GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2017-105
SENATE BILL 69
AN ACT providing that the local government commission shall notify a finance officer or other Employee who performs the duties of a finance officer when he or she is required to participate in training related to the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the finance officer and requiring the employing local government or public authority to notify the Commission when the finance officer or other employee has completed the required training.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 159‑25 reads as rewritten:
"§ 159‑25. Duties of finance officer; dual signatures on checks; internal control procedures subject to Commission regulation.
(d) The Local Government Commission has the authority to require any finance officer or any other employee who performs the duties of a finance officer to participate in training related to the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the finance officer, if the Commission is exercising its authority under Article 10 of this Chapter with respect to the employing local government or public authority or the employing local government or public authority has received a unit letter from the Commission due to a deficiency in complying with this Chapter. The Commission may collaborate with the School of Government at the University of North Carolina, the North Carolina Community College System, and other educational institutions in the State to develop and deliver the training required by this subsection. When the Commission requires a finance officer or other employee to participate in training as authorized in this subsection, the Commission shall notify the finance officer or other employee and the employing local government or public authority of the required training. Upon completion of the required training by the finance officer or other employee, the employing local government or public authority shall submit, in writing, to the Commission proof that the training requirements have been satisfied."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 30th day of June, 2017.
s/ Philip E. Berger
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 1:55 p.m. this 12th day of July, 2017