The Daily Bulletin: 2018-06-27

The Daily Bulletin: 2018-06-27

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 16 (2017-2018) NEW HANOVER COUNTY SHELLFISH LEASE MORATORIUM (NEW). Filed Jan 25 2017, AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A MORATORIUM ON SHELLFISH LEASING IN THE NEW HANOVER COUNTY AREA.

Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition. Deletes all content of the previous edition and replaces it with the following. 

Establishes a moratorium until July 1, 2019, on new shellfish cultivation leases and new water column leases for aquaculture in all waters in the specified area in the New Hanover County area, including Myrtle Grove Sound, Masonboro Sound, and Greenville Sound.

Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.

Intro. by Davis, Horn, Lucas, R. Turner.UNCODIFIED
H 374 (2017-2018) REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2018. (NEW) Filed Mar 15 2017, AN ACT TO PROVIDE FURTHER REGULATORY RELIEF TO THE CITIZENS OF NORTH CAROLINA.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FURTHER REGULATORY RELIEF TO THE CITIZENS OF NORTH CAROLINA. Enacted June 27, 2018. Effective June 27, except as otherwise provided. 

Intro. by McElraft, Howard, Johnson, Hurley.STUDY, GS 7A, GS 25A, GS 62, GS 74D, GS 75, GS 88B, GS 97, GS 105, GS 113A, GS 130A, GS 143B, GS 150B, GS 153A, GS 160A, GS 166A
H 551 (2017-2018) STRENGTHENING VICTIMS' RIGHTS. Filed Apr 4 2017, AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF NORTH CAROLINA TO PROVIDE BETTER PROTECTIONS AND SAFEGUARDS TO VICTIMS OF CRIME.

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF NORTH CAROLINA TO PROVIDE BETTER PROTECTIONS AND SAFEGUARDS TO VICTIMS OF CRIME. Enacted June 27, 2018. Effective June 27, 2018, except as otherwise provided.

Intro. by Dollar, R. Turner, Destin Hall, Earle.CONST
H 1083 (2017-2018) APPOINTMENTS BILL 2018 (NEW). Filed Jun 4 2018, AN ACT TO APPOINT PERSONS TO VARIOUS PUBLIC OFFICES UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE.

Conference report makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Corrects misspelled names of appointees to the Dispute Resolution Commission, the Private Protective Services Board, and the Athletic Trainer Examiners. Appoints Ross Beamon to the NC Human Resources Commission instead of Nelson Freeman. Appoints Jeff Trader to the NC Interpreter and Transliterator Licensing Board. Appoints Nelson Freeman to the NC Mining Commission instead of Douglas Boyette. Deletes appointment of Lelia R. Goodwin to the NC State Ports Authority. Appoints Leila R. Goodwin to the State Water Infrastructure Authority. 

Intro. by Lewis.UNCODIFIED

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PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 75 (2017-2018) CONST. AMD. - MAX. INCOME TAX RATE OF 7.0% (NEW). Filed Feb 14 2017, AN ACT TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE MAXIMUM TAX RATE ON INCOMES CANNOT EXCEED SEVEN PERCENT.

House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Subject to approval by voters, amends Section 2 to Article V of the North Carolina Constitution by setting the maximum income tax rate at 7% (previously 5.5%). Amends the question to be used in the voting systems and ballots to state that this is a Constitutional amendment. Makes conforming changes.

Amends titles as indicated. 

Intro. by Tucker, Brock, Tillman.CONST
S 325 (2017-2018) THE UNIFORM & EXPANDED EARLY VOTING ACT (NEW). Filed Mar 21 2017, AN ACT TO SET HOURS FOR ONE-STOP EARLY VOTING SITES AND TO REQUIRE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO SUBMIT AN ANNUAL REPORT ON VOTER LIST MAINTENANCE.

AN ACT TO SET HOURS FOR ONE-STOP EARLY VOTING SITES AND TO REQUIRE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO SUBMIT AN ANNUAL REPORT ON VOTER LIST MAINTENANCE. Enacted June 27, 2018. Effective June 27, 2018.

Intro. by Tillman, Brock, Tucker.GS 163A
S 346 (2017-2018) CHANGE SUPERIOR CT & DISTRICT CT NUMBERS. (NEW) Filed Mar 21 2017, AN ACT TO MODIFY THE DISTRICT NUMBERS OF SUPERIOR AND DISTRICT COURTS TO ALIGN WITH THE DISTRICT NUMBERS OF THE PROSECUTORIAL DISTRICTS.

House committee substitute deletes all provisions of 3rd edition and replaces it with AN ACT TO MODIFY THE DISTRICT NUMBERS OF SUPERIOR AND DISTRICT COURTS TO ALIGN WITH THE DISTRICT NUMBERS OF THE PROSECUTORIAL DISTRICTS. 

Amends GS 7A-41, as amended by House Bill 717, 2018 Regular Session; SL 2018-5; and SL 2018-14, if House Bill 717 becomes law, to modify the number assigned to 57 Superior Court districts to more closely align with current Prosecutorial District numbers. Moves Alamance County into the Fourth Division. Makes other conforming change. Effective January 1, 2019. 

Amends GS 7A-133, as amended by House Bill 717, 2018 Regular Session; SL 2018-5; and SL 2018-14, if House Bill 717 becomes law, to modify the number assigned to 40 District Court districts to more closely align with current Prosecutorial District numbers. Makes other conforming change. Effective January 1, 2019.

Amends GS 7A-41 and GS 7A-133, if House Bill 717 does not become law, to modify the Superior Court districts and District Court districts to more closely align with current Prosecutorial District numbers, as above. Effective January 1, 2019. 

Amends GS 7A-60(a1), as amended by SL 2018-5, if House Bill 717 becomes law, to reassign Catawba County from Prosecutorial District 44 to Prosecutorial District 19. Makes conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2019. 

Amends House Bill 717, if it becomes law, to change the total number of Assistant District Attorneys in Prosecutorial District 28 from nine to six. 

Makes technical correction to SL 2018-5 if House Bill 717 becomes law. Effective January 1, 2019.

Amends GS 7A-60, as amended by SL 2018-5, if House Bill 717 does not become law, to change six Prosecutorial District numbers, by transposing Districts 10 and 11, 28 and 29, and 26 and 37. Effective January 1, 2019. 

Authorizes the Revisor of Statutes to reorder the above districts into alphabetical and numerical order. Directs the Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement and the Administrative Office of the Courts to ensure that certificates of elections are issued for district numbers as they exist on January 1, 2019, and that oaths of office are taken for these district numbers. 

 

Intro. by Britt, Ballard, J. Jackson.GS 7A
S 697 (2017-2018) AMEND ADJOURNMENT RESOLUTION. Filed Oct 16 2017, A JOINT RESOLUTION FURTHER AMENDING RESOLUTION 2017-12.

House committee substitute deletes all provisions of 1st edition and replaces it with A JOINT RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR A JOINT SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ACT ON CONFIRMATION OF THE APPOINTMENTS BY THE GOVERNOR OF NEW MEMBERS TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. Contains whereas clauses. Sets out resolution as title indicates. 

Intro. by Rabon.JOINT RES
S 711 (2017-2018) NC FARM ACT OF 2018. Filed May 16 2018, AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES TO THE AGRICULTURAL LAWS.

AN ACT TO SET HOURS FOR ONE-STOP EARLY VOTING SITES AND TO REQUIRE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO SUBMIT AN ANNUAL REPORT ON VOTER LIST MAINTENANCE. Enacted June 27, 2018. Effective June 27, 2018, except as otherwise provided.

Intro. by B. Jackson, Cook, Sanderson.STUDY, GS 66, GS 90, GS 105, GS 106, GS 120, GS 139, GS 153A

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LOCAL/HOUSE BILLS
H 1058 (2017-2018) DISSOLVE AIRPORT COMMISSION OF FORSYTH COUNTY. Filed May 31 2018, AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE AIRPORT COMMISSION OF FORSYTH COUNTY TO CONVEY ALL OF THE REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY OF THE AIRPORT COMMISSION TO AN ENTITY ESTABLISHED BY FORSYTH COUNTY AND TO DISSOLVE THE AIRPORT COMMISSION.

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE AIRPORT COMMISSION OF FORSYTH COUNTY TO CONVEY ALL OF THE REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY OF THE AIRPORT COMMISSION TO AN ENTITY ESTABLISHED BY FORSYTH COUNTY AND TO DISSOLVE THE AIRPORT COMMISSION. Enacted June 27, 2018. Effective June 27, 2018.

Intro. by Conrad, Hanes, Terry, Lambeth.Forsyth

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LOCAL/SENATE BILLS
S 566 (2017-2018) WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH/WILMINGTON DEANNEX-ANNEX (NEW). Filed Mar 30 2017, AN ACT TO REMOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH AND TO ANNEX THAT PROPERTY TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON AND TO REMOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON AND TO ANNEX THAT PROPERTY TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH.

AN ACT TO REMOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH AND TO ANNEX THAT PROPERTY TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON AND TO REMOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON AND TO ANNEX THAT PROPERTY TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH. Enacted June 27, 2018. Effective June 27, 2018, except as otherwise provided.

Intro. by Barringer, Tarte, Alexander.New Hanover
S 775 (2017-2018) BLACK MOUNTAIN/MONTREAT CORPORATE LIMITS. Filed May 29 2018, AN ACT REMOVING CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF BLACK MOUNTAIN AND ADDING CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF MONTREAT.

AN ACT REMOVING CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF BLACK MOUNTAIN AND ADDING CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF MONTREAT. Enacted June 27, 2018. Effective June 27, 2018.

Intro. by Edwards, Van Duyn.Buncombe
S 776 (2017-2018) HENDERSONVILLE DEANNEXATION. Filed May 29 2018, AN ACT REMOVING CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF HENDERSONVILLE.

AN ACT REMOVING CERTAIN DESCRIBED PROPERTY FROM THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF HENDERSONVILLE. Enacted June 27, 2018. Effective June 30, 2018. 

Intro. by Edwards.Henderson
S 813 (2017-2018) ASHEVILLE CITY COUNCIL DISTRICTS. Filed Jun 14 2018, AN ACT TO REVISE THE CHARTER FOR THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS FROM DISTRICTS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF THOSE DISTRICTS AND TO PROVIDE FOR EVEN-YEAR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

House amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition. Amends SL 1931-121, the Charter of the City of Asheville, Section 6, requiring the elections for mayor and council members to be held on a nonpartisan basis in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, beginning in 2020 and biennially thereafter. Previously elections were held at the time of the primary election in 2020 and biennially thereafter. Requires that the results of these elections are to be determined using the nonpartisan plurality method in accordance with GS 163A-1616. Makes conforming change by deleting other references to primary elections. 

Intro. by Edwards.Buncombe
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: 2018-06-27

PUBLIC BILLS

H 16: NEW HANOVER COUNTY SHELLFISH LEASE MORATORIUM (NEW).

    Senate: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    Senate: Com Substitute Adopted
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate

H 131: MOTIONS FOR APPROPRIATE RELIEF.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

H 374: REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2018. (NEW)

    House: Veto Overridden
    Senate: Veto Received From House
    Senate: Veto Overridden
    House: Ch. SL 2018-114
    House: Ch. SL 2018-114

H 382: DOI OMNIBUS-AB (NEW).

    House: Veto Overridden
    Senate: Veto Received From House
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

H 717: JUDICIAL ELECTIONS CHANGES. (NEW)

    House: Veto Overridden
    Senate: Veto Received From House
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

H 913: BIPARTISAN ETHICS AND ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT. (NEW)

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Amend Failed A1
    Senate: Amend Failed A2
    Senate: Passed 2nd Reading
    Senate: Passed 3rd Reading
    Senate: Ordered Enrolled

H 1055: RETIREMENT COMPLEXITY REDUCTION ACT OF 2018.-AB

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

H 1083: APPOINTMENTS BILL 2018 (NEW).

    Senate: Conf Com Appointed
    House: Added to Calendar
    Senate: Conf Com Appointed
    Senate: Conf Com Reported
    House: Conf Report Adopted
    House: Conf Report Adopted

H 1096: CONFIRM ATHENA BROOKS/SPECIAL SC JUDGE.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

H 1097: CONFIRM BRYAN BEATTY/SPECIAL SC JUDGE.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

H 1098: CONFIRM J. STANLEY CARMICAL/ SPECIAL SC JUDGE.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

H 1099: CONFIRM ROBERT J. HARRIS/INDUSTRIAL COMM.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

H 1100: CONFIRM MYRA L. GRIFFIN/INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION.

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

S 75: CONST. AMD. - MAX. INCOME TAX RATE OF 7.0% (NEW).

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Finance
    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Re-ref Com On Finance
    House: Reptd Fav Com Sub 2
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Passed 2nd Reading

S 325: THE UNIFORM & EXPANDED EARLY VOTING ACT (NEW).

    House: Veto Overridden
    Senate: Ch. SL 2018-112

S 346: CHANGE SUPERIOR CT & DISTRICT CT NUMBERS. (NEW)

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

S 531: DEANNEX: TOWNS OF STANFIELD/BADIN/RED CROSS (NEW).

    House: Withdrawn From Cal
    House: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

S 697: AMEND ADJOURNMENT RESOLUTION.

    House: Reptd Fav Com Substitute
    House: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b)
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    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

S 711: NC FARM ACT OF 2018.

    House: Veto Overridden
    Senate: Ch. SL 2018-113

S 814: JUDICIAL VACANCY SUNSHINE AMENDMENT.

    House: Passed 2nd Reading

S 816: CONFIRM JIM ZHANG/OIL AND GAS COMMISSION.

    Senate: Sequential Referral To Rules and Operations of the Senate Stricken
    Senate: Sequential Referral To Select Committee on Nominations Added
    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Select Committee on Nominations
    Senate: Reptd Fav

S 817: CONFIRM REBECCA WYHOF/OIL & GAS COMMISSION.

    Senate: Sequential Referral To Rules and Operations of the Senate Stricken
    Senate: Sequential Referral To Select Committee on Nominations Added
    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Select Committee on Nominations
    Senate: Reptd Fav

S 818: CONFIRM ROBERT J. HARRIS/INDUSTRIAL COMM.

    Senate: Sequential Referral To Rules and Operations of the Senate Stricken
    Senate: Sequential Referral To Select Committee on Nominations Added
    Senate: Withdrawn From Com
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Select Committee on Nominations

S 819: CONFIRM MYRA L. GRIFFIN/INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION.

    Senate: Sequential Referral To Rules and Operations of the Senate Stricken
    Senate: Sequential Referral To Select Committee on Nominations Added
    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Select Committee on Nominations
    Senate: Reptd Fav

Actions on Bills: 2018-06-27

LOCAL BILLS

H 509: DAVIDSON COUNTY ZONING PROCEDURE CHANGES.

    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Re-ref Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
    Senate: Reptd Fav
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

H 1057: RED SPRINGS CHARTER AMENDMENT.

    Senate: Withdrawn From Com
    Senate: Re-ref to State and Local Government. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate

H 1058: DISSOLVE AIRPORT COMMISSION OF FORSYTH COUNTY.

    House: Ratified
    House: Ch. SL 2018-111

S 566: WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH/WILMINGTON DEANNEX-ANNEX (NEW).

    Senate: Ratified
    Senate: Ch. SL 2018-107

S 775: BLACK MOUNTAIN/MONTREAT CORPORATE LIMITS.

    Senate: Ratified
    Senate: Ch. SL 2018-108

S 776: HENDERSONVILLE DEANNEXATION.

    Senate: Ratified
    Senate: Ch. SL 2018-109

S 802: MINERAL SPRINGS DEANNEXATIONS (NEW).

    Senate: Withdrawn From Cal
    Senate: Placed On Cal For 06/28/2018

S 807: EXTEND SUNSET/BUNCOMBE CO./CC PROJECTS.

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

S 808: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FATALITY REVIEW IN BUNCOMBE (NEW).

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

S 813: ASHEVILLE CITY COUNCIL DISTRICTS.

    House: Amend Adopted A1
    House: Passed 2nd Reading
    House: Passed 3rd Reading
    House: Special Message Sent To Senate
    Senate: Special Message Received For Concurrence in H Amend

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