Bill Summary for H 917 (2023-2024)

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May 8 2024

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View NCGA Bill Details2023-2024 Session
House Bill 917 (Public) Filed Monday, April 29, 2024
Intro. by Davis.

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Bill summary

House committee substitute to the 1st edition adds the following content.

Repeals GS 1-18, which required that in an action in which the defense of adverse possession is relied upon, the time computed as constituting such adverse possession shall not include any possession had against a feme covert during coverture prior to February 13, 1899.

Amends GS 29-30, concerning a surviving spouse’s election to take life interest instead of intestate share, by referring to the time of the marriage instead of coverture. Amends GS 50-11, concerning the effects of divorce, to also refer to the time of marriage instead of coverture. Amends GS 50-10, concerning contracts between a husband and wife to refer to the marriage instead of coverture. Makes additional clarifying changes.

Recodifies a portion of Section 5 of SL 2013-357 into GS 58-50-130 and makes the following changes. Amends the provision prohibiting an insurer from issuing a stop loss health insurance policy to a small employer who has an annual attachment point for claims incurred per individual that is lower than $20,000 for plan years beginning in 2013, by requiring the Department of Insurance to make the indexed amount (was, make the amount of the specified attachment points) available to the public annually. Removes outdated language. Makes additional clarifying and technical changes.

Makes a technical change to Section 12 of SL 2015-281, specifying that GS 58-50-110 is being amended. Effective January 1, 2016.

Allows the Revisor of Statutes to recodify the definitions in GS 126-81 so that they are in alphabetical order and make conforming changes. Recodifies GS 131E-176(5a) as (5c).

Amends GS 135-6, concerning the Board of Trustees Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System by removing provisions related to the Board’s initial organization and requiring the Board to adopt rules (was, establish rules and regulations from time to time). Removes outdated language, including provisions concerning the creation of actuary tables and rates. Makes additional technical and clarifying changes.

Recodifies the last sentence of GS 150B-37(c) under GS 150B-34 and requires the Office of Administrative Hearings to forward a written copy of an administrative law judge's final decision  or order (was, final decision) to the parties. Makes additional clarifying and technical changes. Amends GS 108A-70.9A to require the Office of Administrative Hearings, instead of the administrative law judge, to forward a written copy of the judge’s decision to the Department and the recipient in accordance with GS 150B-34; makes conforming changes. Makes conforming changes to GS 108A-70.9B and GS 108D-16. Amends GS 90A-30, concerning penalties for violations of GS 90A-30, and GS 104E-24, concerning administrative penalties, by updating statutory cross-references and making additional clarifying and technical changes. Amends GS 122C-24, concerning adverse action on a license, by removing the provision concerning sharing the decision when an appeal is filed concerning the denial, suspension, amendment, or revocation of a license. Amends GS 122C-24.1, GS 131D-34, and GS 131E-129, concerning penalties, by making conforming and clarifying changes. Amends GS 143-215.94G by making clarifying and technical changes, and removing unnecessary language.

Amends GS 168-11 by making organizational changes that clarify the statute’s language; also updates the name of an NCGA committee. Makes additional technical changes.

Amends the act’s long title.