day 30 of 30: four bills signed

Governor Easley signed four bills into law on Sunday evening, August 16, 2008, day 30 of 30 days for gubernatorial action.  This leaves four bills pending on the Governor’s desk.

The new laws are listed below:

2008-221

S1695

Vehicle Size and Weight Changes.

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2008-222

S1339

Gasoline and Fuel Alcohol Blending.

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2008-223

S942

Prohibit Restricting Newspaper Distribution

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2008-224

S1314

Amend Massage & Bodywork Therapy Act.

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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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