RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - It's been a busy few days for Gov. Pat McCrory. Not only did he sign into law the Fiscal Year 2014-15 General Fund operating budget for the state, he also put his signature to an additional 14 bills.
S.B. 793 (Sens. Tillman and Cook) - A bill making various changes to the charter school laws, as well as a technical correction to House Bill 712.
S.B. 376 (Sen. Bingham) - A bill allowing Montgomery County employees and the dependents of employees to participate in the State Health plan for teachers and state employees.
S.B. 773 (Sen. Hartsell) - A bill implementing the recommendations of the General Statutes Commission to modify the Slayer Statute due to the need to account for property held in a joint tenancy in unequal shares, and more.
S.B. 163 (Sens. Jackson, Cook and Rabin) - A bill designating reclaimed water as a source water under certain conditions.
S.B. 193 (Sen. Hartsell) - A bill modifying P3 ethics reporting requirement in S.L. 2014-18.
S.B. 403 (Sen. Bingham) - A bill amending and clarifying various provisions of the election laws.
S.B. 648 (Sens. Jackson, Meredith and Davis) - A bill creating transparency in contracts between the Attorney General and private attorneys, to prevent the abuse of patents and more.
S.B. 853 (Sens. Rucho and Barringer) - A bill modernizing the business court by making technical, clarifying and administrative changes to the procedures for complex business cases, and more.
H.B. 1048 (Rep. Hastings) - A bill amending the selection criteria for adjutant general of the North Carolina National Guard, and more.
H.B. 884 (Reps. Jeter, R. Moore, Blackwell and Cotham) - A bill providing for a dropout prevention and recovery pilot program with a charter school and requiring the State Board of Education to report on utilization of personnel contracts.
H.B. 1194 (Reps. Collins and S. Ross) - A bill making changes to administration of the state retirement systems.
H.B. 1145 (Reps. Shepard, R. Brown and Millis) - A bill requiring mopeds to be registered with the Division of Motor Vehicles.
H.B. 366 (Reps. Langdon, Dixon, Brisson and S. Martin) - A bill maintaining the confidentiality of environmental investigations for agricultural operations and directing the Department of Environment & Natural Resources to adopt rules for a formal complaint procedure, and more.
H.B. 272 (Reps. Stam, Jackson and Bryan) - A bill making various changes to laws affecting the Department of Transportation and the Division of Motor Vehicles.