The Daily Bulletin: 2015-01-29

The Daily Bulletin: 2015-01-29

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 29 (2015-2016) TECHNICAL CHANGES TO COURSES OF STUDY STATUTE. Filed Jan 29 2015, AN ACT TO MAKE ORGANIZATIONAL AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE COURSES OF STUDY STATUTES.

Repeals GS 115C-81, GS 115C-81.1, GS 115C-81.3, and GS 115C-81.4, all concerning the Basic Education Program for North Carolina's public schools, and recodifies them in the following new statutes, GS 115C-81.5 (Standard Course of Study), GS 115C-81.10 (Career and Technical Education), GS 115C-81.15 (Conflict Resolution and Mediation Models), GS 115C-81.20 (Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention Education), GS 115C-81.25 (Health Education), GS 115C-81.30 (Reproductive Health and Safety Education Provided by Local School Administrative Units), GS 115C-81.35 (Honors-Level Courses in Healthful Living Education), GS 115C-81.40 (North Carolina History and Geography), GS 115C-81.45 (Classes Conducted in English; Citizenship; and Civic Literacy), GS 115C-81.50 (Student Councils), GS 115C-81.55 (Current Events), GS 115C-81.60 (Character Education), GS 115C-81.65 (Financial Literacy), GS 115C-81.70 (Disability History and Awareness), GS 115C-81.75 (Cursive Writing), GS 115C-81.80 (Multiplication Tables), and GS 115C-81.85 (Instruction in American Sign Language). Also recodifies portions of the repealed statutes into the existing GS 115C-47, concerning the powers and duties of local boards of education. Makes technical, organizational, and clarifying changes to the recodified statutes. Deletes any occurence and focus on the "Basic Education Plan" in favor of a "Standard Course of Study." Makes conforming changes regarding the change. Deletes and does not recodify language found in GS 115C-81(a) concerning funding of the Basic Education Program as well as language found in GS 115C-81(b) concerning course requirements and content of the Basic Education Program.  Repeals GS 115C-12(9)c and GS 115C-47(12), both concerning the duties and authority of the State Board of Education and local boards to implement the Basic Education Program. Also repeals GS 120-70-81(a)(2), which authorized the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee to examine the Basic Education Plan.  Enacts new GS 115C-12(9d) clarifying and organizing the NC Board of Education's authority to develop exit standards and graduation requirements. Makes further conforming changes to GS 115C-105.26(b)(2) and GS 115C-174.11(a), making language consistent with the change to a "standard course of study." 

 

Intro. by Johnson, Glazier, Holloway, Horn.GS 115, GS 120
H 30 (2015-2016) NAME/ADDRESS OF LOTTERY WINNER CONFIDENTIAL. Filed Jan 29 2015, AN ACT TO TREAT AS CONFIDENTIAL THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF A LOTTERY WINNER, EXCEPT WITH THE CONSENT OF THE WINNER OR IN CERTAIN DEFINED CIRCUMSTANCES.

Amends GS 18C-133 to provide that the name and address of a lottery prize winner is confidential except in one of the following circumstances: (1) the winner consents to the release or (2) to the extent required to notify the Department of Revenue to comply with 18C-133(l), to notify the IRS, to notify the tax authorities of the state of residence of the winner, to comply with the debt set-off program, or to comply with laws concerning supplemental proceedings against a judgment debtor.

Effective July 1, 2015.

Intro. by Jackson.GS 18C
H 31 (2015-2016) 0.00 ALCOHOL RESTRICTION-ALL DWI. Filed Jan 29 2015, AN ACT TO REQUIRE A 0.00 ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION RESTRICTION ON ALL RESTORATION OF LICENSES REVOKED FOR AN IMPAIRED DRIVING OFFENSE.

Amends GS 20-17.8(b), requiring, as a condition of restoration of a driver's license to a person convicted of driving while impaired, the installation of an approved ignition interlock system to prohibit the person from driving with an alcohol concentration of 0.00 or greater (was, 0.04 or greater) providing that the interlock ignition system was required because the convicted person had an alcohol concentration of 0.15.

Amends GS 20-19(c3), requiring, as a condition for the first restoration of a driver's license for a person convicted of driving while impaired or a license revoked under GS 20-23 or GS 20-23.2, that the person not operate a vehicle if the person has an alcohol concentration of 0.00 or more (was, 0.04) at any relevant time after the driving.

Effective December 1, 2015, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.

Intro. by Jackson.GS 20
H 32 (2015-2016) AMEND HABITUAL DWI. Filed Jan 29 2015, AN ACT TO AMEND THE OFFENSE OF HABITUAL IMPAIRED DRIVING.

Amends GS 20-138.5(a) to provide that a person commits habitual impaired driving if the person drives while impaired and has been convicted of two (rather than three) or more offenses involving impaired driving within 10 years of the offense. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2015.

Intro. by Jackson.GS 20
H 33 (2015-2016) NEW JUDGE/ADA WAKE COUNTY. Filed Jan 29 2015, AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR AN ADDITIONAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE FOR DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT 10 AND TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FOR AN ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR PROSECUTORIAL DISTRICT 10.

Appropriates $185,962 in 2015-16 and $176,825 in 2016-17 from the General Fund to the Judicial Department to fund an additional district court judgeship in District 10. Directs the Governor to appoint the additional district court judge, who will address driving while impaired offenses to the fullest extent possible; the judge's successor will be elected to a four-year term in the 2016 election. Makes a conforming change to GS 7A-133(a) (listing district court judges by district). Appropriates $116,084 in 2015-16 and $112,963 in 2016-17 from the General Fund to the Judicial Department to fund an additional assistant district attorney in District 10, who will address driving while impaired offenses to the fullest extent possible. Makes a conforming change to GS 7A-60(a1) (listing ADAs by district). Effective July 1, 2015.

Intro. by Jackson.APPROP, Wake, GS 7A

The Daily Bulletin: 2015-01-29

PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 9 (2015-2016) ADD IT COMMITTEE. Filed Jan 29 2015, A SENATE RESOLUTION CREATING THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE AS A STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE SENATE.

As title indicates.

Intro. by Apodaca.SENATE RES
S 11 (2015-2016) CONFIRM BOARD OF REVIEW/HOLLIDAY. Filed Jan 29 2015, A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR CONFIRMATION OF KEITH HOLLIDAY TO THE BOARD OF REVIEW, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.

Includes various whereas clauses concerning appointments to the Board of Review (Board) of the Division of Employment Security of the Department of Commerce.  Confirms the appointment of Keith Holliday to the Board as the member representing employers, with a term beginning on December 6, 2013. 

Intro. by Rucho.JOINT RES
S 12 (2015-2016) CONFIRM BOARD OF REVIEW/CAMPBELL. Filed Jan 29 2015, A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR CONFIRMATION OF STANLEY CAMPBELL TO THE BOARD OF REVIEW, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.

Includes various whereas clauses concerning appointments to the Board of Review (Board) of the Division of Employment Security of the Department of Commerce. Confirms the appointment of Stanley Campbell to the Board as the member representing employees, with a term beginning on December 6, 2013. 

 

Intro. by Rucho.JOINT RES
S 13 (2015-2016) CONFIRM BOARD OF REVIEW/DORAN. Filed Jan 29 2015, A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR CONFIRMATION OF JEANETTE DORAN TO THE BOARD OF REVIEW, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.

Includes various whereas clauses concerning appointments to the Board of Review (Board) of the Division of Employment Security of the Department of Commerce. Confirms the appointment of  Jeanette Doran to the Board as the member representing the general public, with a term beginning on December 6, 2013. 

 

Intro. by Rucho.JOINT RES

The Daily Bulletin: 2015-01-29

LOCAL/HOUSE BILLS
H 34 (2015-2016) SCHOOL CALENDAR FLEXIBILITY/CERTAIN COUNTIES. Filed Jan 29 2015, AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITY TO CERTAIN LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION IN ADOPTING THE SCHOOL CALENDAR.

Amends GS 115C-84 to allow the local boards of education for Caswell, Rockingham, and Stokes County schools to give a student an excused absence for days on which a student is absent before September 1 due to a family vacation, and give the student the opportunity to make up any tests or other missed work. Also provides that the local board is to determine the dates of opening and closing the public schools, deleting other specified date parameters. Applies beginning with the 2015-16 school year. 

Intro. by Jones, Holloway.Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, GS 115C

The Daily Bulletin: 2015-01-29

LOCAL/SENATE BILLS
S 10 (2015-2016) 46TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT LOCAL ACT-1. Filed Jan 29 2015, AN ACT RELATING TO THE 46TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

Blank bill.

Intro. by Daniel.Burke, Cleveland
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: 2015-01-29

PUBLIC BILLS

H 4: CLARIFY UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM LAW.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Local Government, if favorable, Judiciary I

H 5: MILITARY VETERANS SPECIAL PLATE.

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

H 6: AUTOCYCLE DEFINITION AND REGULATION.

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

H 7: AMEND FIREARM RESTORATION LAW.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Judiciary III

H 8: COURT OF APPEALS ELECTION MODIFICATIONS (NEW).

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

H 9: RESTORE SCHOOL CALENDAR EDUC. PURPOSE WAIVER.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Education - K-12

H 10: CORRECTION ENTERPRISES/MEDICAID SALES.

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

H 13: AMEND SCHOOL HEALTH ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Health, if favorable, Education - K-12

H 14: START-UPS ACT/NEW MARKETS TAX CREDIT.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Commerce and Job Development, if favorable, Finance

H 15: EDUC. SOFTWARE/SWD TUITION (NEW).

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Education - Community Colleges
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Education - Community Colleges

H 16: REPEAL OUTDATED REPORTS.-AB

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

H 18: CONTINUING BUDGET AUTHORITY (NEW).

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Education - K-12, if favorable, Appropriations
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Education - K-12, if favorable, Appropriations

H 19: MODIFY DEFINITION OF FIREFIGHTER. (NEW)

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Education - Universities, if favorable, Appropriations
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Education - Universities, if favorable, Appropriations

H 20: RURAL ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE ACT (NEW)

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Health, if favorable, Appropriations
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Health, if favorable, Appropriations
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Health, if favorable, Appropriations
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Health, if favorable, Appropriations

H 29: TECHNICAL CHANGES TO COURSES OF STUDY STATUTE.

    House: Filed

H 30: NAME/ADDRESS OF LOTTERY WINNER CONFIDENTIAL.

    House: Filed

H 31: 0.00 ALCOHOL RESTRICTION-ALL DWI.

    House: Filed

H 32: AMEND HABITUAL DWI.

    House: Filed

H 33: NEW JUDGE/ADA WAKE COUNTY.

    House: Filed

S 4: STATE OF THE STATE.

    Ratified
    Ch. Res 2015-2

S 9: ADD IT COMMITTEE.

    Senate: Filed

S 11: CONFIRM BOARD OF REVIEW/HOLLIDAY.

    Senate: Filed

S 12: CONFIRM BOARD OF REVIEW/CAMPBELL.

    Senate: Filed

S 13: CONFIRM BOARD OF REVIEW/DORAN.

    Senate: Filed

Actions on Bills: 2015-01-29

LOCAL BILLS

H 11: MT. GILEAD CHARTER REVISION & CONSOLIDATION.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref To Com On Local Government

H 12: AMEND GASTON FOSTER CARE OMBUDSMAN PROG.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Children, Youth, and Families, if favorable, Judiciary IV
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Ref to the Com on Children, Youth, and Families, if favorable, Judiciary IV

H 34: SCHOOL CALENDAR FLEXIBILITY/CERTAIN COUNTIES.

    House: Filed

S 10: 46TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT LOCAL ACT-1.

    Senate: Filed

© 2021 School of Government The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This work is copyrighted and subject to "fair use" as permitted by federal copyright law. No portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the publisher. Distribution by third parties is prohibited. Prohibited distribution includes, but is not limited to, posting, e-mailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, installing on intranets or servers, and redistributing via a computer network or in printed form. Unauthorized use or reproduction may result in legal action against the unauthorized user.

Printer-friendly: Click to view