Bill Summary for S 16 (2017-2018)

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Jun 15 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 16 (Public) Filed Thursday, January 26, 2017
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FURTHER REGULATORY RELIEF TO THE CITIZENS OF NORTH CAROLINA.
Intro. by Wells, Barringer, Daniel.

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House amendments make the following changes to the 3rd edition.

Amendment #1 adds a new Section 21.1 requiring the Environmental Review Commission to study the state sedimentation and erosion control program and locally delegated sedimentation and erosion control programs, including how the programs could be more efficient and streamlined. Requires a report on the study results to the 2018 Regular Session of the 2017 General Assembly.

Amendment #3 amends GS 58-50-130(a) by removing the provision that prohibited small employer carriers, insurers, subsidiaries of an insurer, or controlled individual of an insurance holding company from providing stop loss, catastrophic, or reinsurance coverage to small employers who employ fewer than 26 eligible employees that does not comply with the underwriting, rating, and other applicable standards.

Amendment #4 adds a new Section 21.2 requiring the Legislative Research Commission to study flood control measures to prevent flood damage to persons and property in the Lower Neuse River Basin, including consideration of specified issues. Requires a report on the results of the study to the 2018 Regular Session of the 2017 General Assembly.

Amendment #5 amends the definition of primary enclosure in GS 19A-23 by adding that the limitation of four or fewer animals does not apply to primary enclosures in animal shelters.

Amendment #6 adds a new Section 21.5 requiring the Legislative Research Commission to study the creation of a mediation and arbitration board that would serve as a mediator and arbitrator of disputes between the owners of property in a homeowners' or property owners' association and the governing entities of such an association. Requires a report to the 2018 Regular Session of the 2017 General Assembly.

Amendment #7 deletes the proposed changes to GS 20-183.3. Amends GS 20-129 by adding that every motor vehicle originally equipped with backup lamps must have those lamps in operating condition. Effective January 1, 2018.

Amendment #8 adds a new Section 20.1 amending GS 143-215.107A by removing Onslow County from those counties that are required to perform motor vehicle emissions inspections.

 

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