GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2022-57
SENATE BILL 435
AN ACT to provide notice for expirations and terminations of local prohibitions, restrictions, and states of emergency.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 166A‑19.31 reads as rewritten:
"§ 166A‑19.31. Power of municipalities and counties to enact ordinances to deal with states of emergency.
(e1) Notice of Expiration of Prohibitions and Restrictions. – At the time prohibitions and restrictions imposed pursuant to this section and states of emergency declared pursuant to G.S. 166A‑19.22 expire or terminate, the municipality or county shall do the following:
(1) Post a notice of the expiration or termination of the prohibition or restriction conspicuously on the website of the municipality or county, if the municipality or county has a website.
(2) Submit a notice of expiration or termination of the prohibition or restriction to the Department of Public Safety WebEOC critical incident management system.
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law and applies to prohibitions and restrictions imposed and states of emergency declared on or after that date.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 1st day of July, 2022.
s/ Phil Berger
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 2:04 p.m. this 8th day of July, 2022