Legislation Sponsored by Samuel Watford (3)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 7/9/2018

H 0026 EnactedWorkers' Comp/Approval of Disputed Legal Fees Samuel Watford
7/20/2017 Ch. SL 2017-124 Judy I RulesOS
Liability Personnel

In response to the N.C. Supreme Court decision in Wilkes v. City of Greenville, ensures that an Industrial Commission worker’s compensation award does not create a presumption that future medical conditions of an employee are causally related to the compensable injury. Allows those employees to request a hearing before the Commission to prove that their medical condition is causally related to the compensable injury.

H 0351 EnactedUtilities/Rate Base/Fair Value Determination Samuel Watford
6/25/2018 Ch. SL 2018-51 EPU RulesOS
Companion bill to SB 339

For situations involving the sale of a publicly-owned water/wastewater system to a private entity (called a “water or wastewater public utility”), gives the private entity an alternate option for calculating the public system’s value, during rate determinations for the private entity made by the N.C. Utilities Commission. (version 1)

H 0509 EnactedDavidson County Zoning Procedure Changes Samuel Watford
6/29/2018 Ch. SL 2018-124 SLG II SLG
Local Bills Planning & Land Use

Delegates authority to the Davidson County planning board to undertake the process for and make final decisions on zoning map amendments, including the adoption of a consistency statement, subject to approval by the board of commissioners on the consent agenda. Allows appeal of the planning board’s decisions to go to the board of commissioners. (version 1)

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