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Record #:
17929
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One of the most voluminous bills to be passed by the 1957 North Carolina General Assembly completely rewrote the public health laws of North Carolina, some of which were dated from the 1700s. Some of the major changes involved administration, the development of health departments, immunization, infectious and venereal disease, mosquito control, and sanitation districts to name a few.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p46-48, 57
Record #:
17925
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The North Carolina 1957 General Assembly had a banner year regarding city planning legislation. Foremost among its achievements in this field were acts to make the state's urban redevelopment legislation workable, to authorize the state to embark upon a local planning assistance program, to enact flood zoning ordinances, and clarify building laws.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p24-26
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17927
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Historically, there have been major developments in higher education with the North Carolina General Assembly. In 1957, this continued with a plan that provides for the organization and operation of a state-wide system of community colleges.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p44-45, 50
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17926
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The 1957 North Carolina General Assembly, sensitive to the issue, made one major change in the means of determining eligibility of registration. The clarification of the act opens up new and clearer channels of appeal from decisions of precinct registrars of subject of qualification with respect to literacy.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p22, 50
Record #:
17928
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There were major changes in provisions for public school laws in the 1957 North Carolina General Assembly that included enlarging administrative units, curricula, acquisition of sites, trade schools, and education for developmentally challenged.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p40-43
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17924
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The accomplishments of the 1956 North Carolina General Assembly in the reorganization of state government were considerable and included the separation of the prison system from the Highway Department, a revamp of the Highway Commission, and eleven additional bills on reorganization.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p6-13, 31
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17932
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Among the most comprehensive plans passed in recent years of the North Carolina General Assembly has been the Obscene Literature Bill which makes it unlawful to purposely, knowingly, or recklessly disseminate, publish or make available obscenity in the form of writing, picture, record, play, dance or other representation. Other legislation in this Assembly detailed procedures for larceny, arson, and arrest.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p53-56
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17933
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Seven years after its start, the movement to separate the state prison system form the state highway system has achieved success. Bounds discusses the reasons for the initial union and steps behind its separation.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p65-66, Inside back cover
Record #:
17931
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The field of domestic relations occupied a great deal of legislation in the 1957 North Carolina General Assembly. Many bills concerning adoption, custody, and divorce were brought for consideration.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p51-52, 56-57
Record #:
17930
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Although there was little public welfare legislation to discuss in the 1957 North Carolina General Assembly, bills relating to eugenics and sterilization were a hot topic.
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Record #:
17934
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Jones discusses the changes to laws and adopted legislation for motor vehicles and highway safety from the 1957 North Carolina General Assembly.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p67-70