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The 2006 N.C. General Assembly short session passed a significant new law--the State Government Ethics Act, which established ethical standards for the conduct of state officials in all three branches of government and imposed new regulations and restrictions on those entities and individuals who seek to influence them. These laws have been amended every session since 2006. This bulletin reflects the current state of the law through the 2010 legislative short session.
This bulletin is an updated version of two earlier bulletins by A. Fleming Bell, II, and Norma Houston: \"2006-2009 State Ethics and Lobbying Reform Statutes,\" No. 122, and \"2006-2010: State Ethics and Lobbying Reform Statutes,\" No. 123. The bulletin reflects the current state of the law through the 2012 session.
This bulletin focuses on two aspects of HUB [Historically Underutilized Businesses] participation in local government contracting: Part I outlines the statutory requirements under the North Carolina law for HUB participation in public construction and repair projects, while Part II examines the constitutional limitations placed on such programs by federal court jurisprudence.
\"In 2006, the NC General Assembly enacted sweeping reform legislation (S.L. 2006-201) aimed at addressing public concern that grew out of the campaign and legislative activities of some of the state's top public officials. These new provisions established ethical standards for state officials and imposed broad new regulations on those officials and on individuals and entities seeking to influence their actions.\" This bulletin reflects the current state of the law through the 2013 session.
The NC General Assembly 2006 short session passed a significant new law--the State Government Ethics Act (S. L. 2006-201) . The authors discuss its contents. The Act also supersedes the lobbying reform legislation passed during the preceding long session (S. L. 2005-456).
The 2006 short session of the North Carolina General Assembly concluded with the passage of the State Government Ethics Act. The act establishes ethical standards for the conduct of state officials in all three branches of government and imposes broad new regulations and restrictions on those officials.