Bill Summary for S 115 (2021-2022)

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Feb 24 2021

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View NCGA Bill Details2021
Senate Bill 115 (Local) Filed Thursday, February 18, 2021
AN ACT TO ALLOW FULL CAPACITY ATTENDANCE AT STADIUMS IN CERTAIN COUNTIES.
Intro. by Johnson, Sawyer, McInnis.

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Senate committee substitute amends the 1st edition as follows. 

Now authorizes rather than requires all public and nonpublic high schools to allow spectators at outdoor sporting events for the remainder of the scheduled 2020-21 school year as specified by the act. 

Adds that for outdoor sporting facilities allowing spectators to bring their own seats, individuals sitting in their own seats do not count toward the limit on the number of spectators so long as those individuals maintain at least six feet of distance between themselves and anyone outside of their family. Make additional clarifying and technical changes. 

Expands the scope of the act to also include Alamance, Haywood, Onslow, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes, and Surry Counties. 

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