The Daily Bulletin: 2016-12-16

The Daily Bulletin: 2016-12-16

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 17 (2016 Extra 4) MODIFY CERTAIN APPTS/EMPLOYMENT. Filed Dec 14 2016, AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION'S ROLE AS THE ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, TO CHANGE THE APPOINTMENTS PROCESS FOR THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES FOR THE CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT OF HEADS OF PRINCIPAL STATE DEPARTMENTS, AND TO ESTABLISH TASK FORCE FOR SAFER SCHOOLS.

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

Amends the long title.

Amends GS 115C-11 concerning the organization and internal procedures of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (Superintendent) and the State Board of Education (SBE), providing that the Superintendent must provide technical and administrative assistance to the SBE, including personnel as specified. Adds new subsection (j) that provides that the SBE can only appoint four personnel positions through the Department of Public Instruction for the support of the SBE, these personnel positions are Attorney I, Attorney II, Paralegal II, and Administrative Assistant I. Deletes language which prohibited the Superintendent from providing staff to the SBE. 

Amends GS 115C-21 concerning the powers and duties of the Superintendent, deleting language that prohibited internal auditors and staff serving the SBE from being under the control and management of the Superintendent. Makes conforming changes concerning the above personnel allocation provisions. 

 

Intro. by Lewis, Bryan, Horn, Ross.GS 115, GS 116, GS 126, GS 143, GS 143A, GS 143B
H 17 (2016 Extra 4) MODIFY CERTAIN APPTS/EMPLOYMENT. Filed Dec 14 2016, AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION'S ROLE AS THE ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, TO CHANGE THE APPOINTMENTS PROCESS FOR THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES FOR THE CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT OF HEADS OF PRINCIPAL STATE DEPARTMENTS, AND TO ESTABLISH TASK FORCE FOR SAFER SCHOOLS.

Senate amendments makes the following changes to the 4th edition.

Amendment #1 amends the proposed change to GS 115C-410 to increase the number of exempt positions the Governor may designate in cabinet departments from 300 to 425. Makes conforming change.

Amendment #2 clarifies the effect of the proposed changes to the North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board. Provides that, for the two terms appointed by the Governor expiring in 2017, one member is to be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Speaker of the House pursuant to GS 120-121, and one member is to be appointed by the State Board of Education pursuant to GS 115C-218. Sets out that the one term member appointed by the Governor expiring in 2019 is to be appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate pursuant to GS 120-121. Further, provides that thereafter, as terms expire or vacancies occur, members will be appointed pursuant to GS 115C-218, as amended.

Intro. by Lewis, Bryan, Horn, Ross.GS 115, GS 116, GS 126, GS 143, GS 143A, GS 143B
H 24 (2016 Extra 4) CONFIRM YOLANDA STITH/INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION. Filed Dec 16 2016, A JOINT RESOLUTION TO CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENT OF YOLANDA STITH TO THE NORTH CAROLINA INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION.

As title indicates.

Intro. by Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House.JOINT RES

The Daily Bulletin: 2016-12-16

PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 4 (2016 Extra 4) BI-PARTISAN ETHICS, ELECTIONS & COURT REFORM. Filed Dec 14 2016, AN ACT TO CONSOLIDATE THE FUNCTIONS OF ELECTIONS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE, LOBBYING, AND ETHICS UNDER ONE STATE AGENCY BY CREATING THE NORTH CAROLINA BIPARTISAN STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND ETHICS ENFORCEMENT; TO CLARIFY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S AUTHORITY TO CORRECT DEFECTS IDENTIFIED BY A COURT IN APPORTIONMENT OR DISTRICTING PLANS; TO RESTORE PARTISAN ELECTIONS FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT AND COURT OF APPEALS; TO MODIFY APPELLATE REVIEW OF CERTAIN CASES; AND TO MODIFY THE TERM FOR INDUSTRIAL COMMISSIONERS.

House amendment makes the following change to the 4th edition.

Amends the proposed changes to GS 163-30, concerning the appointment of members to the county board of elections, to direct the Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement to appoint members of county boards of elections on the second Tuesday in July in 2017, with members being appointed by the State Board on the last Tuesday in June in 2019, and every two years thereafter (previously, proposed appointments on the last Tuesday in June in 2017, and every two years thereafter).

Intro. by Rucho, Rabon, Tucker.GS 1A, GS 7A, GS 58, GS 97, GS 120, GS 120C, GS 138A, GS 138B, GS 163
S 4 (2016 Extra 4) BI-PARTISAN ETHICS, ELECTIONS & COURT REFORM. Filed Dec 14 2016, AN ACT TO CONSOLIDATE THE FUNCTIONS OF ELECTIONS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE, LOBBYING, AND ETHICS UNDER ONE STATE AGENCY BY CREATING THE NORTH CAROLINA BIPARTISAN STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND ETHICS ENFORCEMENT; TO CLARIFY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S AUTHORITY TO CORRECT DEFECTS IDENTIFIED BY A COURT IN APPORTIONMENT OR DISTRICTING PLANS; TO RESTORE PARTISAN ELECTIONS FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT AND COURT OF APPEALS; TO MODIFY APPELLATE REVIEW OF CERTAIN CASES; AND TO MODIFY THE TERM FOR INDUSTRIAL COMMISSIONERS.

 

AN ACT TO CONSOLIDATE THE FUNCTIONS OF ELECTIONS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE, LOBBYING, AND ETHICS UNDER ONE STATE AGENCY BY CREATING THE NORTH CAROLINA BIPARTISAN STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND ETHICS ENFORCEMENT; TO CLARIFY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S AUTHORITY TO CORRECT DEFECTS IDENTIFIED BY A COURT IN APPORTIONMENT OR DISTRICTING PLANS; TO RESTORE PARTISAN ELECTIONS FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT AND COURT OF APPEALS; TO MODIFY APPELLATE REVIEW OF CERTAIN CASES; AND TO MODIFY THE TERM FOR INDUSTRIAL COMMISSIONERS. Enacted December 16, 2016. Effective December 16, 2016.

 

Intro. by Rucho, Rabon, Tucker.GS 1A, GS 7A, GS 58, GS 97, GS 120, GS 120C, GS 138A, GS 138B, GS 163

The Daily Bulletin: 2016-12-16

The Daily Bulletin: 2016-12-16

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: 2016-12-16

PUBLIC BILLS

H 2: ADJOURN 2016 FOURTH EXTRA SESSION SINE DIE.

    House: Withdrawn From Com
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Special Message Sent To Senate
    Senate: Special Message Received From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled
    Ratified
    Ch. Res 2016-28

H 10: CLARIFY FUNDING ELIGIBILITY/CHARTER SCHOOLS.

    House: Special Message Sent To Senate

H 13: CLASS SIZE REQUIREMENT CHANGES.

    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Special Message Sent To Senate

H 17: MODIFY CERTAIN APPTS/EMPLOYMENT.

    House: Special Message Sent To Senate
    Senate: Special Message Received From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref to Education/Higher Education. If fav, re-ref to Appropriations/Base Budget
    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Appropriations/Base Budget
    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Amend Adopted A1
    Senate: Amend Adopted A2
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Engrossed
    Senate: Special Message Sent To House
    House: Special Message Received For Concurrence in S Com Sub
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Concurred In S/Com Sub
    House: Ordered Enrolled
    Ratified
    Pres. To Gov. 12/16/2016

H 22: CONFIRM ADAM CONRAD/SPECIAL SUPERIOR CT JUDGE.

    Senate: Special Message Received From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Select Committee on Nominations

H 23: CONFIRM ANDREW HEATH/SPECIAL SUPERIOR CT.

    Senate: Special Message Received From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Ref To Com On Select Committee on Nominations

H 24: CONFIRM YOLANDA STITH/INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION.

    House: Reptd Fav. For Introduction
    House: Filed
    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Special Message Sent To Senate
    Senate: Special Message Received From House
    Senate: Passed 1st Reading
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled
    Ratified
    Ch. Res 2016-27

S 4: BI-PARTISAN ETHICS, ELECTIONS & COURT REFORM.

    House: Passed 1st Reading
    House: Reptd Fav
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Ordered Engrossed
    House: Special Message Sent To Senate
    Senate: Special Message Received For Concurrence in H Com Sub
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Concurred In H/Com Sub
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled
    Ratified
    Pres. To Gov. 12/16/2016
    Signed by Gov. 12/16/2016
    Ch. SL 2016-125

S 6: CONFIRM ANDREW HEATH/SPECIAL SUPERIOR CT.

    Ch. Res 2016-25

S 7: CONFIRM ADAM CONRAD/SPECIAL SUPERIOR CT JUDGE.

    Ratified
    Ch. Res 2016-26

Actions on Bills: 2016-12-16

No local actions on bills

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