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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 372 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 19, 2013
AN ACT TO REQUIRE NOTICE AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT FROM COUNTY BOARDS WHEN PERMITS FOR LAND APPLICATION OF WASTE WITHIN THAT COUNTY ARE ISSUED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION; TO INCREASE THE THRESHOLD FOR DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INFORMAL BID PROCEDURES AND CLARIFY THAT THE DEPARTMENT'S POLICY CONCERNING PARTICIPATION BY DISADVANTAGED MINORITY-OWNED AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES APPLY TO CONTRACTS LET USING THOSE PROCEDURES; AND TO STUDY STATE PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES OF PUBLIC LANDS.
Intro. by J. Davis.

Status: Ch. SL 2013-340 (Senate Action) (Jul 23 2013)

SOG comments (2):

Identical bill

Identical to H 458, filed 3/27/13.

Long title change.

Senate committee substitute changes the long title. The original title is as follows:

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE A CONSULTATION WITH COUNTY BOARDS WHEN PERMITS FOR LAND APPLICATION OF WASTE WITHIN THAT COUNTY ARE ISSUED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION; TO INCREASE THE THRESHOLD FOR DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INFORMAL BID PROCEDURES; TO STUDY STATE PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES FOR PUBLIC LANDS; AND TO STUDY THE E911 SYSTEM AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL 911 SYSTEMS.

Bill History:

S 372/S.L. 2013-340

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 25 2013 - More information

    AN ACT TO REQUIRE NOTICE AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT FROM COUNTY BOARDS WHEN PERMITS FOR LAND APPLICATION OF WASTE WITHIN THAT COUNTY ARE ISSUED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COMMISSION; TO INCREASE THE THRESHOLD FOR DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INFORMAL BID PROCEDURES AND CLARIFY THAT THE DEPARTMENT'S POLICY CONCERNING PARTICIPATION BY DISADVANTAGED MINORITY-OWNED AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES APPLY TO CONTRACTS LET USING THOSE PROCEDURES; AND TO STUDY STATE PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES OF PUBLIC LANDS. Enacted July 23, 2013. Sections 1 and 2.1 are effective August 1, 2013. The remainder is effective July 23, 2013.


  • Summary date: Jul 9 2013 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 4th edition.

    Amends the process for appointing members to the State Payment in Lieu of Taxes Study Commission (Commission) established by this act.Provides that of the three members appointed by the Speaker of the House and the three members appointed by the Senate Pro Tempore of the Senate, each must appoint two members based on the recommendation of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (County Commissioners), and each must appoint one member based on the recommendation of the North Carolina League of Municipalities (was, directed each to make three appointments based on the recommendation of the County Commissioners).


  • Summary date: Jun 20 2013 - More information

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

    Amends GS 143-215.1 to require notice and comment from county governing board before acting on a permit application for the land application of bulk residuals (was, application of waste) from the operation of a wastewater treatment facility. Makes changes to the statute effective August 1, 2013 (was, July 1, 2013). Also makes changes to GS 136-28.1 effective August 1, 2013 (was, July 1, 2013).


  • Summary date: May 7 2013 - More information

    Senate amendment #1 makes the following change to the 2nd edition. Amends GS 136-28.1(a) to provide that all contracts that are more than $2.5 million (was, over $1.2 million) that may belet by the Department of Transportation (DOT)for construction, maintenance, operations, or repair necessary to carry out the provisions of this Chapter must be let to a responsible bidder after public advertising under rules and regulations made and published by the DOT.

    Senate amendment #2 makes the following changes to the 2nd edition. Changes the long title. Amends GS 136-28.4(c) to define contract as including, but not limited to, contracts let to bidders under the procedures set out in GS 136-28.1(a) and (b), as amended in this act. Makes organizational changes to accommodate insertion of new subdivision defining contract.


  • Summary date: May 1 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Changes the long title.

    Amends GS 143-215.1 (Control of sources of water pollution; permits required), providing that prior to acting on a permit application for the land application of waste resulting from the operation of a wastewater treatment facility, the Environmental Management Commission must provide notice and an opportunity for comment from the governing board of the county in which the site of the land application of waste is proposed to be located (previously, the 1st edition referred to the land application of sludge and not waste).

    Establishes that, in regards to the State Payment in Lieu of Taxes Study Commission (Commission), no action can be taken except by a majority vote at a meeting in which a quorum is present.

    Makes organizational changes to the act.

    Provides that the Commission can submit an interim report on the results of its study to the members of the Senate and the House of Representative at any time by filing a copy with the Office of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representative, and the Legislative Library. The final report of the study will be submitted to the members of the Senate and the House of Representatives prior to the convening of the 2015 General Assembly by filing a a copy of the report as specified above. The Commission will terminate upon the convening of the 2015 General Assembly or upon the filing of its final report, whichever occurs first (was, upon the filing of its final report or January 1, 2015).

    Deletes provisions found in Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4 of the previous edition regarding the establishment and duties of the e911 Study Commission.


  • Summary date: Mar 19 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 143-215.1 (Control of sources of water pollution; permits required), providing for a notice and an opportunity to comment from the governing board of the county which contains the site proposed to be the recipient of the land application of sludge resulting from operation of wastewater treatment facility and proposed in the permit application. Effective July 1, 2013.

    Amends GS 136-28.1(b) (Letting of contracts to bidders after advertisement; exceptions), raising the threshold to $2.5 million (was, $1.2 million) or less for the informal bid process; requires at least three informal bids to be solicited. Effective July 1, 2013.

    Establishes the State Payment in Lieu of Taxes Study Commission. Consists of 13 members: three from the House of Representatives, three from the Senate, the Secretary of Revenue or designee, and three from the public appointed by the Speaker of the House, and three from the public appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate upon recommendation of the NC Association of County Commissioners.

    The Commission will study issues relating to the development of a state payment in lieu of taxes for state properties, including wildlife and games lands, and other issues as it sees relevant.  Commission can make interim report to the 2013 Regular Session of the General Assembly, with its final report due to the 2013 Regular Session of the General Assembly in 2014 prior to convening. Commission terminates upon the earlier of the filing of this report or on January 1, 2015.

    Establishes the e911 study Commission, consisting of 13 members: three from the House of Representatives, three from the Senate, the Secretary of Public Safety or designee, three from the public appointed by the Speaker of the House, and three from the public appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate upon recommendation of the NC Association of County Commissioners.

    Commission will study issues relating to the e911 fee structure, its use to support local 911 activities, and the structure of statewide e911 oversight as well as other issues as it deems relevant. Commission can make an interim report to the 2013 Regular Session of the General Assembly, with its final report due to the 2013 Regular Session of the General Assembly in 2014 before convening. Commission terminates upon the earlier of the filing of this report or on January 1, 2015.

     


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