GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2011

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SENATE BILL 526

 

 

Short Title:        Designate Senator as State Symbol.

(Public)

Sponsors:

Senators Clodfelter;  Blue, Brown, Brunstetter, Clary, Daniel, Garrou, and Stein.

Referred to:

Rules and Operations of the Senate.

April 7, 2011

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to Declare Richard Stevens the Official North Carolina State Senator for Senate District 17 for the 2011-2013 Biennium.

Whereas, Richard Stevens has diligently and faithfully served the citizens of North Carolina Senate District 17 for more than eight years; and

Whereas, during his years of public service, Richard Stevens has distinguished himself by his principled and consistent opposition to the proliferation of official State symbols, festivals, and commemorative events; Now, therefore,

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  Chapter 145 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:

" 145-33.  Official State Senator.

Richard Stevens of Wake County is adopted as the official senator for Senate District 17 of the State of North Carolina."

SECTION 2.  This act becomes effective 15 days after the official Irish potato festival of the State of North Carolina is held and expires at the end of the 2011-2013 biennium.