GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2007

 

 

SESSION LAW 2008-193

SENATE BILL 2056

 

 

AN ACT to provide local governments with an exemption from advancing court fees in child support actions, child abuse actions, and other actions filed by the department of social services.

 

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

 

SECTION 1.  Section 30.10(d) of S.L. 2007-323 is repealed.

SECTION 2.  Section 30.10(h) of S.L. 2007-323 reads as rewritten:

"SECTION 30.10.(h)  Subsection (d) of this act becomes effective July 1, 2008. The remainder of this act section becomes effective August 1, 2007, and applies to all costs assessed or collected on or after that date."

SECTION 3.  G.S. 7A-317 reads as rewritten:

" 7A-317.  Counties and municipalities not required to advance certain fees.

Counties and municipalities are not required to advance costs except for the following:

(1)       the The facilities fee, fee.

(2)       the The General Court of Justice fee,fee.

(3)       the The miscellaneous fees enumerated in G.S. 7A-308, or G.S. 7A-308 in child support actions, child abuse actions, and other actions filed by the department of social services.

(4)       the The civil process fees enumerated in G.S. 7A-311."

SECTION 4.  Section 3 of this act becomes effective July 1, 2008. The remainder of this act becomes effective June 30, 2008.

In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 17th day of July, 2008.

 

 

                                                                    s/ Beverly E. Perdue

                                                                         President of the Senate

 

 

                                                                    s/ Joe Hackney

                                                                         Speaker of the House of Representatives

 

 

                                                                    s/ Michael F. Easley

                                                                         Governor

 

 

Approved 8:30 a.m. this 8th day of August, 2008