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Gov. Cooper Signs Eight Bills Into Law, Vetoes Another PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 09:13

Governor Toy Cooper signed the following bills into law:

*             Senate Bill 683: Combat Absentee Ballot Fraud

*             Senate Bill 559: Storm Securitization 

*             Senate Bill 537: Licensing & HHS Amends & Rural Health Stable 

*             House Bill 111: 2019-2021 Base Budgets/Certain Agencies 

*             House Bill 470: Administration of Justice Changes

*             Senate Bill 433: DNCR Omnibus & Other Change

*             Senate Bill 356: DOT Cash and Accountability 

*             House Bill 200: 2019 Storm Recovery/ Var. Budget Corrections

Governor Cooper also vetoed the following bill:

*             Senate Bill 250: Remove Foreign Citizens from Voting Rolls 

Gov. Cooper shared the following comment on Senate Bill 250:

"Only citizens should be allowed to vote. But blocking legitimate voters from casting a ballot is a risk we cannot take when the law already prevents non-citizens from voting and has legitimate mechanisms to remove them from the rolls. This legislation creates a high risk of voter harassment and intimidation and could discourage citizens from voting."

 

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 December 2019 09:19
 
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