NC Lawmakers Making New Laws Before Leaving

The North Carolina General Assembly is cleaning up several laws approved this year before leaving town Wednesday, but a measure to let voters decide whether to cap time served by legislative leaders may have to wait.

A House committee agreed Tuesday to a compromise with senators on the tweaks to new laws, including the delay of a new requirement for young drivers to record hours they drive before they get a full provisional license until Jan. 1. The bill also would allow bail bondsmen to access court records online for a fee.

It looks less likely House and Senate Republicans will agree on a constitutional amendment limiting how long the House speaker and Senate leader can serve. The Senate hasn't appointed negotiators.

The Legislature could return to Raleigh in November.


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  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 14, 2011 at 08:48 AM
    You need an EPA approval prior to flushing....Sounds like NY flushed the toilet with the democrat running in Weiners position....That will require a Hazmat team.
  • by Dawg on Sep 14, 2011 at 07:48 AM
    Making more laws that we have to follow and they don't? With all the laws and regulations on the books now it is surprising we are allowed to go to the bathroom without filing a written report or having to get a permit for each visit.
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      by blah on Sep 14, 2011 at 09:20 AM in reply to Dawg
      Yeah,no joke.We dont need any more obamas pinched off.
  • by Beachbum3 on Sep 14, 2011 at 05:59 AM
    these so call legistures need to so the "h" out of raliegh for good for evertime they go in too session they are making things worst for the overall ecomony an for jobs an the people of this state that they are supposely to be respresenting an not strickly the coporate instrest as they have been doing so ever since they were elected an sent to raleigh to do the peoples business an not the busines of their coporate campaign donors to the determent of the general population of the citizens of this state thank you
  • by Kahn!....Kahn!.....Kahn! on Sep 13, 2011 at 08:48 PM
    "Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee."
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