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Senate Finance Committee

The Committee met on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. On Wednesday, June 24, the Committee approved two bills. H 307, Zebulon Charter/Use of Certain Fees, would amend the charter of the Town of Zebulon to make the several changes for road or drainage project fees, open space project fees, and recreation project fees.

House Finance Committee

The Committee met on Wednesday, June 24, to address three bills. H 255, Building Code Regulatory Reform, makes various changes to the laws relating to the State Building Code.

12 new bills signed into law 6-25-15

Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday announced he signed 12 bills into law: • S.B. 7 — Known as the “biscuit bill,” it allows convenience stores to have tables and chairs for customers, which had been prohibited from providing seating. It also authorizes pushcarts to prepare and serve food at venues such as ballparks. • S.B. […]

SENATE FINANCE

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COMMITTEE INFORMATION

House Education – Universities The Committee met on Tuesday, June 16, to take up one bill.  S 478, In-State Tuition for Certain Vet/Fed Programs, makes certain non-resident veterans and other individuals entitled to federal education benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty Education Program or the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program eligible for in-state tuition […]

State Budget Differences

Total state spending House: $22.15 billion in 2015-16; $22.41 billion in 2016-17
Senate: $21.47 billion in 2015-16; $21.52 billion in 2016-17
Governor: $21.52 billion in 2015-16; $22.23 billion in 2016-17 The House spends nearly $700 million more in the first year of the budget than senators would and spends roughly $900 million more in 2016-17. This basic difference is one […]

ABC OMNIBUS

Alcohol Sales Visitors to North Carolina’s growing number of craft distilleries will be able to take home a souvenir of spirits rather than have to drive to the nearest ABC store, under a bill Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law Friday. Distilleries will be able to sell one bottle of alcohol to a customer once […]