Bill Summary for S 377 (2013-2014)
Jun 18 2013
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW THE GOVERNOR TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ROUTINE WEIGHT INSPECTIONS OF TRUCKS UPON THE EXISTENCE OF AN IMMINENT THREAT OF SEVERE ECONOMIC LOSS OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY OR WIDESPREAD OR SEVERE DAMAGE TO CROPS READY TO BE HARVESTED.Intro. by Jackson, Brock.
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House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 116A-19.70(a) to expand the scope of the subsection so that the temporary suspension of weight inspections applies to vehicles transporting livestock or poultry in addition to crops; also expands the application of the provisions to instances where there is an imminent threat of severe economic loss of livestock or poultry, in addition to when there is an imminent threat of widespread or severe damage to crops ready to be harvested. Makes clarifying and conforming changes. Amends the act's long title.