Bills Ratified by the 2013 N.C. General Assembly That Affect
N.C. Workers’ Compensation and Tort Claims Laws

During the 2013 Session, the N.C. General Assembly ratified 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 31 July 2013.

House Bills

House Bill 153—Session Law 2013-193 (An Act to Prohibit a Person Who Has Been Convicted of a Felony Related to Employment or Holding Office from Receiving Retirement Benefits from the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System, the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System, the Consolidated Judicial Retirement System, the Legislative Retirement System, the Optional Retirement Program for the University of North Carolina, the Optional Retirement Program for State-Funded Community Colleges, the Supplemental Retirement Income Plan for State Law-Enforcement Officers, and the Supplemental Retirement Income Plan For Local Governmental Law-Enforcement Officers)—Ratified June 28, 2013. Signed by Governor Pat McCrory on July 17, 2013.

House Bill 237—Session Law 2013-135 (An Act Providing that the North Carolina Rate Bureau Share with The North Carolina Industrial Commission Information on the Status of Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage on Employers in This State and Making Clarifying, Conforming, and Other Changes Relating to the Workers' Compensation Laws of North Carolina)—Ratified June 21, 2013. Signed by Governor Pat McCrory on July 1, 2013.

House Bill 778—Session Law 2013-7 (An Act to Amend Laws Relating to the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission and the Preservation of Biological Evidence)—Ratified May 30, 2013. Signed by Governor Pat McCrory on June 7, 2013.

House Bill 843—Session Law 2013-12 (An Act to Modernize the North Carolina Emergency Management Act and Related Statutes)—Ratified June 7, 2013. Signed by Governor Pat McCrory on June 11, 2013.

Senate Bills

Senate Bill 174Session Law 2013-294 (An Act to Disapprove Certain Rules Adopted by the North Carolina Industrial Commission, to Provide Specific Directions to the Industrial Commission to Replace the Rules, and to Amend Certain Provisions of the Workers' Compensation Law)—Ratified July 3, 2013. Signed by Governor Pat McCrory on July 12, 2013.

Senate Bill 804—Session Law 2013-130 (An Act to Make Technical and Conforming Changes to Statutes Affecting the State Retirement Systems)—Ratified June 26, 2013. Signed by Governor Pat McCrory on June 29, 2013.

Senate Bill 824—Session Law 2013-43 (An Act to Require the Secretary of Revenue's Interpretation of the Law Concerning the Secretary's Authority to Adjust Net Income or Require a Combined Return Be Made Through Rule Making and to Provide an Expedited Process for Rule Making on This Issue)—Ratified June 14, 2013. Signed by Governor Pat McCrory on June 20, 2013.

Senate Bill 881—Session Law 2013-83 (An Act to Make Technical and Other Changes to the General Statutes Regarding the Department of Public Safety; and to Transfer the Warehouse Formerly Operated by the Law Enforcement Support Services Division and Its Contents from the Department of Justice to the Department of Public Safety and to Assign the Responsibilities for the Storage and Management of Evidence Housed in the Warehouse to the Department of Public Safety, as Recommended by the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety)—Ratified June 21, 2013. Signed by Governor Pat McCrory on June 26, 2013.


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