Legislation Assigned to the House Judy III Committee (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/9/2018

H 0037 MonitorProtect Law Enforcement Officers Christopher Malone
4/27/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate Judy III RulesOS
Personnel Public Safety

Creates legal remedies for municipal law enforcement officers who, acting as whistleblowers, report evidence of illegal activity to their supervisors, and protects those same officers from retaliation for their reports. (version 1)

H 0094 MonitorEmergency Management/Drone Use Michael Speciale
4/13/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate Judy III RulesOS
Public Safety

Creates an exception to state law that otherwise limits the use of unmanned aircraft, to allow use of these aircraft by emergency management services personnel, when acting in the scope of their duties. (version 1)

H 0099 MonitorThe Antidiscrimination Act of 2017 Rodney Moore
2/15/2017 House - Ref to the Com on Judiciary III, if favorable, State and Local Government II, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House Judy III -
Public Safety

Prohibits law enforcement officers from engaging in discriminatory profiling; directs collection and reporting of certain data related to traffic stops and homicides; and adds additional educational requirements regarding discriminatory profiling and data storage to law enforcement officers’ training curriculum. (version 1)

H 0162 MonitorAmend Administrative Procedure Laws Jonathan Jordan
8/3/2017 House - Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House Judy III RulesOS
General Government
Companion bill to SB 16
Makes minor changes to the procedures followed in administrative proceedings, including challenges to agency actions under the contested case process and the state rule review and readoption process (version 1)
H 0181 HighFirst Responders Act of 2017 Harry Warren
4/4/2017 House - Re-ref Com On Finance Judy III -
NCLM Goal Public Safety Taxation & Finance
NCLM GOAL

Among other changes aimed at incentivizing service in emergency personnel positions, this bill would achieve an NCLM goal of providing additional resources to lessen the strain on sworn law enforcement officers when providing custody of individuals in crisis. The bill does so by authorizing other individuals to perform these services, including commissioned company police officers and certain security officers. Creates a new homestead exclusion from payment of local property taxes for surviving spouses of emergency personnel officers who were killed in the line of duty. Directs a study and report by the N.C. Department of Transportation to examine issues related to interstate access by emergency personnel during periods of road construction. (version 1)

H 0635 MonitorElectronic Pawn & Metals Database Dennis Riddell
4/10/2017 House - Ref To Com On Judiciary III Judy III -
Information Technology Public Safety Utilities
Companion bill SB 28

Directs the state Department of Information Technology to create a database for reporting transactions of pawned items and scrap metal sales; authorizes access to the electronic database by law enforcement. (version 1)

H 0963 MonitorClarify Prevention/Emergency Management Act John Faircloth
6/7/2018 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate Judy III RulesOS
Public Safety
Companion Bill SB 723

Adds “prevention” to the list of emergency management activities that fall under the state’s Emergency Management Act, widening the scope of the program and allowing local governments to apply emergency management funds to a larger number of activities.

S 0016 EnactedBusiness Regulatory Reform Act of 2017 Wilfred Wells
10/5/2017 Ch. SL 2017-211 Judy III RulesOS
General Government

Makes minor changes to the procedures followed in administrative proceedings, including challenges to agency actions under the contested case process and the state rule review and readoption process (version 1)

S 0292 MonitorOrd. Violation/No Auto Misdemeanor Michael Lee
6/14/2017 House - Re-ref Com On State and Local Government II Judy III SLG
General Government
Eliminates a current law that allows cities and counties to punish violations of local ordinances as misdemeanors, unless otherwise authorized by state statutes. Raises the current penalty for motor vehicle or parking violations from $50 to $100. (version 1)
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