED REGULATIONS, AND BY MAKING VARIOUS OTHER STATUTORY CHANGES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Adds an amendment to GS 87-98.6 to require the Commission, with the advice and assistance of the Secretary, to establish minimum requirements of education, experience, and knowledge for each type of certification for well contractors for the installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical wiring devices, appliances, and equipment related to the construction, operation, and repair of wells. The requirements will apply only to the initial certification of an applicant and not be required as part of continuing education or as a condition of certification renewal. These requirements apply to applicants applying for certification on or after the date that the act becomes effective.

Intro. by Hardister, Faircloth, Malone. GS 87
H 763 (2013-2014) ALLOW ALIMONY/POST SEP SUPP DURING MARRIAGE. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AMENDING THE LAWS PERTAINING TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN A HUSBAND AND WIFE TO ALLOW A SPOUSE TO WAIVE OR ESTABLISH ALIMONY AND POST SEPARATION SUPPORT DURING THE MARRIAGE.

Amends GS 52-10(a1) to clarify that the contract between a husband and wife permitted by this section is a contract that is made during a period of separation. Also provides that the contract remains valid following a period of reconciliation and subsequent separation and requires that the provision waiving the rights or obligations be clearly stated in the contract.

Intro. by Goodman, Jordan.GS 50, GS 52
H 765 (2013-2014) JURY INSTRUCTIONS FOR SCHOOL BUDGET DISPUTE. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CLARIFY AND CODIFY JURY INSTRUCTIONS FOR A BUDGET DISPUTE BETWEEN BOARD OF EDUCATION AND BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.

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

Amends GS 115C-431 torequire that the instructions to the jury in a court action on a budget dispute between a local board of education and a board of county commissionersadditionally include directing the jury to consider the educational goals and policies, the financial resources, and the fiscalpolicies of the local board of education.

Intro. by Dixon.GS 115C
H 783 (2013-2014) PYROTECHNICS TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE LAWS GOVERNING PYROTECHNICS DISPLAYS.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes a spelling correction.

Intro. by Starnes.GS 14, GS 58
H 824 (2013-2014) EPI PEN IN SCHOOLS. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO HAVE EMERGENCY EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY FOR USE IN AN EMERGENCY.

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

Amends new GS 115C-375.2A to exclude transportation to and from school for the definition of school property.Clarifies that the provision requiring local school boards to provide an emergency supply of epinephrine auto-injectors (epi pens)at school-sponsored events applies to those events held on school grounds. Also clarifies that epi pens supplied by a school can be used for students (1) who have knownmedical conditions necessitating the use or availability of an epi penand (2)who are already authorized to possess and self-administer their own medication, but may not be used as the sole medication supply for those students.

Amends GS 115C-238.29F(a) (regarding charter schools) and GS 115C-238.66(7) (regarding regional schools)todirect the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to ensure that charter schools and regional schoolscomply with the provisions of GS 115C-375.2A regarding availability of epi pens at schools. Requires the board of directors of a charter school or a regional school to provide the school with an emergency supply of emergency epi pens necessary to carry out the provisions of GS 115C-375.2A.

Amends the bill title.

Intro. by Glazier, Murry, Holloway, Fulghum. GS 115C
H 879 (2013-2014) GRAND JURORS/SERVICE. Filed Apr 11 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT PROVIDING THAT JURORS WHO SERVE THEIR FULL TERM OF SERVICE ON A GRAND JURY SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO SERVE AGAIN AS A GRAND JUROR OR AS A JUROR FOR A PERIOD OF SIX YEARS.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Makes a conforming change to GS 9-3, concerning qualifications of prospective jurors.

Intro. by Davis, Daughtry.GS 9, GS 15A
H 892 (2013-2014) NO FISCAL NOTE FOR RULE REPEAL. Filed Apr 11 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN AGENCY PREPARE A FISCAL NOTE WHEN REPEALING A RULE.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Corrects the number of the amended statute to GS 150B-21.4.

Intro. by Catlin, W. Brawley.GS 150B
H 937 (2013-2014) AMEND VARIOUS FIREARMS LAWS. Filed Apr 11 2013, AN ACT TO AMEND STATE FIREARMS LAWS.

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

Changes the long title.

Makes clarifying changes to GS 14-269(a2).

Amends GS 14-269.2, excluding employees of an institution of higher learning or a nonpublic post-secondary educational institution and employees of a public or nonpublic school (that meets specified requirements) that reside on the campus where they are employed from the provisions of this section when specified criteria are met, including that the employee's residence must be a detached, single-family dwelling where the immediate family resides and the weapon is a handgun possessed and maintained in a specified manner. Specifies where the handgun may be kept or carried when the employee is not authorized to carry a concealed handgun pursuant to GS Chapter 54B.

Amends GS 14-269.2(j) (now, GS 14-269.2(k)), to make conforming changes to include the relevant educational properties and to require that the gun be kept in a closed compartment of a locked vehicle.

Amends GS 14-316, making structural and organizational changes.

Amends  GS 122C-54(d1), establishing instances when a record of determination or finding should be transmitted to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). The following instances require such a record to be transmitted to NICS no later than 48 hours after receiving notice:

(1) A determination that an individual shall be involuntarily committed to a facility for inpatient mental health treatment upon a finding that the individual is mentally ill and dangerous to self or others.

(2) A determination that an individual shall be involuntarily committed to a facility for outpatient mental health treatment upon a finding that the individual is mentally ill and, based on the individual's treatment history, in need of treatment in order to prevent further disability or deterioration that would predictably result in danger to self or others.

(3) A determination that an individual shall be involuntarily committed to a facility for substance abuse treatment upon a finding that the individual is a substance abuser and dangerous to self or others.

(4) A finding that an individual is not guilty by reason of insanity.

(5) A finding that an individual is mentally incompetent to proceed to criminal trial.

(6) A finding that an individual lacks the capacity to manage the individual's own affairs due to illness, incompetency, or disease.

(7) A determination to grant a petition to an individual for the removal of disabilities pursuant to GS 122C-54.1 or other applicable federal law.

Amends GS 122C-54(d2), providing that the records for involuntary commitment for inpatient or outpatient mental health treatment or for substance abuse treatment are accessible only by an entity having proper access to NICS. Requires the Administrative Office of the Courts to adopt rules concerning transmitting information to NICS.

Amends GS 122C-54.1 to allow an individual over age 18 to petition for the removal of disabilities arising out of determinations or findings that prevent the purchasing, possessing, or owning of a firearm upon the expiration of any commitment. Sets out the process, procedures, and standards which must be followed in the granting of the individual's petition by the court.

Amends GS 14-404(g) and GS 14-415.12(c), providing that an applicant is not ineligible to receive a permit because of an adjudication of mental incompetence, incapacity, or illness if the individual's rights have been restored under GS 122C-54.1

Amends GS 14-415.3, providing an exemption to the provisions of this section to persons whose rights have been restored pursuant to GS 122C-54.1.

Amends the effective dates of the act, providing that Sections 1 through 6 become effective October 1, 2013, and apply to offenses committed on or after that date. The remainder of this act becomes effective October 1, 2013.

Intro. by Schaffer, Burr, Faircloth, Cleveland.GS 14, GS 15A, GS 122C
H 1003 (2013-2014) HONOR WSSU'S FOOTBALL TEAM. Filed Apr 24 2013, A HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE 2012 WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL TEAM.

As title indicates.

Intro. by Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House.HOUSE RES

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PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 83 (2013-2014) ENCOURAGE VOLUNTEER CARE IN FREE CLINICS. Filed Feb 13 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ENCOURAGE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE IN FREE CLINICS BY LIMITING THE LIABILITY OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IF THE FREE CLINIC PROVIDES PATIENTS WITH NOTICE OF LIMITED LIABILITY.

House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 90-21.16(d) to provide that a nonprofit community health referral service that refers low-income patients to medical or health care providers (was, to physicians) for free services is not liable for the acts or omissions of the medical or health care providers in rendering service if the referral service maintains liability insurance covering the acts and omissions of the referral service and any liability under (a) of the statute.

Intro. by Bingham. GS 90
S 137 (2013-2014) PROHIBIT CO-PAY WAIVER/MEDICAID PROVIDERS. Filed Feb 26 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE REGULAR BUSINESS PRACTICE OF WAIVING REQUIRED MEDICAID AND HEALTH CHOICE RECIPIENT CO-PAYMENTS BY CERTAIN PROVIDERS.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Changes long title.

Deletes the entirety of the provisions of the 1st edition.

Enacts new GS 108C-13 (Certain waivers of Medicaid and Health Choice co-payments prohibited), establishing that providers permitted pursuant to GS 90-85.21 or GS 90-85-21A cannot waive the collection of co-payments owed by Medicaid or Health Choice recipients with the intent to induce recipients to purchase, lease, or order items or services from the provider.

A medical provider that does so will be found in violation of this subsection unless the co-payment in question was waived, in full or partially, for any of the following reasons: (1) the waiver is authorized, (2) the provider decides on an individual basis that the collection of the co-payment amount would place a substantial financial hardship on the recipient, (3) the provider has made a good faith effort to collect the co-payment but the reasonable efforts fail, or (4) the provider is a health care facility regulated pursuant to GS Chapter 131E or GS Chapter 122C or is owned or operated by the State.

A violation under this subsection will result in a suspension or termination of the provider's participation in Medicaid and Health Choice.

Effective October 1, 2013, applying to acts committed on or after that date.

 

Intro. by Tillman. GS 108C
S 439 (2013-2014) AMEND & RESTATE NC LIMITED LIABILITY CO. ACT. Filed Mar 26 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND AND RESTATE THE NORTH CAROLINA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ACT AND TO MAKE OTHER CONFORMING CHANGES.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amends GS 57D-2-30(c), providing that oral or implied  provisions in the operating agreement cannot supplant or nullify any contrary or inconsistent written provisions in the operating agreement to the detriment of the rights of persons who are not parties to the operating agreement.  Amends GS 57D-2-30, making conforming changes.

Enacts new GS 57D-2-30(d), setting out the priority between conflicting operating agreements or documents filed with the Secretary of State (Secretary), providing that an operating agreement prevails as to parties to the operating agreement and company officials but that a document filed with the Secretary will prevail as to persons not party to the operating agreement to the extent they reasonably rely on the filed document.

Amends GS 57D-5-03(b), providing that the priority among multiple charging orders would be determined by the date of service of the charging order upon the LLC, except that a charging order in favor of a judgment creditor which has been previously issued for garnishment to the LLC would relate back to the original date of the service of garnishment process.

Intro. by Clodfelter, Barringer, Brunstetter.GS 105, GS 25, GS 55, GS 55A, GS 55D, GS 57C, GS 59, GS 66, GS 87, GS 89C, GS 89F, GS 117, GS 57D
S 460 (2013-2014) RAIL CORRIDOR LEASE/CITY OF BELMONT (NEW). Filed Mar 27 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE CITY OF BELMONT MAY LEASE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION THE DEPARTMENT'S INTEREST IN A PORTION OF THE PIEDMONT AND NORTHERN RAIL CORRIDOR WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF BELMONT.

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces them with the following.

Allows Belmont and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to enter into a lease agreement for interim public recreation use of that portion of the DOT's interest in the portion of the right of way of the former Belmont Branch of the Piedmont and Northern railroad, as specified, if the eight specified conditions are met, including all persons owning an interest in the real property comprising the rail corridor portion to be leased will be parties to the lease, adjacent property owners are offered broad voting representation by members in the organization that is delegated most immediate responsibility for development and management of the rail trial by the city, and the DOT determines that there will not likely be a need to resume active rail service in the leased portion of the rail corridor for at least 10 years.

Amends the act's title.

Intro. by Rabon. Gaston, UNCODIFIED
S 505 (2013-2014) CLARIFY AGRICULTURAL ZONING. Filed Mar 27 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE EXEMPTION FROM ZONING FOR A BONA FIDE FARM INCLUDES GRAIN STORAGE FACILITIES.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Deletes proposed language in GS 153A-340(b)(2) that referred to bona fide farm purposes, including specified activities as they occur on the affected farm property or land owned or leased to or from others by the farm owner, including other tracts of land in the state and land owned or leased in other states, and replaces it with language that states, for the purposes of this subdivision, "when performed on the farm," found in GS 106-581.1(6), includes the farm within the jurisdiction of the county and any other farm owned or leased to or from others by the bona fide farm operator, no matter where located.

Intro. by Jackson, Cook.GS 106, GS 153A
S 516 (2013-2014) PUBLIC SCHOOL REGULATORY REFORM. Filed Mar 27 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO STREAMLINE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Deletes all of Part I(class-size flexibility) of the act, which amended the following sections: GS 115C-301, regarding the allocation of teachers and class size;GS 115C-47(10), regarding the power and duty of local boards of education to assure appropriate class size;and GS 115C-276(k), regarding the responsibility of local superintendents to report exceptions to individual class size and daily teaching load maximumsto the state Board of Education (SBE).

Deletesprovision in Part III which provided flexibility for charter schools in providing transportation for charter school students.

Directsthe Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to comply with GS 115C-12(19)(i), which provides that it is the duty of the SBEto "identify required reports and to eliminate unnecessary reports and paperwork." Requires DPI to reduce unnecessary reporting requirements for local school administrative units (LEAs) by not requiring separate submissions for the following reports: (1) the Principal's Monthly Report, (2) the LEA Vacancy Report, (3) the Professional Personnel Activity Report, (4) the Pupils in Membership by Race and Sex, (5) the Report of School Sales of Textbooks and Used Books, and (6) the School Activity Report. Permits DPI to collect any information contained in the eliminated reports that is necessary to comply with state or federal law through use of the PowerSchool application or any other component of the Instructional Improvement System (IIS) developed by DPI.

Provides that the Commission to Study the Provision of Exceptional Children's Services in the North Carolina Public Schools (Commission), established in this act,is to have 14 members(was, 12). Makes required changes in the Commission's composition to reflect the change in membership. Requires that one of themembers be an exceptional children's program director;one be an attorney with experience in education law related to public school services for exceptional children;one be a member of an advocacy group working on behalf of children with disabilities, as recommended by Disability Rights North Carolina;and one be a member of an advocacy group working on behalf of children with disabilities, as recommended by the Exceptional Children's Advocacy Center (removes school principal and a local school board member).

Requiresthe Commission conduct a study on the cost to educate students with disabilities and use the collected data to make recommendations to the General Assembly on needed revisions to the current state allotment formula for various components of the exceptional children's program operated by LEAs.

Removes the repeal of GS 115C-105.41, whichprovides forpersonal education plans (PEPs). Instead, amends GS 115C-105.41 to eliminate the reporting requirements regarding PEPs.

Intro. by Tillman.GS 115C, GS 96
S 568 (2013-2014) BIOPTIC LENSES FOR DRIVERS LICENSE TESTS. Filed Apr 1 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF A RESTRICTED LICENSE TO AN INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE USE OF BIOPTIC TELESCOPIC LENSES.

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.

Amends GS 20-7, providing that an applicant using bioptic telescopic lenses will be eligible for a regular Class C driver's license if the applicant meets specified conditions (previous edition only provided for the eligibility for a regular driver's license). Requires applicants using bioptic telescopic lenses to also successfully pass a road test administered by the DMV, if requested, to be eligible for a regular Class C driver's license. Provides that the DMV may also require an applicant using bioptic telescopic lenses to successfully complete a behind-the-wheel training and assessment program.

Amends GS 20-7(4) and (5), making clarifying, technical, and conforming changes, including inserting "regular Class C drivers license" in the place of "regular drivers license."

Deletes language stating that nothing in this subsection requires the DMV to issue licenses or permits, pursuant to this section, at any location other than the DMV headquarters in Raleigh and that the DMV may select additional offices for testing pursuant to this subsection.

Amends the act's long title.

Intro. by Brock. GS 20

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LOCAL/HOUSE BILLS
H 292 (2013-2014) MORATORIUM/LAWSUITS FOR SCH. FUNDS (NEW). Filed Mar 12 2013, AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A MORATORIUM ON FILING OF ACTIONS BY CERTAIN LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION CHALLENGING THE SUFFICIENCY OF LOCAL FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS BY THE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 90-270.90 to delete the North Carolina Board of Music Therapy's power to issue interpretations of Article 18E (Music Therapy).

Intro. by Brody, Fisher, Insko, Warren. GS 90
H 1004 (2013-2014) TOWN OF ABERDEEN MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENT. Filed Apr 24 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PERMIT MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENT ON CERTAIN TRACTS IN THE TOWN OF ABERDEEN.

Allows multifamily developments on three specified tracts in the town of Aberdeen. Requires multifamily development on the described tracts to be subject to the town's land use plans, laws, and regulations that are in existence and effective for the described property on January 1, 2003.

Intro. by Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House.Moore

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ACTIONS ON BILLS
NOTES 1. Digests appearing under “Summaries of Bills Filed” are for bills stamped with today’s filing date.
  2. Amendments and committee substitutes adopted today are summarized following the chamber action.
  3. Subscribers can find the digest of every version of each bill online at lrs.sog.unc.edu.
  4. The dates on which previous amendments or committee substitutes were adopted are listed below bill numbers.
  5. The action "Cal Pursuant Rule 36b" indicates that the bill has been reported by committee and is awaiting calendaring.
  6. Enacted bills are indicated by #, failed bills by *. Actions that change a bill are indicated by HA or SA.

Actions on Bills: 2013-04-24

PUBLIC BILLS

H 35: LIMIT STATE FACILITIES FINANCE ACT DEBT (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 75: KILAH'S LAW/INCREASE CHILD ABUSE PENALTIES.

    Signed by Gov. 4/24/2013
    Ch. SL 2013-35

H 150: ZONING/DESIGN & AESTHETIC CONTROLS.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate

H 153: ESTABLISH GENERAL GOV'T OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.

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

H 173: REVISE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES REPORTING.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 210: HONOR DOC WATSON.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 238: MAINTAINING WATER & SEWER FISCAL HEALTH.

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

H 247: FREEDOM TO NEGOTIATE HEALTH CARE RATES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav

H 278: HOAS/VOLUNTARY PRELITIGATION MEDIATION.

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

H 279: TRANSFER ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 303: HONOR MARINE CORPS & VMFA-312.

    House: Adopted

H 325: PARK FEES FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY/VETERANS.

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

H 340: LIMITED LINES TRAVEL INSURANCE.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 369: CRIMINAL LAW CHANGES.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013
    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013
    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 371: CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION/FEE.-AB

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

H 388: ASSIGNED COUNSEL/AMEND AND CLARIFY.-AB

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

H 391: VOLUNTEER SERVICE IN RETIREMENT.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 399: AMEND LAWS PERTAINING TO DHHS.-AB

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)

H 410: CANCEL TITLE TO MANUFACTURED HOME.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 452: 2013 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 457: TAXPAYER STANDING ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Pursuant to 38A
    House: Re-ref Com On Appropriations

H 466: AMEND PRIVATE PROTECTIVE SERVICES ACT/FEES.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 473: NC CAPTIVE INSURANCE ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Re-ref Com On Commerce and Job Development

H 488: REGIONALIZATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

H 492: SAFEGUARD QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS-MEDICAID PCS (NEW).

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

H 513: CLARIFY DEALER PLATES LAW.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 543: GUARDIANSHIP ROLES OF MHDDSA PROVIDERS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 548: MARINE FISHERIES RULEBOOK PRODUCTION.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources

H 572: NC EXTENSION & COMMUNITY ASSOC. ANNIVERSARY.

    House: Adopted

H 580: ESTABLISH STATEWIDE TELEPSYCHIATRY PROGRAM.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Re-ref to the Com on Health and Human Services, if favorable, Appropriations

H 589: VIVA/ELECTION REFORM (NEW).

    House: Amend Adopted A1
    House: Amend Failed A2
    House: Amend Failed A4
    House: Amendment Withdrawn A3
    House: Amend Adopted A5
    House: Amend Adopted A6
    House: Amend Failed A7
    House: Amend Failed A8
    House: Amend Failed A9
    House: Amend Failed A10
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 605: ESTABLISH AGING SUBCOMMITTEE/HHS OVERSIGHT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 609: NC CANCER TREATMENT FAIRNESS ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 635: INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT CUSTODY ORDERS.

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

H 641: AMEND CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE/1ST DRUG OFFENSE.

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

H 646: AIRPORTS EXEMPT FROM LOCAL TREE ORDINANCES.

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

H 673: BIOPTIC LENSES FOR DRIVERS LICENSE TESTS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 686: NC SEAFOOD PARK/NAME CHANGE.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 688: AMEND CONTINUING ED REQ'S/CERT. WELL K'ORS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013
    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 701: IT PURCHASING/CONVENIENCE CONTRACTS.

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

H 704: STUDY AND ENCOURAGE USE OF TELEMEDICINE.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 756: REFORM RECREATIONAL USE STATUTE.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 760: SUMMER READING CAMPS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 761: REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2014.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013
    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 763: ALLOW ALIMONY/POST SEP SUPP DURING MARRIAGE.

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

H 765: JURY INSTRUCTIONS FOR SCHOOL BUDGET DISPUTE.

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

H 783: PYROTECHNICS TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES.

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

H 824: EPI PEN IN SCHOOLS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 830: ADOPT STATE SYMBOLS.

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

H 841: URBAN FARMS/ZONING LAWS EXCLUSION.

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

H 879: GRAND JURORS/SERVICE.

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

H 892: NO FISCAL NOTE FOR RULE REPEAL.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 937: AMEND VARIOUS FIREARMS LAWS.

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

H 1003: HONOR WSSU'S FOOTBALL TEAM.

    House: Reptd Fav. For Introduction
    House: Filed

S 10: GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION AND EFFICIENCY ACT (NEW).

    House: Conf Com Reported
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

S 36: APA TECHNICAL/CLARIFYING CHGES.

    Senate: Conf Com Appointed
    House: Conf Com Appointed

S 83: ENCOURAGE VOLUNTEER CARE IN FREE CLINICS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

S 91: PROHIBIT EXPUNCTION INQUIRY.

    Senate: Conf Com Appointed
    House: Conf Com Appointed

S 105: ADD TOWNS TO SHP.

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

S 122: SEX TRAFFICKING/SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION.

    Signed by Gov. 4/24/2013
    Ch. SL 2013-33

S 137: PROHIBIT CO-PAY WAIVER/MEDICAID PROVIDERS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 144: NONPROFIT GRANTS/INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 04/30/2013

S 148: EXEMPT CERTAIN STEEL TUBING/ELECTRICAL K'ORS.

    Signed by Gov. 4/24/2013
    Ch. SL 2013-36

S 189: AMEND LAW DEFINING HOME SCHOOLS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav

S 228: HOAs/Lim. Com. Elements/Amend of Declaration (NEW).

    Signed by Gov. 4/24/2013
    Ch. SL 2013-34

S 240: DEVELOP RULES FOR RELEASE OF PATH MATERIALS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

S 243: BACK TO BASICS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav

S 287: NOTICE PUBLICATION--CERTAIN LOCAL GOVS. (NEW).

    House: Rec From Senate

S 369: NAME CHANGE REQUIREMENTS FOR MINORS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

S 377: SUSPEND TRUCK INSPECTION/SEVERE WEATHER.

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

S 378: ASSESS PROPANE DEALERS/DISTRIBUTORS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav

S 399: CRIMINAL DEFENDANT MAY WAIVE JURY TRIAL.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 04/30/2013

S 439: AMEND & RESTATE NC LIMITED LIABILITY CO. ACT.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 452: JURISDICTIONAL AMTS/ARBITRATION/SM CLAIMS CT.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Com
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

S 454: REGISTRATION OF PETROLEUM DEVICE TECHNICIANS.-AB

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

S 455: INCREASED PENALTY/SEED LAW VIOLATIONS.-AB

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

S 460: RAIL CORRIDOR LEASE/CITY OF BELMONT (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 461: CDL CHANGES.

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

S 505: CLARIFY AGRICULTURAL ZONING.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 516: PUBLIC SCHOOL REGULATORY REFORM.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 539: JURY LIST/DATE OF BIRTH INFORMATION.

    House: Rec From Senate

S 545: MASTER METERS/LANDLORD-TENANT AGREEMENT.

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

S 568: BIOPTIC LENSES FOR DRIVERS LICENSE TESTS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 594: OMNIBUS JUSTICE AMENDMENTS.

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

S 625: LIMIT CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Com
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Judiciary I

Actions on Bills: 2013-04-24

LOCAL BILLS

H 234: CLARIFY PENDER COUNTY ABC LAWS (NEW).

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

H 292: MORATORIUM/LAWSUITS FOR SCH. FUNDS (NEW).

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

H 347: AMEND GREENSBORO FIRE RETIREMENT/CHARTER (NEW).

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

H 365: SPECIAL ELECTION CHATHAM CO. SCHOOL BD.

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

H 427: MIDDLESEX/EXTEND MAYOR'S TERM TO FOUR YEARS.

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

H 441: ROBESON COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT.

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

H 524: GREENSBORO CHARTER AMENDMENTS.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 04/25/2013

H 538: APEX LAND USE CHANGES.

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

H 555: DESIGN-BUILD/BUNCOMBE.

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

H 671: MILLS RIVER/DEANNEXATION.

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

H 1004: TOWN OF ABERDEEN MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENT.

    House: Reptd Fav. For Introduction
    House: Filed

S 56: WALLACE/SATELLITE ANNEXATIONS.

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2013-32

S 311: APEX/CARY/RALEIGH ROW USAGE IN CBD.

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

S 325: WAKE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICTS.

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

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