The Daily Bulletin: 2013-07-01

The Daily Bulletin: 2013-07-01

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 14 (2013-2014) REV LAWS TECHNICAL, CLARIFYING, & ADMIN. CHG. Filed Jan 30 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL, CLARIFYING, AND ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES TO THE REVENUE LAWS AND RELATED STATUTES, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE REVENUE LAWS STUDY COMMITTEE.

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

Amends GS 105-164.13 to add prepared food to items that are exempt from sales tax when it is sold not for profit by school cafeterias, served to students in dining rooms operated by the educational institution or student organizations, or sold by a church or religious organization not for profit where the proceeds are used for religious activities. Adds that the exemption for fuel and electricity sold to a manufacturer for use in connection with the operation of a manufacturing facility does not apply to electricity used at a facility where the primary activity is not manufacturing. Amends GS 105-164.13A by making conforming changes to include prepared food.

Amends GS 105-164.14(b) to add that sales and use tax liability indirectly incurred by a nonprofit through reimbursement to an employee of the entity for the purchase of tangible personal property and services other than electricity, telecommunication service, and ancillary services for use in carrying on the work of the nonprofit is considered a direct purchase by the entity.

Amends GS 105-164.27A to add that a person who purchases direct mail may apply for a direct pay permit for the purchase of the direct mail. Specifies that the permit does not apply to any purchase other than the purchase of direct mail.

Deletes proposed changes to GS 105-187.51(a) and to GS 105-242.2(b).

Makes Section 22 of the act, concerning a tobacco distributor's licenses, effective September 1, 2013.

Amends GS 105-164.4B(d) to make a conforming change. Also amends the statute to remove the provision stating that direct mail is sourced to the location indicated by an address for the purchaser that is available from the business records of the seller maintained in the ordinary course of business when use of the address does not constitute bad faith when other provisions do not apply.

Amends GS 62A-54(a) to make a technical change.

Amends GS 66-255 to provide that a specialty market operator or operator of an event where space is provided to a vendor must keep a daily registration list of all specialty market or other vendors selling or offering goods for sale. Makes conforming changes. Adds that the daily registration lists must be made available to the Secretary of Revenue or the Secretary's agent. Provides that the exemptions in GS 66-256 do not apply to the registration list.

Amends GS 105-129.16H to provide that the statute is repealed as of the date that GS 105-129.16A is repealed. Provides that the repeal applies to donations made for renewable energy property placed in service on or after the date the section is repealed.

Amends GS 105-129.26(c) so that the forfeiture provision applies only to major recycling facilities (was, large or major).

Amends GS 105-130.5 to delete from the additions that are to be made to federal income when determining state income outdated provisions as well as other provisions concerning accelerated depreciation deductions; adds in the amount required to be added under GS 105-130.5B when the state decouples from federal accelerated depreciation and expensing, as well as the amount allowed as a deduction under GS 105-130.5B as a result of an add back for federal accelerated deprecation and expensing. Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.

Enacts new GS 105-130.5 to require a taxpayer taking a special accelerated deprecation deduction for specified property to add to their taxable income 85% of the amount taken for that year under the specified Code provisions. Allows a taxpayer to deduct 20% of the add back in each of the first five taxable years following the year the taxpayer is required to include the add back in income. Includes special provisions for taxpayers placing property in service during the 2009 taxable year when the taxable income for 2009 reflected a special accelerated deprecation deduction. Requires a taxpayer who places section 179 property in service during taxable year 2010 through 2013 to add to the taxpayer's federal taxable income 85% of the amount by which the taxpayers' expense deduction under section 179 exceeds the specified dollar and investment limitations. Allows a deduction of 20% of the add back in each of the first five taxable years following the year the taxpayer is required to include the add back in income. Allows a taxpayer that transfers an asset where the basis of the asset transferred carries over from the transferor to the transferee for federal income tax purposes to fully deduct the amount of accelerated deprecation added in a prior year unless any portion was previously deducted. Allows any unused portion of the amount of the accelerated deprecation to be fully deducted in one of two specified ways. Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.

Amends GS 105-134.6 to delete from the items that a taxpayer may deduct, to the extent those items are included in the taxpayer's adjusted gross income, outdated provisions as well as other provisions concerning accelerated depreciation deductions; adds in the amount allowed as a deduction under GS 105-134.6A as a result of an add back for federal accelerated depreciation and expensing. Amends the items that must be added when a taxpayer deducts the itemized deductions, to the extent those items are included in the itemized deduction amount, to remove outdated provisions as well as other provisions concerning accelerated depreciation deductions; adds in the amount required to be added under GS 105-134.6A when the state decouples from federal accelerated depreciation and expensing. Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.

Enacts new GS 105-134A requiring a taxpayer taking a special accelerated deprecation deduction for specified property to add to their federal taxable income, or adjusted gross income, 85% of the amount taken for that year under the specified Code provisions. Provides that for taxable years before 2012, the amount must be added to the federal taxable income; for 2012 and after, the amount must be added to the taxpayer's adjusted gross income. Allows a taxpayer to deduct 20% of the add back in each of the first five taxable years following the year the taxpayer is required to include the add back in income. Includes special provisions for taxpayers placing property in service during the 2009 taxable year when the taxable income for 2009 reflected a special accelerated depreciation deduction. Requires a taxpayer who places section 179 property in service during taxable year 2010 through 2013 to add to the taxpayer's federal taxable income, or adjusted gross income, 85% of the amount by which the taxpayer's expense deduction under section 179 exceeds the specified dollar and investment limitations. Provides that for taxable years before 2012, the amount must be added to the federal taxable income; for 2012 and after, the amount must be added to the taxpayer's adjusted gross income. Allows a deduction of 20% of the add back in each of the first five taxable years following the year the taxpayer is required to include the add back in income. Allows a taxpayer that transfers an asset where the basis of the asset transferred carries over from the transferor to the transferee for federal income tax purposes to fully deduct the amount of accelerated depreciation added in a prior year unless any portion was previously deducted. Allows any unused portion of the amount of the accelerated depreciation to be fully deducted in one of two specified ways. Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2013.

Allows a taxpayer subject to income tax under GS Chapter 104, Article 4, for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2007, and on or before January 1, 2012, that meets the requirements of GS 105-130.5B(d) or GS 105-134.6A(d) to apply for a refund of any excess tax paid. Requires requests to be made on or before January 1, 2014.

Amends GS 105-134.6(d)(23) to provide that for 2013, the taxpayer who elects to itemize deductions may deduct the amount that would have been allowed as a charitable deduction under section 170 had the taxpayer not taken the income exclusion. Provides that this deduction is not subject to the charitable contribution limitation and carryover provision but is subject to the overall limitation on itemized deductions.

Amends GS 105-130.6A to provide that the definitions in GS 105-130.2 (was, provisions if GS 105-130.6) govern the determination of whether a corporation is a subsidiary or affiliate of another.

Amends GS 105-151.26 to provide that for tax year 2013, the taxpayer's excess charitable contributions also include the amount by which the taxpayer's charitable contributions for the taxable year would have been deductible under section 170 of the Code had the taxpayer not elected to take the income exclusion under section 408(d)(8) of the Code that exceed 2% of the taxpayer's adjusted gross income. Provides that for the purposes of computing this tax credit, charitable contributions are not subject to the charitable contribution limitation and carryover provisions of section 170 of the Code.

Amends GS 105-159, federal corrections, to make the statute applicable to corrections to a taxpayer's adjusted gross income or federal tax credit (was, federal taxable income). Makes conforming changes.

Amends GS 105-163.3(d), providing that certain payers of contractors must file with the Secretary an annual report that compiles the information contained in each of the payer's statements to contractors and any other information required by the Secretary in the manner required by the Secretary.  Amends GS 105-163.6(a), also providing that the returns required by this section must be filed with the Secretary in the manner required by the Secretary.

Amends GS 105-164.4(a)(6b), providing that the general rate of tax charged to retailers also applies to the sales price of digital property that is sold at retail.

Amends GS 105-164.4C(a2), providing that the sourcing principle in this subdivision applies to a product provided as an adjunct to mobile telecommunications service if the charge for the product is included within the term "charges for mobile telecommunications services."

Amends GS 105-164.14(c)(24), providing that the subsection applies to a public library created pursuant to an act of the General Assembly or established pursuant to GS 153A-270 (previously, only applied to a public library created by the General Assembly). Effective January 1, 2013, applying to purchases occurring on or after that date.

Amends GS 105-164.28, certificate of exemption, providing that, except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a seller is not liable for the tax otherwise applicable if the Secretary determines that a purchaser improperly claimed an exemption or if the seller, within 90 days of the sale, meets specified new and amended requirements.  Adds new subsection regarding substantiation requests, providing that if the Secretary determines that a certificate of exemption or the required data elements obtained by the seller are incomplete, then the Secretary can request substantiation from a seller. Provides that a seller is not required to verify that a certificate of registration number provided by a purchaser is correct. Provides that a seller is not liable for tax otherwise applicable to the seller who completes specified requirements within 120 days after a request for substantiation by the Secretary.  Sets out specific times when relief from liability does not apply to a seller. Provides that the Secretary cannot require a seller to renew a blanket certificate or to update exemption certificate information or data elements when there is a recurring business relationship between the buyer and seller. Provides that a recurring business relationship exists when a period of no more than 12 months elapses between sales transactions.

Amends GS 105-164.28A, Other exemption certificates, providing that a seller is relieved of the liability for tax owed from a transaction involving an exemption certificate when the seller obtains the purchaser's name, address, type of business, reason for exemption, and exemption number in lieu of obtaining an exemption certificate. Provides that GS 105-164.28A will be administered in accordance with GS 105-164.28. Provides that the Secretary can authorize in writing the Streamline Sales Tax Governing Board to contract on the behalf of the Secretary with a certified service provider for the purpose of collecting and remitting sales and use tax (previously, only the Secretary was authorized to contract).

Amends GS 105-164.44I, concerning the distribution of sales tax from video/telecommunications service, providing that the Secretary must first, from the amounts listed in this subsection, make the distribution required in subsection (b) of this section and then distribute the remainder in accordance with subsections (c) and (d) (previously, the Secretary was required to first distribute $2 million in accordance with subsection (b)).

Amends GS 105-197.51B, providing that a privilege tax is imposed on companies that are primarily engaged in specific activities at their establishments in lieu of companies labeled as a certain type of company.  For example, a tax is imposed on a company primarily engaged at their establishment in research and development activities in lieu of a research and development company.  Makes conforming changes throughout the subsection.

Amends GS 105-241.6(b), providing a new subsection dealing with contingent events and overpayment of taxes, establishing that if a taxpayer is subject to a contingent event and files notice with the Secretary, then the period to request a refund of an overpayment is six months after the contingent event concludes. Defines a contingent event as litigation or a state tax audit initiated prior to the expiration of the statute of limitations under GS 105-241.6(a), which prevents the taxpayer from possessing the information needed to file an accurate request for a refund of an overpayment. Provides that "notice to the Secretary" means a written notice filed with the Secretary prior to expiration of the statute of limitations noted above. Sets out what the written notice must state and identify. Provides that a taxpayer can solicit, by written request, the Secretary for an extension on the statute of limitations in regards to requesting an overpayment of taxes for events or conditions which are not considered to be contingent events.  Sets out what the written notice must state and identify, including clear and convincing proof that the event or condition was beyond the taxpayer's control and that it prevented timely filing. Effective January 1, 2014, applying to a request for a refund of an overpayment of tax filed on or after that date.

Current law provides that the Secretary of Revenue (Secretary) may not determine the state net income properly attributable to a corporation's business carried on in the state under GS 105‑130.5A, until a rule adopted by the Secretary under GS 105-262.1 becomes effective. Amends GS 105-262.1(d), which provides an expedited procedure for the adoption of rules needed to administer GS 105‑130.5A, to allow a person to object to a rule and request a review by the Rules Review Commission (Commission) following the agency's adoption of the rule (was, prior to the adoption of the rule).

Amends GS 105-468 to direct that the administration and collection of the use tax authorized under Article 39 of GS Chapter 105 be done in accordance with Article 5 of GS Chapter 105. Deletes provisions requiring a retailer engaged in business in the state and in the taxing county to collect the use tax levied under GS 105-164.6 and specifying that the use tax under this section is levied against the purchaser.

Amends GS 105-467(c) to provide that the sourcing principles in GS 105-164.4B apply in determining whether the local sales tax applies to a transaction, deleting the provision that the local sales tax applies to taxable transactions by retailers whose place of business is located within the taxing county.

Amends GS 105-561(d) to apply the provisions regarding a special tax district to a regional public transportation authority created under Article 26 of GS Chapter 160A.

Amends Section 27A.2(f) of SL 2009-451 to provide that the general state rate of tax in effect on or after July 1, 2011, applies to gross receipts received on or after July 1, 2011, under a lease  or rental agreement entered into for a definite, stipulated period of time during the period between September 1, 2009, through June 30, 2011.

Amends Section 8 of SL 2011-122, to provide that the Department of Revenue may retain the cost of collection under this section that includes costs incurred prior to July 1, 2013.

Provides that the Department of Revenue allocates and distributes to cities and counties (1) the local sales and use tax under Subchapter VIII of GS Chapter 105 and (2) a portion of various state taxes under GS Chapter 105. Requires that if the Department of Revenue is unable to accurately calculate the amount of tax proceeds to be distributed to a county or city because of implementation issues with the Tax Information Management System (TIMS), the Department of Revenue must allocate and distribute an amount to a county and city that is equal to the average of the applicable tax proceeds allocated and distributed to the county or city for the same distributional period in the three preceding fiscal years. Effective when this provision becomes law and expires on July 1, 2015.

Amends various session laws to delete exemptions from the listed counties' levy of a room occupancy and tourism development tax on accommodations furnished by the following entities (as applicable): (1) religious organizations; (2) educational organizations; (3) any business that rents fewer than five units; (4) summer camps; or (5) charitable, benevolent, and other nonprofit organizations. Amends appropriate session laws affecting the following counties: Alamance, Alleghany, Buncombe, Carteret, Currituck, Dare, Forsyth, Johnston, Lenoir, Madison, Martin, Washington, and Richmond. Also deletes the exemptions for the occupancy tax levied by the Greensboro City Council, the Washington City Council, and the Kinston City Council.

Repeals the following to delete the exemptions on the room occupancy tax for the indicated counties: Section 3 of SL 1983-980, as amended (Craven); Section 3 of SL 1983-988 (Guilford); Section 3 of SL 1985-857 (Onslow); and Section 3 of SL 1987-950, as amended (Johnston).

Amends Section 22(d) of SL 2007-527, as amended, to make subsection (c) of this section, regarding the monthly transfer of interest collected on unpaid registration fees to the NC Highway Fund for technology improvements, effective July 1, 2013 (was, effective July 1, 2013, or when specified conditions regarding establishing the operation of an integrated computer system for registration renewal and property tax collection, whichever occurred first).

Amends Section 24(c) of SL 2009-445, as amended, to provide that with the exception of amendments to GS 105-330.9 and GS 105-330.11, the remainder of subsection (a) of Section 24 and all of subsection (b) of Section 24 become effective July 1, 2013, and apply to combined tax and registration notices issued on or after that date and deletes the alternative option for becoming effective when the DMV and the Department of Revenue certify that the integrated computer system or registration renewal and property tax collection for motor vehicles is in operation. Provides that counties may continue to collect property taxes on motor vehicles for taxable years beginning on or before September 1, 2013, under Article 22A of GS Chapter 105 as those statutes are in effect on June 30, 2013. Makes identical changes regarding the respective stated effective dates for Section 8 of SL 2007-471, as amended, and Section 13 of SL 2005-294, as amended.

Repeals Sections 3.2 (amending GS 105-330.2), 3.3 (amending GS 105-330.3), and 3.4 (amending GS 105-330.4) of SL 2012-79, effective June 26, 2012.

Amends GS 105-330.2, as amended by Section 2 of SL 2005-294 and Section 24(a) of SL 2009-445, to provide that the owner of a classified motor vehicle may appeal the appraised value of the vehicle but not the taxability of the vehicle (was, appraised value or taxability). Provides that appeals filed under this subsection, (b1), are to proceed as provided in GS 105-312(d). Adds a new subsection (b2) to provide that an owner of a classified motor vehicle may appeal the vehicle's eligibility for an exemption or exclusion within 30 days of the initial deicision. Provides that appeals filed under this new subsection are to proceed in the manner provided in GS 105-312(d). Effective July 1, 2013.

Amends GS 105-330.3, as amended by Section 24(a) of SL 2009-445, pertaining to the listing of unregistered classified motor vehicles for tax purposes. Provides criteria for taxing a classified motor vehicle that is required to be listed under subsection (a1) and that is registered before the end of the fiscal year for which it is required to be listed.  Additionally, provides criteria for determining the tax on a vehicle for any months during which the vehicle was not taxed between the date the registration expired and the start of the current registered vehicle tax year and designates that the vehicle is to be taxed as an unregistered vehicle under the specified criteria. Provides that a vehicle that is required under this subsection to be listed and that is not listed by January 31 and is not registered before the end of the fiscal year in which it is required to be listed is subject to discovery under GS 105-312. Requires an owner of a classified motor vehicle claiming exclusion or exemption from tax to file an application for exempt status with the tax assessor within 30 days of the date on which taxes for the vehicle are due (was, did not specify a time period in which the application had to be filed). Effective July 1, 2013.

Amends GS 105-330.4, as amended, to provide that the registration of a classified motor vehicle may not be issued or renewed unless the taxes for the tax year that begins on the first day of the first month following registration have been paid (was, may not be renewed unless the taxes that are due have been paid). Adds that if the registration of a classified motor vehicle is renewed earlier than the date the taxes are due, the taxes must be paid as if they are due. Specifies that interest accrues on unpaid taxes and registration fees at the rate of 5% for the remainder of the month following the date the registration renewal sticker expired (was, for the remainder of the month following the month the taxes are due). Specifies that interest accrues at the rate of 3/4% beginning the second month following the due date. Provides that the enforcement remedies in this subchapter do not apply to unpaid taxes on a registered classified motor vehicle for which the tax year begins on or after October 1, 2013. Effective July 1, 2013.

Amends GS 105-330.1(b), as amended, to add that motor vehicles owned by participants in the Address Confidentiality Program are not designated as a special class of property. Effective July 1, 2013.

Makes Section 5, 6, and 7 of the act effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2012. Except as otherwise provided, the remainder of the act is effective when it becomes law.

Intro. by Howard.GS 105, GS 62A, GS 66, GS 143, GS 161
H 60 (SL 2013-186) (2013-2014) TRANSFER OF INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER PROPERTY. Filed Jan 31 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO TERMINATE LEASES AT THE INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER SITE AND THEN SELL OR ALLOCATE CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THE PROPERTY, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM EVALUATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.

AN ACT TO TERMINATE LEASES AT THE INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER SITE AND THEN SELL OR ALLOCATE CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THE PROPERTY, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM EVALUATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective June 26, 2013.

Intro. by Howard.UNCODIFIED
H 219 (SL 2013-198) (2013-2014) UPDATE REFERENCES/CHILD BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK (NEW). Filed Mar 5 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MODERNIZE THE WAYS CHILDREN BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK ARE REFERENCED IN THE GENERAL STATUTES BY REMOVING REFERENCES TO "ILLEGITIMATE" WHEN USED IN CONNECTION WITH AN INDIVIDUAL AND TO "BASTARDY", TO ALLOW A CHILD BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK TO INHERIT FROM A PERSON WHO DIED PRIOR TO OR WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE BIRTH OF THAT CHILD IF PATERNITY CAN BE ESTABLISHED BY DNA TESTING, AND TO MAKE OTHER TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE STATUTES BEING AMENDED.

AN ACT TO MODERNIZE THE WAYS CHILDREN BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK ARE REFERENCED IN THE GENERAL STATUTES BY REMOVING REFERENCES TO "ILLEGITIMATE" WHEN USED IN CONNECTION WITH AN INDIVIDUAL AND TO "BASTARDY", TO ALLOW A CHILD BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK TO INHERIT FROM A PERSON WHO DIED PRIOR TO OR WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE BIRTH OF THAT CHILD IF PATERNITY CAN BE ESTABLISHED BY DNA TESTING, AND TO MAKE OTHER TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE STATUTES BEING AMENDED. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective June 26, 2013. Sections 9 and 13 apply to estates of persons dying on or after that date.

Intro. by Glazier, Stam, Faircloth, Michaux.GS 6, GS 8, GS 14, GS 15, GS 29, GS 30, GS 31, GS 49, GS 50, GS 97, GS 130A, GS 143
H 223 (SL 2013-187) (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.

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. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective July 1, 2013.

Intro. by Presnell, Moffitt, Hager, Arp.GS 62, GS 117
H 240 (SL 2013-199) (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.

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. Enacted June 26, 2013. Section 10 is effective January 1, 2016. Section 20 is effective January 1, 2015. Sections 22 and 24 are effective June 26, 2013. Section 23 is effective October 1, 2013. The remainder is effective July 1, 2013.

Intro. by Dockham. GS 58, GS 143
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.

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

Deletes the amendment to Section 1 of SL 2012-132, which provided that no operating standards set by the 911 Board under Article 3 of GS Chapter 62A were effective until January 1, 2015.

Deletes the requirement that the Legislative Research Commission study the specified issues related to the 911 Board and Public Safety Answering Points.

Amends the act's long title.

Intro. by Faircloth. GS 14, GS 62A
H 390 (SL 2013-188) (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.

AN ACT MAKING VARIOUS CHANGES TO THE LAWS RELATING TO STATE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GOVERNANCE. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective June 26, 2013.

Intro. by Saine.GS 143, GS 147, GS 150B
H 399 (2013-2014) AMEND LAWS PERTAINING TO DHHS.-AB Filed Mar 20 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES REQUESTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO LAWS PERTAINING TO CHILD ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND DEPENDENCY; MEDICAID; PUBLIC HEALTH; AND MENTAL HEALTH, DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 5th edition.

Deletes changes to GS 7B-909, regarding criteria for the review by the court of the placement plan for a juvenile.

Amends new GS 36C-8-818, regardingthe duty to providenotice to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance, of the death of a person receiving Medicaid at the time of death. Provides that this section does not apply to trustees of pre-need funeral trusts established or created under Article 13D of GS Chapter 90.

Makes a technical correction.

Intro. by Burr.GS 7B, GS 28A, GS 36C, GS 108A, GS 108C, GS 130A
H 615 (2013-2014) REMOVE REVOCATION FOR DWLR (NEW). Filed Apr 9 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PUNISHMENT OF REVOKING A PERSON'S DRIVERS LICENSE FOR COMMITTING CERTAIN DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED OFFENSES; TO MAKE DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED A NON-MOVING VIOLATION FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES; AND TO MAKE OTHER CONFORMING CHANGES.

Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition changes the act's effective date from December 1, 2013, to June 1, 2014.

Intro. by Ramsey, Baskerville, Turner. GS 20
H 664 (SL 2013-185) (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.

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. Enacted June 26, 2013. Section 3 is effective June 26, 2013. The remainder is effective October 1, 2013.

Intro. by Hager, Moffitt, W. Brawley, Alexander. GS 146, GS 153A, GS 160A
H 783 (2013-2014) PYROTECHNICS TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE LAWS GOVERNING PYROTECHNICS DISPLAYS.

Senate committee substitute to the 3rd edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 14-410 to require that the permitted pyrotechnics be exhibited, used, handled, manufactured, or discharged by a production company, as defined in GS 105-164.3(30).

Intro. by Starnes.GS 14, GS 58
H 802 (2013-2014) LANDLORD/TENANT/SHORTEN EVICTION TIME. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AMENDING THE LAWS RELATED TO LANDLORD AND TENANT RELATIONSHIPS TO SHORTEN THE TIME PERIOD REQUIRED TO EVICT A TENANT.

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

Amends GS 7A-228 to add that when a defendant in a summary ejectment action has given notice of appeal and perfected the appeal, the plaintiff may serve a motion to dismiss the appeal if the defendant (1) failed to raise a defense in the small claims court; (2) failed to file a motion, answer, or counterclaim in district court; or (3) failed to make any payment due under any applicable bond to stay execution of the judgment for possession. Specifies ways in which the defendant may defeat the motion to dismiss and requires a response within 10 days of receiving the motion.

Amends GS 42-25.9(g) by making all of the applicable time periods seven days instead of seven business days concerning the timeframe during which the landlord may dispose of personal property.

Amends GS 42-36.2 to require that the notice telling the tenant that failure to request possession of any property on the premises within 7 (was, five) days of execution may result in the property being thrown away, disposed of, or sold.

Makes the act effective September 1, 2013 (was, July 1, 2013).

Intro. by Earle, T. Moore, W. Brawley, Cunningham.GS 7A, GS 42
H 830 (SL 2013-189) (2013-2014) ADOPT STATE SYMBOLS. Filed Apr 10 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ADOPT AN OFFICIAL STATE FOSSIL, FROG, SALAMANDER, MARSUPIAL, FOLK ART, AND ART MEDIUM.

AN ACT TO ADOPT AN OFFICIAL STATE FOSSIL, FROG, SALAMANDER, MARSUPIAL, FOLK ART, AND ART MEDIUM. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective June 26, 2013.

Intro. by Avila, Martin, McElraft, West. GS 145
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.

Senate committee substitute to the 4th edition is to be summarized.

Intro. by Lewis, Setzer, Moffitt, Szoka. GS 105

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PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 8 (SL 2013-190) (2013-2014) INCREASE FINE FOR VEHICLE REMOVAL. Filed Jan 30 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR THE REMOVAL OF UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES FROM PRIVATE LOTS PURSUANT TO G.S. 20-219.2.

AN ACT TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR THE REMOVAL OF UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES FROM PRIVATE LOTS PURSUANT TO G.S. 20-219.2. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective December 1, 2013.

Intro. by Meredith.GS 20
S 25 (SL 2013-191) (2013-2014) HUNTING & FISHING/ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY. Filed Jan 31 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO ARE SERVING ON ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OUTSIDE THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA SHALL BE CONSIDERED RESIDENTS FOR PURPOSES OF OBTAINING CERTAIN HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING, AND SPECIAL ACTIVITY LICENSES.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO ARE SERVING ON ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OUTSIDE THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA SHALL BE CONSIDERED RESIDENTS FOR PURPOSES OF OBTAINING CERTAIN HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING, AND SPECIAL ACTIVITY LICENSES. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective July 1, 2013.

Intro. by Brown.GS 113
S 285 (SL 2013-194) (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.

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. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective June 26, 2013.

Intro. by Davis.GS 8, GS 20
S 336 (SL 2013-192) (2013-2014) COLLABORATION AMONG STATE DIABETES PROGRAMS. Filed Mar 14 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT REQUIRING THE DIVISIONS OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND PUBLIC HEALTH WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND THE STATE HEALTH PLAN DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE TREASURER, TO COORDINATE THE DIABETES PROGRAMS THEY EACH ADMINISTER;TO EACH DEVELOP PLANS TO REDUCE THE INCIDENCE OF DIABETES, TO IMPROVE CARE, AND TO CONTROL COMPLICATIONS; AND TO REPORT TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE FISCAL RESEARCH DIVISION.

AN ACT REQUIRING THE DIVISIONS OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND PUBLIC HEALTH WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES,AND THE STATE HEALTH PLAN DIVISION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE TREASURER, TO COORDINATE THE DIABETES PROGRAMS THEY EACH ADMINISTER;TO EACH DEVELOP PLANS TO REDUCE THE INCIDENCE OF DIABETES, TO IMPROVE CARE, AND TO CONTROL COMPLICATIONS; AND TO REPORT TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE FISCAL RESEARCH DIVISION. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective June 26, 2013.

Intro. by Pate.GS 130A
S 358 (SL 2013-193) (2013-2014) GUARANTEED ASSET PROTECTION WAIVERS. Filed Mar 19 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE GUARANTEED ASSET PROTECTION WAIVERS TO BE AUTHORIZED IN THIS STATE.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE GUARANTEED ASSET PROTECTION WAIVERS TO BE AUTHORIZED IN THIS STATE. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective October 1, 2013.

Intro. by Meredith, Newton, Ford.GS 66
S 461 (SL 2013-195) (2013-2014) CDL CHANGES. Filed Mar 27 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ALLOW THIRD-PARTY COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE SKILLS TESTING ANY DAY OF THE WEEK AND TO EXTEND THE VALIDITY OF A TEMPORARY DRIVING CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO AN APPLICANT FOR A COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE TO SIXTY DAYS.

AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ALLOW THIRD-PARTY COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE SKILLS TESTING ANY DAY OF THE WEEK AND TO EXTEND THE VALIDITY OF A TEMPORARY DRIVING CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO AN APPLICANT FOR A COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE TO SIXTY DAYS. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective July 1, 2013.

Intro. by Wade, Tillman, Bingham. GS 20
S 480 (2013-2014) UNC CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS. Filed Mar 27 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ACQUISITION OR CONSTRUCTION AND THE FINANCING, WITHOUT APPROPRIATIONS FROM THE GENERAL FUND, OF CERTAIN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS OF THE CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA.

Senate amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Deletes the authorization for South Road Bridge and Pedestrian Improvements.

Intro. by Apodaca. GS 18B
S 494 (SL 2013-196) (2013-2014) COMMUNITY SERVICE/POST-RELEASE SUPERVISION. Filed Mar 27 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY SERVICE AS A DISCRETIONARY CONDITION OF POST-RELEASE SUPERVISION AND TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTING BY THE POST-RELEASE SUPERVISION AND PAROLE COMMISSION ON MATTERS COMING BEFORE THE COMMISSION.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY SERVICE AS A DISCRETIONARY CONDITION OF POST-RELEASE SUPERVISION AND TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTING BY THE POST-RELEASE SUPERVISION AND PAROLE COMMISSION ON MATTERS COMING BEFORE THE COMMISSION. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective June 26, 2013.

Intro. by Apodaca. GS 15A, GS 143B
S 639 (SL 2013-197) (2013-2014) BD. OF AGRICULTURE MODIFICATIONS. Filed Apr 2 2013, A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE OVER PLANTS.

AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE OVER PLANTS. Enacted June 26, 2013. Effective June 26, 2013.

Intro. by Jackson.GS 106

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

Actions on Bills: 2013-07-01

PUBLIC BILLS

H 67: PERMANENT LICENSE PLATES FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS.

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

H 90: HONOR HAYESVILLE'S 100TH ANNIVERSARY.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Com
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

H 94: AMEND ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS 2013.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 110: PUBLIC CONTRACTS/PROJECT LABOR.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 137: REWARD AMT/ARREST OF FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

H 161: MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FOR MAGISTRATES.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

H 168: DIVISION OF ATTY'S FEES IN WORKERS' COMP (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 176: CHARTER SCHOOL ELECTION.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

H 192: ALLOW ROW USAGE IN CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICTS.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 232: STATE HEALTH PLAN/STATUTORY CHANGES.-AB

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 241: BLUE MONDAY SHAD FRY.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

H 250: CHARTER SCHOOL ENROLLMENT & CHARTER REVISIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 257: UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PROGRAM IMPROVEMENTS.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 259: HONOR EDWARD L. WILLIAMSON.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

H 296: OMNIBUS WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION ACT (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

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

    Senate: Withdrawn From Com
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 340: LIMITED LINES TRAVEL INSURANCE.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 345: INCREASE PENALTIES FOR MISUSE OF 911 SYSTEM.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

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

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 358: RETIREMENT TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.-AB

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 362: DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY CHANGES.-AB

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 371: CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION/FEE.-AB

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 391: VOLUNTEER SERVICE IN RETIREMENT.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 392: WARRANT STATUS/DRUG SCREEN PUBLIC ASSIST (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 399: AMEND LAWS PERTAINING TO DHHS.-AB

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

H 402: TRICARE SUPPLEMENT FOR FLEX ACCOUNTS.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 428: NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL BUS SAFETY ACT.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 450: CRIMINAL CONTEMPT/BAIL PROCEDURE (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 462: INCREASE FAMILY COURT FEE.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 467: BREAST DENSITY NOTIFICATION & AWARENESS.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/08/2013

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

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 510: FOSTER CARE CHILDREN'S BILL OF RIGHTS.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

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

    Ratified
    Pres. To Gov. 7/1/2013

H 615: REMOVE REVOCATION FOR DWLR (NEW).

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

H 635: INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT CUSTODY ORDERS.

    Senate: Reptd Fav

H 683: COMMONSENSE CONSUMPTION ACT.

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

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

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 767: CORPORAL PRUITT RAINEY BRASS TO CLASS ACT.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 783: PYROTECHNICS TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

H 802: LANDLORD/TENANT/SHORTEN EVICTION TIME.

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

H 816: TOBACCO GROWERS ASSESSMENT ACT (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 828: UPDATE PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE ACT.

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

H 895: UNC/MAHEC/HONOR REP. MARY NESBITT.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

H 917: ADOPT DUBLIN PEANUT FESTIVAL.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 951: ELIMINATE TAX DESIGNATION FOR POLITICAL PARTY.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate

H 982: MODIFY MEDICAID SUBROGATION STATUTE.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 998: TAX SIMPLIFICATION AND REDUCTION ACT (NEW)

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted

H 1016: HONOR JAMES E. RAMSEY.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Placed On Cal For 07/09/2013

H 1018: HONOR CHINA GROVE'S FOUNDERS.

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

S 127: ENERGY/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MODIFICATIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Re-ref to Finance. If fav, re-ref to Commerce. If fav, re-ref to Appropriations/Base Budget

S 132: HEALTH CURRICULUM/PRETERM BIRTH.

    Senate: Rec To Concur In H Amend
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

S 174: DISAPPROVE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION RULES.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

S 231: MODIFY DUTIES/ADVISORY COUNCIL ON INDIAN EDUC.

    Senate: Conf Com Reported
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

S 280: DCR/HISTORIC SITES/FEES (NEW).

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

S 399: CRIMINAL DEFENDANT MAY WAIVE JURY TRIAL.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

S 480: UNC CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

    Senate: Amend Adopted A1
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading

S 488: AMEND NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR ACT/FEES.

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

S 490: EXCLUDE CUSTOM SOFTWARE FROM PROPERTY TAX (NEW).

    Ratified

S 638: NC FARM ACT OF 2013.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

S 640: NO INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING ON H2A WORKERS.

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

S 683: SAFE HARBOR/VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

S 717: MV SAFETY INSPECTOR/MV LICENSING LAW CHANGES (NEW).

    Senate: Rec To Concur H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

Actions on Bills: 2013-07-01

LOCAL BILLS

H 107: EASTERN REGION/DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading

H 196: WS/FC SCHOOL BOARD VACANCIES.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

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

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

H 318: WINSTON-SALEM/SEISMIC CODES.

    House: Cal Pursuant 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 07/08/2013

H 334: BUNCOMBE CTY LOTTERY FUND USE EXPANSION (NEW).

    House: Cal Pursuant 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 07/08/2013

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

    House: Cal Pursuant 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 07/08/2013

H 404: CAMDEN LOCAL STORMWATER FEES.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

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

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

H 441: ROBESON COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT.

    House: Cal Pursuant 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 07/08/2013

H 529: EDGECOMBE COUNTY OCCUPANCY TAX AUTHORIZATION.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Senate Clerk's Office
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 07/02/2013

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