day 16 of 30: 14 bills signed

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 PDF
2008-155 H2496 State Parks System Additions HTML PDF
2008-156 S1800 MV Definitions/Fed. Compliance/ATV Use HTML PDF
2008-157 S741 UI/Advance Payments HTML PDF
2008-158 S1407 Resale of Tickets via Internet HTML PDF
2008-159 H1230 Nonprofit ABC Law Changes HTML PDF
2008-160 H2570 Create Permit for Movement of Trailer Frames HTML PDF
2008-161 H2410 Special Asst. Income Disregard Study HTML PDF
2008-162 H2432 Study/Local Disaster Mgmt. Capability HTML PDF
2008-163 H1563 Extend Fire and Rescue Death Benefits HTML PDF
2008-164 H2318 DOT/Partnership Agreements/Construction.-AB HTML PDF
2008-165 H1770 Future Conveyances/Special Assessments HTML PDF
2008-166 H2409 Multiunit Asst. Housing Svs. Regis. Fee. HTML PDF
2008-167 H887 Amend Criminal Offense of Stalking HTML PDF


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.


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