The Daily Bulletin: 2018-08-04

The Daily Bulletin: 2018-08-04

PUBLIC/HOUSE BILLS
H 3 (2018 Extra) BALLOT DESIGNATIONS/REFERENDA. Filed Jul 24 2018, AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DESIGNATIONS TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS AND OTHER REFERENDA.

AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DESIGNATIONS TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS AND OTHER REFERENDA. Enacted August 4, 2018. Effective August 4, 2018.

Intro. by Lewis, Burr, J. Bell, Corbin.GS 147, GS 163A
H 5 (2018 Extra) ELECTION NOTICE & EXTRA SESSION REQUIREMENTS. Filed Aug 4 2018, AN ACT TO AMEND THE ELECTION LAWS OF THE STATE TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF NOTICE GIVEN BY THE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS FOR AN ELECTION, TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION OF NORTH CAROLINA TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REQUIRED TO SUBMIT WRITTEN REQUESTS TO CONVENE AN EXTRA SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AND TO REQUIRE ADVANCED NOTICE OF THE EXTRA SESSION.

Amends GS 163A-769 to require that the county board of elections give at least 30 days (was, 20 days) notice before the registration is closed that there will be a primary, general, or special election. Makes additional conforming and clarifying changes.

Subject to approval by voters at the statewide general election in November of 2018, amends Section 11 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution to require signatures from three-fourths (was, three-fifths) of the members of both the Senate and House of Representatives before the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House can convene the General Assembly in extra session. Adds that the date of the convening of the extra session can be no earlier than 10 days from the required joint proclamation; makes an exception for the case of an emergency that threatens the public health or safety or economic well-being of the State. Requires that citizens be provided of notice of the joint proclamation within one day by publication of the joint proclamation. If approved, effective upon certification and applies to extra sessions convened on or after that date.

Intro. by W. Richardson.CONST, GS 163A

The Daily Bulletin: 2018-08-04

PUBLIC/SENATE BILLS
S 3 (2018 Extra) PARTY DISCLOSURE/2018 JUDICIAL RACES. Filed Jul 24 2018, AN ACT TO CLARIFY POLITICAL PARTY DISCLOSURE ON THE BALLOT FOR JUDICIAL RACES IN 2018.

AN ACT TO CLARIFY POLITICAL PARTY DISCLOSURE ON THE BALLOT FOR JUDICIAL RACES IN 2018. Enacted August 4, 2018. Effective August 4, 2018.

Intro. by Hise, Brown.UNCODIFIED
S 7 (2018 Extra) CLARIFY LANGUAGE OF VETO EXCEPTIONS. Filed Aug 4 2018, AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT ALL BILLS WHICH ARE NOT SUBJECT TO GUBERNATORIAL VETO CONTAIN NO OTHER MATTER.

Amends SL 2018-118, which amends Subsection (5) of Section 22 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution which sets out bills that are not subject to the Governor's veto to also: (1) prohibit bills recommending a nominee to fill a judicial vacancy in the office of Justice and Judge of the General Court of Justice from containing any other matter; and (1) prohibit a bill electing a nominee to fill a vacancy in the office of Justice or Judge of the General Court of Justice from containing any other matter.

Intro. by J. Jackson.UNCODIFIED

The Daily Bulletin: 2018-08-04

The Daily Bulletin: 2018-08-04

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: 2018-08-04

PUBLIC BILLS

H 2: ADJOURN 2018 FIRST EXTRA SESSION SINE DIE.

    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
    House: Ratified
    House: Ch. Res 2018-11

H 3: BALLOT DESIGNATIONS/REFERENDA.

    House: Veto Overridden
    Senate: Veto Received from the House
    Senate: Placed on Today's Calendar
    Senate: Veto Overridden
    House: Ch. SL 2018-131

H 5: ELECTION NOTICE & EXTRA SESSION REQUIREMENTS.

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

S 3: PARTY DISCLOSURE/2018 JUDICIAL RACES.

    Senate: Veto Overridden
    House: Veto Received from the Senate
    House: Added to Calendar
    House: Veto Overridden
    Senate: Ch. SL 2018-130

S 7: CLARIFY LANGUAGE OF VETO EXCEPTIONS.

    Senate: Filed

Actions on Bills: 2018-08-04

No local actions on bills

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