AN ACT TO INCREASE THE REWARD AMOUNT THAT THE GOVERNOR MAY OFFER FOR THE APPREHENSION OF A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE OR FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
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|Intro. by Stevens, Faircloth, McNeill, Burr.||GS 15|
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FOR MAGISTRATES. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective January 1, 2015, and applies to individuals whose terms of office as magistrates begin on or after that date.
|Intro. by Glazier, McGrady, Jordan.||GS 7A|
AN ACT GRANTING THE NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION JURISDICTION TO DECIDE DISPUTES BETWEEN AN EMPLOYEE'S PAST AND CURRENT ATTORNEYS REGARDING THE DIVISION OF A FEE AS APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Murry.||GS 97|
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CORVIAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL, AN EXISTING CHARTER SCHOOL, TO ELECT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TEACHERS' AND STATE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE STATE HEALTH PLAN FOR TEACHERS AND STATE EMPLOYEES. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Alexander.||UNCODIFIED|
AN ACT EXEMPTING FROM PUBLIC RECORDS DOCUMENTS COLLECTED OR COMPILED IN CONNECTION WITH AN APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE UNDER THE LAWS REGULATING REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Whitmire, Howard, McElraft, W. Brawley.||GS 93A|
AN ACT TO MAKE THE BLUE MONDAY SHAD FRY IN EAST ARCADIA LOCATED ON THE CAPE FEAR RIVER LOCK AND DAM #1 IN BLADEN COUNTY AND SOUTHEAST COLUMBUS COUNTY THE OFFICIAL STATE BLUE MONDAY SHAD FRY. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Brisson, Waddell.||GS 145|
AN ACT TO AMEND THE STATUTES GOVERNING THE ESCHEAT FUND TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF INFORMATION COLLECTED FOR THE PROCESS OF PAYING CLAIMS; TO ELIMINATE THE FEE PAID BY HOLDERS FOR FILING AN EXTENSION REQUEST; TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF PAPERWORK REQUIRED BY HOLDERS; AND TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF PROCESSING HOLDER REPORTS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Hurley.||GS 116B|
AN ACT TO (1) ADJUST THE FEES CHARGED FOR CERTAIN HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES ISSUED BY THE WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION AND REPEAL THE COUNTY HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING LICENSES AND THE NONCOMMERCIAL SPECIAL DEVICE LICENSES; (2) ESTABLISH A BLACK BEAR MANAGEMENT STAMP THAT MUST BE PROCURED BEFORE TAKING BEAR WITHIN THE STATE AND AMEND THE LAW RESTRICTING THE TAKING OF BLACK BEAR WITH BAIT; (3) ADJUST THE AGE FOR DISCOUNTED SPECIAL LICENSES FROM AGE SIXTY-FIVE TO AGE SEVENTY; (4) PROVIDE THAT EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015, THOSE HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSE FEES IN EFFECT SHALL REMAIN AT THE EXISTING LEVELS UNTIL THE WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION ESTABLISHES NEW FEES THROUGH RULE MAKING, AND AUTHORIZE THE WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH LICENSE FEES THROUGH RULE MAKING BEGINNING IN 2015; (5) REPLACE THE CURRENT SIX PERCENT WILDLIFE SERVICE AGENT COMMISSION FEE WITH A TWO-DOLLAR TRANSACTION FEE; (6) PROVIDE THAT NO MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION'S AUTHORIZED OPERATING BUDGET SHALL BE KEPT IN RESERVE; AND (7) PROVIDE AN ANNUAL TARGET FOR UTILIZATION OF THE ANNUAL EXPENDABLE INTEREST OF THE WILDLIFE ENDOWMENT FUND. Enacted July 18, 2013. Sections 1 through 11 and 14 through 21 are effective August 1, 2014. Sections 12 and 13 are effective July 18, 2013. Sections 15 through 18 are effective January 1, 2014. Section 20 is effective January 1, 2015. The remainder is effective July 1, 2013.
AN ACT TO MODERNIZE, UPDATE, AND CLARIFY THE STATUTES GOVERNING THE FIREMEN'S AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS' PENSION FUND BY ADDING A DEFINITION SECTION TO THE STATUTES, TO REPEAL ARCHAIC AND UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS, TO MAKE THE PROVISIONS GENDER NEUTRAL, TO ELIMINATE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES WHILE TRANSFERRING ITS AUTHORITY TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM, TO ESTABLISH A FIREFIGHTERS' AND RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS' ADVISORY PANEL, TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN FELONS FROM PARTICIPATING IN THE FUND, AND TO ESTABLISH AN AGGRAVATING FACTOR FOR DEFENDANTS WHO COMMIT OFFENSES DIRECTLY RELATED TO THEIR SERVICE AS FIREFIGHTERS OR RESCUE SQUAD WORKERS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Section 2 is effective December 1, 2013. The remainder is effective July 1, 2013.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE TO LICENSE NATIONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE PRODUCERS TO SELL TRAVEL INSURANCE THROUGH THIRD-PARTY TRAVEL RETAILERS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective January 1, 2014.
|Intro. by Dockham.||GS 58|
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. Enacted July 18, 2013. Section 1 is effective December 1, 2013. The remainder is effective July 18, 2013.l
AN ACT TO INCREASE CITIZEN OVERSIGHT AND TO MAKE OTHER CONSOLIDATIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS IN THE GOVERNANCE OF THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, AND TO IMPROVE TRANSPARENCY BY ENSURING THAT ALL RETIREMENT PLANS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE TREASURER ARE OVERSEEN BY A BOARD OF TRUSTEES. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE STATUTES AFFECTING THE STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Section 9 is effective December 1, 2013. The remainder is effective July 1, 2013.
AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL, CLARIFYING, AND SUBSTANTIVE CHANGES RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND TO ELIMINATE THE BENCHMARKS CEILING RELATING TO PURCHASES AND CONTRACTS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS TO ESTABLISH AND ENFORCE EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS FOR CHIROPRACTIC CLINICAL ASSISTANTS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 1, 2014.
|Intro. by Bryan, Conrad.||GS 90|
AN ACT TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF RETIREMENT TO CLARIFY THAT SERVICE AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE, AS A MEMBER OF A BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A CONSTITUENT INSTITUTION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, OR AS A VOLUNTEER GUARDIAN AD LITEM IN THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM IS NOT CONSIDERED SERVICE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THAT DEFINITION. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 1, 2013.
|Intro. by Boles.||GS 135|
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A TRICARE SUPPLEMENT TO BE OFFERED IF A PLAN OF FLEXIBLE COMPENSATION IS OFFERED BY THE STATE. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE PUNISHMENT FOR PASSING A STOPPED SCHOOL BUS IN VIOLATION OF G.S. 20-217 SHALL INCLUDE A FINE IN ALL CIRCUMSTANCES, A REVOCATION OF THE PERSON'S DRIVERS LICENSE IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AND DISQUALIFICATION OF THE PERSON'S COMMERCIAL DRIVING PRIVILEGES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL WITHHOLD THE REGISTRATION RENEWAL OF A PERSON WHO FAILS TO PAY ANY FINE IMPOSED PURSUANT TO G.S. 20-217; AND TO ENCOURAGE LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO USE THE PROCEEDS OF ANY FINES COLLECTED FOR VIOLATIONS OF G.S. 20-217 TO PURCHASE AUTOMATED CAMERA AND VIDEO RECORDING SYSTEMS TO INSTALL ON SCHOOL BUSES. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective December 1, 2013.
|Intro. by Hanes, Lambeth.||GS 20|
AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE LAWS GOVERNING PYROTECHNICS DISPLAYS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
AN ACT TO RENAME THE BILTMORE CAMPUS OF THE MOUNTAIN AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER IN ASHEVILLE THE MARY CORDELL NESBITT CAMPUS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Fisher, Ramsey, Moffitt.||UNCODIFIED|
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE MEDICAID SUBROGATION STATUTE IN RESPONSE TO THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DECISION IN WOS V. E.M.A. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Burr, Avila.||GS 108A|
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AN ACT TO DISAPPROVE CERTAIN RULES ADOPTED BY THE NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE SPECIFIC DIRECTIONS TO THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION TO REPLACE THE RULES, AND TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS COMPENSATION LAW. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Brown.||GS 97|
House amendment makes the following changes to the 4th edition.
Amends the title ofthis act to reflect changes in the bill content.
Amends GS 15A-1420 regardingmotions for appropriate relief to delete subsection (b2), which providesfor the assignment for review, and the initial review of motions, and the setting of a time frame for hearings and rulings on motions in non-capital cases. Also deletes subsection (b3) pertaining to the review and calendaring of motions in capital cases. Provides that this act applies to motions filed on or after December 1, 2013, the effective date of this act.
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE DUTIES OF THE STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON INDIAN EDUCATION. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by J. Davis.||GS 115C|
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT PATIENTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE THEIR HEARING AID SPECIALIST UNDER THEIR HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS, TO AUTHORIZE THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE HEARING AID DEALERS AND FITTERS BOARD TO INCREASE CERTAIN FEES, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE STATUTE ON CHOOSING SERVICES OF PROVIDERS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective October 1, 2013.
AN ACT ALLOWING NON-STATE EMPLOYEES AFFILIATED WITH THE TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM TO DRIVE STATE-OWNED VEHICLES; EXPANDING THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES AND THE TRYON PALACE TO CHARGE ADMISSION AND RELATED ACTIVITY FEES; AND ESTABLISHING THE A+ SCHOOLS SPECIAL FUND IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES, THE NORTH CAROLINA ARTS COUNCIL. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION EXISTS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES THAT A PERSON CHARGED WITH A FELONY OR CLASS A1 MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE INVOLVING THE ILLEGAL USE, POSSESSION, OR DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM SHOULD NOT BE RELEASED PRIOR TO TRIAL, AND TO AMEND CERTAIN BOND PROVISIONS. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective December 1, 2013.
|Intro. by McKissick, Woodard.||GS 15A|
House amendments to the 7th edition make the following changes.
Amendment #1 amends the long title to remove reference to amending environmental laws. Amends GS 10B-61 to provide that a party to a transaction requiring a notarial certificate for verification, and any licensed attorney involved in such a transaction, has standing to bring a civil action against any commissioned notary (was, pubic notary) who violates the act's provisions.
Amendment #2 amends GS 7A-142 to remove the requirement that any vacancy in the office of district judge must be filled no sooner than 30 days after the vacancy occurs.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE A REFERENDUM OF PROPANE DEALERS AND DISTRIBUTORS REGARDING A VOLUNTARY ASSESSMENT ON PROPANE TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR PROMOTIONAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND OTHER PROGRAMS OF THE INDUSTRY. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Jackson, Rabin, Walters.||GS 119|
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON ACCUSED OF ANY CRIMINAL OFFENSE IN SUPERIOR COURT FOR WHICH THE STATE IS NOT SEEKING A SENTENCE OF DEATH MAY WAIVE THE RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY AND INSTEAD BE TRIED BY A JUDGE. Enacted July 18, 2013. If the constitutional amendment proposed in Section 1 is approved by the voters, Section 4 is effective December 1, 2014. The remainder is effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Brunstetter.||GS 15A|
Conference report to the 5th edition will not be summarized. For more information on the bill, please see the NCGA news page: http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/News/NewsArchive.pl.
|Intro. by Brunstetter, Brown, Hunt.||APPROP|
AN ACT TO MAKE IT A CRIMINAL OFFENSE TO SELL, PURCHASE, INSTALL, POSSESS, TRANSFER, USE, OR ACCESS AN AUTOMATED SALES SUPPRESSION DEVICE. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective December 1, 2013.
|Intro. by McKissick, Brown, Daniel.||GS 14|
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AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR FOUR-YEAR TERMS RATHER THAN SIX-YEAR TERMS FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE EDENTON-CHOWAN BOARD OF EDUCATION AND CHANGE THE ELECTION SCHEDULE FOR ONE DISTRICT SEAT. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Steinburg.||Chowan|
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AN ACT TO CREATE THE CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
|Intro. by Rucho.||Mecklenburg|
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN OF OCEAN ISLE BEACH TO CREATE A SEA TURTLE SANCTUARY AND TO EXCHANGE A PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY FOR SERVICES. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
AN ACT CONCERNING FILLING OF VACANCIES ON THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF WAKE COUNTY AND ESTABLISHING A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FATALITY PREVENTION AND PROTECTION REVIEW TEAM IN WAKE COUNTY AND TO PERMIT MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENT ON CERTAIN PARCELS IN THE TOWN OF ABERDEEN. Enacted July 18, 2013. Effective July 18, 2013.
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Amends the short and long titles.
Provides that effective the first Monday in December of 2016, the Guilford Board of Education will reduce in size from 11 members to 9 members, by creating eight single-member districts with one at-large seat. In the 2016 general election and every four years after that, those elected in Districts 1, 2, 3, and 7 would be elected to a two-year term with subsequent members being elected to four-year terms. In the 2016 general election, Districts 4, 5, 6, 8 and the at-large member would be elected to four-year terms and every four years after that; members in 1, 2, 3, and 7 would be elected for two-year terms and then to four-year terms is 2018. The districts and boundaries to be used are as provided and described in the act. Amends the makeup of the districts. Makes conforming changes.
Subject to a voter referendum conducted during the May 2014 primary, if favorable, elections concerning the Guilford Board of Education will become partisan beginning with the 2016 election cycle. Effective December 1, 2016, vacancies on the Board would be filled as provided for in Section 6 of Chapter 78 of SL 1991, in accordance with GS 115C-37.1 and based on recommendations by the executive committee of the party of the vacating member.
Amends the makeup of the Stanly County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education, providing that the Board of Commissioners would expand to have seven members (was, five members elected at large for four-year staggered terms). Five members would be elected from single-member residency districts and two members would be elected at large. All members would be elected to serve four-year terms. In 2014 and every four years after that, members from Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4 and one at-large member would be elected. In 2016 and every four years after that, a member from District 5 and one at-large member would be elected. Provides that this act does not alter or change the term of office for any member that expires in 2016. Effective July 1, 2011.
Effective July 1, 2014, the Stanly County Board of Education would be reduced from nine members to seven members. Five members would be elected from single-member residency districts and two members elected at large. All members would serve four-year terms. Starting in 2014, and every four years after that, a member from District 1 and one at-large member would be elected. Beginning in 2016 and every four years after that, one member each from Districts 2, 3, 4, and 5 and one at-large member would be elected. The districts and boundaries to be used in the elections are as provided and described in the act.
Amends the enactment clause, providing that except as provided in the act, the provisions are effective when the act becomes law. Provides that Sections 1 and 2 of the act do not affect the terms of office of members of the Guilford County Board of Education elected in 2010 or 2012.
Actions on Bills: 2013-07-22
H 692: AMEND PREDATORY LENDING LAW.
S 402: APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2013.
S 626: RECODIFY ANIMAL SHELTER LAW.
Actions on Bills: 2013-07-22
H 191: GRIFTON/DEANNEXATION.
H 523: PITT CO. BD. OF EDUCATION.
H 530: BUNCOMBE MPO MEMBERSHIP.
H 1015: BESSEMER CITY ANNEXATION.
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