A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES AND SESSION LAWS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE GENERAL STATUTES COMMISSION, AND TO MAKE ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL AND OTHER CHANGES TO THE GENERAL STATUTES AND SESSION LAWS.
Senate committee substitute to the 3rd edition makes the following changes.
Amends the act's long title.
Amends GS 19A-2 by referring to actions filed under the Article (Article 1, Civil Remedy for Protection of Animals) instead of under GS Chapter 19A and specifies that the venue is in the county where any violation is alleged to have occurred (removes the requirement that it be filed in superior court).
Amends GS 20-171.19(a) to clarify that a person is required to wear eye protection and a helmet when operating an all-terrain vehicle on a public street or highway or public vehicular area when such operation is otherwise legally permitted.
Amends GS 62-333 to make language gender neutral.
Amends GS 116-201(b)(1) to make technical and clarifying changes.
Amends GS 143B-721 to make the catchline gender neutral.
Amends Section 1(b) of SL 2013-1 to make a technical correction.
Amends Section 2 of SL 2013-26 to provide that the Charlotte Charter is located in SL 2000-26.
Amends Section 3 of SL 2013-55 to correct the number of the statute being amended to GS 47-29.1 (was, GS 47-29).
Provides that if House Bill 656 of the 2013 Regular Session becomes law, then GS 20-28.2(a1)(2) will be amended to provide that an innocent owner includes a motor vehicle owner that (1) is a rental car company as defined in GS 66-201(a), and the vehicle was driven by a person who is not listed as an authorized driver on the rental agreement, as defined in GS 66-201 or (2) a rental car company as defined in GS 66-201(a) and the vehicle was driven by a person who is listed as an authorized driver on the rental agreement as defined in GS 66-201 and if the offense resulting in seizure was an impaired driving offense, the rental car company has no actual knowledge of the revocation of the renter's driver's license at the time the rental agreement is entered, or if the offense resulting in seizure was a felony speeding to elude arrest offense, the rental agreement expressly prohibits use of the vehicle while committing a felony. Changes will become effective December 1, 2013.
Amends GS 83A-3(c) to provide that the NC Board of Architecture has the power to acquire, hold, rent, encumber, alienate, and otherwise deal with real property in the same way as a private person or corporation, subject only to approval of the Governor and the Council of State. Provides that collateral that is pledged by the Board for an encumbrance is limited to the assets, income, and revenues of the Board.
Provides that if House Bill 276 of the 2013 Regular Session becomes law, then GS 160A-388(b1) will be amended to provide for a technical and clarifying change, effective October 1, 2013.
Amends the enactment clause, clarifying that the act is effective when it becomes law except where otherwise provided.