DUPLIN/SAMPSON/DETENTION CONTRACTS ANIMALS (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 831 (Local) Filed Tuesday, May 10, 2016
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE DUPLIN AND SAMPSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICES TO CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOOD AND FOOD SERVICES SUPPLIES FOR THEIR COUNTY'S DETENTION FACILITY WITHOUT BEING SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN STATE PURCHASE AND CONTRACT LAWS AND AUTHORIZING DUPLIN, ROWAN, AND SAMPSON COUNTIES AND THE MUNICIPALITIES IN THOSE COUNTIES TO TRANSFER RETIRED SERVICE ANIMALS OWNED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
Intro. by B. Jackson.

Status: Ch. SL 2016-37 (Senate Action) (Jun 27 2016)

SOG comments (2):

Long Title Change

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition made changes to the long title. The original title is as follows:

AN ACT TO ALLOW THE DUPLIN AND SAMPSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICES TO CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOOD AND FOOD SERVICES SUPPLIES FOR THEIR COUNTY'S DETENTION FACILITY WITHOUT BEING SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN STATE PURCHASE AND CONTRACT LAWS.

Title change

House amendment to the 3rd edition changes the act's long title. The previous long title was: AN ACT TO ALLOW THE DUPLIN AND SAMPSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICES TO CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOOD AND FOOD SERVICES SUPPLIES FOR THEIR COUNTY'S DETENTION FACILITY WITHOUT BEING SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN STATE PURCHASE AND CONTRACT LAWS AND AUTHORIZING DUPLIN AND SAMPSON COUNTIES AND THE MUNICIPALITIES IN THOSE COUNTIES TO TRANSFER RETIRED SERVICE ANIMALS OWNED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

S 831/S.L. 2016-37

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 28 2016 - More information

    AN ACT TO ALLOW THE DUPLIN AND SAMPSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICES TO CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOOD AND FOOD SERVICES SUPPLIES FOR THEIR COUNTY'S DETENTION FACILITY WITHOUT BEING SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN STATE PURCHASE AND CONTRACT LAWS AND AUTHORIZING DUPLIN, ROWAN, AND SAMPSON COUNTIES AND THE MUNICIPALITIES IN THOSE COUNTIES TO TRANSFER RETIRED SERVICE ANIMALS OWNED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT. Enacted June 27, 2016. Effective June 27 2016.


  • Summary date: Jun 23 2016 - More information

    House amendment makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

    Expands the scope of the act so that new GS 160A-279.5, concerning the disposition of service animals, also applies to Rowan County. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title. 


  • Summary date: Jun 22 2016 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

    Adds new Section 2.5 to the bill to provide that if House Bill 550 (Raleigh Apodaca Service Dog Retirement Act, a statewide service animal retirement bill which encompasses all the provisions of this bill) becomes law, then Section 2 of this bill which enacts GS 160A-279.5, disposition of animals for Duplin and Sampson counties, will be repealed. 


  • Summary date: May 24 2016 - More information

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

    Amends the act's short and long titles.

    Enacts new GS 160A-279.5, Disposition of animals, which establishes that, upon the governing body determining any horse, dog, or other animal owned by the local government is no longer fit or needed for public service, the governing body may transfer ownership of the animal at a price determined by the governing body and upon any other terms and conditions as it deems appropriate.

    Provides that the animal may be transferred to any of the following individuals, if that individual agrees to accept ownership, care, and custody of the animal: (1) the officer or employee who had normal custody and control of the animal during the animal's public service to the local government; (2) a surviving spouse, or in the event such officer or employee dies unsurvived by a spouse, surviving children of the officer or employee killed in the line of duty who had normal custody and control of the animal during the animal's public service to the local government; or (3) an organization or program dedicated to the assistance or support of animals retired from public service.

    Establishes that the statute applies only to the counties of Duplin and Sampson, and all of the municipalities found in those counties, either in whole, or in part. 


  • Summary date: May 10 2016 - More information

    Amends Section 2 of SL 2015-158 to allow Duplin and Sampson County sheriff's offices to contract for food and food services supplies for that county's detention facility without being subject to other specified purchasing and contracting regulations and requirements. Makes a technical change.


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