Legislation Assigned to the House RulesCOH Committee (57)
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Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/9/2018

H 0078 MonitorHB2 Repeal/Equality for All Cecil Brockman
2/13/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Economic Development General Government

Repeals both S.L. 2016-99 and S.L. 2016-3, creates a statewide non-discrimination law with distinct protected classes of individuals, and increases the punishment for certain sexual assault offenses that occur in a changing facility. (version 1)

H 0082 MonitorEquality For All/Repeal HB2 Mary Harrison
2/13/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Economic Development General Government
Repeals both S.L. 2016-99 and S.L. 2016-3, and creates a statewide non-discrimination law with distinct protected classes of individuals. (version 1)
H 0107 MonitorCommon Sense Compromise to Repeal HB 2 Darren Jackson
2/16/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Economic Development General Government

Repeals S.L. 2016-99 and S.L. 2016-3; requires local governments to provide 30 days’ notice to the General Assembly and the public of any intent to adopt a local nondiscrimination ordinance; and increases the punishment for certain sexual assault offenses that occur in a changing facility. (version 1)

H 0186 MonitorRepeal HB2/State Nondiscrimination Policies Charles McGrady
2/27/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Economic Development General Government

Repeals both S.L. 2016-99 and S.L. 2016-3. Preempts any level of government besides state government from regulating access to multiple-occupancy bathrooms, showers, and changing facilities. Creates a statewide non-discrimination law with distinct protected classes of individuals. Grants new authority for cities to expand the protected classes authorized by state law, subject to a citizen petition to override the nondiscrimination ordinance via a voter referendum. Amends existing laws regarding requirements a city may place on a private contractor’s employment practices, when the city and private employer enter into a contract. Increases the punishment for certain sexual assault offenses that occur in a changing facility. (version 1)

H 0221 MonitorRepeal HB2 Darren Jackson
3/2/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Economic Development General Government

Repeals both S.L. 2016-99 and S.L. 2016-3. (version 1)

H 0229 EnactedGSC Technical Corrections 2017 Robert Davis
7/12/2017 Ch. SL 2017-102 RulesCOH RulesOS
General Government

Makes ministerial changes to a wide variety of state laws, correcting mistakes such as misspellings or incorrect cross-references to statutes. (version 1)

H 0233 MonitorBan the Box Garland Pierce
3/6/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Personnel

Prevents public employers, including municipal employers, from inquiring about any part of a job applicant’s criminal history until the employer has made a conditional offer of employment to the applicant, except in instances in which the employer is required by law to consider the applicant’s criminal record. Disallows public employers from disqualifying applicants based on a prior conviction, unless that conviction is “substantially related” to factors listed in the bill. (version 1)

H 0238 MonitorEconomic Security Act of 2017 Mary Harrison
3/6/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Budgeting & Fiscal Control Personnel
Companion bill to SB 174

Makes numerous changes to state law intended to increase the financial security of individuals, including the following changes which could affect municipal employers: raising the minimum wage to $15/hour; requiring paid sick and family medical leave; allowing public employee collective bargaining; and disallowing public employers from inquiring about a job applicant’s criminal history until the employer has made a conditional offer of employment to the applicant, except in instances in which the employer is required by law to consider the applicant’s criminal record. (version 1)

H 0249 MonitorEconomic Terrorism John Torbett
4/5/2017 Re-ref Com On Judiciary II RulesCOH -
Public Safety Transportation

Creates new criminal offenses for certain actions that interrupt the regular course of business, cause damages in excess of $1,000, and are committed with an intent to intimidate. More specifically, allows government agencies—including municipalities—to bring a civil suit to recover public safety costs related to these acts. Finally, requires mayors to dispatch law enforcement officers to clear a “mass traffic obstruction” (defined in the bill) that occurs within that jurisdiction. (version 1)

H 0266 MonitorTerminate Agreement for Tolling of I-77 Chaz Beasley
3/8/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Transportation

Directs the N.C. Department of Transportation to cancel the contract for the project to construct HOT lanes on the Mecklenburg and Iredell Counties portion of I-77. Directs NCDOT to pay damages and other penalties from unobligated funds, which otherwise would go toward funding transportation projects. (version 1)

H 0289 MonitorLiving Wage By 2022 Susan Fisher
3/9/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Budgeting & Fiscal Control Personnel
Companion bill to SB 210
Incrementally raises the state minimum wage to $15/hour by January 1, 2022. (version 1)
H 0350 MonitorCharlotte CRB/Issue Subpoena Rodney Moore
3/15/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Local Bills Personnel Public Safety

Gives authority to the Charlotte Citizen Review board to subpoena witnesses and compel the production of evidence, to aid in citizen review of the police disciplinary process. (version 1)

H 0474 MonitorUp Minimum Wage/Set Rates/COLA Carla Cunningham
3/27/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Budgeting & Fiscal Control Personnel
Increases the minimum wage beginning January 1, 2018 ($10.75/hr for employers with over $500,000 in sales or business done, $7.75/hr for all other employers), with annual increases thereafter based on the increase in the cost of living, as measured by the Consumer Price Index. (version 1)
H 0551 EnactedStrengthening Victims' Rights Nelson Dollar
6/27/2018 Ch. SL 2018-110 RulesCOH RulesOS
Liability

Rewrites a section of the N.C. constitution granting rights to victims of crimes enumerated in a new section, while retaining an existing provision that prohibits recovery of monetary damages by victims from the State or any of its political subdivisions, including municipalities. (version 1)

H 0561 MonitorSanitary Districts/Impact Fees Michael Wray
4/5/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Taxation & Finance Utilities
Companion bill SB 555

In response to a 2016 court case, clarifies current law to allow sanitary districts to charge fees of new development for future water/sewer system upgrades. (version 1)

H 0572 MonitorLegal Notices/Require Internet Publication Stephen Ross
4/26/2017 Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
General Government
Provides a procedure by which any public notice paid by a governmental entity that is placed onto a newspaper’s website may meet the notification requirements for print publications. (version 1)
H 0573 EnactedBusiness/Regulatory Changes John Faircloth
6/25/2018 Ch. SL 2018-65 RulesCOH RulesOS
Economic Development Housing & Community Development Planning & Land Use
Authorizes a new mechanism for cities above 30,000 in population at least partially located in economically distressed counties to address vacant homes in their jurisdictions, when the current owners of those homes failed to comply with court orders related to clean-up of the properties. The process allows the city to petition a court for appoint of a receiver, who then has two years to either demolish, rehabilitate, or sell the property. Contains related procedural and legal safeguards to the city, the receiver, and the property owner. (version 1)
H 0578 MonitorRevisions to Outdoor Advertising Laws David Lewis
4/11/2017 Re-ref Com On Finance RulesCOH -
Transportation

The first of four House bills with this title that concern billboards, this bill addresses issues related to tree- and vegetation-clearing activities in front of signs. Lowers the permit fees and other amounts sign owners must pay to receive permission to clear vegetation and increases the permit term from one to three years. Increases the area in which a sign owner may remove vegetation by right, and addresses removal of specific species of trees as well as trimmings within the cut zones. Proscribes specific rulemaking procedures for NCDOT to follow to implement provisions of this bill. (version 1)

H 0579 HighRevisions to Outdoor Advertising Laws David Lewis
4/26/2017 Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Economic Development Liability Planning & Land Use

The second of four House bills with this title that concern billboards, this bill addresses issues related to determination of just compensation for sign removal by NCDOT or local governments. Lists nine factors to consider when determining just compensation, including the income generated by rental space on the sign and the ability of the sign owner to relocate and reconstruct the sign in a reasonably comparable site. Allows the sign owner to recover from the condemning government agency the reasonable costs of relocating and reconstructing the removed sign, including up to 30 days of lost income caused by the sign removal. Prohibits local governments from amending their ordinances after the effective date of the bill, as they relate to applicability of billboard regulations throughout the jurisdiction. Proscribes specific rulemaking procedures for NCDOT to follow to implement provisions of this bill. (version 1)

H 0580 HighRevisions to Outdoor Advertising Laws David Lewis
4/26/2017 Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Economic Development Planning & Land Use
The third of four House bills with this title that concern billboards, this bill addresses issues related to relocation and reconstruction of signs. Allows sign owners to move their signs nearly anywhere in the state, and then—by right—rebuild the signs in a manner that allows them to be upgraded to digital billboards, mounted on a metal monopole, and increased in size and height. Applies retroactively to signs removed on or after January 1, 2014. Proscribes specific rulemaking procedures for NCDOT to follow to implement provisions of this bill. (version 1)
H 0581 HighRevisions to Outdoor Advertising Laws David Lewis
6/26/2017 Failed 2nd Reading RulesCOH -
Economic Development Planning & Land Use

The fourth of four House bills with this title that concern billboards, this bill addresses issues related to the relocation and reconstruction of signs, as well as lessening NCDOT permitting standards for all billboard activities. Allows sign owners to move their signs nearly anywhere in the state, and then—by right—rebuild the signs in a manner that allows them to be upgraded to digital billboards, mounted on a metal monopole, and increased in size and height. Exempts sign owners from typical local enforcement of ordinances and appeals processes. Creates new permitting exemptions from NCDOT and State Building Code regulations for sign owners, as well as new “deemed permitted” rights for sign owners. Directs an administrative process for NCDOT to determine the circumstances under which digital billboards may be used for public notification alerts. Proscribes specific rulemaking procedures for NCDOT to follow to implement provisions of this bill. (version 1)

H 0652 MonitorFreeze New Toll Contracts Chaz Beasley
4/11/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Transportation
Prohibits NCDOT and the N.C. Turnpike Authority from entering into any new public-private partnerships for construction of transportation facilities. (version 1)
H 0726 MonitorRepeal Sales Tax on RMI John Blust
4/11/2017 Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House RulesCOH -
Budget Taxation & Finance
As the title suggests, repeals the current state sales and use tax on repairs, maintenance, and installation services. (version 1)
H 0747 MonitorLRC Study/Reg. Impact in Coastal Areas Christopher Millis
4/19/2017 Re-ref Com On Regulatory Reform RulesCOH -
Economic Development Environment Planning & Land Use Transportation Utilities

Authorizes an interim legislative study that examines the impacts of environmental regulations and local land use regulations, as well as the impacts of underinvestment in infrastructure necessary for economic development. Study area includes counties containing or east of Interstate 95. (version 1)

H 0770 EnactedVarious Clarifying Changes Kyle Hall
8/30/2017 Ch. SL 2017-206 RulesCOH AENR
Environment
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