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North Carolina Legislative Report - August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015

The General Assembly convened for the 2015 legislative session on January 14. Lawmakers returned to Raleigh on January 28 to begin the session in earnest. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be distributed on a weekly basis to keep you up to date on the latest legislative issues facing the state.

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On The Floor

For legislative action lookup by day, click below:

Committees

House Transportation Committee          

The Committee met on Tuesday, August 25, and approved one bill.  S 304, Administration of Logo Sign Program, seeks to clarify that logo signs may be placed on the right-of-way of fully and partially controlled-access highways and to provide that the Transportation Mobility and Safety Division of the Department of Transportation shall administer the logo sign program.

Senate Appropriations/Base Budget Committee

The Committee met on Thursday, August 27, to take up one bill.  H 18, Continuing Budget Authority, funds state government operations at the level in effect on June 30 through September 18, 2015.  The bill received a favorable report in Committee and was approved by the full Senate and House.

In The News

Raleigh News & Observer: NC budget deal reached on state employees pay

WRAL: Budget negotiators say state workers will get $750 bonus

Raleigh News & Observer: Budget talks will extend session into mid-September

WRAL: Glazier leaves House

Charlotte Observer: Breaking silence, Charlotte mayoral Democrats say they oppose I-77 toll lanes

Charlotte Observer: Charlotte at-large council primary: Meet the candidates

Calendar

Mon, August 31, 2015

1:30 PM

Session Convenes (Senate)

 Senate

3:00 PM

Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee -- CANCELLED

Agenda: Supplemental Insurance Benefits, Retiree Health Liability, State Vehicles

 544 LOB

4:00 PM

Session Convenes (House)

 House


Wed, September 02, 2015

3:00 PM

Joint Legislative Program Evaluation Oversight Committee

Agenda: Supplemental Insurance Benefits, Retiree Health Liability, State Vehicles

 544 LOB


Thu, September 03, 2015

10:00 AM

Rep. Harrison - Press Conference

 Press Room LB

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