Governor Perdue signs four bills, vetoes HB104

September 10, 2009

Governor Perdue completed her action this afternoon on bills from the 2009 Regular Session of the North Carolina General Assembly by signing four and vetoing one.

Signed were:

2009-574 H945 The Studies Act of 2009. HTML | RTF | PDF ]
2009-575 H836 Modify Appropriations Act. HTML | RTF | PDF ]
2009-576 S133 Registers of Deeds’ Pension. HTML | RTF | PDF ]
2009-577 H1329 Consolidate Expunction Statutes. HTML | RTF | PDF ]

Vetoed was House Bill 104. Clarify Legislative Confidentiality, on September 10, 2009. Click here to view the Governor’s veto objections, message, signature, and Proclamation of Reconvened Session.

As linked above, the General Assembly is scheduled to reconvene at 1:00 pm on Friday, September 18, 2009, unless as allowed by the Constitution a majority of members of each house sign a petition that a reconvened session is not necessary.

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I got notice of the veto around 4:30 pm from two tweets on my cellphone via SMS from the Governor’s office:

“ncgovoffice Gov. Perdue Vetoes HB 104

ncgovoffice Veto message and document pdf with stamp and signature are here http://bit.ly/Ro5e2

I was at a Raleigh Transit Authority meeting and forwarded the tweets to our Information Systems Division to post the various links as news items on our web page.


No bills signed as of 2 pm today

September 10, 2009

No bills signed as of 2 pm today. Still 10 hours left.


Last day for bill signing is today

September 10, 2009

Today (September 10, 2009) is the last day for Governor Perdue to act on bills passed by the 2009 Regular Session of the North Carolina General Assembly.  Article II, Section 22(7) of the Constitution allows 30 days after session adjournment (August 12) for the Governor to act.  

 Here are the five bills still remaining on her desk as of this morning.

Bill Short Title     Action
H104 = S136 Clarify Legislative Confidentiality.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H836 = S713 Modify Appropriations Act.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H945   The Studies Act of 2009.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H1329   Consolidate Expunction Statutes.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
S133   Registers of Deeds’ Pension.     Pres. To Gov. 8/6/2009

 There are three different options for the Governor for each bill:

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day 29 of 30, one bill signed, five remain

September 9, 2009

Governor Beverly Perdue signed Senate Bill 974 (Consumer Economic protection Act of 2009) on Wednesday, September 9, 2009. After that signing there still remained five bills on her desk. Wednesday is day 29 of 30 for gubernatorial action after the August 12 adjournment of the 2009 North Carolina legislative session, final day for action will be this Thursday, September 10. There is no “pocket veto“, any bills not acted on become law September 11.

Here are the five bills remaining on the Governor’s desk as of Wednesday, September 9, 2009:

Bill Short Title     Action
H104 = S136 Clarify Legislative Confidentiality.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H836 = S713 Modify Appropriations Act.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H945   The Studies Act of 2009.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H1329   Consolidate Expunction Statutes.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
S133   Registers of Deeds’ Pension.     Pres. To Gov. 8/6/2009
           

day 28 of 30 – no bills signed, six remain

September 9, 2009

Governor Beverly Perdue did not sign any bills on Tuesday, September 8, 2009. At that point there still remained six bills on her desk. Tuesday was day 28 of 30 for gubernatorial action after the August 12 adjournment of the 2009 North Carolina legislative session, final day for action will be this Thursday, September 10. There is no “pocket veto“, any bills not acted on become law September 11.

Here are the six bills remaining on the Governor’s desk as of Tuesday, September 8, 2009:

Bill Short Title     Action
H104 = S136 Clarify Legislative Confidentiality.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H836 = S713 Modify Appropriations Act.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H945   The Studies Act of 2009.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H1329   Consolidate Expunction Statutes.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
S133   Registers of Deeds’ Pension.     Pres. To Gov. 8/6/2009
S974 = H930 Consumer Economic Protection Act of 2009.     Pres. To Gov. 8/7/2009

day 27 of 30 – no bills signed, six remain

September 8, 2009

Governor Beverly Perdue did not sign any bills on Monday, September 7, 2009. At that point there still remained six bills on her desk. Monday was day 27 of 30 for gubernatorial action after the August 12 adjournment of the 2009 North Carolina legislative session, final day for action will be this Thursday, September 10. There is no “pocket veto“, any bills not acted on become law September 11.

Here are the six bills remaining on the Governor’s desk as of Monday, September 7, 2009:

Bill Short Title     Action
H104 = S136 Clarify Legislative Confidentiality.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H836 = S713 Modify Appropriations Act.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H945   The Studies Act of 2009.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H1329   Consolidate Expunction Statutes.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
S133   Registers of Deeds’ Pension.     Pres. To Gov. 8/6/2009
S974 = H930 Consumer Economic Protection Act of 2009.     Pres. To Gov. 8/7/2009

days 24 thru 26 of 30 – no bills signed, six remain

September 8, 2009

Governor Beverly Perdue did not sign any bills Friday, September 4, 2009 through Sunday, September 6, 2009. At that point there still remained six bills on her desk. Sunday was day 26 of 30 for gubernatorial action after the August 12 adjournment of the 2009 North Carolina legislative session, final day for action will be Thursday, September 10. There is no “pocket veto“, any bills not acted on become law September 11.

Here are the six bills remaining on the Governor’s desk as of Sunday, September 6, 2009:

Bill Short Title     Action
H104 = S136 Clarify Legislative Confidentiality.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H836 = S713 Modify Appropriations Act.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H945   The Studies Act of 2009.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
H1329   Consolidate Expunction Statutes.     Pres. To Gov. 8/11/2009
S133   Registers of Deeds’ Pension.     Pres. To Gov. 8/6/2009
S974 = H930 Consumer Economic Protection Act of 2009.     Pres. To Gov. 8/7/2009