Governor Easley signed 14 bills into law on Sunday, August 3, 2008, day 16 of 30 days for gubernatorial action. The bills were signed bteween 3:26 am and 3:49 am. This leaves 62 bills pending on the Governor’s desk.
The new laws are:
|2008-154||H2509||Sales Tax Refund for Certain Nonprofits||HTML|
|2008-155||H2496||State Parks System Additions||HTML|
|2008-156||S1800||MV Definitions/Fed. Compliance/ATV Use||HTML|
|2008-158||S1407||Resale of Tickets via Internet||HTML|
|2008-159||H1230||Nonprofit ABC Law Changes||HTML|
|2008-160||H2570||Create Permit for Movement of Trailer Frames||HTML|
|2008-161||H2410||Special Asst. Income Disregard Study||HTML|
|2008-162||H2432||Study/Local Disaster Mgmt. Capability||HTML|
|2008-163||H1563||Extend Fire and Rescue Death Benefits||HTML|
|2008-165||H1770||Future Conveyances/Special Assessments||HTML|
|2008-166||H2409||Multiunit Asst. Housing Svs. Regis. Fee.||HTML|
|2008-167||H887||Amend Criminal Offense of Stalking||HTML|
Under Article II, Section 22 of the Constitution, the Governor has 30 days after adjournment to act on all pending bills, with July 19 being day one. The 30-day period concludes at midnight, Sunday, August 17, 2008. Any bills not acted on by the deadline become law on Monday, August 18, 2008. Bills sent to the Governor prior to adjournment where the 10-day limit had not run out at adjournment have a new 30-day clock.
2008 laws enacted are listed here in order of becoming law, and here in order of bill number. These links are normally updated within a few business hours of action being taken.