Raleigh, NC - North Carolina Governor Mike Easley signed 28 bills into law including buying Cape Fear River dams from the United States, car inspections, oil clean-up, military family education, state tort claims and public duty doctrine, background checks for nursing home workers, and more.
The 28 bills were recently passed by the North Carolina General Assembly and were made into law when Governor Easley signed them today, August 8th, although some bills do not become effective until a later date.
- House Bill 2397, “An act to authorize the North Carolina State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators to obtain criminal history record checks of applicants for licensure as nursing home administrators, as recommended by the North Carolina Study Commission on Aging.” The bill was sponsored by Reps. Alice Bordsen (D-Alamance), Jean Farmer-Butterfield (D-Wilson), Joe Boylan (R-Moore) and Garland Pierce (D-Scotland). Portions of the law are effective upon the governor’s signature and others on Dec. 1, 2008.
August 8, 2008