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Final Summary of Legislation Enacted and Proposals Not Passed

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During the 1959 session of the North Carolina General Assembly 1880 bills and resolutions were introduced, while 1419 were passed and ratified. Among the bills passed where the minimum wage bill making 75 cents per hour the minimum; unemployment compensation; required polio vaccinations; and a point system for highway safety. Those bills that were rejected included a school incentive plan, a court reform bill, the adoption of a new state constitution, or any new taxes.