GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2017-175
SENATE BILL 323
AN ACT to provide that communications and other documentary material possessed by the university of north carolina or any of its constituent institutions regarding membership in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), in the atlantic coast conference (ACC) or other NCAA conferences, or in any other collegiate sports association or organization ARE public recordS.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Chapter 132 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:
Public records, as defined in G.S. 132‑1, shall include all documents, papers, letters, photographs, films, sound recordings, magnetic or other tapes, electronic data‑processing records, artifacts, or other documentary material, regardless of physical form or characteristics, in the possession of The University of North Carolina or any of its constituent institutions related to membership in or communication with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Atlantic Coast Conference or any other athletic conference in any division of the NCAA, or any other collegiate sports association or organization."
SECTION 2. This act becomes effective October 1, 2017.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 29th day of June, 2017.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 11:49 a.m. this 21st day of July, 2017