The Daily Bulletin: 2013-05-02

The Daily Bulletin: 2013-05-02

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 83 (2013-2014) ENACT CON COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS. Filed Feb 7 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ELIMINATE THE MONETARY THRESHOLD FOR EXPEDITED CERTIFICATE OF NEED REVIEW; TO INCREASE THE MONETARY THRESHOLDS TRIGGERING CERTIFICATE OF NEED REVIEW FOR CAPITAL EXPENDITURES AND THE PURCHASE OF MAJOR MEDICAL EQUIPMENT; TO EXEMPT REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FROM CERTIFICATE OF NEED REVIEW REGARDLESS OF COST; TO REQUIRE AFFECTED PERSONS SEEKING TO FILE A PETITION FOR A CONTESTED CASE OR AN APPEAL CHALLENGING CERTIFICATE OF NEED APPROVAL TO DEPOSIT A SEPARATE BOND FOR EACH APPROVED APPLICATION THAT IS THE SUBJECT OF THE PETITION OR APPEAL, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE MAXIMUM BOND REQUIREMENT, AND TO GIVE THE COURT OF APPEALS GREATER DISCRETION IN IMPOSING A HIGHER BOND AMOUNT; AND TO REQUIRE THE COURT TO AWARD COSTS AND REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES TO ANY CERTIFICATE OF NEED APPLICANT WHOSE APPROVED NEW INSTITUTIONAL HEALTH SERVICE IS THE SUBJECT OF A CONTESTED CASE PETITION DETERMINED TO BE FRIVOLOUS OR FILED TO DELAY THE APPLICANT.

House committee substitute the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Deletes the proposed amendment to GS 131E-176(14o), which increased the threshold amount for major medical equipment requiring CON review from $750,000 to $1.5 million.

Intro. by Torbett, Glazier, Collins. GS 131E
H 330 (2013-2014) PLANNED COMMUNITY ACT/DECLARANT RIGHTS. Filed Mar 18 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AMENDING THE NORTH CAROLINA PLANNED COMMUNITY ACT REGARDING THE TRANSFER OF SPECIAL DECLARANT RIGHTS.

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

Amends GS 47F-1-102(c), making a technical change.

Amends the definition for affiliate of declarant in GS 47-1-103, adding language stating that it refers to any person who succeeds to any special declarant rights, in addition to also referring to any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, a declarant. Makes organizational changes, setting out the requirements to establish if a person controls a declarant, for the purposes of this definition.

Amends subsection (c) of GS 47F-3-104 (Transfer of special declarant rights), providing that a person acquiring title to all of the specified property that is being foreclosed or sold, but only upon the person's request in an instrument recorded in every county in which any portion of the planned community is located, succeeds to all special declarant rights related to that property held by that declarant and requested by the person acquiring title, unless otherwise provided by a specified instrument or security (previously, provided for succeeding to any rights reserved in the declaration and held by that declarant to maintain sales offices, management offices, signs advertising the planned community, and models).

Amends GS 47F-3-104(d), making organizational changes.

Intro. by Bryan, Stam.GS 47F
H 345 (2013-2014) INCREASE PENALTIES FOR MISUSE OF 911 SYSTEM. Filed Mar 19 2013, AN ACT TO INCREASE THE CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR MISUSE OF THE 911 SYSTEM, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CERTAIN APPOINTMENTS TO THE STATE 911 BOARD.

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

Amends GS 62A-41 to amend the membership of the 911 Board to require that the member appointed by the General Assembly upon the President Pro Tempore's recommendation who is a chief of police be appointed upon the recommendation of the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police.

Amends SL 2012-132 to provide that no operating standards set by the 911 Board under Article 3 of GS Chapter 62A are effective until January 1, 2015 (was, January 1, 2014).

Requires the Joint Legislative Emergency Management Oversight Committee to study five specified issues, including development of operating standards for Public Safety Answering Points, and administration of the 911 fund. Requires a report to the General Assembly on or before January 31, 2014.

All of the above provisions are effective when the act becomes law.

Intro. by Faircloth. STUDY, GS 14, GS 62A
H 357 (2013-2014) RETIREMENT GOVERNANCE CHANGES ACT OF 2013.-AB Filed Mar 19 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCREASE CITIZEN OVERSIGHT AND TO MAKE OTHER CONSOLIDATIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS IN THE GOVERNANCE OF THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, AND TO IMPROVE TRANSPARENCY BY ENSURING THAT ALL RETIREMENT PLANS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE TREASURER ARE OVERSEEN BY A BOARD OF TRUSTEES.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes the proposed changes to GS 135-6 and instead amends the membership of the Board of Trustees Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System (Board) as follows. Decreases the number of Board members from 14 to 13, reducing the number of members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate from ten to nine. Deletes the requirement that one member be an employee of the Board of Transportation, reduces by one the number of members who are not members of the teaching profession or state employees, and adds that one member must be an active or retired member of the NC National Guard appointed by the Governor for a term of four years commencing July 1, 2013.

Amends GS 128-28 to amend the membership of the Board of Trustees for the North Carolina Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System (Local Board) to decrease from seven to six the number of members of the Local Board that are members of the Board appointed under GS 135-6, to require only one of the two members appointed by the Governor not be members of the teaching profession or state employees (was, appoint three members who were not members of the teaching profession or state employees), and to add a member designated by the Governor who is an active or retired member of the Firemen's and Rescue Squad Workers' Pension Fund. Requires the Governor to designate six (was, seven) members on April 1 of years in which an election is held for Governor.

 

Intro. by Moffitt, Howard, W. Brawley, Collins.GS 120, GS 127A, GS 128, GS 135, GS 161
H 358 (2013-2014) RETIREMENT TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.-AB Filed Mar 19 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE STATUTES AFFECTING THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.

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

Makes clarifying changes to GS 135-1(20), defining retirementas it applies to the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System, and GS 135-53(16), defining retirementas it applies to the Consolidated Judicial Retirement Act.

Deletes changes to GS 120-4.8, which amended the definition of retirementas it applied to the Legislative Retirement System.

Deletes changes to GS 135-101(3), defining benefitsas they applies to the Disability Income Plan of North Carolina (Plan).

Amends GS 135-105(d) to require that an employer notify the Planof the amount of short-term benefits and State Health Insurance premiums paid by the employer (was, notify the Plan of short-term benefits paid by the employer) for which the Plan is to reimburse the employer.

Makes a conforming change to GS 135-111 (Applicability of other pension laws).

Amends GS 135-18.11 to apply only to the improper receipt of a decedent'sretirement allowance (was, retirement allowance or disability benefit).

Makes a technical correction to GS 128-26(x).

Makes the amendmentsto statutes provided inSection 9 of this act, which deals with the improper receipt of a decedent's disability income or retirement allowance, effective December 1, 2013, and applies to acts committed on or after that date. Provides that the remainder of this act becomes effective July 1, 2013, (was, all of the provisions of the act were effective July 1, 2013).

Intro. by Moffitt, Blust, Warren, Collins.GS 120, GS 128, GS 135, GS 143
H 476 (2013-2014) REWRITE UNDERGROUND DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT. Filed Mar 28 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT REWRITING THE LAWS REGULATING UNDERGROUND UTILITY DAMAGE PREVENTION.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends the declaration of policy and purpose to clarify that it is necessary to protect from costly damage underground facilities used for distributing communication, among other items.

Amends GS 87-119 (Costs associated with compliance; effect of permit) to provide that the statute will not affect costs related to the operation of the Notification Center apportioned to an operator.

Amends GS 87-120 (Notification Center; responsibilities) to require the Notification Center to maintain information concerning receipt of notification of proposed excavation and demolition activities as provided in the Article and information received from operators concerning the location of the operators' facilities and the operators' positive responses to marking of the facilities. Provides that the Notification Center is not responsible for identifying or marking facilities for operators. Also provides that the Notification Center is not an agency of the state or any of the state's political subdivisions and is not subject to the provisions of GS Chapters 132 or 133. Amends the definition of Notification Center in GS 87-117 to remove these same provisions from the definition. Also amends GS 87-120 to require each engineering division of the Department of Transportation established under GS 136-14.1 to join the Notification Center by October 1, 2016. Requires all operators who do not meet one of the specified criteria in this statute (was, in the statute and Divisions 1-14 in the Department of Transportation, Transportation Program and Asset management function), to join no later than October 1, 2016.

Makes a clarifying change to GS 87-123.

Amends GS 87-128 to require the Office of the State Fire Marshall to submit a report detailing a violation of the Article by any contract locator, excavator, locator, operator, or other person to the NC Utilities Commission, which must then hold a hearing to determine the severity of the violation and assess a civil penalty.

Enacts new GS 87-129 (and renumbers already proposed GS 87-129 as GS 87-130) to authorize the Office of State Fire Marshall (Office) to receive funds from the US Department of Transportation for the regulation of facilities. Requires operators to pay a fee to the Office to fund investigation of violations, with the fee based on the number of miles of facilities the operator owns, operates, or maintains in the state, not to exceed $1 per mile.

 

Intro. by Hager, Moffitt, Murry.GS 87
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 amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to make an interim report on or before June 1, 2013 (was, May 1, 2013), on the implementation of the act.

Intro. by Dollar.UNCODIFIED
H 497 (2013-2014) DISTRIBUTE SOME CRIMINAL PENALTIES STATEWIDE. Filed Apr 2 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE STATEWIDE DISTRIBUTION OF A PORTION OF THE CLEAR PROCEEDS OF CRIMINAL PENALTIES IN CERTAIN CASES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 115C-452(b) to provide that one-half (was, all) of the clear proceeds of all penalties and forfeitures and of all fines collected in the General Court of Justice in Wake County in specified types of cases are to be remitted by the clerk of the superior court to the Department of Public Instruction for distribution to local school administrative units across the state and specifies that the distribution is to be based on average daily membership. Requires the Department of Public Instruction (was, clerk of superior court) to determine what portion of the total is due to each local school administrative unit in the state. Amends the act's title.

Intro. by Richardson, Turner. GS 115C, GS 7A
H 532 (2013-2014) NO DRINKING IN EMS & LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLES. Filed Apr 2 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE IT A CRIME TO OPERATE AN AMBULANCE, EMS VEHICLE, FIREFIGHTING VEHICLE, OR LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE UPON ANY HIGHWAY, STREET, OR PUBLIC VEHICULAR AREA WITHIN THE STATE WHILE CONSUMING ALCOHOL OR WHILE ALCOHOL REMAINS IN THE PERSON'S BODY.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 20-138.2B to also make it a crime to operate a firefighting vehicle on any highway, street, or public vehicular area while consuming alcohol or while alcohol remains in the person's body. Adds the provision that statute does not apply to law enforcement officers acting in the course of and within the scope of their official duties. Makes conforming changes to the act's title.

Intro. by Elmore, McNeill, Jackson. GS 20
H 598 (2013-2014) TRS SURCHARGE MODERNIZATION. Filed Apr 8 2013, AN ACT PROVIDING THAT INTERCONNECTED VOIP SERVICE PROVIDERS SHALL REMIT THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICE SURCHARGE TO THE STATE TREASURER, ALLOWING LOCAL EXCHANGE, CMRS, AND VOIP PROVIDERS TO CHOOSE WHETHER TO INCLUDE THE SURCHARGE ON CUSTOMERS' BILLS, DIRECTING ALL PROVIDERS TO REMIT THE FEE TO THE STATE TREASURER, ALLOWING ALL PROVIDERS TO DEDUCT A ONE PERCENT ADMINISTRATIVE FEE FROM THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF SURCHARGE REVENUE, AND CLARIFYING THE SALES TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN CHARGES RELATED TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICE.

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

Changes the long title.

Amends GS 62-157 (Telecommunication relay service), providing two new terms and definitions: prepaid wireless telecommunications service and voice communications service connection.

Amends GS 62-157(a2), providing specified providers will submit a monthly relay service surcharge, set by the Utilities Commission (Commission), to the State Treasurer. The surcharge will be used to fund a statewide telecommunications relay service by which hearing-impaired, speech-impaired, or vision-impaired individuals can communicate with others by voice communication (telecommunications relay service). The surcharge is payable by the subscriber to the voice communications service provider and can be assessed and stated as a separate charge. The surcharge is not includable in the gross receipts subject to sales tax under GS 105-164.4C. Deletes previously proposed language in (a2).

Amends GS 62-157(b), providing that the Commission will require (was, allow) local service providers to remit (was, impose) a monthly surcharge on all residential and business local exchange access facilities to fund the telecommunications relay service to the State Treasurer. Deletes language providing that the revenue raised pursuant to the surcharges are not includable in gross receipts of the franchise tax under GS 105-120, or sales tax, GS 105-164.4.

Amends GS 62-157(c), clarifying that if the surcharge is assessed separately on customer bills, then the surcharge must be identified as a special surcharge for the provision of a telecommunications relay service.

Amends GS 62-157(d), providing that the local service providers must remit the surcharge and deposit the moneys collected with the State Treasurer (previous edition provided that the providers could collect the surcharge from their customers and whether collected from customers or not, the providers were required to remit an equivalent amount of the surcharge to the State Treasurer).

Deletes changes made to GS 62-157(d1).

Amends GS 62-157(f), adding language that specifies that the long distance revenues collected under this subsection are not includable in the gross receipts to the sales tax levied under GS 105-164.4C.

Amends GS 62-157(i), providing that a CMRS provider, other than prepaid wireless service providers, must remit the telecommunications relay surcharge for each voice communications service connection. Clarifies that the CMRS provider will remit the surcharge collected to the State Treasurer, then to be deposited in the specified special account. Deletes changes to the subsection from the previous edition. Makes clarifying and technical changes.

Amends GS 62-157(j), making clarifying and conforming changes and also requires the VoIP provider to remit surcharge for each voice service connection.

Amends GS 105-164.13(54), regarding telecommunications services and charges, creating two new subdivisions, providing that long distance revenues collected from users of telecommunications relay service under GS 62-157(f) and the telecommunications relay service surcharge collected under GS 62-157 are exempt from taxes imposed under GS 105‑164.13. Requires certain recordkeeping of the amounts of surcharge collected if the surcharge is not assessed separately on customer bills.

 

 

Intro. by B. Brown. GS 105, GS 62, GS 160
H 648 (2013-2014) VOTE CENTERS FOR SECOND PRIMARIES. Filed Apr 9 2013, AN ACT TO PERMIT COUNTIES TO USE THE VOTE CENTER CONCEPT FOR SECOND PRIMARIES, WHERE ONLY THE EARLY VOTING SITES FOR THE FIRST PRIMARY ARE OPEN ON THE DAY OF THE SECOND PRIMARY RATHER THAN THE NORMAL ELECTION DAY POLLING PLACES.

House amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Amends GS 163-111(e1), providing, in regards to the option for voting centers during a second primary, that plans adopted under this subsection for the opening of a limited number of voting sites during a potential second primary will not be implemented if the second primary includes any race other than a statewide or federal office on the ballot.

 

Intro. by Jordan, Michaux. GS 163
H 649 (2013-2014) SMALL GROUP HEALTH INS. TECHNICAL CHANGES. Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE SMALL EMPLOYER GROUP HEALTH COVERAGE REFORM ACT TO MITIGATE THE EFFECTS OF THE FEDERAL AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ON NORTH CAROLINA'S SMALL BUSINESSES AND TO INCREASE STOP LOSS INSURANCE OPTIONS FOR SMALL EMPLOYERS.

House amendment to the 2nd edition of the act makes the following changes. Adds a new section, the intent of which is to codify the finding in the case of Rockford-Cohen Group, LLC, V. North Carolina Department of Insurance, et al., where the Superior Court's order preliminarily enjoined the defendants from enforcing SL 2012-183 in part because it found that the session law violated Section 32 and 33 of Article 1 of the NC Constitution. Repeals SL 2012-183 (providing for the pre-licensing and continuing education of bail bondsmen and runners). Effective retroactively to October 1, 2012.

 

Intro. by Collins, Dockham. GS 58
H 700 (2013-2014) OMNIBUS STATE IT GOVERNANCE CHANGES. Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT MAKING OMNIBUS CHANGES TO THE LAWS RELATING TO STATE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GOVERNANCE.

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

Deletes the repeal of GS 143-135.9(a)(3), regarding best value procurements.Deletes changes to the following General Statutes: (1) 147-33.72C(e), performance contracting; (2) 147-33.91(a),responsibilities of the state Chief Information Officer (CIO)as general coordinating authority for all telecommunication matter with respect to state agencies; (3) 147-33.92(b), listing organizations and entities to share in broadbandtelecommunication services on a not-for-profit basis;(4) 150B-2(8a), definitions as used in GS Chapter 150B; (5) 147-33.76, duties, qualification, and appointment of the CIO; (6) 147-33.111, CIO approval of security standards and assessments; and (7) 147-33.112, assessment of agency compliance with security standards.

Amends GS 143-33.72C(e) to reinstate provisions regarding performance contracts that were amended in the 1st edition. Again provides that the CIO may require (changed to must require in 1st edition) that the provisions of performance contracts require a performance bond.Makes a clarifying change. Also amends new subsection (f) to provide that any state agency developing and implementing an information technology project with a total cost of ownership in excess of $5 million may be required by the CIO to engage the services of private counsel (was, required the state agency to engage private counsel) or subject matter experts to review information and provide advice and assistance. Provides that this review and advice requirement may also apply (was, shall apply)to information technology programs separated into individual projects when costs for the overall program is more than $5 million.

Amends GS 147-33.77(a) to reinstate all of the provisions deleted in that subsection in the 1st edition except retains the deletion of the inclusion of these employees under the State Personnel Act. Makes a conforming change to GS 126-5(c1) in the State Personnel Act.

Intro. by Saine, Avila, Cleveland.GS 126, GS 147
H 734 (2013-2014) INTERSTATE AGREEMENTS TO IMPROVE VOTER ROLLS. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO ENTER INTO DATA SHARING AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER STATES REGARDING INFORMATION ON VOTING RECORDS AND VOTER REGISTRATION TO IMPROVE VOTER REGISTRATION LIST MAINTENANCE.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 163-82.14 to require that a data sharing agreement require the other state(s) to comply with GS 163-82.10 (Official record of voter registration) and GS 163-82.10B (Confidentiality of date of birth).

Intro. by Jones, Jordan, Conrad, Speciale.GS 163
H 767 (2013-2014) CORPORAL PRUITT RAINEY BRASS TO CLASS ACT. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT ENACTING THE CORPORAL PRUITT RAINEY BRASS TO CLASS ACT, WHICH DIRECTS THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH RULES FOR AWARDING CREDIT FOR PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE GIVEN TO CERTAIN VETERANS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PLACING THEM ON STATE SALARY SCHEDULES.

The House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with the following. Requires the State Board of Education (SBoE) to establish rules for awarding credit for salary purposes to principals, assistant principals, and teachers who served in the US Armed Forces and who have retired or who have received an Honorable Discharge. Specifies what is to be included in the rules, including how much credit to be awarded for each year of relevant nonteaching experience. Requires the SBoE to establish specific criteria within the rules for determining the relevance of nonteaching work experience that is to be credited towards an individual's total license experience rating for salary purposes and specifies components that are to be included in the criteria. Requires the SBoE to report to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee by December 1, 2013, on the rules. Effective when the act becomes law and applies to military veterans employed by local school administrative units in the 2014-15 school year and beyond. Amends the act's long title.

Intro. by Murry, Whitmire, Szoka, Pierce.UNCODIFIED
H 778 (2013-2014) IMPLEMENT EFFICIENCES IN STATE GOVERNMENT. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO FACILITATE IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDED EFFICIENCIES IN STATE GOVERNMENT.

House amendment to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends proposed GS 120-19.10 to remove the requirement that the Senate chair convene and preside over the joint meeting during odd-numbered years and the House chair do so in even-numbered years. Adds the agency's response, in addition to the Auditor's report, to the items that must be reviewed in determining whether any of the recommended efficiencies or improvements require legislative action.

Intro. by Torbett.GS 120
H 779 (2013-2014) LRC STUDY INFRASTRUCTURE/FORECLOSED PROPERTY (NEW). Filed Apr 10 2013, AN ACT TO DIRECT THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION TO STUDY THE ISSUE OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF INTRASTRUCTURE ON FORECLOSED OR ABANDONED PROPERTIES.

House committee substitute makes the following changes. Deletes the provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with the following. Requires the Legislative Research Commission to study issues related to responsibility for carrying out the obligations on owners of subdivided real property, including the need to provide for contingencies resulting from abandonment or foreclosure of the property. Specifies issues to be considered, including the impact on local governments, on the environment, and on neighboring property owners. Updates the act's titles.

Intro. by Torbett. STUDY
H 786 (2013-2014) RECLAIM NC ACT. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO STUDY MEASURES FOR ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN THIS STATE; AND TO CLARIFY WHICH EMPLOYERS ARE SUBJECT TO THE STATE'S E-VERIFY LAWS.

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

Amends GS 15A-533(f), which creates a rebuttable presumption that no condition of release will reasonably assure the appearance of the person as required for the safety of the community if the person is unlawfully present in the US and there exists reasonable cause to believe that they committed a certain, specified offense, establishing that when the rebuttable presumption is based on a driving offense, it must be based on a driving offense that requires a mandatory drivers license revocation on a first conviction. Establishes that for a rebuttable presumption based on a drug offense, it must be a drug offense other than a violation for mere possession of a controlled substance. Also provides that the presumption applies if the person committed a violent felony or any criminal offense other than a violation of GS 14-33(a) that includes assault as any essential element of the offense or as an aggravating factor.

Creates new GS 15A-534.7 (Pretrial release of certain undocumented aliens), establishing that in cases in which the defendant is an alien that (1) is not lawfully present in the US, and (2) is charged with a felony or a Class A1 misdemeanor, the judicial official will require the defendant to execute a secured appearance bond as a condition of pretrial release.

Amends GS 148-2.1, providing that an undocumented alien prisoner will only be required to reimburse the state for the actual cost of incarceration after becoming convicted of a crime (previously, a conviction for a crime was not required to compel reimbursement).

Adds to the requirements that must be met in GS 64-10 for admitting a record relating to immigration status without further foundation or testimony. Provides procedure for when an attorney files or fails to file a written objection.

Amends GS 15A-306 (Certain documents not acceptable as identification), providing that a matricula consular or other similar document issued by a consulate or embassy of another country, except for a valid passport, is not acceptable in determining a person's actual identity or residency (previously, an exception for a valid passport was not provided).

Amends GS 153A-449(b), 160A-20.1(b), 143-129(j), 143-48.5, and 147-33.95(g), making a clarifying change, deleting language that required registering and participating in E-verify to verify the work authorization of new employees and replacing it with a requirement to comply with the requirements of Article 2 of GS Chapter 64 (provisions which require the use of E-verify).

Amends the definition of criminal history in GS 20-4.01 to exclude disturbing the public peace, misdemeanor marijuana possession, worthless checks, misdemeanor larceny, shoplifting, or public drunkenness.

Amends GS 20-7(t)(5), provisions allowing the issuance of a restricted drivers permit or restricted identification card to an applicant that is present in the US and meets certain requirements, including meeting all other requirements for a drivers license, including proof of financial responsibility to provide that, for the purposes of this section, the insurance policy that is the basis of proof for financial responsibility  is required to have been prepaid for a period that is at least as long as the entire period during which the restricted drivers permit will be effective (previous edition did not establish requirements for proof of financial responsibility).

Deletes Section 10, new GS 20-28.10, from the act.

Creates new GS 20-28.10, (Seizure, impoundment, forfeiture of motor vehicles for certain other offenses under this Chapter), establishing that a vehicle driven by a person who commits either (1) a violation of GS 20-313, (2) driving without a license under GS 20-7, or (3) driving without a restricted drivers permit under GS 20-7, will be subject to seizure, impoundment, and forfeiture. Sets out conditions, which when satisfied, prevents a vehicle from becoming subject to an order of forfeiture. Provides that the laws and procedures by which the seizure, impoundment, and forfeiture of vehicles, as provided for under this section, will be the same as those set forth in GS 20-28.2 through 20-28.9. Provides that wherever those statutes refer to a particular underlying offense, for the purposes of this section, it should be construed to refer to the applicable violation or offense as provided for in subsection (a) of this section. Additionally, for the purposes of this section, an innocent owner refers to a person that did not know and had no reason to know that the defendant was engaging in a violation of subsection (a).

Adds a severability clause.

 

 

 

Intro. by Warren, Jordan, B. Brown, Collins. GS 14, GS 15A, GS 20, GS 58, GS 64, GS 108A, GS 143, GS 147, GS 148, GS 153A, GS 160A
H 817 (2013-2014) STRATEGIC TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENTS (NEW). Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN THE ECONOMY THROUGH STRATEGIC TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENTS.

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

Amends GS 136-76(b2) to reinstatean annual appropriation of $112 million from the Highway Trust Fund to the NC Turnpike Authority and reinstates the dollar amountsin specified funding for the construction of Mid-Currituck Bridge ($28 million) and the construction of the Garden Parkway ($35 million). (Amendments to the 1st editiondecreased the annual appropriation forthe Turnpike Authority from the Highway Fund from $112 million to $49 million and deleted specified funding for the Mid-Currituck Bridge and for the Garden Parkway.)

Amends GS 136-89.183 to reinstate authorization for the Turnpike Authority to include the Garden Parkway, Cape Fear Skyway, and a bridge of more than two miles in length going from the mainland to a peninsula bordering Virginia among its Turnpike Projects. Makes conforming changes. Provides that the projects (was, two of the projects)must be ranked in the top 35 based on the total score on the "Mobility Fund Project Scores" list dated June 6, 2012.

Intro. by W. Brawley, Torbett, Iler, Shepard. GS 105, APPROP, STUDY, GS 20, GS 136
H 839 (2013-2014) PUBLIC SCHOOL REPORTING REFORM. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REDUCE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

House amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Deletes the requirement that the State Board of Education report on the elimination of reporting requirements and the reduction or changes in the data entry workload for local school administrative units due to the PowerSchool application or any other component of the Instructional Improvement System. Instead, states the General Assembly's priorities and in order to implement those priorities requires the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee to study the following: (1) the elimination of reporting requirements, (2) reduction or changes in the data entry workload for school administrative units, and (3) the availability of evaluable performance and outcome data and information as a result of the implementation of the PowerSchool application or any other component of the Instructional Improvement System. Requires a report to the 2014 Regular Session of the 2013 General Assembly concerning the impact of the implementation of the PowerSchool application or any other component of the Instructional Improvement System.

Intro. by Martin, Horn, Johnson, Whitmire.GS 115C

The Daily Bulletin: 2013-05-02

PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 285 (2013-2014) DWI CASES/NO ILAC REQUIRED (NEW). Filed Mar 13 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT WOULD COME INTO EFFECT ON JULY 1, 2013, THAT A LABORATORY PROVIDING CHEMICAL ANALYSES UNDER G.S. 20-139.1 BE ACCREDITED BY AN ACCREDITING BODY THAT IS A SIGNATORY TO THE INTERNATIONAL LABORATORY ACCREDITATION COOPERATION (ILAC) MUTUAL RECOGNITION ARRANGEMENT AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE RESULTS OF CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF BLOOD OR URINE FROM ALL HOSPITAL LABORATORIES IN NORTH CAROLINA THAT ARE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PURSUANT TO THE CLINICAL LABORATORY IMPROVEMENT AMENDMENTS OF 1988 (CLIA) PROGRAM ARE ADMISSIBLE AS EVIDENCE.

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

Deletes proposed changes to GS 20-139.1(a). Moves proposed language in (c2) concerning the affidavit completed by the analyst into (e1) and makes clarifying changes. Adds that the affidavit must include that the evidence was handled in accordance with established and accepted procedures within the custody of the lab. Provides in (e1) that an affidavit by an analyst sworn to and properly executed before an official authorized to administer oaths is admissible in evidence without further authentication  and without the testimony of the analyst in any hearing or trial in any criminal proceeding (was, in District Court Division) with respect to the specified matters. Makes additional technical and clarifying changes.

Intro. by Davis.GS 20
S 304 (2013-2014) FIRE AND RESCUE PENSION REVISIONS OF 2013. Filed Mar 13 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MODERNIZE, UPDATE, AND CLARIFY THE STATUTES GOVERNING THE FIREMEN'S AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS' PENSION FUND BY ADDING A DEFINITION SECTION TO THE STATUTES, TO REPEAL ARCHAIC AND UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS, TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS GENDER NEUTRAL, TO ELIMINATE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES WHILE TRANSFERRING ITS AUTHORITY TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, TO ESTABLISH A FIREFIGHTERS' AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS' ADVISORY PANEL, TO ALLOW IN-SERVICE DISTRIBUTIONS TO PARTICIPANTS, TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN FELONS FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE FUND, AND TO ESTABLISH AN AGGRAVATING FACTOR FOR DEFENDANTS WHO COMMIT OFFENSES DIRECTLY RELATED TO THEIR SERVICE AS FIREFIGHTERS OR RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS.

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 58-86-95(h) to make the felony forfeiture provision effective upon conviction of an offense listed in new GS 58-86-100 (was, GS 126-38.5).

Amends SL 2012-193, Section 17, to add convictions under GS 58-86-100(b) to those for which the prosecutor must notify the State Treasurer according to the memorandum of agreement between the State Treasurer and the US Attorneys for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina.

Intro. by Meredith, Newton.GS 15A, GS 25, GS 58, GS 147
S 443 (2013-2014) DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED FIREARMS (NEW). Filed Mar 26 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FIREARMS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.

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

Deletes all the changes to subsections (c), (d), and (f) of GS 15-11.2.

Further amends subsection (e)to reinstate a provision removed in the 1st editionthatvests the authority in the judgeto order thedisposition ofthe firearmafter the hearing (was, authorized the SBI, at the discretion of the agency director, to determine the disposition of the firearm). Also reinstates the original language of subdivision (1) of subsection (e), which provides that the judge has the option of ordering the firearm to be turned over to be destroyed to the sheriff of the county in which the audience applying for the disposition order is located. Also makes conforming changes to reinstate language to subdivision (2) that was deleted in the 1st editionbut retains amendment to this subdivision which authorizes a judge to order the sale of an abandoned firearm to licensed firearms collectors, importers, or manufacturers at public auction.

Intro. by Brock. GS 15
S 488 (2013-2014) AMEND NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR ACT/FEES. Filed Mar 27 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR ACT AND TO INCREASE CERTAIN FEES.

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends statutes throughout the act to make the language gender-neutral.

Provides that any person who has met the qualifications for licensure and has been issued a license by the State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators on or before the effective date of Section 1 of the act is deemed to have complied with the licensure requirements of GS 90-278(1). Makes Section 1 of the act effective January 1, 2015, with the remainder of the act effective when the act becomes law.

Intro. by Tucker.GS 90
S 489 (2013-2014) CONSUMER FINANCE ACT AMENDMENTS. Filed Mar 27 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MODIFY THE MAXIMUM INTEREST RATE ALLOWED AND TO MAKE VARIOUS AMENDMENTS TO THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSUMER FINANCE ACT TO ENSURE CONTINUED ACCESS TO CREDIT.

Senate amendment #1 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Amends GS 53-180.1 (Military service members limitation), providing that no licensee will contact a military service member or member's spouse by phone or email, for the purposes of collecting on the loan, when the military service member has been deployed to a theater of combat (previously, only provided for no contact to the military service member, not spouse).

Senate amendment #2 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Amends GS 53-177(b) (Late fees), providing that if a late payment fee has been imposed once, with respect to a particular late payment, no such fee can be imposed with respect to any future payment which would have been timely and sufficient but for the previous default.

Senate amendment #5 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Deletes GS 53-176(a)(1), (2), and (3). Enacts new GS 53-176(1) and (2), providing that loans issued in accordance with GS 53-176(a) cannot charge interest that exceeds the following actuarial rates:

(1) With respect to a loan not exceeding $10,000, cannot exceed 30% per annum on that part of the unpaid principal balance not exceeding $5,000 and cannot exceed 24% per annum on that part of the remainder of the unpaid principal balance.

(2) With respect to a loan exceeding $10,000, cannot exceed 18% per annum on the outstanding principal balance.

Senate amendment #6 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Makes technical and clarifying changes to GS 53-176(a).

Intro. by Gunn, Newton, Clodfelter.GS 53
S 530 (2013-2014) PROHIBIT E-CIGARETTE SALES TO MINORS. Filed Mar 28 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE DISTRIBUTION OF TOBACCO-DERIVED PRODUCTS AND VAPOR PRODUCTS TO MINORS.

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Adds a severability clause.

Intro. by Goolsby.GS 14
S 553 (2013-2014) LME/MCO ENROLLEE GRIEVANCES & APPEALS. Filed Mar 28 2013, AN ACT TO ESTABLISH GRIEVANCE AND APPEAL PROCEDURES FOR LOCAL MANAGEMENT ENTITY/MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION (LME/MCO) MEDICAID ENROLLEES; TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A SUPPORTIVE HOUSING PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS TRANSITIONING FROM INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS TO INTEGRATED COMMUNITY-BASED SETTINGS, TO CLARIFY HOW FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF THIS PROGRAM SHALL BE USED, AND TO CREATE A COMMUNITY LIVING HOUSING FUND WITHIN THE HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY TO INTEGRATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES INTO COMMUNITY-BASED SUPPORTED HOUSING; AND TO MODIFY ALLOCATION OF STATE'S SHARE IN HOSPITAL PROVIDER ASSESSMENT TAX.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Amends GS 108D-5 to provide that an enrollee, or a network provider authorized in writing to act on behalf of an enrollee, receiving a grievance disposition has no right to the administrative appeal procedures described in GS 108D-6, GS 108D-7, and GS 108D-8 (previous edition allowed filing a request for an LME/MCO level appeal of a grievance disposition). Makes conforming changes throughout the act.

Amends GS 108D-6 to require an LME/MCO to provide an enrollee, at least 10 days before the effective date of the manage care action, with written notice of a managed care action and of the enrollee's right to appeal the managed care action (previous edition did not specify time frame for notice). Notice is not required for an enrollee's parent, guardian, or legal representative unless it has been requested in writing. Specifies 12 items that are to be included in the notice.

Amends GS 108D-8 to provide that the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) does not have jurisdiction over a dispute involving a managed care action except as expressly set forth in the chapter. Requires the LME/MCO be the respondent for purposes of the appeal. Allows the LME/MCO or enrollee to move for the permissive joinder of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under Rule 20; allows DHHS to move to intervene as a necessary party. Requires, in regards to contested case hearings, that an in-person hearing be conducted in the county that contains the headquarters of the LME/MCO, but allows the hearing to be conducted in the enrollee's county of residence, or a nearby county, for good cause. Good cause includes the enrollee's impairments limiting travel or the unavailability of the enrollee's treating professional witnesses. Provides that the simplified procedure may include requiring that all prehearing motions be considered and ruled on by the administrative law judge in the course of the hearing of the case on the merits (was, the judge must consider and rule on all prehearing motions before the scheduled date for a hearing on the merits). Adds that upon receiving an appeal request or a request for a hearing, OAH must immediately notify the Mediation Network of NC, which must contact the recipient within five days to offer mediation in an attempt to resolve the dispute. Sets out requirements if mediation is accepted. If the parties have resolved matters in the mediation, OAH must dismiss the case. Amends the burden of proof provision to provide that the enrollee has the burden of proof to show entitlement to a requested benefit or the propriety of requested action when the LME/MCO has denied the benefit or refused to take the particular action; the agency has the burden of proof when the appeal is from a managed care action to impose a penalty or to reduce, terminate, or suspend a previously granted benefit.

Amends proposed language in GS 122C-3(20c) to provide that local management entity/managed care organization means an LME that has been approved by DHHS to operate the 1915(b)/(c) Medicaid Waiver (was, approved by DHHS to operate a managed care organization or prepaid inpatient health plan in accordance with 42 CFR Part 438).

Deletes proposed language in GS 122C-3 and instead provides that the statute does not apply to enrollee grievances or appeals subject to GS Chapter 108D.

Deletes proposed changes to GS 84-2.1 (practice law defined).

Amends GS 150B-23 to allow a Medicaid enrollee, or network provider authorized in writing to act on behalf of the enrollee, who appeals a notice of resolution to commence a contested case under the Article in the same manner as any other petitioner.

Requires DHHS, on or before December 1, 2013, to submit to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services a Medicaid State Plan Amendment necessary to implement the act.

Makes the act effective June 1, 2014 (was, July 1, 2013), and makes it effective contingent on approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Requires DHHS to report to the Revisor of Statutes when approval is obtained and the date of the approval.

Amends the act's long title.

Intro. by Hise. GS 122C, GS 150B, GS 108D
S 574 (2013-2014) GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION/MODIFY RESPONSE (NEW). Filed Apr 1 2013, AN ACT CLARIFYING THAT CERTAIN CIVIL ACTIONS RELATING TO GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION ARE NOT SUBJECT TO THE TEN-YEAR STATUTE OF REPOSE SET FORTH IN G.S. 1-52.

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

Amends GS 15A-534 to clarify that the person who provides an appearance bond (surety)is automatically released from the obligation under that bond whenever any of the listed events occur. Enacts new subsection (h1) toclarify that the surety,as defined in GS 15A-531(8), would be automatically released from the obligation on the bond 36 months from the date of release of a bail bond where the defendant is charged with a misdemeanor. Provides that the obligation of the defendant on the bail bond remains until it terminates under other provisions of this section. Deletes subdivision (5), moving some of the content of that section to new subsection (h1) anddeleting provision that directs the judicial official to determine whether a defendant is again entitled to release and the conditions of that release when the obligation automatically terminates for the obligor in the specified circumstance.

Directs the Administrative Office of the Courts to modify the appearance bond and release form to provide a bond principal with notice of the provisions in GS 15A-534(h1). Requires professional bondsmen or insurance companies obligated on a bond subject to termination under theapplication of this act that was executed before the effective date of the actto provide written notice to the defendant that his or her obligation on the bond will terminate 36 months after the bond was providedor 30 days after the notice was mailed, whichever date is later.

Intro. by Randleman.GS 15A
S 612 (2013-2014) REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2013. Filed Apr 2 2013, AN ACT TO PROVIDE REGULATORY RELIEF TO THE CITIZENS OF NORTH CAROLINA BY CREATING A FAST TRACK PERMITTING PROCESS FOR CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS; BY CLARIFYING THE PREEMPTION OF CITY ORDINANCES AND CLARIFYING THAT SIMILAR RULES APPLY TO COUNTY ORDINANCES; BY CLARIFYING THE LAWS RELATING TO GROUNDWATER COMPLIANCE BOUNDARIES; BY EXTENDING THE TERMS OF CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS; BY CLARIFYING THAT THE DEFINITON OF 'BUILT-UPON AREA' INCLUDES ONLY IMPERVIOUS SURFACES; BY AMENDING THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN AGENCY PREPARE A FISCAL NOTE WHEN REPEALING A RULE; BY REQUIRING THE REPEAL OR REVISION OF EXISTING ENVIRONMENTAL RULES MORE RESTRICTIVE THAN FEDERAL RULES PERTAINING TO THE SAME SUBJECT MATTER; BY ALLOWING MUNICIPALITIES TO LEASE REAL PROPERTY FOR A TERM OF UP TO TWENTY FIVE YEARS TO PRIVATE COMPANIES CONSTRUCTING RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITIES; BY ALLOWING GOING OUT OF BUSINESS SALE LICENSES TO BE ISSUED BY ANY MUNICIPAL OFFICIAL DESIGNATED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE MUNICIPALITY; BY DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO JOINTLY PETITION THE WILMINGTON DISTRICT OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO ALLOW FOR GREATER FLEXIBILITY AND OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM WETLANDS MITIGATION BEYOND THE IMMEDIATE WATERSHED WHERE DEVELOPMENT WILL OCCUR; BY CLARIFYING THAT THE DEFINITION OF 'BUILT-UPON AREA' INCLUDES ONLY IMPERVIOUS SURFACES; AND BY REQUIRING MEMBERS OF ADVISORY BODIES TO STATE AGENCIES AND BOARDS TO DISCLOSE POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST PRIOR TO MAKING ANY RECOMMENDATION.

Senate amendment #3 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Changes the long title.

Amends GS 160A-174(c) and GS 153A-121(a2), providing that the limitations set out in GS 160A-174(b)(5a) and GS 153A-121(a1)(6) do not apply, regarding the preemption of ordinances of cities, or counties, if they are or continue to be required by an act of the General Assembly or US Congress that expressly requires the city or county to adopt an ordinance.

Deletes the provisions found in Part VII, titled Permit Longer Alternative Energy Leasing Periods.  Creates new Section 7(a), which allows all cities to lease city-owned property for the siting and operation of a renewable energy facility for up to 25 years (previous edition provided similar language, but included different effective dates). Creates a Section 7(b), which amends Section 3 of SL 2010-57, regarding renewable energy facilities, providing that the act is effective when it becomes law, but Section 1 expires June 30, 2015 (was, entire act expired June 30, 2015).

Senate amendment #4 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Amends subsection (d2) of GS 143-215.1 (Control of sources of water pollution; permits required), providing that all permits issued pursuant to this section for which an expiration date is specified, excluding permits issued pursuant to subsection (c) of this section, will be issued for a term not to exceed eight years (was, not to exceed 10 years).

Amends subsection (d1) of GS 143-208 (Control of sources of air pollution; permits required), providing that all permits issued pursuant to this section, excluding Title V permits issued pursuant to this section, will be issued for a term not to exceed eight years (was, not to exceed 10 years).

 

 

Intro. by Brown, Jackson, Brock.GS 66, GS 89C, GS 113A, GS 138A, GS 143, GS 150B, GS 153A, GS 160A
S 634 (2013-2014) INCREASE PENALTIES/UTILITIES THEFT (NEW). Filed Apr 2 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCREASE THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR INTERFERENCE WITH GAS, WATER, OR ELECTRIC LINES.

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

Amends GS 14-151 to make all violations of the statute punishable as follows [was, specified different punishments for violations of (1)-(8) and (9)-(10)]: violations are a Class 1 misdemeanor; second and subsequent violations are a Class H felony; violation resulting in significant property damage or public endangerment is a Class F felony; unless covered under some other provision providing for a greater punishment, a violation that results in the death of another is a Class D felony. Makes technical changes.

Amends the act's titles.

Intro. by Newton. GS 14
S 635 (2013-2014) TRANSMISSION LINE OWNERSHIP. Filed Apr 2 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT ONLY INCUMBENT PROVIDERS MAY CONSTRUCT A NEW ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION LINE.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 62-100 to change the term electric membership cooperative to electric membership corporation. Provides that the act applies to certificates of environmental comparability (was, capability) and public convenience and necessity issued on or after the date that the act becomes law.

Intro. by Newton.GS 62

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LOCAL/HOUSE BILLS
H 133 (2013-2014) CHARLOTTE AIRPORT COMMISSION CLARIFICATIONS. Filed Feb 20 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION IS AN AGENCY WITHIN THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE AND TO EXTEND THE CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE BY ONE YEAR.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Allows Clinton to use the design-build method of constriction for the construction or renovation of buildings, facilities, and infrastructure owned by the city (was, for any road, water, sewer, sidewalk, public facility, and any other public infrastructure). Allows the city to use the authority for up to two projects (was, the act applied only to two specified projects) and requires that the projects be awarded on or before June 30, 2015.

Intro. by L. Bell, Brisson.Sampson
H 186 (2013-2014) TOWNS ENFORCE NOISE ORDINANCES/LAKE NORMAN (NEW). Filed Feb 28 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWNS OF CORNELIUS, DAVIDSON, HUNTERSVILLE, MOORESVILLE, AND TROUTMAN TO ENFORCE MUNICIPAL NOISE ORDINANCES AND STATE STATUTES PERTAINING TO THEFT AND VANDALISM ON THE WATERS OF LAKE NORMAN.

House committee substitute to the 1st edition make the following changes. Provides that if Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Mooresville, or Troutman has adopted a noise ordinance under GS Chapter 160A (was, those cities may enforce ordinances adopted under GS Chapter 160A, the city's charter, or a local act enacted by the General Assembly), it may enforce the noise ordinance on the waters of Lake Norman extending 2,500 feet from the 760 foot elevation line on the shore within, and adjacent to, the city corporate limits. Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.

Intro. by Jeter.Iredell, Mecklenburg
H 506 (SL 2013-39) (2013-2014) WEDDINGTON/FIRE DEPT AGREEMENTS. Filed Apr 2 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WEDDINGTON TO ENTER INTO LONG-TERM AGREEMENTS WITH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS TO PROVIDE FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES TO THE CITIZENS OF THE TOWN.

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TOWN OF WEDDINGTON TO ENTER INTO LONG-TERM AGREEMENTS WITH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS TO PROVIDE FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES TO THE CITIZENS OF THE TOWN. Enacted May 2, 2013. Effective May 2, 2013.

 

 

Intro. by Horn.Mecklenburg, Union
H 555 (SL 2013-40) (2013-2014) DESIGN-BUILD/BUNCOMBE. Filed Apr 3 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW BUNCOMBE COUNTY TO USE THE DESIGN-BUILD METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION.

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW BUNCOMBE COUNTY TO USE THE DESIGN-BUILD METHOD OF CONSTRUCTION. Enacted May 2, 2013. Effective May 2, 2013, and expires June 30, 2016.

 

 

Intro. by Ramsey, Moffitt.Buncombe
H 671 (2013-2014) MILLS RIVER/DEANNEXATION. Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT REMOVING CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF MILLS RIVER.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Changes the effective date from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2013.

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

The Daily Bulletin: 2013-05-02

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: 2013-05-02

PUBLIC BILLS

H 46: HONOR ED JONES.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013

H 55: REFORM WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.

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

H 83: ENACT CON COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Re-ref Com On Appropriations

H 149: CAYLEE'S LAW/REPORT MISSING CHILDREN.

    House: Cal Pursuant 36(b)

H 172: CLARIFY LEC PROCEDURES/TC.

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

H 179: JOINT AGENCIES SALES & EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.

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

H 200: REQUIRE CERTAIN GENERAL REAPPRAISALS.

    House: Passed 3rd Reading

H 217: CRIMINAL LAW/PROCEDURE AMENDMENTS.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/07/2013

H 311: REPEAL LITERACY TEST.

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

H 327: FIRE AND RESCUE PENSION REVISIONS OF 2013.-AB

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref to Pensions & Retirement and Aging. If fav, re-ref to Appropriations/Base Budget

H 330: PLANNED COMMUNITY ACT/DECLARANT RIGHTS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013

H 331: HOAS/UNIFORM LIEN PROCEDURE.

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

H 345: INCREASE PENALTIES FOR MISUSE OF 911 SYSTEM.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Ref to the Com on Judiciary Subcommittee B, if favorable, Appropriations
    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Ref to the Com on Public Utilities and Energy, if favorable, Appropriations

H 357: RETIREMENT GOVERNANCE CHANGES ACT OF 2013.-AB

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

H 358: RETIREMENT TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.-AB

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

H 361: JUSTICE REINVESTMENT TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.-AB

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013

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

    Signed by Gov. 5/2/2013
    Ch. SL 2013-41

H 402: TRICARE SUPPLEMENT FOR FLEX ACCOUNTS.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/07/2013

H 405: JUDGE AND CLERKS/CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT (NEW).

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/07/2013

H 417: MODIFY INTERNAL AUDITING STATUTES.

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

H 457: TAXPAYER STANDING ACT.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013

H 459: CHRONIC CARE COORDINATION ACT.

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

H 460: EXPEDITE VOTER LIST MAINTENANCE.

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

H 462: INCREASE FAMILY COURT FEE.

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

H 476: REWRITE UNDERGROUND DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013

H 484: PERMITTING OF WIND ENERGY FACILITIES.

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

H 488: REGIONALIZATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES.

    Ratified

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

    House: Amend Adopted A1
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 497: DISTRIBUTE SOME CRIMINAL PENALTIES STATEWIDE.

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

H 515: AMEND CREDIT UNION LAWS.

    House: Passed 2nd Reading

H 522: FOREIGN LAWS/PROTECT CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS (NEW).

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Serial Referral To Judiciary Subcommittee B Stricken
    House: Re-ref Com On Judiciary Subcommittee C

H 532: NO DRINKING IN EMS & LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLES.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013

H 552: REMOVE AREA FROM COUNTY SERVICE DISTRICT.

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

H 558: SOIL & WATER/REGIONAL JAILS REFUNDS (NEW).

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

H 578: HONOR TOWN OF STEDMAN.

    House: Reptd Fav For Adoption
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/08/2013

H 581: TROPHY WILDLIFE SALE PERMIT.

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

H 585: PREA COMPLIANCE.

    House: Postponed To 05/07/2013

H 598: TRS SURCHARGE MODERNIZATION.

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

H 616: TRANSITIONAL MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR.

    House: Serial Referral To Finance Added

H 648: VOTE CENTERS FOR SECOND PRIMARIES.

    House: Amend Adopted A1
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 649: SMALL GROUP HEALTH INS. TECHNICAL CHANGES.

    House: Amend Adopted A1
    House: Passed 2nd Reading

H 650: GUARANTY ASSOCIATION ACT AMENDMENTS.

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

H 692: AMEND PREDATORY LENDING LAW.

    House: Serial Referral To Judiciary Subcommittee A Stricken

H 700: OMNIBUS STATE IT GOVERNANCE CHANGES.

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

H 708: STUDY PUBLIC ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS/USE OF FUNDS (NEW).

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

H 712: CLARIFYING CHANGES/SPECIAL ED SCHOLARSHIPS

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

H 716: CLARIFY LAW/PROHIBIT SEX-SELECTIVE ABORTION.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/07/2013

H 734: INTERSTATE AGREEMENTS TO IMPROVE VOTER ROLLS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013

H 754: LEASE PURCHASE OF REAL PROPERTY/COMM. COLL.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref to Education/Higher Education. If fav, re-ref to Finance

H 762: AMEND CERTAIN BAIL BOND PROCEDURES.

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

H 767: CORPORAL PRUITT RAINEY BRASS TO CLASS ACT.

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

H 778: IMPLEMENT EFFICIENCES IN STATE GOVERNMENT.

    House: Amend Adopted A1
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 779: LRC STUDY INFRASTRUCTURE/FORECLOSED PROPERTY (NEW).

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

H 783: PYROTECHNICS TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES.

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

H 786: RECLAIM NC ACT.

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

H 807: BUILDING CODE COUNCIL/POST CODE ONLINE.

    House: Postponed To 05/08/2013

H 809: GAME NIGHTS/NONPROFIT FUNDRAISERS.

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

H 817: STRATEGIC TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENTS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Re-ref Com On Appropriations

H 821: TRIAD FARMERS MKT/RENAME FOR SEN. BOB SHAW.

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

H 830: ADOPT STATE SYMBOLS.

    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013

H 839: PUBLIC SCHOOL REPORTING REFORM.

    House: Amend Adopted A1
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

H 867: MEDICAID COUNTY OF RESIDENCE.

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

H 872: PROTECT NC RIGHT-TO-WORK.

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

H 896: SUPERINTENDENT DESIGNEE/EMPLOYMENT HEARINGS.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Education/Higher Education

H 898: HONOR WALTER CHURCH.

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

H 903: UNC & COMM. COLLEGE CREDIT TRANSFERS.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Education/Higher Education

H 935: NC PRE-K LAW CHANGES.

    House: Amend Failed A1
    House: Amend Failed A2
    House: Passed 2nd Reading

H 1006: UTILITIES COMMISSION CONFIRMATION.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Public Utilities and Energy

H 1007: CONFIRM AYERS AS EXEC DIRECTOR NCUC.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Public Utilities and Energy

H 1008: HONOR DELTA SIGMA THETA'S FOUNDERS.

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

S 58: CLARIFY STATUTE OF REPOSE (NEW).

    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading

S 59: ARMED SECURITY GUARDS IN K-12.

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

S 83: ENCOURAGE VOLUNTEER CARE IN FREE CLINICS.

    Senate: Concurred In H/Com Sub
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

S 98: REQUIRE PULSE OXIMETRY NEWBORN SCREENING.

    Ratified
    Pres. To Gov. 05/03/2013

S 117: LILY'S LAW.

    Pres. To Gov. 05/02/2013

S 129: LIMIT STATE FACILITIES FINANCE ACT DEBT.

    House: Rec From Senate

S 279: ESTATES/TRUSTS/GUARDIANSHIP AMENDMENTS.

    House: Rec From Senate

S 285: DWI CASES/NO ILAC REQUIRED (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 304: FIRE AND RESCUE PENSION REVISIONS OF 2013.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Appropriations/Base Budget

S 320: IMPROVE ED. FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE DEAF.

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

S 337: NC CHARTER SCHOOL ADVISORY BOARD (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 05/07/2013

S 341: AMEND INTERBASIN TRANSFER LAW.

    House: Rec From Senate

S 354: REVISE AUDITOR'S RESPONSIBILITIES.-AB

    Senate: Reptd Fav

S 368: COUNTY/SHERIFF FEE CHANGES/FELONY ESCAPE (NEW).

    House: Rec From Senate

S 372: OMNIBUS COUNTY LEGISLATION.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 05/07/2013

S 430: CLARIFY ELECTRIC LOAD CONTROL PROCESS.

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

S 443: DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED FIREARMS (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 456: DESIGNATE PRIMARY STROKE CENTERS.

    Ratified
    Pres. To Gov. 05/03/2013

S 476: NC CAPTIVE INSURANCE ACT.

    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading

S 486: PERTUSSIS EDUCATION & AWARENESS.

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

S 488: AMEND NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR ACT/FEES.

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

S 489: CONSUMER FINANCE ACT AMENDMENTS.

    Senate: Amend Adopted A1
    Senate: Amend Adopted A2
    Senate: Amend Failed A3
    Senate: Amend Failed A4
    Senate: Amend Adopted A5
    Senate: Amend Adopted A6
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Engrossed

S 493: 2014 REGULATORY REFORM ACT (NEW).

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

S 507: ELIMINATE OUTDATED ENV. REPORTS.

    House: Rec From Senate

S 530: PROHIBIT E-CIGARETTE SALES TO MINORS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Judiciary I

S 547: ENERGY SAVINGS CONTRACTING AMENDMENTS.

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

S 553: LME/MCO ENROLLEE GRIEVANCES & APPEALS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Judiciary II

S 557: NC PRE-K FUNDING PILOT (NEW).

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

S 558: TREASURER'S INVESTMENTS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav

S 574: GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION/MODIFY RESPONSE (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 612: REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2013.

    Senate: Amend Adopted A3
    Senate: Amend Adopted A4
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Engrossed

S 634: INCREASE PENALTIES/UTILITIES THEFT (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

S 635: TRANSMISSION LINE OWNERSHIP.

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

Actions on Bills: 2013-05-02

LOCAL BILLS

H 133: CHARLOTTE AIRPORT COMMISSION CLARIFICATIONS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Serial Referral To Finance Stricken
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Serial Referral To Finance Stricken
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)

H 143: EDEN PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref to State and Local Government. If fav, re-ref to Finance

H 186: TOWNS ENFORCE NOISE ORDINANCES/LAKE NORMAN (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 05/06/2013

H 196: WS/FC SCHOOL BOARD VACANCIES.

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

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

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref to State and Local Government. If fav, re-ref to Finance

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

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

H 412: EDEN/DUKE ENERGY/ANNEXATION AGREEMENT.

    Senate: Rec From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref to State and Local Government. If fav, re-ref to Finance

H 418: BUNCOMBE CULTURE & REC. AUTHORITY (NEW).

    House: Passed 2nd Reading

H 421: MARSHVILLE DEANNEXATION.

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

H 506: WEDDINGTON/FIRE DEPT AGREEMENTS.

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2013-39

H 523: PITT CO. BD. OF EDUCATION.

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

H 526: CHADBOURN VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION.

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

H 551: AMEND WILMINGTON FIREFIGHTERS' RELIEF FUND.

    House: Serial Referral To Finance Stricken
    House: Serial Referral To State Personnel Added

H 555: DESIGN-BUILD/BUNCOMBE.

    Ratified
    Ch. SL 2013-40

H 671: MILLS RIVER/DEANNEXATION.

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

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