day 17 of 30: 16 bills signed

Governor Easley signed 16 bills into law on Monday, August 3, 2008, day 17 of 30 days for gubernatorial action.  This leaves 46 bills pending on the Governor’s desk.

The new laws are:

S.L. # Bill # Short Title HTML PDF
2008-168 H2443 State Health Plan HTML PDF
2008-169 H2492 Amend Release of Juvenile Escape Info HTML PDF
2008-170 H1113 State Tort Claims/Public Duty Doctrine HTML PDF
2008-171 H1889 Wildlife Land Property Tax Changes HTML PDF
2008-172 H2265 School Bus Exempt from Duplicate Inspection HTML PDF
2008-173 H2105 Compensation for Erroenously Convicted HTML PDF
2008-174 H2306 Children W/ Disab. in Resid. Tratemtn Prog. HTML PDF
2008-175 H2308 CDL/Federal Compliance.-AB HTML PDF
2008-176 H2313 Permitting and Building Code Changes HTML PDF
2008-177 H2353 Irrigation Contractors Licensure/Fees HTML PDF
2008-178 H2341 Child Passenger Safety Technician Liability HTML PDF
2008-179 H2338 Hospital Report Child Injuries HTML PDF
2008-180 H2314 Voluntary County Participation/DOT.-AB HTML PDF
2008-181 H2431 Studies Act of 2008 HTML PDF
2008-182 H2391 No Auto. Revoke/Driv. Lic./Incompetent Person HTML PDF
2008-183 H2397 Nurs. Home Admin Crim. Hist. 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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