Bills Ratified by the 2009 N.C. General Assembly That Affect
N.C. Workers’ Compensation and Tort Claims Laws

During the 2009 Session, the N.C. General Assembly ratified, and Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue 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 last updated on 20 January 2010.

House Bills

House Bill 482—Session Law 2009-144 (An Act Relating to the Reinstatement of Unused Sick Leave for Public School Employees)—Ratified June 8, 2009. Signed by Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue on June 19, 2009.

House Bill 1161—Session Law 2009-172 (An Act to Make Changes in the Laws Related to the Financial Conditions of Insurance Companies, Including Reinsurance Intermediaries, Receivership, Third-Party Administrators and Audits of Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurers, and Foreign Insurers)—Ratified June 16, 2009. Signed by Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue on June 26, 2009.

Senate Bills

Senate Bill 202—Session Law 2009-451 (An Act to Make Base Budget Appropriations for Current Operations of State Departments, Institutions, and Agencies, and for Other Purposes)—Ratified August 5, 2009. Signed by Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue on August 7, 2009.

Senate Bill 220—Session Law 2009-570 (An Act to Make Technical Corrections in the General Statutes as Requested by the General Statutes Commission and to Make Various Other Technical Changes to the General Statutes and Session Laws)—Ratified August 11, 2009. Signed by Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue on August 28, 2009.

Senate Bill 256—Session Law 2009-146 (An Act to Clarify That Counties and Cities Have the Authority to Order Evacuations in Certain Situations, and that the Emergency Management Immunity Statute Applies to Them, as Recommended by the Joint Select Committee on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management Recovery)—Ratified June 9, 2009. Signed by Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue on June 19, 2009.

Senate Bill 817—Session Law 2009-335 (An Act to Increase Child Support Collections by Permitting Greater Sentencing Flexibility for a Person Who Commits Criminal Contempt by Failing to Comply with an Order to Pay Child Support)—Ratified July 14, 2009. Signed by Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue on July 24, 2009.

Senate Bill 863—Session Law 2009-392 (An Act to Provide for the Purchase of Creditable Service by Members of the Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System for Certain Periods of Nonqualified Employment)—Ratified July 23, 2009. Signed by Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue on July 31, 2009.   

Senate Bill 893—Session Law 2009-242 (An Act to Allow the North Carolina Self-Insurance Security Association to Collect Group Self-Insurer Assessments; to Exclude from Participation in the Association Aggregate Security System Individual Self-Insurers That Fail to Submit Certain Financial Information; and to Adjust Deposit Requirements for All Individual Self-Insurers)—Ratified June 25, 2009. Signed by Governor Beverly Eaves Perdue on June 30, 2009.   


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