day 21 of 30: six bills signed

Governor Easley signed six bills into law on Friday, August 8, 2008, day 21 of 30 days for gubernatorial action.  This leaves 34 bills pending on the Governor’s desk.

The new laws are:

2008-190 S1787 Vehicle Registration/Inspection Changes.-AB HTML | RTF | PDF ]


2008-191 S1860 Amend Child Abuse/Child Fatality Task Force. HTML | RTF | PDF ]


2008-192 S2015 School of Arts/Name Change. HTML | RTF | PDF ]


2008-193 S2056 Court Fee Exemption. HTML | RTF | PDF ]


2008-194 H545 Clarify and Amend Various Provisions. HTML | RTF | PDF ]


2008-195 H2498 Underground Storage Tank Pgrm Amends-2008. HTML | RTF | 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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