Bill Summary for S 115 (2021-2022)

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Apr 28 2021

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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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House committee substitute deletes the content of the 2nd edition and replaces it with the following.

Enacts the following provisions, applicable to Cumberland County, Durham County, Forsyth County, Guilford County, Harnett County, Jackson County, Mecklenburg County, Orange County, Pasquotank County, Pitt County, Robeson County, Wake County, and Watauga County only.

Authorizes stadiums located on the campus or property of UNC constituent institutions or private postsecondary institutions to operate at 100% of the occupancy limits established pursuant to the NC Building Code, notwithstanding the NC Emergency Management Act or any executive or secretarial orders or directives authorized pursuant to that Act, or any other laws. 

Authorizes the Governor to order the closure, restriction or reduction of operations of any individual stadium authorized to operate under the act, by executive order, to protect the health and safety of athletes, staff, and attendees, with stated reasoning. Prohibits ordering statewide closures, restrictions or reductions of operations of the described stadiums under the act or the NC Emergency Management Act. 

Makes conforming changes to the act's titles.

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