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  North Carolina General Assembly -
The member appointed by the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the President Pro Tempore of the Senate who is involved with a professional employer organization.
A licensee is the employer of an assigned employee for purposes of Chapters 95, 96 and 105 of the General Statutes.
The Department of Insurance shall report to the 2005 General Assembly on the implementation, administration, and enforcement of Article 89 of Chapter 58 of the General Statutes, as enacted in Section 1 of this act.
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 North Carolina General Assembly - General Statutes
While every effort was made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the statutes available on the North Carolina General Assembly's web site, the North Carolina General Assembly will not be responsible for any errors or omissions which may occur in these files.
NCGA Web Site Support will relay the information to appropriate staff members of the North Carolina General Assembly to investigate the irregularities.
The North Carolina General Assembly offers access to the Statutes on the Internet as a service to the public.
www.ncga.state.nc.us /gascripts/statutes/Statutes.asp   (236 words)

  North Carolina General Assembly - Research Division
Only a member of the General Assembly may introduce a bill - that is, present it to the General Assembly for its consideration - and that member is called the bill's introducer or sponsor.
In November 1996, the citizens of North Carolina voted to amend the State Constitution to allow for a gubernatorial veto (Section 22 of Article II of the North Carolina Constitution).
The Governor is required to reconvene the General Assembly if a bill is vetoed after adjournment, unless a written request is received and signed by a majority of the Members of both houses that it is not necessary to reconvene.
ncleg.net /NCGAInfo/Bill-Law/bill-law.html   (906 words)

  North Carolina - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
North Carolina is one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
It is bordered by South Carolina on the south, Georgia on the southwest, Tennessee on the west, Virginia on the north, and the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
The State of North Carolina is included between the parallels 34° and 36°30' north latitude, and between the meridians 75°30' and 84°30' west longitude.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /north_carolina.htm   (1551 words)

 North Carolina Medical Malpractice Summary
The reported North Carolina decisions do not appear to have used the doctrine of apparent or ostensible agency to impose liability on hospitals for the negligent acts of their non-employee physicians.
An action against the state must be filed with the North Carolina Industrial Commission within three years of the date the cause of action accrued, or, in the case of wrongful death, within two years of the date of death.
The General Assembly has authorized a system of court-ordered mediated settlement conferences for all types of cases to be implemented in every county under rules to be drawn up by the North Carolina Supreme Court.
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 North Carolina General Assembly - Web Site Disclaimer
The purpose of the North Carolina General Assembly Web Site is to provide a starting point for access to and research and use of legislative information by the citizens of North Carolina and other persons interested in law, public policy, and the legislative process.
Although every attempt is made to ensure that the information is accurate and timely, the information is presented "as is" and without warranties, either express or implied, including warranties regarding the of legislative information.
Photographs and graphics on the North Carolina General Assembly Web Site may be under Copyright Protection.
www.ncleg.net /Etc/Disclaimer.html   (0 words)

 North Carolina General Assembly - [ H 882vc vc ] Short Title:
Elections shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 163 of the General Statutes, except that the first election shall be held on November 5, 2002.
The Town Manager shall have all the powers and duties conferred by general law, except as expressly limited by the provisions of this Charter, and the additional powers and duties conferred by the Town Council, so far as authorized by general law.
If a majority of the votes cast in the referendum are in the affirmative, a special election shall be held at the earliest possible date to elect the additional members required to enlarge the Town Council to the number set forth in the referendum.
www.townofduck.com /H882vc.htm   (2389 words)

 North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law
North Carolina patriots were the first in America to call for independence.
The North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) is made of two bodies or houses; the Senate, which has 50 members; and the House of Representatives, which consists of 120 members.
Its mission is to reduce and eliminate poverty in North Carolina by helping to ensure that every North Carolina household gains access to the resources, services and fair treatment that it needs in order to enjoy economic security.
www.ncicl.org /Links/links.html   (1116 words)

 The Constitution of North Carolina
North Carolina has had three Constitutions in her history as a State: the Constitution of 1776, the Constitution of 1868, and the Constitution of 1971.
The 1967 General Assembly proposed and the voters approved amendments authorizing the General Assembly to fix its own compensation and revising the legislative apportionment scheme to conform to the judicially-established requirement of representation in proportion to population in both houses.
The General Assembly was authorized by the changes made in Article X (Homesteads and Exemptions) to set the amounts of the personal property exemption and the homestead exemption (Constitutionally fixed at $500 and $1,000 respectively since 1868) at what it considers to be reasonable levels, with the Constitutional figures being treated as minimums.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/stgovt/preconst.htm   (6110 words)

It is bounded on the north by Virginia, east and south-east by the Atlantic Ocean, south by South Carolina and Georgia, and west and north-west by Tennessee.
The climate is generally equable, and North Carolina produces nearly all the crops grown in the United States with the exception of sub-tropical cane and fruits.
North Carolina was originally inhabited by various tribes of Indians, the three principal ones being the Tuscaroras in the east, the Catawbas in the centre, and the Cherokees in the west.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11108a.htm   (3228 words)

 North Carolina General Assembly of 2003-2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Members of the North Carolina General Assembly, 2003-2004 session were elected in November 2002.
The North Carolina State House, during the 2003-2004 session, consisted of 60 Democrats and 60 Republicans; consequently, Democratic and Republican co-speakers shared leadership of the body.
The North Carolina State Senate, during the 2003-2004 session, consisted of 28 Democrats and 22 Republicans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_Carolina_General_Assembly_of_2003-2004   (1302 words)

 North Carolina History Project : Credit Unions
This is possible because credit union members share a common bond of occupation or association, or a well-defined location; in essence, members pool their resources and loan money to each other.
In North Carolina, credit unions formed initially to alleviate the economic difficulties plaguing Tar Heel farmers.
They argued that a credit union now conducted business like a tax-exempt bank; they deemed such practices “unfair competition.” Credit union leadership, however, believed that their institutions helped working people who otherwise would not be able to obtain credit and services at reasonable rates.
northcarolinahistory.org /encyclopedia/49/entry   (899 words)

 Official State Symbols of North Carolina
North Carolina granite has been used for many magnificent edificies of government throughout the United States such as the Wright Brothers Memorial at Kitty Hawk, the gold depository at Fort Knox, the Arlington Memorial Bridge and numerous courthouses throughout the land.
The song known as "The Old North State" was adopted as the official song of the State of North Carolina by the General Assembly of 1927.
North Carolina is the largest producer of sweet potatoes in the nation, harvesting over 550 million pounds of the vegetable in 2000.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/symbols/symbols.htm   (3711 words)

 North Carolina. General Assembly. North Carolina - Cherokee Indians. Report and Resolution of a Joint Committee of the ...
north latitude, and thence west to the Pacific Ocean, and on the south by a line beginning on the sea side, at a cedar stake, at or near the mouth of Little river, thence a northwest course, through the boundary house, which stands in 33 deg.
North Carolina, acknowledging the parental care of the General Government, generously confiding in her sense of justice, and believing that good policy would dictate the extinguishment of the Indian title, did not demand such stipulation, which, if required, would have been a very inadequate consideration for the territory conveyed and the sovereignty granted.
The treaties stipulate that the Cherokees shall surrender all their lands lying within the limits of North Carolina, and then unfortunately set forth the supposed metes and bounds of the territory intended to be surrendered.
docsouth.unc.edu /nc/cherokee/cherokee.html   (1394 words)

 North Carolina General Assembly -
To offset this loss of revenue from the General Fund, the Highway Trust Fund was required to transfer one hundred seventy million dollars ($170,000,000) to the General Fund each year, an amount equal to the revenue in 1989 from the sales tax on motor vehicles.
It is the intent of the General Assembly that these proceeds shall partially offset debt service costs occasioned by the use of Certificates of Participation to finance the repair and renovation of State buildings.
Of funds appropriated from the General Fund to State Aid to Local School Administrative Units, the sum of one million nine hundred fifty-six thousand one hundred fifteen dollars ($1,956,115) for the 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 fiscal years shall be used to provide the State's chronically low-performing schools with tools needed to dramatically improve student achievement.
www.ncacbss.org /files/North_Carolina_General_Assembly__.htm   (11565 words)

 The Kinston Free Press   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kenansville- The North Carolina General Assembly is considering Medicaid reform, and budget-crunched county commissioners across the state couldn't be happier.
North Carolina is one of only two states - the other is New York - that require its counties to financially support the state's Medicaid program.
North Carolina's 100 counties contribute 15 percent of the state's total Medicaid costs.
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 North Carolina General Assembly information - Search.com
The North Carolina General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina.
It is made up of the North Carolina House of Representatives (formerly the North Carolina House of Commons) and the North Carolina Senate, which have 120 and 50 members, respectively.
The General Assembly meets in the state capital of Raleigh, North Carolina.
www.search.com /reference/North_Carolina_General_Assembly   (192 words)

 North Carolina General Assembly -
(21) 'Scattering area' means an area permitted by North Carolina law including, but not limited to, an area designated by a cemetery and located on dedicated cemetery property where cremated remains that have been removed from their container can be mixed with or placed on top of the soil or ground cover.
As the terms of the members appointed by the Governor expire, their successors shall be elected from among a list of nominees in an election conducted by the Board in which all licensed crematory operators are eligible to vote.
The provisions of this Article shall not apply to the cremation of human remains and medical waste performed by the North Carolina Anatomical Commission, licensed hospitals and medical schools, and the office of the Chief Medical Examiner when the disposition of such human remains and medical waste is the legal responsibility of said institutions.
www.ncbfs.org /DraftStatute.htm   (13797 words)

 North Carolina General Assembly - [ S 1115v3 v3 ] Short Title: Modify Appropriations Act of 2001. (Public)
The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority shall conduct periodic evaluations of expenditures of the UNC Campus Scholarships to determine if allocations are being utilized, are addressing the financial needs of students or other needs identified by the constituent institutions, and are improving diversity on the campuses.
Each constituent institution of The University of North Carolina and each community college shall provide to students and their families a brief, clear explanation of federal tax credits (the HOPE and Lifetime Learning Credits) that are available for educational purposes.
The director of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics shall report to the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina on the reductions made in its General Fund budget code in order to meet the reduction reserve amounts for that institution.
www.wcu.edu /budgetfiles/specialprovision1.html   (1629 words)

 North Carolina State Symbols
The General Assembly of 2001 designated the blueberry as the official Blue Berry of North Carolina, and the strawberry as the state's official Red Berry.
North Carolina granite has been used for many magnificent edifices of government throughout the United States such as the Wright Brothers Memorial at Kitty Hawk, the gold depository at Fort Knox, the Arlington Memorial Bridge and numerous courthouses throughout the land.
North Carolina is the largest producer of sweet potatoes in the nation, harvesting over four billion pounds of the vegetable in 1989.
www.secretary.state.nc.us /kidspg/symbols.htm   (2729 words)

 State Government of North Carolina
North Carolina has 40 district court districts, and 235 district court judges, elected to 4 year terms.
All North Carolina courts, at whatever level, are overseen by the Administrative Office of the Courts.
The legislative arm of the state is the General Assembly.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /NC/STGOVT/STATEGOV.HTM   (1371 words)

 Environmental Defense - Press Release: North Carolina Takes Action On Mercury Pollution From Vehicles
(11 October 2005) North Carolina joined the growing number of states taking action to reduce mercury pollution when it passed a bill that will reimburse vehicle dismantlers for removing mercury switches from vehicles before they are recycled.
Environmental Defense and the North Carolina Chapter of the Sierra Club praised the legislation but expressed disappointment that funding will come from the state's Department of Transportation through small increases in fees for vehicle titles, title transfers and removing liens, rather than from the auto industry.
"We salute the North Carolina General Assembly and business leaders for their efforts to finalize this critical and cost effective bill, but more could have been done to ensure that automakers pay the tab, not the motoring public," said Molly Diggins, director of the NC Sierra Club.
www.environmentaldefense.org /pressrelease.cfm?ContentID=4820   (499 words)

 North Carolina General Assembly - 2004-157
Chapter 104E of the General Statutes is amended by adding the following new section to read: "§ 104E-9.1.
Restrictions on use and operation of tanning equipment.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 18th day of July, 2004.
www.ncradiation.net /Tanning/sbil065full.html   (394 words)

 PS 502: North Carolina Legislative Process: Course Page: NCSU Libraries
Bills introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly may originate from a variety of sources.
The North Carolina General Assembly's website and Lexis/Nexis State Capital both provide electronic outlines of a bill's history, but only since the mid- 1980s.
The General Assembly and the Institute of Government have issued several titles that report the status of bills:
www.lib.ncsu.edu /courses/ps502nc/bill.html   (877 words)

 Free the North Carolina Ballot Petition
We, the undersigned supporters of the NC Open Elections Coalition and citizens of North Carolina, call for the passage of the Electoral Fairness Act of 2005 in a form that encourages third-party and independent access to state and local ballots and broadens vital public discourse in North Carolina.
Specifically, we ask that the North Carolina General Assembly restore House Bill 88 to its original language, lowering the signature requirement for political parties and independent candidates and lowering the vote threshold required to remain on the ballot.
The Free the North Carolina Ballot Petition to North Carolina General Assembly was created by NC Open Elections Coalition and written by Hart Matthews (durhamdigital@gmail.com).
petitiononline.com /ncopec/petition.html   (547 words)

In North Carolina, the legislative history of a statute may be a factor in determining legislative intent.
The questions of when a court in North Carolina may resort to analysis of legislative history and what other factors it may consider in determining legislative intent may be gathered from North Carolina case law.
Justus, 342 N.C. 374 (1996), the North Carolina Supreme Court cited the 1991 North Carolina Session Laws to establish that an amendment clarified existing law, rather than imposed a new substantive requirement.
www.aoc.state.nc.us /www/copyright/library/liblegh.html   (1181 words)

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