day 26: one bill signed, two left

Governor Perdue signed one bill Thursday, August 5, 2010 (Day 26 of 30 to act),  Here is the new law:

S1213   Amend State Purchases & Contracts Laws.     Ch. SL 2010-194

Under Article II, Section 22 of the Constitution, the Governor has 30 days after adjournmentof the North Carolina General Assembly to act on all pending bills, with July 11 being day one.   The 30-day period concludes at midnight, Monday, August 9, 2010.  Any bills not acted on by the deadline become law on Tuesday, August 10, 2010. 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.

2010 laws enacted are listed here in order of becoming law, and here in order of bill number.  These links are normally updated within a business day of action being taken.

As of Thursday, August 5, day 26 of 30 for the Governor to act on bills, she had signed 107 of the 109 (98%) that were on her desk at the end of the session.

 Bills remaining on the Governor’s desk:

H1292   Univ. Energy Savings/LEA Operational Leases     Pres. To Gov. 7/9/2010
S886   Cleanfields Act of 2010.     Pres. To Gov. 7/9/2010

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