GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2018-26
HOUSE BILL 611
AN ACT to CREATE AN EXCEPTION FOR EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS OF SPOUSES OF SUPERINTENDENTS OF LOCAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS WHEN THE LOCAL BOARD of education APPROVES THE EMPLOYMENT.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 14‑234(b) reads as rewritten:
"(b) Subdivision (a)(1) of this section does not apply to any of the following:
(1) Any contract between a public agency and a bank, banking institution, savings and loan association, or with a public utility regulated under the provisions of Chapter 62 of the General Statutes.
(2) An interest in property conveyed by an officer or employee of a public agency under a judgment, including a consent judgment, entered by a superior court judge in a condemnation proceeding initiated by the public agency.
(3) Any employment relationship between a public agency and the spouse of a public officer of the agency.
(3a) Any employment relationship between a local board of education and the spouse of the superintendent of that local school administrative unit, if that employment relationship has been approved by that board in an open session meeting pursuant to the board's policy adopted as provided in G.S. 115C‑47(17a).
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 14th day of June, 2018.
s/ Philip E. Berger
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 9:13 a.m. this 22nd day of June, 2018