A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REPEAL LAWS AND ORDINANCES THAT WERE DENIED PRECLEARANCE UNDER SECTION 5 OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965.
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Amends proposed GS 120-30.9J as follows. Repeals any ordinance, resolution, act, policy, or law that prior to June 25, 2013 (was, January 1, 2013) the US Department of Justice interposed an objection or the US District Court for the District of Columbia denied a declaratory judgment under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Provides that the statute does not apply where the US Department of Justice withdrew its objection or after the Department interposed an objection, the US District Court for the District of Columbia issued a declaratory judgment that the ordinance, resolution, act, policy, or law did not violate Section 5.