Legislation Sponsored by Wesley Meredith (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/17/2017

S 0065 HighBRIGHT Futures Act Wesley Meredith
2/13/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate -RulesOS
Information Technology Technology Telecommunications
Companion bill to HB 68
Clarifies that certain Department of Commerce grants may be spent in support of broadband and its related components; enlarges the scope of existing public private partnership law to include digital infrastructure; and directs several state agency studies related to digital infrastructure, digital literacy, and workforce development. (version 1)
S 0337 MonitorRegulation of Fully Autonomous Vehicles Wesley Meredith
3/22/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate --
Public Safety Transportation
Companion bill to HB 469

Updates state laws to reflect the availability of driverless motor vehicles, including an exemption from needing a driver’s license, minor changes to passenger restraint laws, updates to criminal laws affecting motor vehicle operation, such as leaving the scene of a crash, and requirements for insurance on and registration of the vehicle. Preempts local governments from regulating fully autonomous vehicles and their operation. (version 1)

S 0338 MonitorDisaster Recovery Act of 2017 Wesley Meredith
7/18/2017 Ch. SL 2017-119 RulesCOH RulesOS
Economic Development Housing & Community Development Parks & Recreation Transportation Utilities

Provides specific details for allocating $100 million of previously-budgeted funds related to disaster recovery from Hurricane Matthew and the fall 2016 wildfires, dividing the funding between housing, infrastructure, agricultural, and community college needs.

S 0339 MonitorUtilities/Rate Base/Fair Value Determination Wesley Meredith
3/22/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate --
Utilities
Companion bill HB 351
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)
S 0340 MonitorRate making/Water/Wastewater Public Utilities Wesley Meredith
3/22/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate --
Utilities
Companion bill HB 352
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