Legislation Sponsored by William Cook (3)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 10/17/2017

S 0077 HighPublic Meetings/Records Law Violations William Cook
2/15/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate -RulesOS
General Government

Creates a new misdemeanor offense to deny access to public records “for purposes of inspection and examination,” or to deny copies of public records. (version 1)

S 0230 MonitorExempt Vacation Linen Rentals From Sales Tax William Cook
3/14/2017 Senate - Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate --
Taxation & Finance
Exempts from state sales tax the rental of linens for use in residential accommodation rental properties. (version 1)
S 0539 HighEnvironmental Regulatory Reform Act of 2017 William Cook
4/13/2017 Senate - Re-ref to Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate -AENR
Environment Transportation Utilities

An omnibus bill that will likely grow in size as it receives consideration, this bill changes current law to restrict the use of eminent domain powers to those for public use, though it carves out specific authority for local government condemnors to acquire property through condemnation for the connection of utility customers. Repeals a current ban on plastic bags for retail operations in Dare County. (version 1)

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