Bill Summary for S 303 (2015-2016)

Summary date: 

Jun 16 2016

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 303 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Intro. by Barefoot, J. Davis, Hise.

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Bill summary

House amendments make the following changes to the 5th edition.

Amendment #1 

Amends GS 153A-341 concerning the consideration of a zoning amendment, adding a requirement that the planning board must advise and comment on a proposed zoning amendment's consistency with any comprehensive plan before any consideration by the governing board.

Amends GS 87-10 concerning application for licensure as a general contractor, making a technical correction.

Amendment #2

Deletes Part IV of the act, concerning the Umstead exemption in GS 66-58(b) for the sale of merchandise or services by governmental units, to allow for the lease of parking space, replacing it with provisions that direct the Department of Administration to study and report on recommended legislative changes by which the Umstead Act can be modified to balance limiting governmental participation in business and the State's interest in properly stewarding assets of the State that are unneeded and underused. Requires the Department to submit a report on its findings to the Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations no later than November 1, 2016. 

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