Bills Ratified by the 2006 N.C. General Assembly That Affect
N.C. Workers’ Compensation and Tort Claims Laws

During the 2006 Session, the N.C. General Assembly ratified and Governor Michael F. Easley signed into law the following bills affecting N.C. Gen. Stat. Chapter 97 and other statutes governing workers’ compensation claims and tort claims against the state. This list was updated 2 August 2007.

House Bills

House Bill 447—Session Law 2006-29 (An Act to Provide That Creditable Service for Law Enforcement Officers in the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System Shall Include Periods of Employer-Approved Leaves of Absence When in Receipt of Workers' Compensation Benefits as a Result of Certain Injuries Incurred in the Line of Duty)—Ratified June 26. Signed by Governor Michael F. Easley on June 29.

House Bill 818—Session Law 2006-26 (An Act Relating to the Current Status of Drivers as Employees or Independent Contractors Under the Workers' Compensation Act)—Ratified June 15. Signed by Governor Michael F. Easley on June 27.

House Bill 1891—Session Law 2006-196 (An Act to Clarify and Simplify the Application of the Additional Gross Premiums Taxes on Fire and Lightning Coverage and to Make Technical and Clarifying Tax Law Changes)—Ratified July 20. Signed by Governor Michael F. Easley on August 3.

House Bill 2195—Session Law 2006-81 (An Act To Provide Liability Protection for Health Care Workers When Responding to Instate Incidents Outside Their Hospital or Normal Jurisdiction as Members of a State Medical Assistance Team)—Ratified June 30. Signed by Governor Michael F. Easley on July 10.

Senate Bills

Senate Bill 602—Session Law 2006-264 (An Act to Make Technical Corrections and Conforming Changes to the General Statutes as Recommended by the General Statutes Commission, and to Make Various Other Changes to the General Statutes and Session Laws)—Ratified July 27. Signed by Governor Michael F. Easley on August 27.  

Senate Bill 615—Session Law 2006-105 (An Act to Make Technical and Substantive Corrections and Clarifications to the Insurance Law and to Amend the Insurance Holding Company Act and a Related Statute to Strengthen the Solvency of North Carolina Incorporated Insurers)—Ratified July 6. Signed by Governor Michael F. Easley on July 13.  

Senate Bill 1523—Session Law 2006-259 (An Act to Make Technical Corrections and Conforming Changes to the General Statutes as Recommended by the General Statutes Commission, and to Make Various Other Changes to the General Statutes and Session Laws)—Ratified July 27. Signed by Governor Michael F. Easley on August 23.  


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