The Daily Bulletin: 2013-06-06

The Daily Bulletin: 2013-06-06

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 122 (2013-2014) AMEND INTERLOCUTORY APPEALS/FAMILY LAW. Filed Feb 19 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO INTERLOCUTORY APPEALS AS RELATED TO FAMILY LAW.

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

Changes the long title.

Amends GS 7A-374.2 and GS 7A-376, concerning the powers of the Judicial Standards Commission (Commission), providing that the Supreme Court, based on a written recommendation by the Commission, has the power to issue a public reprimand to a judge, removing that power from the Commission. Changes the title of GS 7A-376 to Grounds for discipline by Commission; public reprimand, censure, suspension, or removal by the Supreme Court. Makes conforming changes.

Amends GS 7A-377, concerning the procedures of the Commission, providing that the Commission cannot recommend a justice or judge for a public reprimand unless she or he has been given a hearing affording due process of law. Provides that all records, investigations, recommendations, and hearings of the Judicial Standards Commission and hearings by the Supreme Court are confidential until the Supreme Court issues a public reprimand, censure, suspension, or removal (previously, they were not considered confidential). Makes conforming changes relating to the issuance of public reprimands by the Supreme Court, upon recommendation by the Commission.

Amends GS 7A-378, modifying the procedure for determining whether a justice of the Supreme Court should receive a public reprimand, censure, suspension, or removal. Establishes that instead of the Court of Appeals making the determination it would be made as follows:

(1) The Governor, President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives will be required to appoint a three-judge panel, with each appointing one judge, to review the recommendation and the record of the Judicial Standards Commission.

(2) If the three-judge panel determines the Commission's recommendation should be made to the Supreme Court, the Supreme Court will determine whether a public reprimand, censure, suspension, or removal should be issued.

(3) If the three-judge panel determines the recommendation should not be made to the Supreme Court, the record would be returned to the Commission and no further proceedings will be conducted on the same record.

 

Intro. by Glazier, Stevens. GS 7A, GS 50
H 223 (2013-2014) ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPS/MEMBER CONTROL. Filed Mar 5 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT EXEMPTING ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATIONS FROM INTEGRATED RESOURCE PLANNING AND SERVICE REGULATIONS REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY THE UTILITIES COMMISSION, RETURNING OVERSIGHT OF THE CORPORATIONS TO THEIR MEMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND CLARIFYING THE AUTHORITY OF THE NORTH CAROLINA RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AUTHORITY TO RECEIVE AND INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS FROM MEMBERS OF ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATIONS.

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 117-2 to add to the North Carolina Rural Electrification Authority's powers receiving and investigating complaints from members of electric membership corporations.

Amends the act's long title.

Intro. by Presnell, Moffitt, Hager, Arp.GS 62, GS 117
H 240 (2013-2014) INSURANCE TECHNICAL/CLARIFYING CHANGES.-AB Filed Mar 6 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO EXPAND THE CHOICES FOR HEALTH INSURANCE IN NORTH CAROLINA BY EXEMPTING HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES FROM OUTDATED RISK EXPOSURE REQUIREMENTS; TO REMOVE A PHOTO IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENT FOR NEW DOMESTIC COMPANIES; TO HELP MORTGAGE GUARANTY COMPANIES ADJUST THEIR CAPITAL AND SURPLUS REQUIREMENTS; TO REVISE CERTAIN RISK-BASED CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN NORTH CAROLINA'S NAIC ACCREDITATION; TO CLARIFY CONSUMER CHOICE IN HOMEOWNER'S COVERAGE FOR WIND AND HAIL; TO CLARIFY THE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR AN ACTUARY WHO PRESENTS A SCHEDULE OF PREMIUM RATES; TO SHORTEN CERTAIN TIME PERIODS FOR AN EXTERNAL REVIEW BY THE COMMISSIONER OF CERTAIN INSURER DETERMINATIONS; TO EXPAND ACCESS OF COVERAGE TO BUSINESSES WHO NEED BLANKET ACCIDENT AND HEALTH COVERAGE; TO MAKE CERTAIN CONFORMING CHANGES RELATED TO THE RENAMING OF THE OFFICE OF MANAGED CARE PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AS HEALTH INSURANCE SMART NC; TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF PRIVATE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE; TO CLARIFY WHEN AN INSURER CAN COMMUNICATE WITH THE INSURED AFTER A PUBLIC ADJUSTER HAS BEEN RETAINED; AND TO CLARIFY WHEN AN AUTOMATIC STAY OF PROOF OF LOSS REQUIREMENTS, PREMIUM AND DEBT DEFERRALS, AND LOSS ADJUSTMENTS ARE TRIGGERED; TO PROVIDE NOTICE AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING WHEN A SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE IS CALLED UPON TO SELECT AN UMPIRE IN CERTAIN PROPERTY INSURANCE DISPUTES; AND TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO ENFORCE CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT BY REQUIRING INSURANCE COMPANIES TO COMPLY WITH THOSE PROVISIONS WITHIN THIS STATE.

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

Changes the long title.

Amends GS 58-2-46, making clarifying changes to language added in the previous edition.

Enacts new section GS 58-3-300, Health insurance issuers subject to certain requirements of federal law, providing that pursuant to authority granted under specified federal law, health insurance issuers that issue, sell, renew, or offer health benefit plans, defined in GS 58-3-167(a)(a), in North Carolina in the individual or group market must meet the requirements found in Title 42 USC 6A Subchapter XXV, Part A.

Amends the enactment clause, providing that Section 20 of the act becomes effective January 1, 2015, and applies to policies whose effective date is on or after that date. Sections 22 and 24 of this act are effective when they become law. Section 23 of this act becomes effective October 1, 2013.

Intro. by Dockham. GS 58, GS 143
H 248 (2013-2014) TAXPAYER DEBT INFORMATION ACT. Filed Mar 6 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURE ON THE BALLOT THAT AUTHORIZATION OF INDEBTEDNESS INCLUDES INTEREST AND THAT TAXES MAY BE LEVIED TO REPAY THE INDEBTEDNESS.

Senate committee amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Changes the effective date of the act from when the act becomes law to September 1, 2013.

Intro. by Conrad, Fulghum, Cleveland, Blust. GS 159
H 332 (2013-2014) NOTARY ACT/SATISFACTION OF SECURITY INTERESTS. Filed Mar 18 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT MAKING CORRECTIONS AND OTHER AMENDMENTS TO THE NOTARY PUBLIC ACT, MAKING OTHER CONFORMING CHANGES, AND PROVIDING FOR AN ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURE FOR SATISFACTION OF SECURITY INSTRUMENTS.

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

Amends GS 10B-99, Presumption of regularity, providing that a notarial act will be deemed valid if it complies with the law as it existed on or before December 1, 2005 (previously, the notarial act was deemed valid only if it was performed before October 1, 2006).

Changes the enactment clause, providing that Section 1 is still effective July 1, 2013 but the remainder of the act is effective when it becomes law (previously, the remainder of Part I of the act became effective April 1, 2013 with Part II effective when it became law, with the remainder of the act also effective when it became law).

Intro. by Bryan, Stam, Glazier. GS 10B, GS 41, GS 45, GS 47
H 340 (2013-2014) LIMITED LINES TRAVEL INSURANCE. Filed Mar 19 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO LICENSE NATIONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE PRODUCERS TO SELL TRAVEL INSURANCE THROUGH THIRD-PARTY TRAVEL RETAILERS.

Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Amends the definition of limited lines travel insurance producer (new GS 58-33-19) tomean a licensed insurance producer as defined by GS 58-33-10(7), andto also include a limited lines producer appointed by an insurer, as set forth in GS 58-33-49, acting as a landlord or real estate broker engaged in the rental or management of residential property for vacation rental as defined in GS Chapter 42A.

Intro. by Dockham.GS 58
H 390 (2013-2014) STATE IT GOVERNANCE CHANGES.-AB Filed Mar 20 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT MAKING VARIOUS CHANGES TO THE LAWS RELATING TO STATE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GOVERNANCE.

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 147-33.111 to require a state agency to notify the State Chief Information Officer in order to obtain approval before entering into any contract with another party for an assessment of information system security or (was, and) network vulnerability.

Intro. by Saine.GS 143, GS 147, GS 150B
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.

Senate amendment makes the following change to the 6th edition. Makes a technical correction replacing a reference to GS 97-90 with GS 97-190.

Intro. by Dockham, Howard, Johnson, Tine.GS 105, GS 58, GS 97
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.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 4th edition.

Changes the long title.

Amends GS 58-50-1230(a), regarding stop loss health insurance, providing that an insurer will not issue a stop loss health insurance policy to any entity defined as a small employer if they do any of the following:

(1) Provide direct coverage of health expenses payable to an individual.

(2) Have an annual attachment point for claims incurred per individual that is lower than $20,000.

(3) Have an annual aggregate attachment point lower than the greater of 120% of expected claims or $20,000.

Deletes language that prohibited a specified insurance holding company from acting as an administrator or claims paying agent, as opposed to an insurer, on behalf of small groups.

Above provisions are effective October 1, 2013, and apply to all stop loss insurance contracts and policies issued, renewed, or amended on or after that date.

Directs the Department of Insurance to adopt rules providing for the oversight, monitoring of, and reporting by insurers and third party administrators who administer health benefit plans with stop loss coverage pursuant to this act.

 

Intro. by Collins, Dockham. GS 58
H 662 (2013-2014) LIMITED LICENSE/INSTALL BACKFLOW ASSEMBLIES. Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ISSUANCE OF A LIMITED PLUMBING CONTRACTOR LICENSE TO INSTALL AND SERVICE BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLIES AND TO ALLOW COURTS TO AWARD THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PLUMBING, HEATING, AND FIRE SPRINKLER CONTRACTORS REASONABLE COSTS OF INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF VIOLATIONS.

Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Deletes proposed changes to GS 89G-1 and to GS 89G-9.

Amends GS 87-21 to require the State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating, and Fire Sprinkler Contractors (Board) to issue a limited plumbing contractor license to those who do not have the required Class I or Class II plumbing license but want to engage in the contracting, installation, repair, or replacement of (1) exterior potable water service lines or backflow preventers serving irrigation systems or domestic water service systems of two-inch diameter or smaller; (2) exterior building sewer or water service piping of two-inch diameter or smaller; (3) water purification systems or their components; or (4) components, pumps, or pumping equipment associated with water well systems.

Amends GS 87-25.1 to allow a court to award the Board costs associated with the investigation and prosecution of violations of Article 2 (Plumbing and Heating Contractors) or rules promulgated under the Article. Deletes the provision setting the venue for actions as the superior court of any county in which the acts are alleged to have been committed or in the county where the defendants reside.

Updates the act's titles to reflect the bill's new content.

Intro. by Samuelson, Saine, Hager, R. Brawley.GS 87
H 664 (2013-2014) CELL TOWER DEPLOYMENT ACT. Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO FACILITATE THE DEPLOYMENT OF MOBILE BROADBAND AND OTHER ENHANCED WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES BY STREAMLINING THE PROCESSES USED BY STATE AGENCIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO APPROVE THE PLACEMENT OF WIRELESS FACILITIES IN THEIR JURISDICTIONS.

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

Amends GS 160A-400.53 to clarify that a city may impose a fee, not to exceed $1,000, for technical consultation and review of a collocation or eligible facilities application (was, for a collocation application).

Amends GS 153A-349.53 to provide that a county may engage the services of athird-party consultant for technical consultation and review of a collocation or eligible facilities request application (was, fora collocation application).

Amends GS 146-29.2 to clarify that the state may lease real property, or may grant an easement or license with an interest in real property, for specified communication purposes. Requires the approval of the Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources forland in the State Parks System, as defined in GS 113-449.9, to be leased or conveyed for the purposes of this section (to facilitate efficient integration of facilities to provideadvanced mobile broadband and wireless telecommunications services). Requires that the lease or conveyance of land in the State Parks System for the purposes of this section must comply with the requirements of Articles 2 and 2C of GS Chapter 113 (was, comply with the requirements of Article 2C). Reinstates previously deleted provision that directs the state tochoose a location for a communications tower in the State Parks System that minimizes the visual impact on the surrounding landscape. Prohibits leasing or conveying land acquired or developed using funds from the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund for the purposes of this section.

Intro. by Hager, Moffitt, W. Brawley, Alexander. GS 146, GS 153A, GS 160A
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.

Senate amendment makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

Amends GS 87-98.12 toprohibit the Well Contractor's Certification Commission (Commission) from requiring thata properly licensed well contractor obtain continuing education credits as a condition of an annual renewal of licensure (was, required continuing education credits annually for licensure renewal but limited those credits to no more than four hours). However, does require that a contractor against whom disciplinary action is taken under the provisions of Article 7A of GS Chapter 87 (Well Contractors Certification Act) must satisfactorily complete the number of hours of approved educational courses required by the Commission for remedial purposes. Directs the Commission to adopt or amend its rules in accordance with this section.

Intro. by Hardister, Millis, Tine, Jeter.GS 87
H 707 (2013-2014) ENSURE SAFE NAVIGATION CHANNELS. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PURSUE VARIOUS STRATEGIES TO ENSURE THAT THE STATE'S SHALLOW DRAFT NAVIGATION CHANNELS ARE SAFE AND NAVIGABLE AND TO CREATE THE OREGON INLET LAND ACQUISITION TASK FORCE.

Senate amendment to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Adds a provision creating the 13-member Oregon Inlet Land Acquisition Task Force (Task Force) to determine, review, and consider the state's options acquiring the federal government's right, title, and interest in Oregon Inlet and adjacent real property. Describes the property in detail. Specifies the Task Force's duties. Specifies the Task Force membership, with member terms commencing on July 1, 2013, and names the Governor, or designee, as the chair. Requires the Task Force to submit a report by May 1, 2014, to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the General Assembly, at which time the Task Force terminates.

Makes conforming changes to the act's title.

Intro. by Millis, McElraft, Warren, Tine. STUDY
H 743 (2013-2014) UI LAWS ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND CLARIFYING CHANGES TO THE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE LAWS.

Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 96-6.1(a) to make the Unemployment Insurance Reserve Fund an enterprise fund instead of a special revenue fund.

Amends GS 96-14.3 (minimum and maximum duration of benefits) to provide that for the base period that begins January 1, the average of the seasonal adjusted unemployment rates for the state for the preceding months of July, August, and September applies (was, the adjusted unemployment rate for the month of October applied). Also provides that for the base period that begins July 1, the average of the seasonal adjusted unemployment rates for the state for the preceding months of January, February, and March applies (was, the rates for the preceding month of April).

Directs the Governor to appoint the members of the Board of Review, created in GS 96-4, as amended by SL 2011-145, by September 1, 2013, and provides that despite the statute's provisions, those members do not need to be confirmed by the General Assembly.

Intro. by Howard.GS 96
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.

Senate committee substitute to the 6th edition makes the following changes.

Amends the definition of statewide strategic mobility projects in GS 136-189.10 to remove extensions of highway toll projects in existence on or for which funds have been obligated by July 1, 2013. Also amends the definition of regional impact projects to remove highway toll roads not included as statewide strategic mobility projects.

Amends GS 136-189.11 to make clarifying changes. Also provides that for division need projects, the bicycle and pedestrian limitation does not apply to projects for which funds have been obligated on or before October 1, 2013 for construction in state fiscal years 2012-13, 2013-14, or 2014-15 (was, limitation did not apply to projects under construction or authorized for construction on June 30, 2013).

Amends GS 136-41.4 to amend the options available to a municipality that qualifies for an allocation of funds under GS 136-41.1 to include accepting all or a portion of funds allocated to the municipality for use as authorized by GS 136-41.3(a) (for specified purposes concerning streets or public thoroughfares; for meeting the proportionate share of assessments levied for those purposes; or for activities related to bikeways, greenways, or sidewalks). The previous edition stated the option as accepting all or a portion of funds allocated to the municipality for activities related to streets only.

 

Intro. by W. Brawley, Torbett, Iler, Shepard. GS 105, STUDY, GS 20, GS 136
H 998 (2013-2014) TAX SIMPLIFICATION AND REDUCTION ACT (NEW) Filed Apr 17 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO SIMPLIFY THE NORTH CAROLINA TAX STRUCTURE AND TO REDUCE INDIVIDUAL AND BUSINESS TAX RATES.

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

Part II. Simple Flat Tax Rate for Individual Income Tax

Repeals GS 105-134.6(b)(22), which provided for a deduction from taxable income in an amount not to exceed $25,000 of net business income the taxpayer receives during the taxable year. Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.

Amends GS 105-134.6 to make organizational changes. Makes a technical correction. Clarifies that in determining North Carolina taxable income, a taxpayer may either deduct the standard deduction amount as indicated in this actor the itemized deductions amount. Sets a maximum limit on the itemized deductions amount based on the taxpayer's filing status as follows: (1) married, filing jointly--maximum itemized deductions, $25,000; (2) head of household--maximum itemized deductions, $20,000; (3) single--maximum itemized deductions, $12,500; and (4) married, filing separately--maximum itemized deductions $12,500. Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2014.

Part IV. Expand Sales Tax Base to Include Services Commonly Taxed in Other States

Amends new subdivisions (61) and (62) to GS 105-164.13 (providing exemptions from the retail sales and use tax for certain tangible personal property, digital property, and services). Exempts from the retail and sales use tax an item or service to maintain orrepair tangible personal property under a service contract, a manufacturer's warranty, or a dealer's warranty if the purchaser of the contract is not charged for the item or the service (was, applied the exemption to an item or service to maintain or repair tangible personal property under a service agreement).Also exempts a service on tangible personal property provided for a transmission, distribution, or other network asset contained on utility-owned land, right-of-way, or easement (was, exempted service on tangible personal property provided for a right-of-way or utility easement). Effective July 1, 2014, and applies to sales made on or after that date.

Part V. Effective Date

Deletes the appropriation of $4.5 millionfrom the General Fund to the Department of Revenue for fiscal year 2013-14 for use in implementing the tax reform provisions of this act.Amends section labelsto reflect the deletion.

Provides that except as otherwise provided, this act is effective when it becomes law.

Intro. by Lewis, Setzer, Moffitt, Szoka. GS 105, GS 115C, GS 159B, GS 160A

The Daily Bulletin: 2013-06-06

PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 9 (2013-2014) UTILITIES/DESIGN/SURVEY LOCATION SERVICES. Filed Jan 30 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT REQUIRING UTILITY OWNERS TO LOCATE AND DESCRIBE UNDERGROUND UTILITIES UPON WRITTEN OR ORAL REQUEST FROM A PERSON WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DESIGNING OR SURVEYING UNDERGROUND FACILITIES OR REQUIRES A GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION OF EXISTING UNDERGROUND FACILITIES IN AN AREA.

House committee substitute to the 4th edition makes the following changes. Amends the term surveyor in GS 87-101 to no longer include designer and adds that the surveyor must be retained by an engineer, architect, or property owner.

Amends GS 87-107.1 to remove references to a designer. Amends the time frame for the required notice to require that it be provided no less than 10 working days before starting the survey (was, no less than two nor more than 10 working days before starting). Amends (c) to require that at least one of the specified items be provided (was, the specified information has to be provided) to the surveyor by the utility owner. Requires that the utility owner be given at least 10 days before the proposed start of the survey to provide the required information. Amends the information that is to be provided to require at least one of the following: (1) location and description of all of the underground utilities within the area to be surveyed; (2) the best available description of the underground utilities in the area of the proposed survey; and (3) allowing the surveyor to inspect the drawing or other records for all underground utilities within the area to be surveyed at a location that is acceptable to both parties (deletes from the list location and description of all utility markers, temporary markings indicating the location of the underground utilities where permanent utility markers do not exist, and other information that would assist in locating the underground utilities). Adds that the requirements of (c) do not apply to a notice of intent to survey a single-family residence property given by an engineer or architect, but does apply to a notice given by a property owner or a surveyor who has been retained in connection with the development of the property.

Intro. by Meredith.GS 87
S 159 (2013-2014) REQUIRE CERTAIN GENERAL REAPPRAISALS. Filed Mar 4 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CORRECT GENERAL REAPPRAISALS RESULTING IN PROPERTY VALUES THAT DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF NORTH CAROLINA LAW BY SETTING FORTH THE STEPS REQUIRED TO BRING THE GENERAL REAPPRAISAL INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE PROPERTY TAX MANDATES.

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

Makes deletions to the whereas clauses and Section 1, deleting any occurrence of the word corroborating as it applies to evidence.

Adds clarifying language to Section 1, providing that boards of county commissioners must undertake the specified measures required by the act, notwithstanding any other provision of GS Chapter 105, Subchapter II, not cited in the act.

Amends one of the conditions, that if met, require a board of commissioners to take specified measures, providing that independent evidence that the majority of commercial neighborhoods in the county possess significant issues of inequity must be reviewed by a qualified appraisal company.

Makes a technical change.

Amends Section 2, clarifying that the same qualified appraisal company that provided or reviewed the evidence of inequity above can also conduct the review of all the values in the county by neighborhoods and make recommendations as to the true value of the property. Provides that the board of county commissioners must make any required specified changes to the abstract and tax records of the property either after the reappraisal is completed or after each neighborhood review required by Section 2 is complete (previously, required that the changes only had to be made after the reappraisal). Provides that the provisions of GS 105-380 do not apply to the issuance of any refund under the provisions of this act.

Provides that any interest on taxes paid on parcels with errors that resulted in the parcels having an overstated value must be calculated at a rate of 5% per annum [previously, provided that the interest would be calculated as if there was an order of the county board of equalization and review reducing the valuation of the property pursuant to GS 105-360(e)]. Provides that the discovery penalties in GS 105-312(h) do not apply to the additional taxes levied on parcels as a result of errors.

 

Intro. by Tarte, Rucho.UNCODIFIED
S 328 (2013-2014) SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT REFORM ACT OF 2013. Filed Mar 14 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO (1) EXTEND THE DURATION OF PERMITS FOR SANITARY LANDFILLS AND TRANSFER STATIONS TO THIRTY YEARS; (2) MODIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES' AUTHORITY TO ISSUE AND TRANSFER PERMITS FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES; (3) MODIFY CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS GOVERNING SANITARY LANDFILLS, INCLUDING APPLICABLE BUFFERS, CLEANING AND INSPECTION OF LEACHATE COLLECTION LINES, ALTERNATIVE DAILY COVER, AND REQUIRED STUDIES FOR CERTAIN LANDFILL OWNERS AND OPERATORS; (4) MODIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY APPLICABLE TO APPLICANTS AND PERMIT HOLDERS FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES; (5) AMEND THE RULE GOVERNING COLLECTION AND TRANSPORT OF SOLID WASTE TO REQUIRE THAT CONTAINERS BE "LEAK-RESISTANT" RATHER THAN "LEAK-PROOF," AND AMEND A STATUTE THAT REQUIRES VEHICLES TO BE CONSTRUCTED AND LOADED TO PREVENT LEAKAGE; (6) AMEND THE DEFINITION OF LEACHATE TO EXCLUDE LIQUID ADHERING TO TIRES OF VEHICLES LEAVING SANITARY LANDFILLS AND TRANSFER STATIONS; (7) AUTHORIZE CITIES AND COUNTIES THAT ACCEPT SOLID WASTE FROM OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO LEVY A SURCHARGE ON FEES FOR USE OF THEIR DISPOSAL FACILITIES, AND AUTHORIZE THEM TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FROM A UTILITY OR PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE FUND USED FOR OPERATION OF A LANDFILL TO THE JURISDICTION'S GENERAL FUND UPON CERTAIN FINDINGS; (8) REQUIRE THE RETURN OF A PORTION OF THE REIMBURSEMENTS PAID OUT PURSUANT TO S.L. 2007-543 IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND (9) MAKE RELATED CLARIFYING, CONFORMING, AND TECHNICAL CHANGES.

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes changes to be summarized.

Intro. by Wade, Brown, Jackson.UNCODIFIED
S 409 (2013-2014) ASSESS COSTS/RESTRAINING ORDERS (NEW). Filed Mar 25 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND PROCEDURES, CLARIFY COSTS AND ATTORNEYS' FEES PROVISIONS APPLICABLE WHEN RELIEF IS NOT ORDERED IN CHAPTER 50B PROTECTIVE ORDER AND CHAPTER 50C NO CONTACT ORDER CASES, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ATTORNEYS' FEES UPON THE GRANT OF RELIEF IN CHAPTER 50C CASES.

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

Changes the short and long titles.

Amends subsection (a) of GS 50B-2, Institution of civil action; motion for emergency relief; temporary orders; temporary custody, establishing that, except as provided for in subsection (e), no court costs or attorney's fees can be assessed for the filing, issuance, registration, or service of a protective order or petition for a protective order or witness subpoena. Establishes that the purpose of the subsection is to comply with federal law which would preclude the state from receiving federal funds if certain costs or penalties were assessed for bringing a claim or action under GS Chapter 50B.

Enacts new GS 50B-2(e), establishing that no court costs can be assessed against a party for the filing or service of a civil action or the filing of a motion in any existing action filed under GS Chapter 50, or for the service of any orders. Also provides that no attorneys' fees can be assessed against the party unless prior to the assessment of cost or fees, the court finds from evidence that the person (1) was not a victim or filing on behalf of a victim of unlawful conduct, (2) filed the action knowing that he or she was not a victim or filed the action knowing that the person upon whose behalf the filing was made was not a victim of unlawful conduct, and (3) initiated the action for an improper purpose to harass the defendant. Provides that failure to comply with the procedural requirements in GS Chapter 50B cannot be the basis for a finding that the party was not a victim.

 

Intro. by Tarte. GS 50B, GS 50C
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.

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

Makes various technical corrections throughout the act.

 

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 452 (2013-2014) JURISDICTIONAL AMTS/ARBITRATION/SM CLAIMS CT. Filed Mar 26 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCREASE THE JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNTS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE, TO MAKE ARBITRATION MANDATORY IN CERTAIN CIVIL CASES, AND TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO THE COURT FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF COURT COSTS AND ATTORNEYS' FEES IN SMALL CLAIMS MATTERS WHEN AN ARBITRATOR'S DECISION IN FAVOR OF THE APPELLEE IS AFFIRMED ON APPEAL.

House amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition, as amended.

Amends GS 6-21.1(a), concerning allowance of counsel fees in certain cases, providing that the attorney's fees awarded in a personal injury or property damage case, or suit against an insurance company under a policy issued by the company where the insured or beneficiary is the plaintiff, and specified conditions are met, cannot exceed $10,000 when, among other requirements, the amount of damages recovered is $25,000 or less (was, $20,000 or less).

Changes the act's  effective date from July 1, 2013 to August 1, 2013.

Intro. by Goolsby.GS 6, GS 7A
S 571 (2013-2014) AUTHORIZE VARIOUS SPECIAL PLATES. Filed Apr 1 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ISSUE VARIOUS SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATES AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS FOR VARIOUS SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATES.

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Further amends GS 20-70.4(b) to also allow issuance of the following 7 license plates, contingent on the receipt of at least 300 plate applications: Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, NC FIRST Robotics, NC Sportsmen's Caucus, North Carolina Cattlemen's Association, Operation Coming Home, Pancreatic Cancer Awareness, and YMCA. Establishes the fees for those plates and requires the funds in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account from the sale of each of the plates to go to specified entities for each plate. Also amends the provision for the retired legislator plate to require the plates be issued in the order applications are received.

Amends GS 20-79.7 to add a $20 fee for the Fraternal Order of Police plate, with $10 of that fee to be transferred to the North Carolina Fraternal Order of Police to support the State Lodge. Also clarifies that the Bronze Star Combat Recipient, Bronze Star Recipient, Combat Veteran, Legion of Merit, Military Veteran, Military Wartime Veteran, Partially Disabled Veteran, and Pearl Harbor Survivor plates do not have a fee.

Amends GS 20-81.12(b4) to require funds from the sale of the Olympic Games Plate be allocated to the North Carolina Amateur Sports (was, to the NC Health and Fitness Foundation, Inc.) and that the funds be allocated as follows: (1) 67% to the US Olympic Committee to assist in training Olympic athletes, (2) 33% to assist with administration of the State Games of North Carolina; deletes the allocation to the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and health for support of local fitness council development.

Amends GS 20-81.12(b38) to require funds derived from the sale of the Charlotte Motor Speedway plates to go to Speedway Children's Charities.

Amends the act's long title.

Intro. by Brock. GS 20

The Daily Bulletin: 2013-06-06

LOCAL/HOUSE BILLS
H 1005 (2013-2014) STANLY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND BD. OF ED. Filed Apr 29 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO DISTRICT THE STANLY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AND THE STANLY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION.

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

Deletes language which provided for the appointment by the Board of Commissioners of two additional members in accordance with GS 153A-27.1 to serve until specified new members are elected. Establishes that each candidate for a district seat must reside in the district for which the election is sought.

Amends the election process for the Board of Commissioners, providing that in 2014 and biennially after that, one member each from Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be elected to serve.  Also, in 2014 and quadrennially after that, one member will be elected at-large to serve a four-year term and, in 2016 and quadrennially after that, two members will be elected at-large to serve a four-year term. Establishes that all of the elections will be held at the same time as the general election.

Changes the effective date of Section 2 to July 1, 2014 (was, effective the first Monday in December 2014).

Establishes that candidates for a district seat on the Board of Education must reside in the district for which the election is sought.

Amends the election process for the Board of Education, providing that in 2016 and biennially after that, one member each from Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be elected to serve.  Also, in 2016 and quadrennially after that, one member will be elected at-large to serve a four-year term and in 2018, and quadrennially after that, two members will be elected at-large to serve a four-year term. Establishes that all of the elections will be held at the same time as the general election.

Changes the effective date of Section 3 to July 1, 2014 (was, effective the first Monday in December 2014).

Clarifies that following the 2020 Census, and each subsequent Census, the Board of Commissioners can revise the election districts for the Board of Commissioners and the Board of Education. Establishes that the district boundary lines for the two boards must remain identical.

Intro. by Burr.Stanly

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LOCAL/SENATE BILLS
S 312 (2013-2014) REFERENDUM ON INCORPORATING LAKE JAMES. Filed Mar 13 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT REQUIRING A REFERENDUM ON WHETHER TO INCORPORATE THE VILLAGE OF LAKE JAMES.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Makes changes to the corporate boundaries by deleting certain described propertyand makes changes regarding the commencement of tax collectionproviding for pro-rated municipal taxes (was, municipal taxes) levied for tax year 2013-14 in accordance with the pro-rating procedure in GS 160A-58.10 (was levied for the year beginning July 1, 2013. Also makes changes regarding ad valorem taxesso thatthe Village Council cannot approve an ad valorem tax rate greater than 7�_΢ per $100 valuation unless the tax rate is approved by an affirmative vote of the majority (was, two-thirds) of the qualified voters of the Village of Lake James.

Intro. by Daniel.Burke
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: 2013-06-06

PUBLIC BILLS

H 24: DV ABUSER TREATMENT PROGRAM/AMENDMENTS (NEW).

    House: Rec From Senate
    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub

H 25: AMEND FELONY BREAKING OR ENTERING.

    Ratified

H 29: METHAMPHETAMINE/OFFENSE/PENALTIES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 32: INCREASE YEAR'S ALLOWANCE.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 88: LIEN AGENTS/TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS (NEW).

    House: Cal Pursuant 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

H 114: NO SS# REQ/ABSOLUTE DIVORCE (NEW).

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 122: AMEND INTERLOCUTORY APPEALS/FAMILY LAW.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 125: PUBLIC AGENCY COMPUTER CODE NOT PUBLIC RECORD.

    Ratified

H 142: PROVIDE ACCESS TO CAMPUS POLICE RECORDS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 200: REQUIRE CERTAIN GENERAL REAPPRAISALS.

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

H 223: ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPS/MEMBER CONTROL.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 240: INSURANCE TECHNICAL/CLARIFYING CHANGES.-AB

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 248: TAXPAYER DEBT INFORMATION ACT.

    Senate: Reptd Fav As Amended
    Senate: Com Amend Adopted 1
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 276: ZONING/BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT CHANGES.

    House: Cal Pursuant 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

H 278: HOAS/VOLUNTARY PRELITIGATION MEDIATION.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 279: TRANSFER ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS.

    House: Cal Pursuant 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

H 301: CLARIFYING CHANGES/ENGINEERS/SURVEYORS LAWS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 315: PLASTICS LABELING REQUIREMENTS.

    Ratified

H 317: IMPROVE ED. FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE DEAF.

    House: Cal Pursuant 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

H 332: NOTARY ACT/SATISFACTION OF SECURITY INTERESTS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 340: LIMITED LINES TRAVEL INSURANCE.

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

H 361: JUSTICE REINVESTMENT TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.-AB

    Ratified

H 368: BD. OF AGRICULTURE FORESTRY/NURSERY APPTS.-AB

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 383: AMEND GRAIN DEALER LICENSING LAWS.-AB

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 384: AMEND DEFINITIONS/PROPERTY CLASSIF./EQU. DIST.

    Ratified

H 390: STATE IT GOVERNANCE CHANGES.-AB

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 407: TRUSTEE-ATTY FEE/FORECLOSURES/CLERK APPROVAL.

    Ratified

H 410: CANCEL TITLE TO MANUFACTURED HOME.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 439: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT JOBSITES PROGRAM.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 473: NC CAPTIVE INSURANCE ACT.

    Senate: Amend Adopted A1
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Engrossed

H 480: ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING REFORM.

    Ratified

H 505: EXTEND DSWC ANIMAL WASTE INSPECTIONS (NEW).

    House: Rec From Senate
    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub

H 515: AMEND CREDIT UNION LAWS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

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

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

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

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

H 581: TROPHY WILDLIFE SALE PERMIT.

    Ratified

H 591: REPORTING AND TERMS FOR LONG. DATA BOARD.

    Ratified

H 610: MODIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR IN-STAND BEER SALES.

    Ratified

H 629: AMEND DEFINITION OF SPECIAL PURPOSE PROJECT.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

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

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 649: SMALL GROUP HEALTH INS. TECHNICAL CHANGES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 650: GUARANTY ASSOCIATION ACT AMENDMENTS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 662: LIMITED LICENSE/INSTALL BACKFLOW ASSEMBLIES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 664: CELL TOWER DEPLOYMENT ACT.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 687: HOMELESS SHELTERS/REMOVE AGE LIMITS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

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

    Senate: Amend Adopted A1
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Engrossed
    Senate: Amend Adopted A1
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Engrossed

H 707: ENSURE SAFE NAVIGATION CHANNELS.

    Senate: Amend Adopted A1
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 710: WATER UTILITY RECOVERY.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 743: UI LAWS ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 762: AMEND CERTAIN BAIL BOND PROCEDURES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

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

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 765: JURY INSTRUCTIONS FOR SCHOOL BUDGET DISPUTE.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

H 774: BUILDING CODE EXCLUSION/PRIMITIVE STRUCTURES.

    Ratified

H 783: PYROTECHNICS TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES.

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

H 788: WATER/SEWER AUTHORITY/RATE FLEXIBILITY.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 789: USTS ELIGIBLE FOR BROWNFIELDS.

    Ratified

H 813: BAN SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS (NEW).

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 816: TOBACCO GROWERS ASSESSMENT ACT (NEW).

    House: Passed 2nd Reading

H 817: STRATEGIC TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENTS (NEW).

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

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

    Ratified

H 829: SALE OF GROWLERS BY CERTAIN ABC PERMITTEES.

    Ratified

H 903: UNC & COMM. COLLEGE CREDIT TRANSFERS.

    Pres. To Gov. 6/6/2013

H 998: TAX SIMPLIFICATION AND REDUCTION ACT (NEW)

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 8: INCREASE FINE FOR VEHICLE REMOVAL.

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

S 9: UTILITIES/DESIGN/SURVEY LOCATION SERVICES.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 36: APA TECHNICAL/CLARIFYING CHGES.

    House: Conf Report Adopted

S 76: DOMESTIC ENERGY JOBS ACT.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 103: AMEND ASSESSMENTS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS (NEW).

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

S 124: SHOOT GUN INSIDE/TO INCITE FEAR.

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

S 129: LIMIT STATE FACILITIES FINANCE ACT DEBT.

    Pres. To Gov. 06/06/2013

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

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/10/2013

S 156: CLARIFY LEC PROCEDURES/TC.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/10/2013

S 159: REQUIRE CERTAIN GENERAL REAPPRAISALS.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Re-ref Com On Regulatory Reform

S 200: EXTEND TIME FOR FORENSIC ACCREDITATION (NEW).

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/10/2013

S 207: MAINTAINING WATER & SEWER FISCAL HEALTH.

    House: Serial Referral To Finance Stricken
    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 208: EFFECTIVE OPERATION OF 1915(B)/(C) WAIVER.

    Ratified

S 209: CITIES/OVERGROWN VEGETATION NOTICE.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Re-ref Com On Regulatory Reform Subcommittee on Local Government

S 210: AUTHORIZE CHIEF MAGISTRATES.

    Pres. To Gov. 06/06/2013

S 211: CITIES/PUBLIC NUISANCE NOTICE.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 222: REVISE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES REPORTING.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

S 239: AMEND NC BUSINESS CORPORATION ACT.

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

S 248: CHOICE OF HEARING AID SPECIALIST.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

S 252: INCREASE PENALTY/CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE CRIMES.

    Pres. To Gov. 06/06/2013

S 279: ESTATES/TRUSTS/GUARDIANSHIP AMENDMENTS.

    Pres. To Gov. 06/06/2013

S 306: CAPITAL PUNISHMENT/AMENDMENTS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

S 321: INMATE COSTS/CT.APPT./NOTARIES.

    House: Postponed To 06/07/2013
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

S 328: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT REFORM ACT OF 2013.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

S 378: ASSESS PROPANE DEALERS/DISTRIBUTORS.

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

S 387: FOREST SERVICE CHANGES/BEDDING LAW ROE (NEW).

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

S 393: CONSTRUCTIVE FRAUD/LIMITATIONS PERIOD.

    Senate: Fail Concur In H Amend S393v1

S 409: ASSESS COSTS/RESTRAINING ORDERS (NEW).

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 411: ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR MPOS/RPOS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/10/2013

S 431: CONFIRM COMMISSIONER OF BANKS.

    Ratified
    Ch. Res 2013-13

S 433: PREVENT PAY FOR WEIGHT EXCEEDING ALLOWANCE.

    Ratified

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

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 443: DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED FIREARMS (NEW).

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

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

    House: Amend Adopted A2
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed

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

    Ratified

S 468: ALIGN INSPECTIONS W/INSTALLER LICENSING.

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

S 486: PERTUSSIS EDUCATION & AWARENESS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/10/2013

S 489: CONSUMER FINANCE ACT AMENDMENTS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/10/2013

S 520: WC/RECORD FULL IC HEARINGS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/10/2013

S 528: CLARIFY PETIT JUROR OATH.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/10/2013

S 530: PROHIBIT E-CIGARETTE SALES TO MINORS.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

S 539: JURY LIST/DATE OF BIRTH INFORMATION.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/10/2013

S 542: DRUG TESTING FOR LTC APPLICANTS & EMPLOYEES.

    Senate: Rec To Concur In H Amend
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

S 545: MASTER METERS/LANDLORD-TENANT AGREEMENT.

    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Reconsidered 3rd Reading
    House: Postponed To 06/10/2013

S 571: AUTHORIZE VARIOUS SPECIAL PLATES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/11/2013

S 583: METAL THEFT STATUTE AMENDMENTS.

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

S 584: AMEND FALSE LIENS LAW.

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

S 603: CLARIFY ISSUANCE OF PLATES/CERTIFICATES LAW.-AB

    Ratified

S 630: EVIDENCE & DNA EXPUNCTION LAWS.-AB

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

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

    Ratified

Actions on Bills: 2013-06-06

LOCAL BILLS

H 456: DV FATALITY REVIEW TEAM/MECKLENBURG CO.

    House: Rec From Senate
    House: Rec To Concur S Com Sub

H 529: EDGECOMBE COUNTY OCCUPANCY TAX AUTHORIZATION.

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

H 1005: STANLY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND BD. OF ED.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 67: SURRY COMM. COLLEGE/YADKIN CTY. LAND TRANSFER (NEW).

    House: Serial Referral To Finance Stricken
    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 111: CLINTON/USE DESIGN-BUILD METHOD.

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

S 128: CARRBORO OFFICE OF ALDERMAN.

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

S 257: ALAMANCE/GUILFORD COUNTY BOUNDARY.

    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/07/2013

S 268: SUNSET BEACH/CANAL DREDGING/MAINTENANCE FEE.

    House: Passed 2nd Reading

S 312: REFERENDUM ON INCORPORATING LAKE JAMES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

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