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Sneak Peak: Our Latest Bill Summaries

H 189: WATER SAFETY ACT (NEW).
LRS summary on Feb 9 2018: Senate amendments make the following changes to the 3rd edition.Amendment #1 adds to the research the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory (Policy Collaboratory) is charged to conduct after identifying faculty expertise within the UNC System, using technology and instrumentation existing throughout the UNC System, to include studying the air...
Keywords: APPROP, STUDY, Health, Budget/Appropriations, UNC System, Environment/Natural Resources, Public Health, Department of Environmental Quality (formerly DENR), Department of Health and Human Services, State Agencies, GS 143, Environment, Government, Health and Human Services
S 710: ADJOURN JAN/FEB 2018 SESSION.
LRS summary on Feb 9 2018: Amends Resolution 2017-12, as amended, providing that when the House and Senate adjourn on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, they stand adjourned to reconvene in regular session on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at noon. Adds to the bills that may be considered during the regular session that reconvenes on May, 16, 2018:Bills revising the judicial divisions...
Keywords: JOINT RES, General Assembly, Government
H 189: WATER SAFETY ACT (NEW).
LRS summary on Feb 8 2018: Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.Changes the act's long and short titles.Eliminates the proposed directive requiring the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to consult with the Secretaries' Science Advisory Board in developing health goals for contaminants. Instead, directs DHHS to consult with...
Keywords: APPROP, STUDY, Health, Budget/Appropriations, UNC System, Environment/Natural Resources, Public Health, Department of Environmental Quality (formerly DENR), Department of Health and Human Services, State Agencies, GS 143, Environment, Government, Health and Human Services
H 90: CHANGES TO EDUCATION AND ELECTION LAWS (NEW).
LRS summary on Feb 8 2018: Conference report makes the following changes to the 3rd edition. Amends the act's short and long titles.Deletes all of the previous provisions and now provides the following.Part I. ACP/MOU/Additional Funding for Public SchoolsEstablishes that the purpose of this Part is to ensure that local school administrative units located in whole or in part...
Keywords: APPROP, Executive, Preschool, Budget/Appropriations, Elementary and Secondary Education, Energy, Environment/Natural Resources, Elections, Ethics and Lobbying, State Agencies, State Government, Department of Public Instruction, GS 115C, GS 143B, GS 163A, Education, Environment, Government
S 708: HONOR N.C. A&T'S CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL TEAM.
LRS summary on Feb 8 2018: Includes whereas clauses.Recognizes and supports North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) for its dedication and commitment to educating students in varied fields of graduate and undergraduate study, for its successes in creating leaders in science, technology, and other areas, and for its successes in its athletic...
Keywords: JOINT RES, Cultural Resources and Museums, Higher Education, Education, Government
S 709: CONFIRM RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOT.
LRS summary on Feb 8 2018: Confirms the appointment of Cecil Gammon as a public member to the Board of Trustees of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System for a term expiring March 31, 2021.
Keywords: SENATE RES, Executive, State Personnel, State Government, Employment and Retirement, Government
S 684: CONFIRM RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOT.
LRS summary on Feb 7 2018: Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.Changes the term of appointment of David L. German to the Board of Trustees of the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System (Board of Trustees) to now expire March 31, 2021 (was, March 31, 2017). Removes from the proposed confirmed appointments to the Board of...
Keywords: SENATE RES, Executive, State Government, Employment and Retirement, Government
S 704: UNIVERSAL VOTER REGISTRATION.
LRS summary on Feb 7 2018: Amends GS 163A-883. Amends the caption to read "Automatic voter registration at drivers license offices; coordination on data interface." Beginning January 1, 2019, directs the Division of Motor Vehicles, in consultation with the Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement, to implement a method by which any eligible drivers'...
Keywords: Higher Education, Elections, Motor Vehicle, State Agencies, Department of Transportation, GS 115D, GS 116, GS 163A, Courts/Judiciary, Education, Government
S 705: ELECTIONS/CITIES IN MORE THAN ONE CO.
LRS summary on Feb 7 2018: Amends GS 163A-1589 by adding that a city or special district that is in more than one county may enter into an interlocal agreement with the county boards of election in those counties where the city or district lies for the administration of the election. Requires the agreement to be approved by the State Board of Elections before it is used in...
Keywords: Elections, Local Government, Government
S 706: LACK OF POSTMARK/ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
LRS summary on Feb 7 2018: Amends GS 163A-1310(b) by amending one of the three conditions under which absentee ballots received after the required hour can still be accepted, to allow the ballots to be accepted when there is no postmark but they are are received by the county board of elections no later than one day after the election by 5 pm. Requires when a ballot is...
Keywords: Elections, GS 163A, Government