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