List Of New Laws Begin Today

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Below is a raw list of other new laws starting  December 1 and January 1.

2009 Legislation 'Effective December 1, 2010'

S.L. 2009-277 (SB 248) CONFORM COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY STATUTE.
An Act To make a technical correction by deleting From A 1981 Law Relating To Filling Vacancies In County Boards Of Education Elected On A Partisan Basis County boards Of Education That In Fact Are Not Elected On A Partisan Basis.
[See Secs. 2 & 3]

S.L. 2010-5 (SB 140) PROTECT VICTIMS/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS.
An Act To Make It A Felony For A Person Who Is The Subject Of A Valid Protective Order To Trespass On Property Where The Protected Party Resides And That Is Operated As A Safe House Or Haven For Domestic Violence Victims Without Regard As To Whether The Person Covered By The Protective Order Is Present On The Premises, And To Limit The Liability Of Domestic Violence Shelters For Tortious Conduct Committed On Shelter Premises. [See Secs. 1 & 3]

S.L. 2010-16 (SB 254) SUSIE'S LAW.
An Act To Increase The Penalty For The Malicious Abuse, Torture, Or Killing Of An Animal. [Entire Act]

RELATED: Susie's Law Among Those That Take Effect Dec. 1

S.L. 2010-96 (SB 1165) GENERAL STATUTES COMMISSION TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
An Act To Make Technical Corrections To The General Statutes As Recommended By The General Statutes Commission And To Make Various Other Technical Changes To The General Statutes And The Session Laws. [See Secs. 40 & 42]

S.L. 2010-103 (HB 80) BAN ELECTRONIC SWEEPSTAKES.
An Act To Ban The Use Of Electronic Machines And Devices For Sweepstakes Purposes.
[Entire Act]

RELATED: Some Sweepstakes Operators To Stay Open, Even After Ban

S.L. 2010-104 (HB 859) AMEND CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT LAWS.

An Act To Exempt Certain Retired Probation And Parole Certified Officers From The Firearm Safety And Training Course Requirement For Purposes Of The Concealed Handgun Permit. [Entire Act]

S.L. 2010-132 (HB 1729) MOTOR VEHICLE LAW CHANGES.
An Act To Make Various Changes To The Motor Vehicle Laws. [See Secs. 1-20 & 22]

DETAILS: Read explanations for the new DMV laws

S.L. 2010-133 (HB 1685) TURNPIKE AUTHORITY TOLL ENFORCEMENT CHANGES.
An Act To Make Various Changes To The Statutes Governing Collection And Enforcement Of Tolls By The North Carolina Turnpike Authority.
[Entire Act]

S.L. 2010-169 (HB 961) GOV'T ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN REFORM ACT OF 2010.
An Act To Clarify The Criminal Statutes On Self-Dealing; To Create The Public Funding Of Council Of State Elections Commission; To Increase The Punishment For Making Campaign Contributions In The Name Of Another; To Increase Accessibility To Information Related To Candidate Campaign Committees And To Information Related To State Contracts And Grants; To Strengthen Public Confidence In Government By Changing The Revolving Door Period And Applicability; To Codify Certain Positions In State Government As A Public Servant Under The State Government Ethics Act; To Strengthen Transparency Of Government Through Additional Disclosures By Public Servants, Including Campaign Contributions Prior To Appointment; To Increase Accountability Of Public Servants, Appointees Of The Governor, And State Employees By Permitting The Governor To Adopt Minimum Standards Of Ethical Conduct; To Clarify The Indirect Gift Ban And Clarify Reporting By Lobbyist Principals; To Strengthen Transparency Of Government Through Increasing And Clarifying Accessibility To Legislative Records And Other Public Records; To Make Technical Changes To The Ethics Law; And To Expedite Review Of Preliminary Investigations Of Allegations Of Wrongdoing Under Chapters 120 And 138A Of The General Statutes.
[See Secs. 1-3, 6, 15 & 28]

S.L. 2010-185 (SB 675) PROHIBIT MEDICAID FRAUD/KICKBACKS.
An Act To Prohibit Giving Or Receiving Remuneration Related To The Making Of Referrals Or Purchase/Lease Arrangements That Lead To Medicaid Payments.
[Entire Act]

S.L. 2010-193 (HB 1412) COURTS-MARTIAL AMENDMENTS.
An Act to make various changes to the statutes relating to national guard courts-martial.
[Entire Act]

2009 Legislation 'Effective January 1, 2011'

S.L. 2009-451 (SB 202) APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2009.
An Act To Make Base Budget Appropriations For Current Operations Of State Departments, Institutions, And Agencies, And For Other Purposes.
[See Secs. 7.41, 26.16A(a) & (b) & 28.6]

S.L. 2009-492 (SB 64) MOTORCYCLE LEARNER'S PERMIT.
An Act To Shorten The Duration And Amend The Requirements For A Motorcycle Learner's Permit, And Clarify The Requirements For Obtaining A Motorcycle Endorsement. [See Secs. 1, 2 & 5]

S.L. 2010-2 (HB 589) INSURANCE & STATE HEALTH PLAN COVER/HEARINF AIDS/AUTISM.
An Act To Require Health Benefit Plans And The State Health Plan To Cover Hearing Aids And Replacement Hearing Aids. [Entire Act]

S.L. 2010-31 (SB 897) APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2010.
An Act To Modify The Current Operations And Capital Improvements Appropriations Act Of 2009 By Adjusting Appropriations For The 2010-2011 Fiscal Year; To Conform To Changes Made In The Internal Revenue Code; To Extend And Enhance The Tax Credit For Investments In Qualified Business Ventures; To Extend The Tax Credit For Small Businesses That Provide Health Insurance To Their Employees; And To Provide For A Tax Credit For Small Businesses That Create Jobs.
[See Secs. 31.6(g) & 31.7(e)]

S.L. 2010-68 (SB 1193) IMPLEMENT LTC PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
An Act To Implement The Long-Term Care Partnership Program, To Ensure That North Carolina's Long-Term Care Insurance Laws Comport With The Long-Term Care Partnership Provisions In The Federal Deficit Reduction Act Of 2005, And To Authorize The Sharing Of Confidential Information Between The North Carolina Department Of Insurance, Entities That Contract With The Federal Government, And Other Governmental Agencies, As Recommended By The North Carolina Study Commission On Aging. [Entire Act]

S.L. 2010-95 (SB 1177) REVENUE LAWS TECHNICAL & ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES.
An Act To Make Technical, Clarifying, And Administrative Changes To The Tax And Related Laws. [See Secs. 29 & 45]

S.L. 2010-122 (HB 1717) MODERNIZATION OF THE STATE ABC SYSTEM.
An Act To Modernize The North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control System, To Ensure The Integrity Of The Three-Tier System, To Require Minimum Age Standards For Law Enforcement, And To Require That The City Of Kannapolis, The City Of Salisbury, And Rowan County Have Equal Representation On The Rowan/Kannapolis ABC Board.
[See Secs. 6 & 29]

S.L. 2010-123 (SB 1202) BUDGET TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
An Act To Make Technical, Clarifying, And Other Modifications To The Current Operations And Capital Improvements Appropriations Acts.
[See Secs. 10.2 (amends S.L. 2010-31, s.31.6(g)) & 12.1 ]

S.L. 2010-124 (HB 2066) SPECIAL RETIREMENT ALLOWANCES.
An Act To Authorize The Creation Of Special Retirement Allowances For Retirees Of The Teachers' And State Employees' Retirement System And The Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System. [See Secs. 2, 3, 5-7]

S.L. 2010-131 (SB 181) DRIVERS LICENSE CHANGE EXPIR./8 YEARS THROUGH 65.
An Act To Increase The Age Cap Of Persons Receiving An Eight-Year Drivers License.
[Entire Act]

S.L. 2010-139 (HB 213) VOLUNTARY SHARED LEAVE NON FAMILY SICK LEAVE DONATIONS.
An Act To Require The Adoption Of Rules And Policies For The Voluntary Shared Leave Program That Will Permit The Donation Of Sick Leave To A Nonfamily Member Recipient For State Employees Subject To The State Personnel Act And For Public School Employees, And To Require The State Personnel Commission, The State Board Of Education, And The State Board Of Community Colleges To Make An Annual Report On The Voluntary Shared Leave Program. [Entire Act]

S.L. 2010-141 (SB 829) REGULATION OF APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES.
An Act To Regulate Real Estate Appraisal Management Companies.
[See Secs. 2-4]

S.L. 2010-147 (HB 1973) VARIOUS ECONOMIC INCENTIVES.
An Act To Modify Existing Economic Development Incentives And To Incent New Economic Development Opportunities; To Provide Funding For The DNA Database And Databank; And To Encourage The Use Of Multiple Award Schedule Contracts When Issuing Requests For Proposals For State Contracts.
[See Secs. 2.1-2.4, 3.1-3.7, 5.1, 5.4-5.6 & 9]

S.L. 2010-169 (HB 961) GOV'T ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN REFORM ACT OF 2010.
An Act To Clarify The Criminal Statutes On Self-Dealing; To Create The Public Funding Of Council Of State Elections Commission; To Increase The Punishment For Making Campaign Contributions In The Name Of Another; To Increase Accessibility To Information Related To Candidate Campaign Committees And To Information Related To State Contracts And Grants; To Strengthen Public Confidence In Government By Changing The Revolving Door Period And Applicability; To Codify Certain Positions In State Government As A Public Servant Under The State Government Ethics Act; To Strengthen Transparency Of Government Through Additional Disclosures By Public Servants, Including Campaign Contributions Prior To Appointment; To Increase Accountability Of Public Servants, Appointees Of The Governor, And State Employees By
Permitting The Governor To Adopt Minimum Standards Of Ethical Conduct; To Clarify The Indirect Gift Ban And Clarify Reporting By Lobbyist Principals; To Strengthen Transparency Of Government Through Increasing And Clarifying Accessibility To Legislative Records And Other Public Records; To Make Technical Changes To The Ethics Law; And To Expedite Review Of Preliminary Investigations Of Allegations Of Wrongdoing Under Chapters 120 And 138A Of The General Statutes.
[See Secs. 5, 13, 17 & 28]

S.L. 2010-181 (HB 620) WILL/UNIFORM PRINCIPAL AND INCOME ACT.
An Act To Make Changes To The Statutes Concerning Bequests Or Devises In A Will To The Attorney Who Drafted The Will, And To Make Revisions To The Uniform Principal And Income Act. [See Secs. 3, 4 & 5]

S.L. 2010-190 (SB 1400) NO FORECLOSURE/SOLDIERS ON ACTIVE DUTY/FUNDS.
An Act To Prohibit Foreclosures While Mortgagors Or Trustors Are On Active Military Duty. [Entire Act]

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