2008 short session wrap: 229 bills and 31 joint resolutions ratified

The 2007 Regular Session of the North Carolina General Assembly adjourned sine die (without date) at 4:50 pm, Friday, July 18, 2008.

229 bills got final action in the General Assembly in 2008, with 116 already law and 113 pending on the Governor’s desk.

31 joint resolutions were also ratified. 

To compare, 2006 had 264 bills enacted and 24 joint resolutions ratified.

As noted, the Governor has until midnight, Sunday, August 17, 2008 to act on the bills.  Any not signed or vetoed by that date become effective Monday, August 18, 2008.

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