TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES, INCLUDING SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZING THE REVISOR OF STATUTES TO PRINT DRAFTERS' COMMENTS TO THREE ACTS ENACTED IN 2011 IN WHICH THIS AUTHORIZATION WAS INADVERTENTLY OMITTED, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE GENERAL STATUTES COMMISSION.
Senate amendments make the following changes to 2nd edition.
Amendment #1 provides that if House Bill 950, the appropriations act, becomes law, then the eligibility criteria for a Medicaid recipient needing personal care services is amended to include a recipient who is eligible for personal care services under the Medicaid State Plan and who is living in a group home that is licensed as a supervised living facility for two or more adults with a primary diagnosis of mental illness, a developmental disability, or substance abuse dependency.
Amendment #2 rewrites GS 120-11.1 to provide that the regular session of the Senate and the House of Representatives is to be held biennially beginning at 9:00 A.M. on the second Wednesday in January following their election. Declares that the purpose of the meeting is to elect officers, adopt rules, and otherwise organize the session. Provides that when they adjourn on that day they will stand adjourned until noon on the third Wednesday after the second Monday in January following their election.
Amendment #4 adds a new section to Article 13A of GS Chapter 90 to prohibit the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service from issuing or renewing any licensure, permit, or registration to any person or entity convicted of a sexual offense against a minor. Defines the term sexual offense against a minor for purposes of this Article. Provides additional guidelines and policies regarding the responsibilities of the Board to provide disciplinary actions and sanctions in the funeral industry.