Bill Summary for S 127 (2019-2020)

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Mar 7 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 127 (Public) Filed Monday, February 25, 2019
AN ACT TO CLARIFY STATE AGENCIES' OBLIGATIONS TO REFRAIN FROM INTERFERENCE WITH STATE EMPLOYEES' DUTY TO REPORT VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW, FRAUD, MISAPPROPRIATION OF STATE RESOURCES, AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL IMPROPRIETIES; AND MAKE OTHER CHANGES TO FOSTER GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY TO PREVENT VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL LAW, FRAUD, MISAPPROPRIATION OF STATE RESOURCES, AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL IMPROPRIETIES.
Intro. by Brown, Daniel, Hise.

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Senate amendments make the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Amendment #1 amends the proposed language in GS 126-84, GS 126-85, and GS 120-19 to require that the legislative panels be duly appointed by the President Pro Tem and/or the Speaker of the House. 

Amendment #2 adds the requirement that, effective when the act becomes law, the head of each State agency, department, and institution notify its employees of the changes made by the act.

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